private icon: winnie cooper

kevin arnold, you're in over your head.

The term "geek chic" was probably invented for Winnie Cooper.  Before she appeared on our TV screens with her glossy brown hair, high-waisted flares, never-ending collection of checked shirts, and big, big brain, "smart" meant wearing a Math Olympiad t-shirt and hoping for the best.  Winnie even made turtlenecks look cool. (And eventually, algebra too - thanks Danica McKellar!)  When she stole Kevin Arnold's heart, she stole ours, too...

wonder years