Pencil necked chic

Dweeb is the new black, according to this LA Times article about the transformed social status of geeks from outcasts to arbiters of cool. Why the author points to exposed underwear as an example of geek-originated style, I don't know -- that's a gangbanger thing, not a code warrior thing. Now, if they'd suggested pocket protectors as future haute couture accessories, yeah -- but until there are gold-encrusted ones in the Dior fall collection, I'm not totally buying the story's premise. Fun read, though. Article Link , hidden behind a dumbass site registration system that you can bypass with (Thanks, Mara!)