Amy Ratcliffe

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The Lacquer Legion group’s theme this month is Fandom, and The Nailasaurus decided to show her fandom stripes with Marvel nail art. She was inspired by all the news about The Avengers: Age of Ultron at Comic-Con over the weekend and translated the excitement to miniature art. Her nails feature nods to Thor, Iron Man, SHIELD, Captain America, and Black Widow.

See more pics of the nails after the break.

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Celebrities like to experience Comic-Con too, but the only way they can do so without being mobbed is to put on a costume. Peter Jackson walked around on Saturday as an Evil Jester, and no one suspected a thing. The director posted the following on his Facebook page:

“I had a fun day at Comic Con walking among you all. Did anyone see the Evil Jester? Some of you did because you asked him to pose for pics! Cheers, Peter J”

See more pics of Peter Jackson in costume after the break.

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Do you need a perfect purse for your coins? Let the adorable Totoro take care of them for you. ThinkGeek has the five inch coin purse available in either Oh-Totoro (gray) or Chu-Totoro (blue) – the color you’ll receive is a surprise! The soft and squisy coin purse could also hold essentials like chapstick and cash.

See the coin purse in action after the break.

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Adam Savage has made it a habit to walk around conventions in costumes that disguise his identity while being totally awesome. This year he went big and dressed in an exact replica of a space suit from Alien. Savage told Tested he’s been working on the ensemble for ten years, and it’s a lot of fun to watch him talk about the project because he’s clearly excited about it.

Get a look at the costume in the video after the break.

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Her Universe brought geeky haute couture to San Diego Comic-Con last night with its first ever fashion show. Hosted at a room in the Hyatt by Her Universe, Hot Topic, and Nerdist, the event showcased work from both amateur and professional designers and took a moment to show off new items in the Her Universe collection – including a peek at apparel from their Studio Ghibli partnership.

The designers entered a contest online with a chance to participate in the fashion show and win the opportunity to work with Her Universe and Hot Topic to design a line of geek chic apparel. There were 36 designers, and they didn’t kid around. There were dresses and ensembles based on characters such as Marty McFly, Doctor Doom, Death, Kara Thrace, Loki, and so many more. Some outfits incorporated LEDs and impressive transformations, and more than a few of them included dangerous looking high heels. I was floored by the creativity on display.

There were a dazzling array of haute couture designs, and it was lovely to see geek apparel get fashion week treatment. I’ve never been to a show like this, but the runway and sea of blinking flashes from cameras looked just like what I’ve seen on television. I think these designs were much cooler than most (with the possible exception of the Rodarte Star Wars dresses).

The Evil Queen and Marty McFly took home top prizes. Designer Andrew MacLaine created a look based on Regina Mills from Once Upon a Time. The dress changed from an everyday look to a stunning black ensemble. The transformation made the crowd go wild. Amy Beth Christenson came up with a rocking design that captured the essence of Back to the Future; it looked futuristic and awesome – the crowd oohed and aahed when the ensemble made its entrance onto the runway.

See several hot looks from the runway after the break.

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During the Her Universe Fashion Show at San Diego Comic-Con, Ashley Eckstein of Her Universe revealed a new line of clothing featuring characters from Studio Ghibli! She teased the team-up on Instagram recently and confirmed it by donning a haute couture Totoro dress at the fashion show.

Models wore items from the new Ghibli including tank tops and a Totoro cosplay dress. The Studio Ghibli items will be available exclusively at Hot Topic beginning this holiday season, and there will be designs for both men and women. My Neighbor Totoro and Kiki’s Delivery Service will be the first titles in the collection, but others will follow.

UPDATE: A couple of photos of the collection from the fashion show are after the break…

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Simpsons tattoo

Lee Weir has a thing for The Simpsons. He likes the cartoon so much that he recently was awarded a Guinness World Record for the most tattoos of the same cartoon character tattooed on the body. Weir has 41 tattoos of Homer Simpson covering his left arm. The ink features Homer in different poses and costumes – there’s even a Hulk Homer. I’m floored.

See more pics of the tattoo and watch an interview with Weir after the break.

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Majora’s Mask is featured in the title of the sixth game in The Legend of Zelda series, and the evil in the mask plays a big part in the game. This shading on this intricate tattoo manages to catch some of the ominous vibes.

Majora was inked by Will Ralston at Oddity Tattoo in Sarasota, Florida.

Send your nerdy tattoo pics to tips@fashionablygeek.com.

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It seems as though Princess Zelda has stepped out of all her games and embarked on her own adventure in Finland. Eisy Cosplay spent about 30 hours planning the Zelda ensemble and 92 hours making it. The finished costume is absolutely striking and worth every second, and the setting in the above photo (the Nuuksio National Reserve in Espoo, Finland) adds to the wow factor.

Photos by Askar Ibragimov Photography and Degre Digital.

More images after the break.

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DC Comics is taking Batgirl in a new direction this October, and as a result, the character’s getting a makeover. Artist Mike Maihack has done a few adorable comics featuring Batgirl and Supergirl, and Kara’s been known to give Babs a hard time about her lack of costume changes. So, it’s only fitting that Supergirl is incredibly excited about her friend’s new look.

See a previous installment of the comic after the break.

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