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THE VOICE OF AHSOKA TANO AND FOUNDER OF HER UNIVERSE TALKS ABOUT WHERE HER COMPANY HAS BEEN AND WHERE IT’S GOING, REVEALS NEW ROGUE ONE APPAREL COMING TO DISNEY PARKS, AND MUCH MORE.
Force of Fashion focuses on all things wearable in a galaxy far, far away — and right here at home! — with behind-the-scenes studies on some of the most iconic costumes of the saga, and the biggest highlights in Star Wars fashion today.

The story remains the same for many of us: growing up as a girl, options were pretty limited when it came to what kind of Star Wars-branded clothing we could buy. By the time many girls become teenagers, the square-cut hemlines of boys’ tees have long become a thing of the past when it comes to comfort and flexibility. So, for many ladies, the best solution for awhile was creativity — men’s Star Wars tees that had enough room to mess with, and a pair of fabric-cutting scissors. That is, until people like Ashley Eckstein decided one day to pick up their scissors and take one giant leap toward fashion-forward fandom.

Six years ago, Eckstein (who is probably best known around these parts for voicing Ahsoka Tano) decided T-shirts — especially those cut from the cloth of the men’s section — were not enough. She kicked off Her Universe and threw open the doors of possibility with creative prints, dresses, cardigans, and accessories. Boldly and brightly, Her Universe demonstrated that not only could fandom-centric brands serve ladies and make money, but that there is a huge demand for something beyond your standard witty T-shirt. Fans want to be able to share their love in ways that fit their self-expression, and Her Universe was one of the first brands to truly provide that. Now, entire fashion lines are dedicated to creating high-quality, effortless looks for all fans, and Eckstein’s original idea has spawned into a full-fledged, successful company.

Eckstein was fresh off of an audition when we spoke, managing a hectic schedule post-San Diego Comic-Con, where the latest Her Universe fashion show had just finished wowing a packed house. In this special interview for Fashion Week 2016, we spoke about where it all started, where the sky will take Eckstein from there, and what fans can expect from Her Universe at Disney Parks this fall.

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