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    My Top 5 Favorite Films of 2016

    Top 5 Films of 2016 // The Geeky Fashionista

    Today, I’m sharing with you my Top 5 favorite films of 2016. I know everyone is talking about the Oscar nominated films, but despite living in LA where one has access to see pretty much any movie once it’s released, with my busy schedule, I really don’t see very many. I’ll see most of the big franchise ones with friends, but other than those, my film viewing is a bit limited. However, this year had quite a few franchise films and most of them were better than average so no complaints here. 

    Keep reading for my favorite films of 2016!

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    Cosplay, Fashion, Geekdom, Local, Los Angeles

    Mystic Messenger Little Tokyo Cosplay Meetup

    Mystic Messenger Cosplay Meetup // The Geeky Fashionista

    If you’ve been following me for the past couple months, I’m sure you’ve seen me mention Mystic Messenger. It easily became my biggest new fandom of 2016. Well, last year, I went to my very first non-convention cosplay meetup. It was a gathering for Mystic Messenger fans to come together, cosplay as their favorite characters, buy merch, and hang out.

    Keep reading to read about my experience & see some photos I took at the event!

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    Christmas, Geekdom, Life, Personal, Wishlist

    My 2016 Christmas Wishlist

    My 2016 Christmas Wishlist
    I can’t believe it’s only three weeks until Christmas! I’ve already finished up most of my Christmas shopping which makes me realize I’m probably putting this post up a bit too late to genuinely be useful to anyone (sorry, family!) as they too have probably already finished up most of their shopping…although, to give myself some credit, I actually think this is the earliest in December I’ve posted my Christmas wishlist in the 5+ years I’ve had this blog.

    Yes, I think I’ve made a Christmas Wishlist every year since 2010 and even though I’m at the age now where if I really want something, I can just go out and get it for myself instead of hoping to find it under the tree from Santa (although those days were magical and Santa really did spoil me as a kid), I want to keep this post tradition going and share with you all what my personal wish list items are for Christmas (or otherwise)! 

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    Geek Fashion, Geekdom, Thanksgiving

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Geek Deals

    Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals For Geeks and Cosplayers

    I know Black Friday can be pretty overwhelming trying to keep up with all the amazing sales out there. To help you out, I’ve rounded up all the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for geeks and cosplayers I could find in to one post.

    I did my best to keep everything up to date and I’ll continue to add as I find more awesome deals!

    Tip: For extra savings, be sure to use Ebates.com (referral link)! Sign up is FREE and many stores are doing DOUBLE cash back! So on top of whatever savings you’re already getting, you can get up to another 15% off!

    UPDATED 11/28 4:14AM

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    Fashion, Geek Fashion, Geekdom

    Best Geek Dresses – Part One

    Best Geek Dresses // The Geeky Fashionista

    I love how diverse geek fashion has developed for women these past years. We now have so many ways to represent our fandoms and to do so in whatever our unique clothing style might be. Do you like to keep things casual with tank and skater dresses? Check. Do you want something classy and sophisticated with a touch of lace? Check. How about something just subtly geeky? Check. What about something full on geeky and/or could almost be considered cosplay? Check. 

    It really is a great time to be a geek lady!

    Today, I’m going to share with you some of my favorite geek DRESSES. As a little girl, I was lucky to find a fitted women’s geek tee – oh, how I would’ve gone crazy for a pretty geek dress like these

    There were so many wonderful dresses, I decided to do a Part Two to this post which will be up tomorrow.

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    Beauty, Fashion, Geekdom, Gift Ideas, Life

    10 Fall Essentials

    Fall Essentials

    Yes, I’m doing a Fall Essentials post in November! Some of you might think I’m a bit late for a post like this…shouldn’t I have had it up in September or October the latest? Probably >.<

     However, living in Los Angeles, it hasn’t felt anything like fall up until this month. I could’ve faked it earlier with a candle and something pumpkin, but I’ve been longing for that cooler weather that would finally allow me to break out the flannel and scarves! Well, now that that weather has come, I am living in a fall wonderland and I don’t want it to end (and knowing LA, most of our winter will probably feel like fall and I’m okay with that)!

    So in the spirit of finally celebrating fall, I rounded up a list of my top 10 fall essentials. All these things either remind me of fall or make fall just that much better!

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    Comic Con, Fashion, Fashion Shows, Geek Fashion, Geekdom, SDCC

    Hot Topic & Her Universe Fashion Show at SDCC

    Her Universe Fashion Show

    For the last three years, Hot Topic and Her Universe have put on an amazing “geek couture” fashion show featuring designs from some incredibly talented aspiring designers. Every year, I want to so badly attend the show and every year something comes up that night preventing me. This year, I FINALLY was able to make it!! Read on to see experience attending the Hot Topic and Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic Con 2016!

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    Comic Con, Conventions, Cosplay, Geekdom, SDCC

    San Diego Comic Con 2016 Sunday Recap

    San Diego Comic Con Sunday

    Sunday

    Yayyy!!! The last of my 2016 San Diego Comic Con recaps is here!! Despite the fact that the con happened over two months ago, I still decided to do this post. Why? You might say it’s pretty irrelevant at this point. Well, because in all my 10 years of attending Comic Con and almost 6 years of having this blog, I’ve never made it to writing about Sunday which is kind of sad. I always write about Preview Night and Thursday but then by the time Sunday rolls around, I’m all Comic Conn’ed out and Sunday is all but forgotten about. Not this year! With this post, I’ll finally have a full set of Comic Con recaps. Despite the personal reasons for this post, I hope you’ll still enjoy reading about the last day of my San Diego con adventure – it’s short and sweet, I promise! After all my venting in my Saturday recap, I thought it be best 🙂

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