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New From Her Universe – Star Wars TFA Collection

At San Diego Comic Con in 2015, Her Universe put on the 2015 Her Universe Fashion Show, their second fashion show event at the annual multi-genre entertainment and comic convention. As part of the grand prize of the “Geek Couture” Fashion Show, two of the winning designers were given the chance to collaborate with Her Universe founder, Ashley Eckstein, to design an all-new Star Wars collection exclusively for Hot Topic.

Cindy Levitt, Senior Vice President of Merchandising and Marketing at Hot Topic, said:

“We had so much fun watching Kelly Cercone and Leetal Platt, two young and extremely talented designers, win the Geek Couture fashion show at SDCC 2015. Seeing their journey from sketch to production to a collection on the floor of a national retailer was truly a great experience for all.”

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Collection Availability

Platt and Cercone, along with Eckstein, created the new The Force Awakens, collection, which is only available at select Hot Topic stores and online at This is the second collection released by Her Universe to celebrate the reemergence of the Star Wars series. Where the first collection focused on classic Star Wars characters, this new nine piece collection was inspired by fan favorite characters from the latest movies: Rey, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, BB-8, Poe, Finn, and the Stromtroopers. Styles include dresses, leggings, jackets, and a cardigan.


BB-8 dress and Poe flight dress star wars
Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Her Universe BB-8 dress ($64.50-$74.50) and Poe flight dress ($59.50-$68.50). Image via
Captain Phasma jacket and leggings star wars
Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Her Universe Captain Phasma jacket ($69.50-$78.50) and leggings ($29.50-$34.50). Image via
kylo ren dress star wars
Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Her Universe Kylo Ren dress ($64.50-$74.50). Image via
rey cardigan star wars
Star Wars: The Force Awakens by Her Universe Rey cardigan ($49.50-$58.50). Image via


This collection will also provide extended sizes,from XS up to 3XL and plus sizes (0-5 or 12-28). Sizes XS-2XL will be available in stores. 3XL and plus sizes will be offered online only. Prices range from $29.50 to $78.50.

Her Universe Founder Ashley Eckstein, said:

“Star Wars Episode VII captivated the world and fangirls immediately started asking us for The Force Awakens fashions. We are thrilled to be able to launch our new collection designed by Leetal and Kelly featuring designs inspired by everyone’s new favorite characters, Rey, Finn, BB-8, Kylo Ren and more!”

Tell us in the comments below which look is your favorite.

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Shanon Connelly

(a.k.a. “Super Muffin Girl”) is an avid board gamer, cosplayer, and all around nerd girl. She has been cosplaying for over 10 years, attending several conventions every year. She recently started a YouTube gaming channel, "Time to Play!", which previews and reviews board games. Follow Shanon on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram (@supermuffingirl).


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