I was definitely a nerd in high school. I was on the math team, robotics team, student government, school newspaper, drama club, student leadership, French club, and in the marching band.
I still consider myself nerdy, so I was excited when students at school asked me to participate in their Nerd Pride day.
(by the way, I took these photos at the Boston Public Library…isn’t the reading room incredible?!)
With the exception of the faux glasses, this is an outfit I would typically wear. I love how bow ties look on women (hello, Janelle Monae!), so I knew I wanted to incorporate one into my look.
I made the bow tie myself using a tutorial I found on YouTube (link at bottom of post). It’s a no-sew tutorial, but I went ahead and sewed mine for extra stability. I created it using a faux leather that I had on hand…I think it looks so cute!
For my earrings, I spelled out “nerd”- just for a touch of fun and whimsy:
Gosh, how do people with glasses take pictures? Almost every one that Dave took ended up with an awkward glare. However, I love that if you look closely, you can see the reflection of Copley Square in the picture below!