Her Universe Fashion Show Shines Light on Geek Couture
Her Universe has been hosting a fashion show at San Diego Comic-Con since 2014. The event offers designers the opportunity to make chic, couture designs inspired by their favorite fandoms. This year the fashion show included ensembles — mostly dresses — based on Star Wars, Marvel, Studio Ghibli, and more. The winning designs were Doctor Strange and Princess Mononoke outfits. You can see those looks and more during the final runway walk in the above video by The Wookiee Gunner.
I wanted to call out a couple of specific accessories. Her Universe founder and fashion show host Ashley Eckstein wore a light-up headband, and her hair stylist hid the battery pack inside a bun:
8-6-2021 (August 6, 2021) is the Snakiest day of the year and it’s also this year’s CircuitPython Day! The day highlights all things CircuitPython and Python on Hardware. See you there!
Stop breadboarding and soldering – start making immediately! Adafruit’s Circuit Playground is jam-packed with LEDs, sensors, buttons, alligator clip pads and more. Build projects with Circuit Playground in a few minutes with the drag-and-drop MakeCode programming site, learn computer science using the CS Discoveries class on code.org, jump into CircuitPython to learn Python and hardware together, TinyGO, or even use the Arduino IDE. Circuit Playground Express is the newest and best Circuit Playground board, with support for CircuitPython, MakeCode, and Arduino. It has a powerful processor, 10 NeoPixels, mini speaker, InfraRed receive and transmit, two buttons, a switch, 14 alligator clip pads, and lots of sensors: capacitive touch, IR proximity, temperature, light, motion and sound. A whole wide world of electronics and coding is waiting for you, and it fits in the palm of your hand.