Girl geek Halloween costumes video game edition: Angry Birds, Lara Croft, Princess Peach

Becca Caddy Features, Geek culture, Geek style 1 Comment

Last year we wrote up our 10 Girl geek Halloween costume ideas and judging from how many of you have been visiting that feature over the past few weeks you're going to be taking Halloween very VERY seriously this year. So, instead of pulling together a general girl geek list we've split up the Halloween…

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Girl geek Halloween costumes comic book edition: Catwoman, Emma Frost, She-Ra

Becca Caddy Features, Geek chic clothing, Geek culture, Geek style 6 Comments

Last year we wrote up our 10 Girl geek Halloween costume ideas and judging from how many of you have been visiting that feature over the past few weeks you're going to be taking Halloween very VERY seriously this year. So, instead of pulling together a general girl geek list we've split up the Halloween…

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Girl geek Halloween costumes film & TV edition: Leeloo, Hit Girl, Neytiri

Becca Caddy Features, Geek chic clothing, Geek culture, Geek style 3 Comments

Last year we wrote up our 10 Girl geek Halloween costume ideas and judging from how many of you have been visiting that feature over the past few weeks you're going to be taking Halloween very VERY seriously this year. So, instead of pulling together a general girl geek list we've split up the Halloween…

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You can stand under my Ella-Ella LED Umbrella eh eh eh

Becca Caddy Gadgets, Geek style 2 Comments

British summertime just isn't the same without rain, puddles, mud and more rain. Luckily we've already got our eyes on our number one summer saviour for festivals, washed out barbecues and picnics, the cheesy, flashy and kinda sci-fi Ella-Ella LED Umbrella (eh eh eh, sorry). Viewquest has created an umbrella that's big enough to keep…

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Android powered i'm watch: the ultimate geek chic accessory of the future?

Becca Caddy Geek style 8 Comments

There have been rumours circulating about the innovative Android-powered watch designs from i'm watch since last summer. But, at CES earlier in the month they were officially unveiled to the world and even those sceptical about a slick smart phone / watch hybrid have been left pretty impressed. Dubbed "the world's first smart watch", these…

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Gallery: Six best Geekware Accessories For Her

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We do love well-crafted geekery here at ShinyShiny. So a Canadian website specialising in smushing up old gadgets to make cute geek accessories with the broken but beautiful fragments was always going to go down well here. Geekware is pricier than say Etsy (which has some similar stuff) but they have a cute range on…

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Girl Geeks in Vogue – geeks are fashionable!?

Anna Leach Geek style 2 Comments

I'd always thought high fashion was kind of sniffy when it came to acknowledging geeks. I thought that if you spent your days tinkering around with code and made nerd jokes on Twitter, it precluded you from being "fashionable" in the strict sense of the word. I doubted that power glamazons would be interested in…

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Italian Vogue do fashion shoot in the style of Twitpic

Anna Leach Geek style, Twitter Leave a Comment

I don't really understand fashion shoots. To my limited mind a picture of a woman in a jacket is a picture of a woman in a jacket and all references to 80s TV shows or Chanel's '02 collection, or the transience of love is completely lost on me. One fashion-shoot reference that I did get…

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Geek pyjamas: cute yet cerebral

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Hello, geek pyjamas! I saw these beautiful (men's) pyjamas on buzzbishop and immediately fell into a state of heart with them. In black with white mathematical drawings, they're at the cerebral end of geek pyjamas. Buzzbishop says they're available from Gap but I have been through the mens sleepwear section of gap.com yet tragically failed…

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London Transport does geek chic

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You know that person in your life who likes model buses and sometimes pretends that their living room is the top floor of a bus? Well now you can help them in their weird delusional obsession by purchasing them something from London Transport's new fashion accessory range. The range includes, yes, model buses and -…

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