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Her Universe takes Comic-Con by storm

Fangirl apparel & accessories specialist unveils LEGO dress creation as part of fashion show.

Her Universe – which specialises in apparel and accessories lines based on licensed brands including Star Wars, Harry Potter and Captain America – showcased a raft of new designs at its annual Comic-Con fashion show at the weekend.

Host and founder of Her Universe, Ashley Eckstein, wore an original ‘little block dress’ made from more than 10,000 LEGO bricks and weighing 25 pounds.

It featured a design inspired by a sketch of Star Wars: The Clone Wars character, Ahsoka Tano.

27 designers competed with haute couture designs inspired by pop culture brands including Star Wars, DC, Marvel, Harry Potter, Mad Max: Fury Road, Game of Thrones, Pokémon, Doctor Who, Sailor Moon, Labyrinth, Supernatural, 28 Days Later, Wall-E and Red Dragon/Silence of the Lambs.

The special fashion show doc-series will be shown on Comic-Con HQ from July 28. Viewers will then be able to vote for their winner of the Audience Award.

Ashley’s LEGO dress was created by 2014 winner, Andrew MacLaine and brick artist, Nathan Sawaya.

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