10,000 LEGO® Blocks Create
First-Ever Geek Couture Gown
for Host Ashley Eckstein at The
Her Universe Fashion Show
at San Diego Comic-Con!
The third annual HER UNIVERSE FASHION SHOW took place Thursday, July 21 at San Diego Comic-Con. Host and Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein wore an original “little block dress” made of LEGO®; and designed by 2014 Audience Award winner Andrew MacLaine and brick artist Nathan Sawaya.
27 designers competed with haute couture designs inspired by pop culture stalwarts such as Star Wars, DC, Marvel, Harry Potter, Mad Max: Fury Road, Game of Thrones, Pokémon, Doctor Who, Sailor Moon, Labyrinth, Supernatural, 28 Days Later, Wall-E and Red Dragon / Silence of the Lambs.
The finale of THE HER UNIVERSE FASHION SHOW docuseries, which was filmed last night, will be available on Comic-Con HQ on Thursday, July 28. That same day, voting will open on HerUniverse.com to allow viewers at home to choose a third winner for the series. Comic-Con HQ is available at Comic-ConHQ.com, on iOS and Android devices, Amazon and Roku.
Fast Facts about Ashley’s dress: with a design inspired by a sketch of Star Wars: The Clone Wars character Ahsoka Tano created by Dave Filoni, the dress was made of more than 10,000 bricks and weighed in at 25 pounds!