Manish Arora is a famous designer that created this incredibly well crafted carousel dress. He started out in India and has, in recent years has collaborated with Keiichi Tanaami, a japanese artist, Walt Disney, and Subodh Gupta, an indian contemporary artist. Manish has also recently showcased his Autumn/Winter 08-09 line at Paris Fashion Week. I adore this dress!
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Also Nylon put this book on their reading list which i love because it is one of those manuels that tells you what to do. here is there Descriptions about Carrie Tucker's book I Love Geeks. "After years of dating nerdy boys, Tucker realized that while they’re often loyal and supportive boyfriends, they’re not as easy to figure out as she thought. Hence I Love Geeks, a handbook to understanding your dorky (but hot!) crushes. She dissects the various subspecies, from video gamers to Comic-Con attendees to sports obsessors, explaining their interests and suggesting ways you can connect. You’ll either find it incredibly enlightening or incredibly funny (the illustrations at the beginning of each chapter are spot-on), but no matter your reaction, you’ll want to read it front to back ."
What is a Geek without his anime obsession! Designer Lucien Pellat Finet teamed up with the Cupo artist Mister to create this unique cashmere line clad with anime images.Since then the two have collaborated and this is what Nylon magazine has to say "You might say that Lucien Pellat Finet did for cashmere what Damien Hirst did for art - they took banal, shocking images like cracked skulls and pot leaves, and turned them into high fashion. Now they’ve collaborated with the Cupo artist Mister, whose images of animé Lolitas and schoolboys explore the darker side of sex, violence, and childhood."
Agyness Dean becomes the new face of the cult brazilian brand, Melissa Shoes. Melissa Shoes also launched their first magazine called Plastic Dreams which has an editorial of Agyness in some crazy outfits, like the one below. I love how Agyness is wearing an ethnic headband with some crazy tie dyed clothing, and the craziest piece is the huge necklcae made out of technicolor cubes that seem to have come from a board game! how perfectly avant-nerd! a necklace made out of a board game!
The Jacqueline Sanchez designed Forever Young Ring Number 1 Diamond Ring is a nice little novelty gift. A mix between a geeks favorite childhood plaything and girl's best friend. The lego diamond ring is probably one of my favorite jewelry pieces out there! It makes sense to integrate the two objects, creating a geeky romantic hybridAnd of course if there is a ring than there has to be a necklace to match!!! Emiko Oye designs her magnificent jewelry out of legos too!!! These are necklaces have been recycled and they are historically referenced jewelry! You can even take them apart to create a brooch or a bracelet. This red, orange, white, and black lego necklace is called the Princess Margherita,
Yokoo is the Japanese designer behind these magnificent knitted, chain scarves! Yokoo who models the scarves herself is a bit nerdy chic with her adorable glasses and bowl-cut bob! She is an Atlanta-based designer who has debuted her line on Etsy! Get them before the crisp winds of Autumn start knocking at your door at etsy.com!
This amazing pink knitted gown is by Jemma Sykes! This all wool pink confection may just be the snazziest thing a nerd could wear to the ball to find her geek prince!!! It looks so comfy and I wish i had it in my closet! The dress is called “The Elizabeth” and is entirely hand-knitted in 100% by Jemma Sykes certified organic wool. It was created for ethical fashion label Butcher Couture and the images in the post are from the album artwork of Maria Mena- Cause and Effect. It was displayed at Harrods until the dress was auctioned off at a breast cancer charity event.
This Spring/Summer collection is by Junko Shimada which she labeled as "Only Missing the Kitchen Sink." I feel like this collection is influenced by Beatrix Potter and the characters and stories she created. It is very nostalgic of childhood with the almost kid friendly knitted shoes with the adorable stars, flowers, fruits, and creatures on them. I love this collection because it is not only incredibly wearable and chic but it fits the body perfectly and the clothing all have modern silhouettes. I love the nerdy connotation of a childhood spent reading Beatrix Potter books and learning lessons from her fables.
Although I do not know who the designer of these bows are, the designer is quite ingenious with the colors, sizes, and different styles of bows one can use! Plus I know quite a few nerds who look dapper in their bow ties!
This is one of my favorite editorials! I'll probably say that a lot but this is actually one of them! This editorial is from Jalouse, or the magazine l'Officiel, which has quite a history behind it! It is really interesting about how it influenced the world with Haute Couture. My favorite quote that summarizes l'Officiel's goal is "At a time when Haute Couture - dreamt about by every women - reigned, l'Officiel let them attain the inaccessible and made their dreams come true." I love how the model is dresses in high-waisted pants (nerd style to the max), 1920s-esque accessories, and a boost of sparkle, fun retro prints, and fur!
This Spring 2009 collection is by Elizabeth & James which uses kid's toys and today's pop culture items! this brand was created by Mary Kate and Ashley Olson. The brand is Named after two of the designers' siblings, the ultra-cool womenswear echoes the pair's well documented, eclectic personal style. Find a chic blend of masculine and feminine cuts with tailored blazers, men's shirts and super-sleek pants that are sure to become wardrobe essentials.I love how they use My Little Pony, the T-rex, and the stuffed animal bunnies. It accentuates the pastel colors of the clothes, shows the youth and softness of the clothes, but all the pop culture items also are clean cut and that highlights the clean cut of the blazers! And you know Nerds love their pop culture items and action dolls so I found this collection perfectly acceptable to put in!
Couture House, Lanvin geeks it up with Lego and Pacman in their print ad campaign. Lanvin has done a magnificent job with this ad campaign; not only does it represent their brand in a unique way, but it also demonstrates a wonderful sense of creativity and artfulness. They have definitely pushed themselves creatively in a very nice direction.
Love the books and the refined librarian style!
This flowy dress with the soft silhouette is worn with a funny silver helmet. Oh the boys who played Dungeon & Dragons will reminisce the heady days when they played with swords and capes!
The Epitome of a Nerd: classic, dapper, intelligent, intellectual, a tad near-sighted, modest, and always polite. Long live the Nerds and their legacy!