How to Dress Like Richard Gere

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

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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 Ingmar Bergman to Willie Nelson. Now she's guest blogging on details.com every week. Have a hero you want to see featured? Just leave a note in the comments and we'll see what we can do.

The 1980 film American Gigolo, starring Richard Gere as a high-class prostitute with a fondness for Armani suits, put the little-known Italian designer on the map, forever changing the look of Hollywood and revitalizing elegance in menswear.

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  1. Wool-blend single-breasted jacket

    Check out Emporio Armani, YOOX, or Bluefly for Armani selections online.

    Pictured: Armani Collection

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  1. If you must include a zip fleece in your ensemble, try this one from YMC.

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