GEEKIN'

by Rhiannon E., 24 year old future brain surgeon and current Rainbow Brite wannabe from Boston, United States

18 comments · 1 · May 13, 2010

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Rhiannon Ecsedy - J. Crew Silk Tshirt, Floral Cardi, Lf Denim Pencil Skirt, H&M Pastel Socks, Cynthia Vincent Wedges - GEEKIN'
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  1. Silk tshirt

    J. Crew

    , in J. Crew Silk Shirts
  2. Floral cardi

  3. Denim pencil skirt

    LF

    , in Denim Jeans
  4. Pastel socks

    H&M

    , in H&M Socks
  5. Wedges

    Cynthia Vincent

    Target

    , in Wedges

Last summer I did a program called NYLF during which I stayed at Babson College for ten days and one of the many incredible people I met there was named Justice. Justice taught me two things: 1) how to walk it out and 2) how to use the phrase "geekin." Justice explained to me and our bud Tyler that geekin' is defined as follows.

geekin': [geek-in] vt. 1. One is said to be "geekin" when one is laughing really hard at something funny (for example, a joke) and one's face becomes grotesquely contorted (that is, your nose wrinkles up) and one may also simultaneously engage in loud guffaws and/or snorts. 2. May also refer to getting ready to jerk (as in, "hey brody all this jerkins got me geeked up").

Therefore, geekin' is completely innapropriate in this context of a fashion blog because 1) no one is laughing and 2) no one is dancing. HOWEVER there is a connection that makes it almost relevant. Here is the logical sylligism: geekin' --> geeks --> GEEK CHIC! And thus it is totally pertinent to a fashion blog, specifically THIS fashion blog, and not just because I felt like sharing, but because I am actually rocking (or attempting to rock) geek chic in these photos.

My version of geek chic includes my oversized Cudi shades, a painfully pink floral cardigan, and--the piece de resistance--SOCKS AND SANDALS.

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Erin B
super cute! love the shoes and glasses!
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Zogo X
Gorgeous cardi and wedges :)
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Megan Shamy
this is so cute <3
hype!
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Kitty B
Your shoes are amazing!!
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Gabriella Audrey
love your floral blazer <3
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Gabrielle E
awesome style! Love it ♥
hyped :)
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