I’ve fallen hard for the whole Gucci Geek Chic style.
Layering with texture creates visual depth.
More is more as the fabulous Vix would say and that is what this Gucci Geek Chic style statement is all about.
Don’t take off one item before you leave the house (Coco Chanel)…add three more!
You’ll notice I’m not wearing any bling. I don’t need it. The textures and unique pieces are doing all the work for me.
Looking at the photos now I think a fab pair of embellished nerd glasses might have been a nice touch.
Fall is the perfect time of the year to layer with texture, visual textures (patterns) and fabric textures (material content).
Paisley, silk, velvet, wool, leather and tapestry make up this eclectic vintage mix.
Did you notice the visual trick with the proportions? Even though I’m only showing a little bit of ankle I still managed to elongate my legs. High waisted skirts with a tucked blouse or top are a short legged gal’s best friend. Well, that and a bit of a heel. These aren’t a very high heel, but they do the trick.
The blouse, skirt and jacket are vintage, the bag and shooties are contemporary. And yes…I’m wearing socks with my shooties. When I’m standing they read as boots to the eyes.
When I look at these photos it reminds me of a Gucci version of Mary Poppins.
I’m just missing my umbrella and hat.
Mixing textures is such a simple and efficient way of creating visual interest, a walking collage and you’re the canvas.
Learning how to “play” with your clothes is mentally stimulating and fun.
There are no rules. You can do whatever you like.
Challenge yourself. Be anything but boring.
And just when you think you’ve gone too far…take it a little bit further.