SDCC: 2019 Her Universe Fashion Show

The Her Universe Fashion Show made its official debut at San Diego Comic-Con six years ago. Since then, it has provided a space for geek designers to showcase their work. This year’s theme was “The Power of Fashion.” Inspired by the Netflix and DreamWorks TV series She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, 24 finalists were challenged to create designs influenced by powerful characters, stories, and themes. Thursday night’s show also celebrated the power of friendship. Founder Ashley Eckstein (Star Wars: Clone Wars, Blue Collar TV) proudly co-hosted the show with friend Tiffany Smith (Harry & Meghan: A Royal Romance, House of Demons).

Here’s how the night went down.

The finalists were separated into 6 groups of 4 and were allowed to have a model of their choice or walk down the runway themselves. Groups 1/2 went first and were followed by 3/4 and 5/6. The winners get the opportunity to work on a very special Wonder Woman collection with Her Universe for Hot Topic.

2019 HER UNIVERSE FASHION SHOW FINALISTS

* Indicates Judges’ Choice

** Indicates Audience Choice

  • Ericka Angiuli (@Eangiuli) – Avenge the Fallen, Marvel’s Avengers
  • Kimberly Burns (@Kberry723) – Heart of Kyber, Star Wars
  • Kendra Raymond (@aml_designs) – Catwoman Origins, DC Comics
  • Olivia Mears (@avantgeek) – She-Ra, Princess of Power Suits, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
  • Jill N. Nofziger (@jillnndesign) – Maleficent, Disney
  • Cindy Guillermo Heselton (@sinnanoms) – The Night Queen, Game of Thrones
  • Brianna Casper (@Ghost_Banana) – Off With Your Head, Alice in Wonderland
  • Jenny Clark (@jenny.clark.1218) – Something Wicked, The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina
  • Christine Geiger (@geigeruppercut) – A Horsey of a Different Color, She-Ra and the Princesses of Power
  • Britley Morgan Smith (@HazelNewtBrett) – Moon Healing Escalation, Sailor Moon
  • Sami Haag (@Acesthetic27) – Icy Hot Vogue, My Hero Academia
  • Liz Todd (@ambrose_cosplay) – Duck Couture (Wooo-Ooo!), DuckTales
  • Lisa Truong (@a_siren) – The Spirit of Hope, Star Wars
  • Ally Crocker (@lueah) – Bring Me Back To The Brienne-Ing, Game of Thrones
  • Sarah Timm (@breathcue) – Welcome To Neptune, Veronica Mars
  • Kathryn Henzler (@fullmetal_flamingo) – The Lady of Lorien and Light, Lord of the Rings
  • Lizard Leigh (@HeyLizardLeigh) – A Diamond By Any Other Name, Steven Universe
  • Andrea Ohnesorge (@spectacular1771) – My Unicorn, Unicorn Store
  • Hailey Jensen (@haileyjensenart) – Dreams Come True, Cinderella
  • Adria Renee* (@adria.renee) – Destination: Isla Nublar, Jurassic Park
  • Samantha Strickland (@unoriginalsam85) – IT Girl, Stephen King’s IT
  • Heather Smith (@Geekanista5) – He’s No Good To Me Dead, Star Wars
  • Wes Jenkins (@artofwesjenkins) – Oogie Boogie’s Winter ball, The Nightmare Before Christmas
  • Sarah Hambly** (@officialhambly) – Bodak Green – Marvel’s Loki

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