Okay, Her Universe is probably the coolest thing I’ve ever seen.
Created by Ashley Eckstein, the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Her Universe is the epitome of nerd wear. Ms. Eckstein’s line embraces the idea of being female and a nerd. She realized that women are often wandering about in ill-fitting men’s shirts because that is what is offered when it comes to Star Wars shirts. And that is how it was started.
This hooded shirt, along with the fantastic Leia Hoodie, are the two pieces I own from Her Universe. When I saw her at the 2012 Star Wars Weekends, there was only Star Wars clothing. Her Universe has expanded, into the Whovian and Trek -verses as well.
Now, I’ll be the first to admit that Star Trek and Doctor Who are not my biggest fandoms. I honestly don’t know Jack about Star Trek (I’m getting there, I promise), but I know a Spock hoodie when I see one. I’m also really behind on Doctor Who, but I get the references made by Eckstein.
If you’re up to looking at Her Universe clothing, it’s available online, and in Hot Topic stores all over. I think what Eckstein has done for women’s nerd fashion, is beyond amazing. She’s showing that ladies are a big part of nerd culture, and we deserve to have quality, well-fitting clothes. I admire her so much for what she has created. It’s just so fantastic. Also, she has declared this year as the Year of the Fangirl, and I agree whole-heartedly.
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