Formal Attire


Fashion designer Jean Paul Gaultier’s vintage line of clothing includes this comic print ‘JPG’ jacket with long sleeves, peaked lapels, a double breasted front fastening and side slit pockets. It’s also $800.

Part of me thinks its cool that designers are doing stuff like this but, on the other hand, it could be a sign that superheroes have jumped the shark.

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dapper star tours

I find myself bummed and shocked that I didn’t know Dapper Day at Disneyland was a thing, but I know now and knowing is half the battle! If you’re like me and didn’t know about this semiannual gathering of sophisticated and stylish fashion fans, you’ll enjoy this.

There are so many gorgeous and imaginative outfits! From what I can tell, attendees aren’t the only ones who dress up either. While Dapper Day isn’t an official Disney event, it looks like Mickey got into the swing of things along with some other cast members over the weekend.

See more getups after the break.

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A certain Doctor has already established that bow ties are cool. These aluminum variants have to be up there as the coolest. Damico has created a range of 11 aluminum bow ties that are currently fully funded on Kickstarter. Still, there is a little time left to get one for shipment in September.

See more pictures and the video after the break.

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Embrace your nerdy side next time you need to get dressed up with these Star Trek: TNG and Batman-themed ties. The Star Trek: TNG ties are each 100% polyester and come in Command Red, Engineering/Ops Gold, or Science Blue. There are also two 100% silk Batman ties featuring either his cowl or his logo pictured after the break.

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Do you recognize this cosplay? If so, these Day Of The Tentacle earrings and cufflinks by Etsy seller LizzGlizz might be right up your alley.

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true wetsuits

Yes, that is a guy getting out of the water in a business suit—but don’t worry about him. He hasn’t snapped under the pressure of his demanding job. Quicksilver Japan’s “True Wetsuits” include a jacket, pants, and tie made with two-millimeter super high-stretch jersey Neoprene and a shirt made from Drylight which is a special fabric made in conjunction with 3M.

You can choose a black suit, blue suit, or tuxedo suit if you want to be a super fancy surfer. Not sure how your boss or other surfers will feel about your look, but you just keep being you on the beach or in the boardroom.

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jen and joshua wedding 1

Writing about geeky weddings is always fun, but getting to write about a geeky wedding in which a friend of yours is the bride? That’s awesome.

If you know just how big a Star Wars fan Jennifer is, then it’s no surprise that she would go all out for her wedding. From the cake toppers to the table cards and everything in between, there’s a lot of Star Wars going on. But the amazing thing is how they managed to make everything so beautiful and elegant.

As Jennifer told Green Wedding Shoes:

“From the moment we started planning, my now-husband and I decided that we wanted our wedding to be intimate, fun, and a reflection of who we are as a couple. In terms of the details and decor, we tried to create an atmosphere that was whimsical, romantic, and modern. Since I’m a lifelong Star Wars fan, I knew I had to incorporate my fandom into some of the wedding details. The cherry on top for both of us was getting Stormtroopers from the 501st Legion to be a part of the wedding. It was an absolute dream come true!”

Photography by Cacá Santoro.

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zelda wedding 1

Alex and Grace met through a mutual friend and both of them joined a gaming group that got together every week to play titles like Dungeons and Dragons and Link’s Crossbow Training. They became friends but didn’t start dating immediately—and when they did, it was long distance. As you might guess from the title of this post, they eventually got engaged and decided on a Legend of Zelda themed wedding. They explained to their photographer:

We are both huge fans of the Legend of Zelda video game series by Nintendo and our mutual love of the game has been a pretty strong point in our relationship. Alex and I both had seen quite a few articles about game-inspired weddings on websites like Kotaku and Offbeat Bride, and when we officially started planning our wedding, it seemed like a Zelda theme would reflect our love very well and be enormously fun to plan.

The Zelda touches included cupcakes topped with green rupees, elf ears for the bridal party, potion cocktails, and subtle placement of the Triforce symbol.

All photos by Jerry Wang Photography.

More pictures from the elegant occasion after the break.

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Want to take your ugly Christmas sweater game to the next level? These suit version of those hideous sweaters will definitely make you the hit of the Christmas party this year. They include a jacket, pants, and tie in horrible Christmas patterns. You can choose between Rudolph, Snowmen, or a classic sweater design and be the most perfectly dressed guy at this year’s office party.

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Karen and Charles Kent (yes Kent!) have a thing for Superman—Smallville in particular. The couple’s wedding was inspired by the long running series about Clark Kent, with the event actually taking place at Hatley Castle in British Columbia. You may recognize it as the Lex Luthor mansion from the series. It’s also been featured in the X-Men films and on Arrow. It’s the superhero/villain estate of choice.

Their wedding featured red, blue, and yellow colors in the classiest way possible, and the groom donned a Superman cape for parts of the event. They even explored Smallville filming locations during their honeymoon.

As you’ll see in the pictures and video after the break, it’s a nerdy dream wedding done right.

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