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The best geek fashion of San Diego Comic-Con

Check out the impressive geek fashion at the sixth annual Her Universe fashion show at SDCC.

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The power of fashion

Step into the biggest celebration of geek fashion during San Diego Comic-Con: the Her Universe Fashion Show. This year the show celebrated its sixth anniversary with the theme "power of fashion," inspired by She-Ra and the princesses of power.

Ashley Eckstein, founder of Her Universe and the voice of Star Wars' Ahsoka Tano, kicks off the catwalk with a first look reminiscent of the classic outfit of Adora.

Check out the gallery to see the different dress transformations and meet this year's show winners. The winners get to create a collection for Hot Topic and Her Universe.

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By the power of Grayskull!

And just like She-Ra, Eckstein reveals her second look in front of the audience. Here we can see the moment the red dress drops to the floor to show the second look. 

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The final look

Here Eckstein revels the final look of the transformative dress created by 2014 Her Universe Fashion Show winner Andrew MacLaine.

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Andrew MacLaine

Andrew MacLaine joins Eckstein on the stage while reminiscing how much they had to practice for the big reveal.

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Avenge the Fallen

The first contestant to walk the runway is Ericka Angiuli of Anaheim, California. She has a bachelor's degree in fashion and works as a costume designer.

If you are a Marvel fan you should check our our Comic-Con giveaway.

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Avenge the Fallen

The name of Angiuli's dress is Avenge the Fallen. It was inspired in Marvel's Avengers.

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Heart of Kyber

Kimberly Burn found inspiration in Star Wars for her dress called Heart of Kyber.

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Heart of Kyber

Burn believes in the power fashion has to empower people because it allows us to embody the characteristics of our favorite heroes.

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Catwoman Origins

Kendra Raymond showcases a convertible dress that was inspired in DC's Catwoman. It started the catwalk with a long coat look.

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Catwoman Origins

The full front look of her dress. Raymond has a degree in fashion design from the University of Nebraska.

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Catwoman Origins

Currently Raymond is working on a second degree in TV and film costume design.

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She-Ra, Princess of Power suit

This design embodies the transformation that happens by power of Grayskull and it evolves into three different looks. It was created by Olivia Mears.

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She-Ra, Princess of Power suit

Mears is recognized by her avant-garde style and she's been featured on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and MTV's Video Music Awards.

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She-Ra, Princess of Power suit

Her final look showcases the blouse under her cape.

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Maleficent

And because we all love a villain, Jill N. Nofziger made this couture dress inspired by Maleficent. This dress also transforms on the catwalk. In this first photo, we see a black gown. Click to the next photo to see how she brings the dragon fire into her design.

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Maleficent

Nofzinger's design revels a cape that's held at the wrist by a rainbow of colors that evoque Maleficent's green fire and purple dress details.

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Maleficent

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The Night Queen

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The Night Queen

A power suite inspired by Game of Thrones.

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Off With Your Head

Brianna Copper is the talent behind this dress inspired by Alice in Wonderland.

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Off With Your Head

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Something Wicked

This dress inspired by The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina was created by Jenny Clark.

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Something Wicked

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I am Batman

Ashley Eckstein's third look of the night was inspired by Batman's 80th anniversary and created by Andre MacLaine.

If you are a DC fan you should check out the Batman display at San Diego Comic-Con.

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A Horsey of a Different Color

Christine Geiger sought inspiration in Swift Wind, She-Ras loyal companion.

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A Horsey of a Different Color

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Moon Healing Esacalation

Britley Morgan Smith from Orange County, California, was inspired by the Sailor Moon franchise.

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Icy Hot Vogue

Sami Hagg got inspiration from from the anime series, My Hero Academia.

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Icy Hot Vogue

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Duck Couture (Wooo-Ooo!)

Liz Todd from Mesa, Arizona, brought us a convertible outfit inspired by Duck Tales. You can totally see Scrooge McDuck in that coat, plus she added some personality imitating his walk for a bit.

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Duck Couture (Wooo-Ooo!)

After the coat came off, she reveled a gown inspired in a lot of gold.

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The Spirit of Hope

Lisa Truong got inspiration from Star Wars for her submission.

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The Spirit of Hope

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Bring Me Back to the Brienne-ing

Ally Crocker from San Diego used Brienne of Tarth for inspiration for her design.

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Bring Me Back to the Brienne-ing

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Welcome to Neptune

Veronica Mars was the inspiration for designer Sarah Timm.

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Welcome to Neptune

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The Lady of Lórien and Light

Designer Kathryn Henzler got inspiration from the Lord of the Rings saga.

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The Lady of Lórien and Light

Her gown also revealed UV reactive fabric. 

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Haunted House Couture

Ashley revealed a third look inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Disneyland ride Haunted Mansion. The jumpsuit was design by Leetal Platt, 2015 Her Universe Fashion Show winner.

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A Diamond by Any Other Name

Steven Universe is the inspiration for Lizard Leigh's convertible dress that goes from a mini skirt to a long gown.

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A Diamond by Any Other Name

Here is the long gown look after the transformation.

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My Unicorn

Designer Andrea Ohnesorge sought inspiration from the Unicorn Store to create her couture gown.

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Dreams Come True

Cinderella inspired Hailey Jensen's gown.

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Dreams Come True

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Isla Nublar

Andria Renee is the talent behind this Jurassic Park-inspired dress.

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Clever girl!

It was a great surprise when she revealed the pashmina message.

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Isla Nublar

Renne is the 2019 Judges' Winner.

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The purse though

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It Girl

Stephen King's IT was the inspiration for this couture gown created by Samantha Strickland.

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It Girl

It moved beautifly through the catwalk.

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He's No Good To Me Dead

Heather Smith is a self-tough seamstress who got inspiration from Star Wars for this power suit.

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He's No Good To Me Dead

Smith got inspiration from an specific moment in Star Wars Episode 5: Empire Strike Back, when Boba Fett tells Darth Vader that he needs Han Solo alive.

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He's No Good To Me Dead

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Oogie Boogie's Winter Ball

This two piece look was inspired in Tim Burton's Nightmare Before Christmas.

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Oogie Boogie's Winter Ball

It showcases UV-reactive fabric on the long jacket, dress and stocking. Designer Wes Jenkins painted the bugs in the dress by hand.

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Oogie Boogie's Winter Ball

Here is the look under regular light.

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Bodak Green

Marvel's Loki was what inspired Sarah Hambly with this look.

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Hambly won the 2019 Audience Winner for the Her Universe Fashion Show.

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Bodak Green

A close-up of the hat.

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On Our Sleves

Before announcing the winners, Ashley Eckstein showcased a final look inspired by the her efforts to create awareness around children's mental health.

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Honorable mention

Last year the Her Universe Fashion Show also started a junior designers competition. This year the theme was Steven Universe and on the runway we have the honorable mentions. In the back from left to right we have 6-year-old Wesley, with her design "I am mom"; Ashley Eckstein; designer Canada, 16; and to her left her best friend and model. Canada's design is named Rainbow Quartz. Front and center, designer Mercy showcases her dress titled Fusion Cuisine.

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Emerson

The first junior winner is Emerson. She learned how to sew so she could create her winning design.

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Pearl Gala

Emily created her design with some help a professional designer.

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Ultra Lapis

Kayla made her outfit by herself and let me tell you that those pants completely rocked the runway.

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The big annoucement

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The 2019 winners

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