How to Dress Like Robert Redford

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

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Robert Redford holds top rank as a style icon. With his good looks and alluring cool, he made any period-specific costume appear timeless. Exhibit A, The Sting's bold brown pinstripe suit with baby blue button down and ivy cap—slightly tilted.

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Classically tailored grey tweed jacket on sale at Billy Reid.

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Exhibit B, The Great Gatsby's formal suit with white pocket square, statement scarf and perfect poise.

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Solid Black Crewneck at Banana Republic.

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Redford's satorical confidence was also evident in modern day flicks. In 1975's Three Days of Condor, he owns the layered tweed jacket look with determination and swagger.

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Blue Collard Shirt like this Western-inspired Button Down from Steven Alan.

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Vintage Inspired Thick Brown Leather Belt.

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Jeans or Cords in Bootcut.

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 details.com 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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