From Slumdog to Dotcom Millionaires
Purists would say that the tech appearance declined in the 1990s - where did the bow ties and suspenders go? But so did the standards for why VCs would fork over millions to nearly anyone with a dotcom-related "business plan" ("Got a PowerPoint deck, elevator pitch or words scribbled on napkin? You do. Great!"). No matter, the '90s geek flourished with a new, casual look that screamed: "I know technology, I'll be working here for three months tops, and you need to pay me truckloads of money."