geek-chic

geek-chic

(ˈgikˈʃik)
mod. stylish or fashionable only for social outcasts. (see also geek.) Why do you have to buy all this geek-chic stuff? Don’t they give it away somewhere?
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Not even my nice trendy geek-chic glasses are to be adorned as they slightly pinch the nose.
With their pearly white smiles, geek-chic style and yummy hair, no wonder they've made girls' hearts melt and boys jealous when they stepped onto the Beirut stage Saturday night, performing live to the local audience and MBC's pan-Arab television viewers.
The mix of frame styles offers fashionable, diverse looks that range from trendy to classic; retro to funky; enabling customers to choose from the geek-chic look of "Loni" to the casual, elegant look of "Libby," or anything in between.
com's geek-chic roots, and offers products that are unique, peculiar, fun and collectible.
I like the geek-chic look, and vintage clothing because it''s cheap and usually looks great.
At this fashion outpost, you'll find everything from neatly folded T-shirts with computer designs and button-down collar shirts to geek-chic trousers and suits.
This geek-chic tee features a collar and buttons, a "Hello.
3) Musician Brian Setzer went for the geek-chic look of plaid pants and white dinner jacket by Mossimo at the Passport '96 fashion show.
From the hip, plastic Hollywood frame to the geek-chic, black metal Good Egg, Cheaters makes it easy to complete an outfit or fit a mood.
As usual, there were a few fashion victims who missed the dress-for-success seminar, and Ellen DeGeneres was once again at the head of the class in a geek-chic pantsuit of navy blue polyester with a light blue knit shirt.
The classic looks he and Kwan are talking about are updated versions of what parents wore in high school and college: corduroy pants, skorts and A-line jumpers; argyle sweater sets (now in washable acrylics); and plaid skirts and pants paired with matching jackets, as well as nonmatching prints (for that geek-chic look).
Merchant, who looked like a geek-chic version of a wholesome ingenue in her early-'60s pink party dress and white pumps, flung her long hair around and blissed out in trancelike, joyfully weird dances, as if to say, ``It's my party, and I'll fly if I want to.
Located in downtown Minneapolis on the University of Minnesota campus, the property's industrial schoolhouse design and geek-chic vibe incorporate a theme of contrasts inspired by its collegiate ties to the university and industrial history of the Twin Cities - providing a welcoming atmosphere that embraces diverse people, cultures and communities who share the common desire to discover, with an uncommon hotel experience.
the word on the playground is that geek-chic is just plain geek again.
And flush with cash from his days launching software maker Red Hat, Marc Ewing has plunged into philanthropy by founding something called the Red Hat Center for Open Source, dedicated to using the open-source development model "for the greater good of the general public"--as if a geek-chic programming philosophy holds the key to undoing human woe.