Just because you love nerdy outfits, it doesn’t mean you won’t feel chic and sexy. The world of fashion has changed a lot in the past decade. For this 2017, fashionistas emphasize that nerdy looks can actually make you feel pretty stylish. All you have to do is make combine the right type of clothes and accessories. Here are 16 amazingly cute nerdy outfits that will make everyone turn heads.
1. Collar Neck Yellow Shirt & Baby Doll Skirt
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Just because it’s autumn, it doesn’t mean you can’t spice up your nerdy outfit and make it look chic. Choose a deep yellow collar neck shirt, a black baby doll skirt, and black leggings. At a first glimpse, you might think it’s a simple outfit. But we guarantee that the yellow pop of color will make you stand above the crowd.
2. Black & White School Outfit
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It’s time for school, girls! But then again, who said it has to be boring? Dress to impress in a white shirt and a patterned black & white dress. Add a black bow to the mix and you’re good to go. It’s amazing what you can do with the simplest out; all you need is proper color blends and just the right amount of accessories.
3. Kitted Dress & Collared Shirt
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Pops of colors can make any outfit look incredible; even the nerdiest ones. If you’re a fan of the knitted dress, but you don’t want to look boring, add a messenger’s bag to the mix. Choose an oversized model in a deep brown shade and you’ll have your confidence back.
4. Jeans & Knitted Sweatshirt
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We love knitted sweatshirts because they’re very easy to accessorize with other garments. To make your apparently nerdy outfit look not so nerdy anymore, pair it with a pair of jeans and a shoulder bag. If your sweater is light brown, choose a pair of heels in the same shade.
5. Oxford Shoes, Black Leggings, and Skater Skirt
Sometimes all you need to make a black & grey outfit look chic is a beanie. In this case, a white boyish beany and an oversized bag. Top off with a pair of Oxford shoes and above-the-knee leggings. The wow effect is guaranteed, and it will be impossible for you to go unnoticed. Whenever you’re running out of ideas for an outfit, play your cards right and choose monochrome blends. Don’t be afraid to accessorize, and before you know it, your simple school outfit will grab all the attention.
6. 90s Inspired Look
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It’s been a long time since the last time we’ve seen a jeans jacket. And we must admit, it works beautifully in combination with a patterned skirt and high-heel boots. To keep some sort of contrast. choose a shirt in the same tone with the boots. Keep the color of your leggings black to balance the effect, and give your outfit that vintage-like appeal with a modern touch.
7. Girly Office Chic
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How do you make a basic skirt and white shirt seem chic and modern? You pair it with a bow and ivory jacket. That’s all you need to turn a nerdy outfit into a killer look with a special allure. It is a perfect outfit to wear on a daily basis without overthinking. All you have to do is dare to accessorize!
8. Oversized Parka & Yellow Sweatshirt
Autumn colors are the best when the goal is to turn a nerdy, simply look into a killer outfit. Don’t hesitate to play with colors if you want to make an impression. Autumn brown Oxford shoes, an oversized parka, and a yellow sweater is the perfect blend. For an added touch of playfulness, add pops of color with a polka dot blouse under the sweater. They say average black pants are boring. But look at this cool outfit. It’s everything but boring.
9. Patterned Dress & Grey Jacket
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There’s a lot a Feroda hat can do to a simple outfit. In this case, we have a simple patterned dress, a jacket, and black boots. But if we add the hat and the pair of vintage glasses, everything changes. The right selection of accessories can add a touch of glam to the most boring, nerdy outfits. All you need to do is learn to blend the right. If you can do that, you’ll be able to turn all your simple looks into genuine works of art.
10. Funky Kneehighs & Oversized Sweatshirt
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How do you spice up a simple outfit made of an oversized sweatshirt and a flirty dress? It’s simple. You need a pair of kneehighs and light brown Oxford shoes. Believe it or not, it’s not that difficult to revamp a rather simple, nerdy outfit and make it stand out. The key ingredient is to is to play with colors. Make sure to keep the tone, which in this case is autumn brown. Did you notice the pattern in the picture above? We have a blend of browns, which somehow work beautifully together. To frame the look and maintain the balance, always make sure that at least one item of clothing is black; in this case, those leggings are a perfect addition.
11. Vintage Inspiration
A yellow sweater with patterns and skater skirt made of jeans can be the ultimate chic look for a nerdy but elegant appeal. For an added touch of elegance, put some heels on to lengthen your legs. In terms of colors, brown might be the best choice because it beautifully complements the blue and yellow. Believe it or not, there are ways to turn a corky, childish sweater into a statement fashion piece. The secret is to choose your color blends carefully, and not go overboard.
12. Vintage Dress with Patterns & Red Stockings
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A vintage dress with a royal pattern is anything but boring. Make your outfit stand out with a pair of red leggings and retro shoes. Leave your natural hair run wild, and a messenger’s bag into the mix to frame the look. There’s a special sense of originality with vintage dresses that we adore. Their simple yet interesting allure can’t go overlooked when you mix accessories that grab people’s attention.
13. Blue Polka Dot Dress & Burgundy Leggings
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Blue polka dot dresses are the cutest. They convey a sense of freshness and cuteness, and they don’t have to be at all boring or look old-fashioned. To make your dress stand out, choose a pair of burgundy leggings to create contrast and elegance. Top if off with an ivory parka or autumn coat, and you’re good to hit the streets and make an impression.
14. Knitted Amber Dress & Black Funky Hat
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Knitted autumn dresses don’t have to be boring or look nerdy. The key is to pair your dress with the right accessories. A pair of black boots, leggings, and a scarf with floral accents should do the trick. To make your outfit even more stylish, top it off with a Fedora hat and camera-shaped bag. It will definitely draw people’s attention, and you will no longer feel nerdy; quite the opposite, you’ll experience a notable sense of confidence.
15. Funky Jeans & Yellow Turtleneck Blouse
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Funky blue jeans, a yellow turtleneck blouse and a pair of boots with the same nuance create the most incredible monochromatic look. It’s a simple outfit, but it conveys a sense of modern vintage when paired with well-chosen accessories; such as a tilted bag and Russian-inspired beret. Give up any other colors, and keep things neat and simplest if you want to have an outfit to remember.
16. Parisian Inspiration
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If you thought corky, nerdy looks are uncool, think again. Check out this beautiful outfit that almost seems like ripped off of a Parisian magazine. To get the look, you need a floral blue blouse, a pleated red skirt (lower than the knees), and a Parisian beret. Go for nude to maintain the focus on the blouse and skirt. The end result doesn’t seem nerdy now, don’t you think?
There are so many outfits you can try to turn a boring, gloomy look into a chic one. All you need is an inspiration. We’ve picked 16 of the best outfits to help you out. Don’t forget about accessories. The simplest outfit can go from nerdy to super chic when adorned with the right accessories. Choose wisely and own your look!