Golden Ideas! Last Minute Additions to Your Doctor Who Outfit

Put a Blazer on It!

Gentlemen! Dressing up has never been easier, faster, more affordable, or more comfortable. That’s right, there is NO excuse for showing up anywhere underdressed. Lose, the sweatshirt, destroy the CROCS (PLEASE, FOR THE LOVE OF COOKIES, DESTROY. THE. CROCS!), and pick up this easy to follow guide.

Have a favorite sci-fi tee? Let’s frame that beauty with a structured sport coat, and let your geek pride shine!

-Yissel

OH HEY,

Be sure to listen to the accompanying podcast (my first guest spot!) for more in depth style tips.

SKIP RIGHT TO 26:25 (unless you want to hear about boring personal stuff)

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IS MY GEEK SHOWING? SWEATERS FOR THE CON AND BEYOND

 
OCTOBER: Cool, crisp autumn air. Pumpkin Spice lattes. The culmination of Fashion Week season…. and New York Comic Con.

Yup, October’s pretty epic. And if you’re like me, you’re really looking forward to layering. (I have quite the extensive cardigan collection)

Now then, New York Comic Con Pro Pass acquired (booya!), it’s time for outfit assembly.

What I’m about to say, some of you wont like to hear: I’m not a fan of wearing costumes. Now before you go swinging mighty Thor’s hammer my way, hear me out. The short answer: I prefer not to invest so much time and energy and cash into replicating something only to wear it a few (very specific) times. The long answer I’m saving for another post.

Now then, would it be a con without cosplay? No. Festive, costumed attendees MAKE the con. It wouldn’t be as much fun without.That being said, my approach to geeking it up? I say, invest in special pieces you will get a lot of use out of. Awesome, transitional pieces that will take you from work, to the con, to dinner. Like these. Trust me on this. Here are some great ways to keep warm, look cool (YES!) and still let your geek show, at the con and beyond!

A Geek Chic Shopping Guide by HP

We interrupt this regular blog to bring you, “Geek Chic with HP.” I’m a diehard Mac girl, myself, but the pieces HP put together for this set are just soooo meeee (read: I may have to reblog myself, and I just don’t care). Plenty of designer and affordable must-haves = must-post! Here you are, fellow chic geeks, hope you love these pieces as much as I do!