How to pull off geek chic

18 Nov

We’ve blogged about finding the perfect pair of spectacles. And we’ve written about cardigans. But today we’re taking the nerd within to a whole new level.

Nerd chic is about playing up classic geek details — like glasses and plaid skirts — in combination with feminine flair. Warning: If you go too heavy on the geek, you could end up looking like frump girl. So here’s our helpful formula (inspired by Laura’s outfit in the photos above) for pulling off nerd chic:

A geeked out accessory

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a classic texture

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nod to academia

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girly flair

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nerd chic

A few more ideas and we’ll send you on your way…

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3 Responses to “How to pull off geek chic”

  1. Beth November 18, 2011 at 9:14 am #

    Love the nerd look!

  2. Douzy November 20, 2011 at 8:00 pm #

    Nice skirt!!

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