8 Times ‘Geek’ Was Totally Chic

Long gone are the days when wearing glasses made you a nerd to the class bully, and pants worn above your hips got you called “Harry High Pants”.

All those little things that were considered to be features of a “geek”, if you will, are now totally chic, and perhaps they always were. We all just needed to grow up and out of the school yard to appreciate how wonderful all these things really are.

Today, July 13, is Embrace Your Geekness Day, and, you guessed it, we’re celebrating. Above: a gallery of all the times geek was absolutely chic.