Topic: FEdoras

Nerd Fashion: The Cult of the Long Coat

Nerd Fashion: The Cult of the Long Coat

Maybe it’s because superheros don’t exist in your world. Maybe it’s because they DO exist, but you need something to help you stand out from the caped masses. Whatever the reason, a cape won’t fly for you, so you need something else. Something long. Something mysterious. Something like… Eureka! You’ve got it: A coat! A super long awesome coat! More »

Gallery: Looks That Are Hard to Pull Off

Gallery: Looks That Are Hard to Pull Off

Last week, I was thinking about suits: namely, when it works, it’s awesome, when it fails, it really fails. So today I’ve compiled some photos of other pieces that present real challenges: high-waisted denim, harem pants, midriff-bearing 90′s looks and more. I wouldn’t say that anything here can be categorized as “always terrible” (capes are often awesome and functional!) but I would say most of them qualify as “hard to pull off” (as the title suggests–). So, what works here and what doesn’t is up to you. Moreover, what’d I leave out? More »

Why Do We Hate Hipsters?

Why Do We Hate Hipsters?

Yesterday, one of the questions on facebook was “If there was a button you could press that would kill all the hipsters in the world, would you press it?’ And I thought “what’s the deal with this whole facebook question thing? I don’t get how this works.” And then I thought, “you know, that seems a little extreme, because mass genocide is rarely the rarely the right answer. [Some vaguely recalled Einstein quote].” Then a friend pointed out that in the past week I had said that all hipsters should die in a fire at least three times. More »