Cantina Chatter – Barbie x Star Wars Dolls

The Barbie x Star Wars dolls are finally here, a beautiful celebration of Star Wars, fashion, and design. The collection includes three dolls, each wearing a couture outfit inspired by a Star Wars character – Princess Leia, R2-D2, and Darth Vader. As soon as I saw the photos, I fell…

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Cantina Chatter – Coach x Star Wars Collection

The Coach x Star Wars collection was released on 14 November 2019, and the scope of the collection was jaw-dropping. Only a few designs were featured in the initial advertising leading up to launch, with fans discussing which design they like best – only to be greeted with a staggering…

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Star Wars Style Challenges on Instagram

Celebrate the countdown to The Rise Of Skywalker in galactic style with these fun Star Wars Style Challenges! There are two different challenges, leading all the way up to the release of Episode IX, with some great themes and prompts! Challenge #1 – December 1st to 12th 2019 #StarWarsTheFashionMenace Hosted…

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Celebrating Five Years of The Kessel Runway

Today marks the fifth anniversary of my blog The Kessel Runway. As we often do at the start of a new year, anniversaries inspire a moment of reflection on the past, and looking forward to the future. A new resolution, renewed enthusiasm, and the bringer of change. As life would…

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Star Wars Shopping at Armageddon Expo

This past weekend the Armageddon Expo convention was held in my hometown of Auckland – it is our largest geek convention here in New Zealand, held annually. I attended as part of the media, and was delighted by the array of Star Wars guests, fashion, and collectibles available this year. Here’s what…

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Forever Our Princess – Princess Leia Jewelry

Today’s Cantina Chatter article continues a new series of feature articles – sharing my favourites from my Star Wars wardrobe. To celebrate Carrie Fisher’s birthday this week, I’ll be sharing my favourite Princess Leia themed jewelry. A few years ago, this list would have only had a handful of items,…

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Forever Our Princess – Princess Leia Handbags

Today’s Cantina Chatter article is a little different, but something I’ve wanted to get into writing about more – sharing my favourites from my Star Wars wardrobe. To celebrate Carrie Fisher’s birthday this week, I’ll be sharing my favourite Princess Leia bags and wallets. I have been collecting Star Wars…

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The Rise Of Skywalker Trailer Reaction

The final trailer for The Rise Of Skywalker is here! I’m one of those people that’s sitting ready waiting for the trailer 30 minutes early, just in case. Not knowing exactly when it would drop online made me anxious – we don’t get ‘Monday Night Football here in NZ, so…

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Forever Our Princess – Celebrating Carrie Fisher

Today is October 21st here in New Zealand – Carrie Fisher’s birthday. This day is always going to be tinged with sadness, but I wanted to take inspiration from Carrie herself – “Take your broken heart, turn it into art” So instead of dwelling on the fact she is no…

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The Rise Of Skywalker Clips from D23 Expo

*Spoilers* If you haven’t – or don’t want to – see the new Star Wars The Rise Of Skywalker sizzle reel from D23 Expo, don’t continue reading! The sizzle reel celebrated The Rise Of Skywalker as the epic conclusion to a long saga of stories, with a montage of footage…

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