Her Universe holding SDCC fashion show. Ashley Eckstein’s fangirl clothing line will hold a “fashion show and design competition” during the convention. “Designs must be fashions, not costumes, and can be ‘geek couture’ or ready-to-wear outfits.” The winning designers will get a chance to collaborate with Ashley on a line for Hot Topic.
“These images have impacted us greatly both as young women and as adults.” Laura and Kate Mulleavy, the masterminds behind Rodarte, talk about Star Wars and their Star Wars gowns on the StarWars.com blog today..
At New York Fashion Week yesterday, Rodarte showed several dresses featuring Star Wars stills. The Star Wars dresses were made with the blessing of George Lucas (who was spotted at their show in 2012) and Disney, according to the L.A. Times. They won’t be for sale, but “will be available in the fall for editorial shoots and potential exhibits,” which means we may see them in magazines at the very least. You can get a closer look at the dresses on our Tumblr.
Rodarte is based in L.A. and has done film costumes in the past – for Natalie Portman’s Black Swan, for instance. So when asked about Episode VII, “Who wouldn’t’? I’m sure they are taken care of, but who wouldn’t do it?”