If you’re a geek girl who hasn’t heard of Her Universe yet then allow me to introduce you to one of the greatest online shops for geeky t-shirts! Ashley Eckstein, the voice actress for Ahsoka Tano on the Star Wars: Clone Wars, started the company several years ago after noticing the distinct lack of Star Wars t-shirts for women. Since then, she has expanded past Star Wars and now features shirts with designs from Star Trek, Doctor Who, Battlestar Galactica, and several other SyFy properties.
This year, I was especially excited for October to roll around because not only would I be drinking pumpkin spice lattes and breaking out my boots but I would also get to bring out my fabulous Her Universe Halloween tote bag!
And here’s a close up of the bag since the lighting was not cooperating with me:
Even though this bag has a very limited season, I still love carrying it as often as possible. It’s great for just tossing my wallet, phone, a book, and a sweater into and going! This Katie Cook design is cute, fun, and almost always gets compliments. It’s also one of the easiest ways to get into the Halloween spirit.
While the Halloween tote bag I have was a limited edition, you can still get an adorable Her Universe seasonally appropriate bag. Starting today, Her Universe is offering a brand new Katie Cook designed bag for Halloween 2012! They are likely to go fast so head on over to the online store today to check it out. (The bag has Darth Vader in a unicorn costume. Just try and tell me that’s not awesome.)
We interrupt your quasi-regularly scheduled comic book posts to bring you a Star Wars inspired outfit! I was going through my closet a few weeks ago when I came across this top and it suddenly hit me that it was perfect for a casual Winter Celchu streetwear look. The look is inspired by an outfit she wore in the Thrawn Trilogy comics. I actually made a costume version of this that you can see here.
Top: Kenneth Cole
And just for fun, I took a picture with my white wig on too!
In anticipation of The Avengers release, I decided to pull together some outfits that were inspired by characters from the film, but that I could also go to class in without looking like I was trying to walk the runway. Sadly my Captain America earrings didn’t make it there in time, but that didn’t stop me from throwing my best salute!
What I wore for game day. And by game day, I mean Avengers as a cinematic religious experience.
But also! A handful of us bought this tee for casual SHIELD company hijinks at Dragon*Con last — you’ll see us sporting Maria Hill, Contessa, Clay Quartermain, and Jessica Drew, for a nice little grab bag of agents throughout the years. But as my everyday doesn’t lean toward basic tees, I decided to do a little scissor work. And so here we are.
Laura Kinney, aka X-23, has been a favorite of mine ever since she first appeared on X-Men: Evolutions. Her usual fashion sense (and costumes) tend towards leather pants and crop tops. Instead of taking the easy route, I decided to do an interpretation of her outfit from X-23 #1. While obviously my style’s quite different from Laura’s, I think I found a happy medium here between me and the character.
Skirt: The Limited
Shoes: kate spade