How to Get Ryan Gosling’s Style

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Ryan Gosling is the type of man who looks great with anything or nothing on. It’s a special kind of talent, what can you do about it? Well, luckily for you, we have put together everything you need to know on how to get Ryan Gosling’s style.

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Ryan Gosling Style

Ryan Gosling is incredibly dreamy, effortlessly elegant, and masculine all at the same time. Fortunately, he doesn’t always look like he walked straight out of the pages of GQ. The first look features a black leather jacket, striped T-shirt, and black jeans. He pulls off cool and relaxed all too well and so can you. The second outfit is evermore stylish with a simple combination of a rain coat, jeans, and T-shirt.



Ryan Gosling Haircut

Ryan’s signature hairstyle is a simple yet timeless side part with a messy or perfectly styled top according to the occasion. Here’s a quick tutorial on how to style your hair like the man himself.

Ryan Gosling Style Hairstyle

If you’re looking for a radical change you’ll definitely make one hell of a statement with this bleach blonde hair style  For the classic Gosling look, you can always compliment your side parting with a well-groomed beard. First off, use a conditioner that will leave your hair smooth to manoeuvre easily.Then use a shave brush to help get a nice lather of shaving cream on your face.The end result will leaving you looking polished like Ryan Gosling.

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Ryan Gosling Glasses

The charm of glasses isn’t limited to Ryan Gosling’s persona. For centuries they have been a symbol of mystery and intellectual sexiness. Gosling’s now infamous prescription glasses are by Barton Perreira and a popular choice for other actors. When it comes to shades, Persol and RayBan seem to be a favourite. These polarised RayBan Wayfarers are a must, and we have several of these styles available on The Idle Man store.

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Ryan Gosling Fashion

Ryan Gosling in The Notebook

The Notebook introduced Ryan Gosling to film goers across the world, and what an introduction that was. Ironically he was cast because director Nick Cassavetes thought he wasn’t handsome or cool, just a regular guy – yeah, right. The Notebook will give you the chance to steal the relaxed and sometimes hobo-chic Gosling look, perfect for any casual occasion. The first outfit, appears so effortlessly cool with a button down shirt & faded grey jeans. The other ensemble is styled to portray an innocent Ryan Gosling in a shirt, trousers, and belt. Simple but ever so classy.

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Ryan Gosling Formal Attire

If you haven’t seen Crazy, Stupid, Love you should. It’s the ultimate Ryan Gosling Interactive Style Bible, consider it a masterclass in Ryan Goslingness.This outfit just scream sexy! It portrays Gosling’s natural sex appeal with trousers, shirt, and brogue shoes. With the blazer it really demonstrates how colour can go a long way to make the look. Find your own colour with our electric blue suit at The Idle Man store.

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Ryan Gosling Clothes

When it comes to Gosling’s staple pieces, they’re some repeated pieces like bomber jackets, black, white, or striped t-shirts and henley shirts. Below we have a classic example of an everyday look which can be easily replicated. All you need is a good dogtooth jacket, a white t shirt and a some black jeans and you’re good to go. Its not hard to reproduce Mr Gosling’s style, all you need is a few key items to get the look he has mastered so well.

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PHOTO CREDIT: The Hollywood Reporter


How to Properly Roll Up Shirt Sleeves

In order to graduate from Ryan Gosling University, you need to learn how to fold up shirt sleeves like a pro. Benefits include: showing off your arms and giving that effortlessly cool, bad ass, James Dean vibe. Shirts are one of the most versatile components of a man’s collection of clothes and can be paired with virtually anything within the limits of good taste. Keeping it simple and casual is the main goal.

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How to Roll Up Sleeves on a Dress Shirt

Now, rolling up shirt sleeves in general is a fair bit of work, precision and it takes a lot of patience. It gets even worse when it comes to dress shirts so here’s a simple guide with some tips on how to adjust length and fit. The easiest and most popular is the Classic Sleeve Roll.


  1. Use the cuffs as a measuring point, unbutton and fold it once.
  2. Continue to repeat the first step, pull the fabric taut to make sure it is smooth and straight.
  3. Keep on rolling until you go past the elbow.

Ryan Gosling in a Suit

The doors of Ryan Gosling’s suit wardrobe are always open for inspiration.This is no time to play it safe.Don’t limit your formalwear choices to the old, boring navy and grey. It’s been done a million times. Granted, Ryan Gosling can be a bit eccentric with his electric blue suit, it’s not something anyone can pull off. Remember to have fun with it. Make sure your suit is well tailored and fits to your true size.

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Ryan Gosling Shoes

When it comes to shoes, same rules apply as for hairstyles, glasses and basic tees: find what you like, stick to it and stock up. It wouldn’t be surprising if Ryan Gosling had a section of his house dedicated to boots or even a small temple for them.

Ryan Gosling Boots

You thought Ryan’s style obsession was limited to hipster spectacles, white tees and folded up sleeves. Think again. Here’s another little fact about Gosling: he’s in a synth-jazz band with his mate Zach Shields called Dead Man’s Bones. We all know what musicians love to wear: boots. The man loves his boots so much, the dirtier and more banged up the better. Needless to say leather boots are highly recommended such as the Hudson boots.

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Ryan Gosling Black Boots

Gosling also seems to have a special thing for black boots. Realistically, Ryan Gosling wears boots so often that someone should make a documentary about it – you’ve heard it first here. Whether he’s leaving the gym, landing in LAX, or taking his dog George for a walk, his black boots seem to be his loyal companions. When it comes to black boots, you can do no wrong with a pair of classic Dr. Martens.

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How to Get Ryan Gosling’s Style

  • Opt for casual pieces but in well-fitted designs. Really make sure you’re dressing to complement your body.
  • Pieces like plain T-shirts, light coloured shirts, and slim fit chinos are easily interchangeable and go with a range of looks.
  • Keep colour minimal and go for a subtle pop of it in your outfit.
  • Accessories like sunglasses should be classic and sleek. 

On That Note

Congratulations, you’re now an expert in the art of Ryan Gosling Style. The Graduation ceremony will be held at Gosling’s house. You have mastered the theory, but it’s time to put that into practice. It’s time to take some risks with your wardrobe as well as your overall appearance. This is your chance to discover what suits your best features and develop your trademark style inspired by the wonderful Gosling.

Learning how to get Ryan Gosling’s style is like becoming a Jedi, it takes patience, mental strength and devotion to the cause. Now you can take your wallet for a ride and add all the missing pieces to the Ryan Gosling style puzzle. In the remote chance your wallet has velcro straps, please take a look at our wallets as well.