Let’s Get Fashionably Nerdy! Panel at WonderCon


Hey, Everyone – If you didn’t already know the “Let’s Get Fashionably Nerdy!” Panel is back for WonderCon 2015! We are super excited as we welcome our newest correspondent, Bonnie to the panel as well as some new designers!

We have Camille Falciola from Frakkin Frocks! Frakkin Frocks makes custom handmade fandom inspired dresses and hand painted shoes on Etsy and has made a ton of your favorite outfits you’ve seen both Stephanie and Samantha sporting.


Also new to the panel, Leetal Platt of Cozday Clothing! Cozday makes high-end red carpet ready outfits that are inspired by Star Wars & Battlestar Galactica these are looks you’d expect to see on a runway (and you probably have). We love both of these girls as designers and as people!

We also will have Lauren Bregman (Castle Corsetry / Birds of Play) and Victoria Schmidt (Gold Bubble Clothing / Set to Stunning) returning.

Of course we can’t forget Anastasia Washington & Xander Jeanneret our amazing correspondents will be back as well. Sadly only Stephanie will be moderating this one because Samantha just moved to Florida and can’t make it back out just yet.

Here is the Description (we didn’t know everyone who would be on yet when we submitted the description)
1:00 Let’s Get Fashionably Nerdy!—Incorporate your love of your fandom into everyday fashion. We explore the multitude of designers creating high-end “red carpet” fashion and casual looks for men and women with a digital fashion show and a panel discussion. New up-and-coming brand designers will talk about their lines and how to dress fashionably while expressing yourself and the things you love. Moderated by Stephanie Pressman (Fashionably Nerdy, Geek 360) with panelists Xander Jeanneret (Fashionably Nerdy, King of The Nerds), Anastasia Washington (Fashionably Nerdy, Jet Set Nerds), Bonnie Gordon (Fashionably Nerdy, The Quest), and Lauren Bregman (Castle Corsetry, Birds of Play).

If you are planning on attending WonderCon you also will not want to miss the Her Universe panel on Saturday!

Saturday, April 4
11:00–12:00 The Her Universe Fashion Show Update—Her Universe and Hot Topic launched the first ever “Geek Couture” fashion show at San Diego Comic-Con in 2014. Two winners were chosen and given the unique professional opportunity to design a Marvel fashion collection to be sold in Hot Topic stores beginning in May 2015. Join Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein, Cat Carson (SVP of Her Universe), Ed Labay (divisional merchandise manager of music and licensing), and Andrea Lewis (Hot Topic senior brand marketing manager), along with winners Amy Beth Christenson and Andrew MacLaine as they take you behind the scenes of the making of this new action-packed line. Learn how these designers went from runway to retail! Plus, get an exclusive sneak peek at this new Marvel collection and hear details about how to submit your design for the 2015 Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic-Con! Elite Ballroom, Lobby Level, Anaheim Marriott Hotel

and here are some more panels not to miss…

Friday, April 3:

2:00 Nerd Living—Anastasia Washington (Nerd Reactor, Jet Set Nerds), Angelique Toschi (Ms in the Biz writer, content strategist), and Stacy Renfroe (Knit hits the fan, production coordinator for Cartoon Network) of Nerds in LaLaLand teach you tips about incorporating geek into your everyday lives through crafts, cooking, and fashion. Moderated by Dina Kampmeyer (League of Extraordinary Ladies, Geek Fashion Week).

Saturday, April 4:

12:00 Cosplay Makeup 101—This panel goes into what it takes to perfect your cosplay by having great makeup to go with it. It will cover beauty makeup, appliance application, special fx makeup, sculpting, molding, casting and wig styling. A talented panel of professional makeup artists, Dawnielle Banks (makeupbysiryn.com), Chrissy Lynn (nerdy-girlz.com), Ashley Troub (Ghost Hunters), Keaghlan Ashley (Face Off), and Alana Rose Schiro (Face Off), who have honed their craft in the makeup, film, television, and cosplay photography worlds will help answer your questions about makeup to match your costuming and cosplay. Having makeup that matches the effort put into your cosplay is important. Turn your great cosplay into an amazing one with awesome makeup! Moderated by Mac Beauvais (official model for Victoria and Otto).

2:00 From Cosplayer to Hollywood Creative—A panel of costume designers, producers of the new film Cosplay Dreams 3D, professional cosplayers, and Hollywood creatives will reveal to cosplayers what skills are in-demand in today’s film and TV industry. Learn how professional cosplayers are using their skills to forge a variety of career opportunities in the entertainment industry, and leveraging cosplay skills to meet industry contacts. Gain the knowledge that could elevate your hobby into a career!

Sunday, April 5
12:00 #SPARK Your Creativity: A Call To Action—Ladies unite to create more female driven content. Join us for a panel discussion with accomplished female creators on how to cultivate your ideas and bring them to life. Leave with inspiration, confidence, a solid plan of action, and tons of new ideas. All genders and ages welcome! Moderated By Stephanie Pressman (Stalking LeVar, Fashionably Nerdy) with panelists America Young (Geek Therapy, Chimera Project), Heidi Cox (Stalking LeVar, Geek Speak TV), Kristen Nedopak (The Geekie Awards, The Skyrim Parodies), Helenna Santos (Ms In The Biz, The Infected), Brea Grant (The Real Housewives of Horror, Heroes), Miley Yamamato (Geek Cred, Attack of The Show), and Paula Rhodes (Elf Quest, The New Adventures of Peter & Wendy).

– See more at: http://www.comic-con.org/toucan/new-track-of-programming-debuts-wondercon-anaheim-2015#sthash.rDJjNvPq.dpuf

We can’t wait to see you this weekend!