2016 is a great time to be a geek. Our interests are flourishing in the mainstream, with comic books and video games getting the star treatment and all the amazing new future tech pouring out of Silicon Valley. It is an especially great year for geeky fashion, and it’s easier than ever to fill out your wardrobe with nerdy essentials. Check out this list of the eight things you need to get your geek on this year.
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A wide variety of tees and tops is a solid base for any wardrobe, but especially for a fashionable nerd. A good mix of both graphic tees proclaiming your favorite fandoms and tops that can help you stealth cosplay are always good to have on hand.
Now that you’ve got your arms covered, you need the legs part of the outfit, and dude, there are a lot of leg parts available out there. Or, as they’re better known, pants. Or leggings. Or skirts. You’ve got choices, and here are a few good ones.
Most places in the world get cold occasionally, which means most people need warm clothes of some kind. A good sweater or jacket is absolutely necessary for a complete wardrobe.
Get dressy, but not too dressy. A nice casual dress is great for a fun day out, a convention or just your average workday when you need a little nerdy pick-me-up.
Ready to get real dressy? When you’ve got to be fancy, you don’t want to be unprepared, so here are a few snazzy choices to help you steal the spotlight.
Cover up those toes (or don’t) with some excellent geeky footwear.
Glitter and shine with these fantastic statement pieces or their subtler counterparts.