The Her Universe Fashion Show is returning to San Diego Comic Con for it’s 6th year and we couldn’t be more excited! The critically acclaimed show is one of the must-see events at SDCC and is a showcase of the amazing talent of it’s 24 designers competing to win a collab with Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein. Presented by Her Universe, Hot Topic, and Dreamwork’s She-Ra and the Princesses of Power, this years show is going to be all about power!
The Power of Fashion, to be exact. And because of Her Universe’s collab with Dreamworks She-Ra and the Princesses of Power you can bet that we’ll probably see some Adora, Shimmer, or Catra designs on the walk way. After all, this year’s show is all about powerful characters, stories, and themes that inspired us. And that’s exactly with She-Ra and the Princesses of Power has done for it’s viewers time and time again.
Out of the 24 designers, two will be chosen as winners. One will be picked by the audience and the other will be picked by a panel of experts in the world of geek and fashion. Joining this year’s judges panel are Ed LaBay (VP/GMM, Hot Topic), Liz Muñoz (CEO, Torrid), Lisa Baldzicki (VP Parks Merchandise & Product Development, Disney Parks), Meghan Camarena (@Strawburry17, Producer, Host, Actress), Merit Leighton (Voice of Frosta, on She-Ra and the Princesses of Power), Michaela Dietz (Actress, Voice of Amethyst, Cartoon Network’s Steven Universe), Kristi Siedow Thompson (Designer, 2018 Audience Winner), Cynthia Kirkland (Designer, 2018 Judge’s Winner) and Jane Burson (Designer, 2018 Singer Sewing Winner).
In addition to all this geeky goodness, we’ll also get a chance to see The Cartoon Network Junior Design Showcase at the Her Universe Fashion Show. This competition showcases Junior designers between 6-17 years old with this years theme being all things Steven Universe inspired. The young creator who wins this showcase with also design a collection with Her Universe for Box Lunch in 2020.
The Her Universe Fashion Show will be held Thursday, July 18th at 6 p.m. in the Harbor Ballroom of the Manchester Grand Hyatt Hotel.