Ashley Eckstein’s Her Universe Enters the Zombie Apocalypse With New Fangirl Apparel from AMC’s “The Walking Dead”
NEW YORK, NY – July 9th, 2013 -Her Universe™, a leader in female genre merchandise, announced today a license deal with AMC to create a collection of women’s apparel based on the network’s series, “The Walking Dead.” “The Walking Dead” by Her Universe collection, featuring images, characters and phrases from “The Walking Dead” series on fashion tops, leggings, hoodies and dresses, will be available online at HerUniverse.com, San Diego Comic-Con and select retail outlets beginning this summer.
“There is certainly an expanding fan base of women who faithfully watch ‘The Walking Dead’ and this collection of unique apparel and merchandise is targeted just for them,” said Her Universe founder, Ashley Eckstein. “I am a huge fan of ‘The Walking Dead’ and I was thrilled with the opportunity to design Zombie fashion for fangirls. The story lines on this show are very emotional, compelling and addicting! As a fan, I am excited to have more apparel options made for women.”
Based on the comic book series written by Robert Kirkman and published by Image Comics, AMC’s “The Walking Dead” reigns as the most watched drama series on television for Adults 18-49. The series tells the story of the months and years that follow after a zombie apocalypse, and has garnered two Emmy® Awards for Outstanding Prosthetic Make-up and a Golden Globe® Award nomination for Best Television Series –Drama.
Ashley Eckstein is founder of Her Universe and known to sci-fi/pop-culture fans as the voice of Ahsoka Tano on the animated series, Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Photo credit: – Kelsey Edwards Photography-http://www.kelseyedwardsphoto.com/
About Her Universe
Her Universe was launched in 2009 by actress and entrepreneur Ashley Eckstein, and her partner, The Araca Group, known as one of the most innovative theatrical production and merchandise companies in the world. Her Universe was created to directly address the expanding market of female fans by entering into its first agreement with Lucas Licensing to develop and produce a line of female-centered Star Wars apparel and accessories. The success of that line was followed up with a collection for the Syfy network including such shows as Battlestar Galactica and with BBC Worldwide for Doctor Who and with CBS Consumer Products for Star Trek. You can learn more about Her Universe and purchase the current line of fangirl apparel and accessories by going to www.heruniverse.com and by following Eckstein on Facebook (facebook.com/HerUniverse) and Twitter (twitter.com/HerUniverse).
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