Monday, 26 October 2015 11:13

#OOTD 55 - Warhol GEEK 3/4

Andy Warhol Chic Geek styleAn icon in the making, TheChicGeek is all for getting his hands dirty - just don't get any paint on his all black look. 

Nothing says 60s #WarholGEEK like a black roll-neck and slim black jeans. The Chelsea boots just add a bit of extra geography to TheChicGeek's factory. Slimming? Yes. Stylish? Absolutely!

#WarholGEEK

Credits - Denim Jacket - Samsoe & Samsoe, Polo Neck - Jigsaw Menswear, Jeans - Energie, Watch - Storm, Sunglasses - RayBan, Socks - Pantherella, Chelsea Boots - River Island, Hand Cream - Bulldog, Post Shave Balm - B.Men

Shot by Robin Forster on OlympusPEN

With thanks to Sonsoles Print Studio, Peckham

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Friday, 23 October 2015 12:21

Hot List - The Practical Travel Suitcase

Vocier best travel suitcase c38 the chic geekThere's nothing worse than getting to the airport and having to scramble getting out your laptop and toiletries to pass through security with an audience of badly dressed holidaymakers looking on at how messy your packing is.

Well, let me introduce Austrian travel brand, Vocier. Their C38 travel suitcase is a slim and nimble upright bag which it perfectly sized for hand luggage. Inside, you’ll be able to fit an entire wardrobe for a week-long trip: including shoes, shirts, trousers and up to two suits.

The C38 uses the exclusive Vocier magnetic hanger system, which secures your suit at the perfect angle within the bag to maximise the overall space.

Vocier's transparent C14 Wash Bag - which looks much better than the flimsy clear plastic bag - also fits perfectly within the C38 and is easily accessible by a zip at the top of the bag. This can also fit your laptop for swiftly putting through the x-ray machine..

To top it all off there is a perfectly shaped passport holder in the handle, so you know where it is all times. The only thing it can't do is make sure your plane takes off on time!

Left & Below - Vocier - C38 - £545

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Monday, 19 October 2015 15:00

Hot List - The Black Bouclé Coat

Chic Geek coat men's boucle jigsawI often get asked via my AskTheGeek section how to remove bobbles from clothes. Well, how about getting a coat that couldn't possibly bobble anymore?!

This beauty from Jigsaw is one of my favourites of the season and a total men's must-have. Made from a large bouclé fabric, it feels like a cross between a jumper and coat: perfect for those days to cocoon yourself against the cold.

Keep things simple underneath, such as here with a polo knit and slim jeans or trousers, and you'll be fine and dandy when it's cold enough to wear it.

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Monday, 19 October 2015 11:57

#OOTD 54 - Warhol GEEK 2/4

The Chic Geek andy warhol selfie polaroidIf only Andy Warhol was alive today to see the rise of the selfie. A pioneer of self promotion, the king of pop art knew exactly the power of his own image.

TheChicGeek, on the other hand, has become a pop icon in the men's bloggersphere, thanks to his stylish persona. The coolest geek in town, he knows exactly how classic and chic a black leather jacket, Breton striped top and denim jeans can be.

Never one to shy away from the camera, watch as The Chic Geek turns himself into a work of art. 

#WarholGEEK

Credits - Leather Jacket - H&M, Top - Scotch & Soda, Jeans - Energie, Watch - Hammond & Co., Sunglasses - Police, Socks - The London Sock Co, Trainers - Converse, Wallet - Jigsaw

Shot by Robin Forster on OlympusPEN

With thanks to Sonsoles Print Studio, Peckham

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Wednesday, 24 December 2014 15:48

#OOTD 24 Snow Joke!

snow joke geek asos jacket menswearIf you ever wondered how snow was formed look no further than the first two images, here. TheChicGeek is working his style magic in a festive bomber/cardigan hybrid, something a little bit more trendier for Christmas day. He's teamed them with his trusty Christmas red Palladium boots and dark skinny jeans.

Not one to outshine anybody, much! TheChicGeek is doing his best to match the twinkling Christmas star in a special Lyle & Scott snowflake designer jumper and santa's hat.

Left - Credits – Boots – Palladium, Jeans – Nudie Jeans, Festive Bomber Cardigan - ASOS

Bottom - Left - Credits – Boots – Palladium, Jeans – Nudie Jeans, Sweater - Lyle & Scott

Shot by Robin Forster on #OlympusPEN

Thanks to Rocket Gallery

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Thursday, 18 December 2014 10:42

#OOTD 23 Merry Chic Geek!

the chic geek christmas palladium bootsChristmas is a time for giving, so, this week, we give you two outfits of the day.

There's so much to do, this time of year, at Chez Chic Geek: hanging up the decorations, wrapping presents and generally looking fabulous, that he just doesn't know where to start!

In for a penny, in for a pound and getting his money's worth out of his collection of Christmas jumpers, he's teamed them with skinny jeans and Christmas red Palladium boots.

Left - Credits – Boots – Palladium, Jeans – Nudie Jeans, Sweater - Primark, Gloves - ASOS

Bottom - Left - Credits – Boots – Palladium, Jeans – Nudie Jeans, Sweater - boohoo, Watch - ASOS

Shot by Robin Forster on #OlympusPEN

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Tuesday, 09 December 2014 09:56

#OOTD 22 – Pinstripe Day 4/4

the chic geek pin stripe suits menswear styleIt’s the end of the day, literally, and after a long day blogging, TheChicGeek likes nothing better than a good book – TheChicGeek’s Fashion, Grooming & Style For Men – to be precise!

Kicking off his shoes, he still looks the part in his double breasted pinstripe suit and, thankfully, his geeking for the day is done.

Credits – Suit – Atelier Scotch, Shirt - Evocha, Tie – Drake’s, Watch – Maurice Lacroix, Briefcase – Swaine, Adeney Brigg at MR PORTER.COM, Bowler Hat – Hackett, Socks – Stance

Shot by Robin Forster on #OlympusPEN

With thanks to Rocket Gallery

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Monday, 01 December 2014 17:20

#OOTD 21 – Pinstripe Day 3/4

the chic geek ootd men's style fashion bloggerThe only thing predictable about the British weather is its unpredictability. Teaming a warming roll-neck with his double-breasted pinstripe, TheChicGeek is always prepared, whatever the weather. The geek means business and never leaves home without a stylish umbrella to ward off those raindrops and stop his ginger paint from running!

Credits – Suit – Marks & Spencer ‘Best of British’, Roll-neck - GAP, Watch – Maurice Lacroix, Umbrella – London Undercover at MR PORTER.COM, Bowler Hat – Hackett, Shoes –Church’s, Socks – Thomas Pink

Shot by Robin Forster

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Tuesday, 25 November 2014 12:00

#OOTD 20 – Pinstripe Day 2/4

the chic geek menswear style blogger fashionStart the #WorkingGeek in style in a pinstripe suit. The theme for this month’s OOTDs, pinstripes, combine the historical City of London with the new professional age of blogging.

TheChicGeek turns the commute into catwalk as he waits for the 8.05 train to Chicsville. Go classic with a white shirt and traditionally patterned tie. TheChicGeek means business!

Credits – Suit – Alfred Dunhill, Shirt– Eton, Tie – Drake’s, Watch – Omega De Ville Co-Axial, Suit Pin – Alice Made This, Bowler Hat – Hackett, Shoes – Russell & Bromley, Socks – Burlington, Briefcase – Swaine, Adeney Brigg at MR PORTER.COM

Shot by Robin Forster

With thanks to Rocket Gallery

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Monday, 12 October 2015 16:10

#OOTD 53 - Warhol GEEK 1/4

The Chic Geek as andy warhol leaving the factoryThe American pop artist, Andy Warhol, embodies modern male dressing: slim shapes in simple clean lines. The model of the 1960s Beatnik, Warhol, in his early career, liked to stick to his uniform of dark denim, striped Breton tops and leather jackets.

A master of his own image, TheChicGeek couldn't help but try his hand at becoming Andy Warhol, well, for 15 minutes at least!

Tonight, Matthew...

#WarholGEEK

Credits - Leather Jacket - Acne Studios, Top - Farah, Jeans - Energie, Watch - Fossil, Sunglasses - Balenciaga, Socks - The London Sock Co, Camera - Polaroid Cube, Trainers - Converse, Lip Balm - Bulldog, Charcoal Face Wash - B.Mens, Shave Cream - B.Mens

Shot by Robin Forster on OlympusPEN

With thanks to Sonsoles Print Studio, Peckham

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