(One that convinces the audience that I know what I'm talking about.)
As you would expect, I have a variety of nerd tops to chose from:
But I’ve been told that the speakers' dress code is “business professional”.
Oh. Excuse me.
The audience will be a bunch of nerds! I think they would appreciate my nerd wear.
So I tried hard to "make" each of these tops work with business professional bottoms.
OMG. That skirt completely ruined my adorable nerd shirt. I tried another combination:
For crying out loud!
My add-subtract-multiply-divide shirt looks SO MUCH BETTER WITH JEANS than that pencil skirt!
I finally gave up and found a non-nerdy business professional "costume" in my closet.
I really wanted to wear nerd gear.
Then I had an epiphany. I can still wear my nerd gear. And when the analytic fashion police aren't watching?
I can flash the audience!