How to dress like Travis Barker

Looking for a celebrity punk look? Why not emulate that of Travis Barker? Recognisable as drummer of arguably the most successful pop punk band of all time Blink 182, is a respected music producer, has a massive social network and is even owner of fashion clothing company Stars and Straps. Travis Barker is quite simply one of the style icon of the 21st century. The fashion is a predominantly a casual one, with heavy roots in the park culture of street sports. This could be a statement or standout look for teenagers, music fans and thrill seekers alike and can be achieved at a budget.

Endorse the brand of Travis Barker by purchasing alternative clothing and accessories from his online shop. Available in Europe, USA and New Zealand there are a wide variety of clothes to choose from for men, women and children alike. Choose from tees, hoodies, jackets, pants, tanks, jerseys, pants and shorts for men, and add dresses and swimwear to the ladies range. Baseball caps and beanies are available as headwear, and there is a range of footwear on the site in many sizes.

Hang loose and adopt a vest and three quarter length combat pants style made famous by Travis during his time with Blink 182. Barker is known for wearing a number of different colourful uniquely branded styles of vest, so there are a wide range to choose from, quite often with a white background. Actual Travis Barker vests are available in a variety of colours online. Blink 182 vests are also widely available to purchase from many online retailers including Amazon.

Accessorise an outfit for the authentic style. Barker is famous for wearing key chains attached on to pants and over sized metal belt buckles, sometimes with a skeleton emblem. Barker also wears round pin badges and on occasion has added a tie to a casual outfit. Punkrockshop is great place to pick up these kind of accessories at affordable prices.

Keep warm whilst looking cool with a hoodie. Barker is often spotted wearing this type of casual attire. An easy way of matching this look would be to wear an official hoodie showing the logos of one of the bands Barker has been in. Choose from Blink 182, Transplants, +44, Box Car Racer, The Aquabats, Expensive Taste or Soul Assassins.

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John Leather inhabits Northwest England. He has worked as senior editor of Voice of Bolton, contributor to popular site Give Me Sport, and as a studio guest at BBCRadio Manchester. He's an English graduate from MMU.