Her Universe Honors Carrie Fisher And Mental Health Charity With Self-Rescuing Princess Tee


Her Universe, a fashion company for fangirls, honors Carrie Fisher and her favorite charity with the Self-Rescuing Princess Tee.

Raising awareness about mental illness was an important cause to Star Wars actress Carrie Fisher. Now, after Fisher’s death in December 2016, the fangirl fashion company Her Universe is continuing the princess’s activism.

To honor Fisher and her mental health advocacy, Her Universe is offering a Princess Leia-themed tee, the proceeds of which will go to a mental health charity Fisher supported. The shirt, called the Self-Rescuing Princess Tee, is available exclusively in Her Universe’s online store and comes in both regular and plus sizes. Its price ranges from $22.90 – $28.90.

Image Credit: Her Universe

Image Credit: Her Universe

The Thalians is a charity group formed in 1955 in Hollywood. The group of young actors and actresses wanted to change the misconception that all Hollywood stars “just partied, and partied and then married and divorced” (via thalians.org). The Thalians chose to use their money and influence to benefit children with mental health problems. Over the years, they worked with and honored many big-name celebrities, such as Fisher’s mother Debbie Reynolds. They organized balls and entertainment shows to raise money. The Thalians are still active today, and now you can help their cause by purchasing the Self-Rescuing Princess Tee from Her Universe.

On December 27th, 2016, Fisher passed away after complications resulting from a massive heart attack. She is best remembered as Princess Leia in the original trilogy and The Force Awakens, but she was also a talented writer, comedian, and activist. Fisher made the conversation about mental health awareness accessible by relating her own experiences with addiction and bipolarism. And she supported charities like The Thalians, whose mission is to raise awareness about mental health.

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Now you can raise awareness, too, simply by buying a t-shirt.