The HerUniverse Fashion Show is again and higher than ever! The present has been digital for the previous two years however has made its triumphant return to San Diego Comic-Con 2022. To replicate the homecoming, this 12 months’s theme was “Coming Home: Wizard of Oz.” As such, co-hosts Nina West and Ashley Eckstein rocked two magical appears impressed by Glinda the Good Witch and Dorothy Gale.

After reintroducing the present, the hosts launched the judges which included final 12 months’s winners, Teighlor Johnson, Skyler Barrett, and Vivien Lee, and gave them the likelihood to lastly stroll the runway.

This 12 months’s present noticed 26 designers compete for the alternative to design a HerUniverse assortment for Hot Topic and The Marvels (2023).

All of this years’ finalists’ appears can be found to view right here: 

The HerUniverse Fashion Show 2022 finalistsVia HerUniverse

Her Universe Fashion Show 2022 | HerUniverse | Salesforce Commerce Cloud |

This years’ appears have been impressed by Turning Red, Perry the Platypus from Phineas and Ferb, Studio Ghibli’s Ponyo, Mrs. Potts from Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Tinkerbell from Disney’s Peter Pan, Oh the Places We’ll Go by Dr. Seuss, Bruno from Disney’s Encanto, The Matrix: Resurrections, My Hero Academia, Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away, Doctor Strange, BTS, the CW’s 100, Our Flag Means Death, the metropolis of Gondor from The Lord of the Rings, Pirates of the Caribbean, The Lizzy McGuire Movie, Into the Spiderverse, The Haunted Mansion, Yzma from Disney’s The Emperor’s New Groove, Disney’s Alice in Wonderland, Hades from Disney’s Hercules, Ghostface and Casey Becker from Scream, No-Face from Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away, Doctor Octopus fromSpider-Man, and Godzilla.

As at all times, this present highlighted the creativity in Geek circles, amongst everybody from skilled tailors and cosplayers to informal hobbyists and newcomers, folks of all ages and genders coming collectively to rejoice fandom and Geek Couture.

Hosts Ashley Eckstein and Nina West additionally donned extra appears impressed by Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion and carried out the dance from the film, earlier than ending the present in outfits encourage by Captain Marvel.

HerUniverse additionally took the time to reveal their assortment for the Harajuku collective, which will likely be a pop-up store collaboration with Studio Ghibli debuting in Tokyo.

Slight spoilers for anybody who needs to see the outcomes for themselves!

The present had 2 winners! Michael Burson (@thewizardtailor) gained the viewers alternative along with his Doctor Strange: Hellfire Gala look and Cindy Guillermo Heselton (@sinnanoms) gained the Judge’s alternative for her CAGED look impressed by Turning Red, each of which have been wild and sensational.

Winners of HerUniverse Fashion Show 2022, Audience winner Michael Burson is a therapist by day and tailor all other hours who seeks to create the fashion he wishes to see in the world. Judges Winner Cindy Guillermo Heselton is a self-taught seamstress from Virginia Beach whose true passions are geekery and fashion. Via HerUniverse Via HerUniverse/San Diego Comic-Con

But all of the appears have been awe-inspiring so ensure to verify them and the designers out! I already can’t look forward to subsequent 12 months and no matter comes subsequent for these designers and the present!

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