How to Dress Like Robert De Niro as Travis Bickle in Taxi Driver

Guest blogger Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, shows you how to get the actor's look.

On Travis Bickle—one of the darkest movie icons in history—a military jacket, a plaid Western shirt, and washed jeans look awkwardly intense. But on the average guy, the vintage-inspired look is effortlessly stylish, plus comfortable and functional.


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M-65 Field Jacket and Flight Bomber Jackets from Alpha Industries


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Salt Valley Western Shirt at Urban Outfitters


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Studio D'Artisan Hand-Distressed Jeans at Blue in Green Soho


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Complete the look with a vintage Western buckle from your favorite thrift store.


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About the author: Even for the most skilled dressers, assembling a killer outfit sometimes requires a little more inspiration than the average online shopping experience provides. Enter Roxana Altamirano, the genius behind Nerd Boyfriend, the style blog that offers step-by-step instructions for re-creating ensembles worn by icons ranging from Michael Caine to Richard Gere (see full list here). Now she's guest blogging on every week. Have a hero you want to see featured? Leave a note in the comments and we'll see what we can do.

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