geek chic


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geek chic

n
(Clothing & Fashion) a fashion style believed to be characteristic of geeks, including the wearing of heavy-rimmed glasses and T-shirts with humorous slogans
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We are wearing dungarees, or so some important blog or other has it, as part of the wider 1970s and "geek chic" trend which apparently arrived with us last autumn (remember folks, you heard it here second!).
Apparently something called "Geek Chic" is a causing celebrities to wear glasses, whether they need them or not.
Ryan Reynolds Dapper dad Ryan has geek chic down to a tee with his cool specs and funky patterned Vans.
The geek chic specs steal the show and it takes a heap of confidence and amazing bone structure to get away with such a severe crop.
Her colorful Alice + Olivia Collection paid homage to NYC's late 1970s downtown, art scene where rock 'n' roll edge met geek chic glamour with a touch of soul.
And it won't go bobbly say M&S, PS8-PS12 (1-8 years) 4 all-gold GIVE your little girl some geek chic with these gold sandals, PS18 riverisland.co.uk (online exclusive) 5 stripe out THIS ribbed dress is down from PS55 to PS15 at Warehouse.
She's more geek chic than her usual full-on glamorous to play a teacher in the actionpacked thriller Theri.
Dubbed "Gucci geek chic", it was considered one of the label's most universally revered collections.
Jumper from Miss Selfridge, PS30 | Skirt from Zara, PS12.99 Boots from Zara, PS69.99 Geek chic is also in, with cute shirts peeping out of preppy jumpers and lots of prim pussy bows.
British brand Jack Wills has launched its Geek Chic AW14 collection that riffs on a 60s mod and 70s punk aesthetic.