Tuesday, 27 August 2019 15:05

#OOTD 126 Mellow Yellow

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger American Apparel yellow polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

They call me 'Mellow Yellow', arite? Total colour dressing is a big trend at the moment, you only have to look at young Irish designer, Robyn Lynch - see more here - to see the attraction.

It's a bit like colourful Kanye and is as playful as is it simple, looking the same from the front and back. It's part cult, part uniform but total sunshine, especially in this glorious yellow. Now, it just has to stop raining...

Credits - #Gifted - Yellow Sweatshirt - American Apparel, Sandals - Grenson, Socks - Falke #NotGifted - Trousers - Polo Ralph Lauren

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger American Apparel yellow polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger American Apparel yellow polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger American Apparel yellow polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger American Apparel yellow polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger American Apparel yellow polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

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Tuesday, 20 August 2019 14:25

#OOTD 125 United Colours Of Chic Geek

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Barena linen shirt slowear jacket polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandalsSomewhere in the depths of rainy Kent, TheChicGeek, was a Lego-like vision of colour.

When we think of bold colours we often get sidetracked by prints and pattens. Plain primaries, like these, should be looked at like children's building blocks, all adding up to a balanced whole. Don't be frightened by bold trousers, because, when they're balanced, like here with other just as strong colours, they don't feel as bright and daring. It says confidence and references masters of colour like David Hockney and Luke Edward Hall.

Credits - #Gifted Shirt - Barena, Sandals - Grenson, Socks - Falke, Jacket - Slowear #NotGifted Trousers - Polo Ralph Lauren

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Barena linen shirt slowear jacket polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Barena linen shirt slowear jacket polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Barena linen shirt slowear jacket polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Barena linen shirt slowear jacket polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Barena linen shirt slowear jacket polo ralph lauren trousers Falke socks sandals

 

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Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Dries Van Noten Shirt Grenson Falke socks sandals American Vintage Kronaby Verner PantonWhen you can't see the wood for the Dries... it's probably time to step back, remember it's only August and just chill. We still have weeks of summer left.

For summer evening wear, team a nice shirt - this has a classic 1970s Verner Panton print - with a smart pair of loose trousers and sandals with socks. Who gives a French tuck?!

Credits - #Gifted Shirt - Dries Van Noten from Harrods, Trousers - American Vintage, Sandals - Grenson, Socks - Falke, Watch - Kronaby

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Dries Van Noten Shirt Grenson Falke socks sandals American Vintage Kronaby Verner Panton

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Dries Van Noten Shirt Grenson Falke socks sandals American Vintage Kronaby Verner Panton

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Dries Van Noten Shirt Grenson Falke socks sandals American Vintage Kronaby Verner Panton

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Dries Van Noten Shirt Grenson Falke socks sandals American Vintage Kronaby Verner Panton

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Monday, 08 July 2019 16:21

#OOTD 123 It's Nicce That!

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Sometimes it's good to go for a run in the woods. Clear the mind, wind in your hair and the latest sneakers on your feet, life is good. and breathe. Nothing feels as good as a fresh tracksuit to put that spring in your step. Sorry, gotta run!

Credits - #Gifted Tracksuit - Nicce, Trainers - Diadora, Watch - Kronaby, 

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger Nicce tracksuit

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Monday, 03 June 2019 09:02

#OOTD 122 Fringe Festival

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell bootsWhen I received an e-mail from the 'Jacket Maker', at the beginning of the year, offering me the opportunity of designing my own leather jacket, I jumped at the chance. I wanted something with lots of fringing. I was thinking Harry Styles meets Stevie Nicks (look just what happened at the recent Gucci Cruise show!) to wear to a festival. A few e-mails back and forth and a few months later, voila, here's my western style leather jacket in oxblood red with maximum fringing. Rock on!

I've teamed it with a vintage, dead-stock 1970s yellow blouse with beagle collars I found on eBay, my current favourite jeans from Raey at Matchesfashion.com and some practical hiking boots for all those hours flitting between the bar and the main stage. Bring on the music...

Credits - #Gifted - Fringed Leather Jacket - Jacket Maker, Jeans - Raey, Boots - Merrell, #Bought - Vintage Blouse - eBay, Vintage Neckace - eBay

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell boots

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell boots

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell boots

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell boots

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell boots

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Blogger fashion Jacket Maker fringed jacket Raey jeans Merrell boots

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Monday, 20 May 2019 09:33

#OOTD 121 Country Casuals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

Without the rain, there wouldn't be any rainbows, or so the optimists like to tell us. TheChicGeek ventured into the woods, this week, prepared for all weathers in his new, minimal raincoat. The concealed hood, taped seams and internal pockets makes it perfect for a country ramble. There's nothing as timeless as a grey sweatshirt, but add a gold necklace, baseball cap and sporty looking hiking boots and the look becomes just at home in an urban setting as amongst the bluebells. 

Credits - Gifted - Coat - Chrome Industries, Sweatshirt - The Workers Club from Bombinate, Trousers - Spoke, Boots - Merrell, Cap - Perry Ellis, Watch - Kronaby, Not Gifted - Necklace - eBay

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek Chrome Industries Black Coal Merrell country casuals

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Tuesday, 07 May 2019 14:35

#OOTD 120 Blue Bank Holiday Monday

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG RiversEvery year, the bluebells arrive to herald the end of spring, and TheChicGeek takes to the woods. The blur of blue and intoxicating smell are one of the miracles of the season and you should dress to match. 

Gifted - Credits - Blue V-Neck - MG Rivers, Yellow Shirt - eBay, Tie - Dries Van Noten from Harvey Nichols, Trousers - American Vintage, Suede Loafers - Dune London, Watch - Kronaby

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG Rivers

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG Rivers

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG Rivers

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG Rivers

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG Rivers

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek blue v neck MG Rivers

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Monday, 02 July 2018 11:27

#OOTD 119 Party Time

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek suiting tailoring best topThey say the suit is on its way back, but the most important thing for tailoring brands to do is simply is give us suits that we want to wear. It sounds simple, but, if it's good, we'll wear it. I designed this suit with The Drop see more here 

Based on something I already had in my wardrobe by Tom Ford, I had it remade in brown with a pink lining. The new trends coming out of the recent shows were for longer jackets in a double-breasted shape, see more here Whatever you do, just make sure the jacket covers your arse!

Lucky, it coordinates with the coloured elastic on my new Chelsea boots. Now, where's that party?

Credits - Suit - The Drop, Silk Shirt - Pretty Green, Boots - Base London

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek suiting tailoring best top

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek suiting tailoring best top

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Tuesday, 05 June 2018 10:49

#OOTD 118 Top Summer Suiting

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek suiting tailoring best top

Summer isn't all shorts and sandals, it can also be a time for formal occasions and those days when you just feel like making an effort. Putting on a suit, after a break, can be, almost, liberating. It's that old feeling of a uniform that runs throughout British menswear and that comfort in feeling 'dressed'.

A checked suit adds more interest, a waistcoat adds more formality and a black vinyl raincoat adds, well, it just ADDS! See more of the vinyl trend - here

Credits - Coat - ASOS, Suit - Remus Uomo, Shirt - Simon Carter, Shoes - Base London

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek suiting tailoring best top

Menswear OOTD The Chic Geek suiting tailoring best top

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Tuesday, 29 May 2018 13:07

#OOTD 117 World Cup Casual

Watching World Cup Football OOTD

Regardless of whether you like football or not, they'll be no escaping the World Cup when it starts in Russia shortly. I can't remember how many 'years of hurt' it is now, but, expectations aren't particularly high with regards to the England team. That doesn't mean that I don't care.

Settle down in front of the TV and start shouting, "Come on, England!"

Credits - Cardigan - A Day's March, Shirt - R.M. Williams, Jeans - Paul Smith, Shoes - Base London

Watching World Cup Football OOTD

Watching World Cup Football OOTD

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