The Mary Sue’s Holiday Gift Guide: Geek Chic Clothing
Jill Pantozzi | 12:30 pm, November 27th, 2013
HerUniverse.com is one of our favorite places to shop for geek chic items and we think it might be one of yours, too. While we highlight their fun designs often (check out the HerUnivers tag!), we're proud to show you some of their fantastic new items debuting for the holidays. And from November 29th (Black Friday) through December 2nd (Cyber Monday), Her Universe will be offering FREE economy shipping via FedEx SmartPost on all orders (U.S. only). Then, beginning December 3rd and running till December 15th, Her Universe is offering FREE economy shipping via FedEx SmartPost for U.S. customers only on any order of $50.00 or more.
Featured here: Their new
Matt Smith and David Tennant Doctor Who Costume Dresses (available at Hot Topic). Make sure to check out their new as well! Doctor Who 50th anniversary tees on their site
Featured here: their new Star Wars HOPE Lounge Hoodie and
Live Long and Prosper hoodie.
Featured here: their new Fangirl tunic and
Lil' A** Kicker Maternity top (inspired by a few of our favorite The Walking Dead characters).
And don't forget, they've also got a brand new holiday pin featuring Darth Vader this year! Only 1,000 have been made and each comes certified with Ashley Eckstein’s autograph. They come free with any order while supplies last.
And if you can't decide, HerUniverse is offering gift cards starting soon!
Threadless is a super cool place to find nerdy and artist shirts of all kinds for men, women, and kids. They've also got a new leggings section!
Got a corset lover in the family who also happens to be a bit nerdy?
Castle Corsetry on Etsy is the place for you!
6.Kate Beaton Merch
Kate Beaton for her Hark! A Vagrant comic and more but did you know you can get some of her designs on shirts? Check them out at TopatoCo. Featured here: Curies in Love.
Suckers Apparel recently introduced a line of Twin Peaks-inspired items but we're still very much impressed with their superhero line. Featured here: the Marvel dress. And yes, they do have gift codes available.
8.Fencing & Archery Printing Co.
Fencing & Archery Printing Co. have lots of Game of Thrones items you may be interested in. Featured here: their dragon racerback tank.
SuperheroStuff.com has a lot to offer for the superhero fan in your circle but if they're the really quirky kind, they might enjoy some socks of their favorite characters. Capes included.
10.Megan Lara Merch
Megan Lara has a unique style we just adore! She's happily provided a one-stop link to find all of her fabulous art nouveau designs and more on Facebook. Featured here: Come on, cat.
11.Welcome to Night Vale
Welcome to Night Vale is a new obsession to a few here at The Mary Sue. If you know someone who loves it, why not check out their merch on TopatoCo?
neenacreates has lots of fun hand-printed designs based off Harry Potter, Game of Thrones and more. Custom orders are also accepted. Featured here: the Jane Eyre scarf.
HBO's store has tons upon tons of merchandise that may be the perfect gift for someone you know but their Game of Thrones section is of particular interest to us. Featured here: their exclusive Brienne of Tarth t-shirt.
14.Last Exit to Nowhere
According to their "about us" page,
Last Exit to Nowhere creates items which "pay homage to the most memorable places, companies and corporations in cinema history." They've got shirts, hoodies, kids items, caps and more. Featured here: their . Blade Runner-inspired Tyrell Corp hoodie
Obscure sci-fi references and more await you at
Chop Shop. Featured here: 101 Historical Ladies.
We post about
WeLoveFine.com often on The Mary Sue (check the tags on this post for more!) so it was only natural to include them in the gift guide. Especially considering they're having big sales from November 27th through December 6th, including Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials!
Here's some special codes you'll be able to use -
Black Friday (November 29th) (enter on checkout):
BLACKFRIDAYTSHIRTS15: 15% on all regular price t-shirts on all orders (excludes LEDs)
BLACKFRIDAYTSHIRTS25: 25% on all regular price t-shirts on all orders over $100 (excludes LEDs)
Cyber Monday: (December 2nd) (enter on checkout):
CYBERTSHIRTS15: 15% on all regular price t-shirts on all orders (excludes LEDs)
CYBERTSHIRTS25: 25% on all regular price t-shirts on all orders over $100 (excludes LEDs)
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In our previous two 2013 holiday gift guides, we recommended
some great art and a slew of interesting books. Now it’s time to dress up your loved ones in fabulous geek chic! We’ve got new licensed merchandise to show you, featured artists’ items, superhero duds, and more!
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