Nerd Chic


I highly doubt there are many (any?) people reading this blog today who were around when I first started posting in 2007 and wore glasses every day. I got my first pair of contacts about a year after I started blogging and the convenience of those quickly led to the abandonment of my eyeglasses--at least on the blog. Most days still end with the hair pushed out of my face, shoes exchanged for slippers, contacts replaced by eyeglasses, and munching on a bagel as I type up posts. Since eyeglasses are more necessary than a fun accessory, I usually only wear them out when my eyes are tired or I'm feeling lazy. I don't really feel a need to add some "nerd chic" to my outfit since my interests will already categorize me as a nerd. Still, I'm digging these navy frames from Bonlook. It's nice to give my eyes a break every now and then.

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18 comments:

  1. i love this look! the glasses look so cute on you!

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  2. This is just adorable! You're a blue-haired Hermione. Those shoes are to die for.

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  3. the dress/collared shirt combo is so cute!

    xxoo,
    nikki

    www.dreaminneon.blogspot.com

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  4. I eally like the navy and burgandy colors together in your outfit!

    The Occasional Indulgence

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  5. I love your shoes. I wore contacts wore a long time, but I've only worn my glasses the last year. I never liked how I looked with glasses, but when I got the right pair, I got so used to them. I have three different pairs now and I love them.

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  6. My glasses have become a staple accessory since my eyes are too dry to comfortably wear contacts. It's nice that they're in again so I have lots of options. - Leah, wisestyle.wordpress.com

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  7. Very nice frames! I always think I look so strange without my glasses, but still prettier than when I have them on... but what I dislike most with having glasses is that I need to cut my fringe so often so that it doesn't just lay on top of the frame, looking awkward... oh these luxury problems! :)

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  8. Oh, I've totally been into the blue and green combination lately and you mixed the two colours perfectly! What adorable shoes too!

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  9. you've really got the whole fall look down pat. every year i look forward to outfits like these on your blog (well i look forward to all of them but you get what i mean!) and they always make me feel a little extra envious of the cold weather experienced halfway around the globe. in a way i am living vicariously through your outfit posts, haha.

    also, on the first sentence: ME! (:

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  10. Haha, nope still here. I've been reading your blog for ages, I remember when you took outfit shots in front of the fridge! I think that these glasses look great, there's a pretty big part of me that wishes I wore glasses.

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  11. I have been reading since 2007!

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  12. I've been following for a long time (and what a good time it has been!), but 2007 maybe not though I believe near 2009. You look so great with this outfit, the combination of all the colors is autumn perfection; those burgundy shoes are a gem! :)

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  13. I've been a reader since 2007! :-) I wear contacts mostly, but it's nice to wear glasses every once in a while to give my eyes a break (like you said).

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  14. I love your outfit here, and I love glasses on you! good to see you in them again! I've been following since 2007 so I do remember you in glasses everyday!

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  15. where did you get the dress? its adorable!

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  16. @Erin, the dress is by ASOS. Also you can find all of my outfit details listed at the end of the post--so if you ever wonder where something is from you can find the links there. :)

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