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004: Her Universe at Comic-Con 50!

Comic-Con 2019 Toucan Tips

Let your geek flag fly high for this year’s fashion-focused events by Her Universe at Comic-Con 50! Come and see who’s competing for the opportunity to design the next best pop culture fashion line for Hot Topic in the Her Universe Fashion Show taking place Thursday, July 18, 7:00–9:00 PM in the Harbor Ballroom at the Manchester Grand Hyatt.

If the idea of designing a fashion or accessories line for your favorite fandom is something you’ve been contemplating for some time, then you won’t want to miss the Her Universe Workshop on Friday, where Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein will join in conversation with a panel of industry professionals about the business of fashion, fandom, and licensing.

Finish off your Saturday night at Comic-Con by attending a special screening of Studio Ghibli’s animated film, Kiki’s Delivery Service, hosted by Her Universe and Hot Topic. This event takes place at the Horton Grand Theatre located at 444 Fourth Ave, San Diego, CA 92101, from 7:00–9:00 PM. Drawing for tickets to this event will take place on Saturday morning at 9:00 AM at the Autograph Area under the Sails Pavilion of the convention center. The tickets for this event are FREE. After the tickets have been distributed, there will be some limited standby tickets available at the Horton Grand Theatre closer to the start of the screening to fill any no-show spots.

Indulge your love of pop culture fashion with Her Universe’s panels at Comic-Con 50! Here’s a complete listing:

Thursday, July 18

6:00–8:00 The Her Universe Fashion Show—Presented by Her Universe, Hot Topic, and She-Ra in partnership with Cartoon Network. The Her Universe Fashion Show has become one of the must-attend events on Thursday at Comic-Con, as 24 designers compete with their original “geek couture” designs to win the ultimate prize: the opportunity to design a Her Universe fashion collection for Hot Topic. Hosted by actress and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein. Room Harbor Ballroom, Manchester Grand Hyatt

Friday, July 19

10:30–12:00 The Her Universe Workshop—Want to get into the business of geek fashion? Calling all designers, artists, lawyers, entrepreneurs. Hear from the Founder of Her Universe, Ashley Eckstein, and a panel of industry professionals, and take a deep dive into the business of fashion, fandom, and licensing. Santa Rosa Room, Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

Saturday, July 20

7:00–9:15 Studio Ghibli Kiki’s Delivery Service Screening—Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Kiki's Delivery Service! This coming-of-age story follows Kiki, a young witch-in-training, to a new town where she delivers goods by broomstick and meets new friends. Join Her Universe and Hot Topic for Studio Ghibli trivia, prizes, and a special screening of this delightful adventure with a special host. Horton Grand Theatre

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