5 Idols Slaying The “Geek Chic” Trend

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The Y2K aesthetic has been all the rage among K-Pop idols for the past few years, but recently, there’s a brand new twist on the trend. Both male and female idols are experimenting with the “geek chic” look, which mixes both a nerdy and hip aesthetic. Check out who’s doing it best below!

1. Hyein (NewJeans)

As a Gen Z idol, Hyein knows all about the latest trends. She’s been experimenting with the geek chic look for a while and looks effortlessly cool in her rimless glasses!

| @newjeans_official/Instagram
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| @newjeans_official/Instagram


Rosé adds a touch of femininity to the trend with braided pigtails, comfy sweaters, and a sparkling pea coat.

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| @roses_are_rosie/Instagram
| @roses_are_rosie/Instagram

3. Karina (aespa)

In her most recent airport look, Karina brings a cool edge to geek chic with her effortless updo and bold jacket. She also received praise for looking like an anime character come to life!

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| SpoTV News 

4. Mingyu (SEVENTEEN)

Mingyu’s take on the trend is relaxed and cool. He rocks simple pieces like a cozy sweater, rimless aviators, and a crossbody bag.

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| Dispatch

5. Rei (IVE)

Rei is slaying in her latest airport look! Her style is all about oversized dark pieces that contrast with her super cute visuals.

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