Happy New Year 2017

It is January 1st 2017 here in New Zealand – Happy New Year! We are one of the first places in the world to see the new year – hello from the future! 😉 How do you plan to ring in the New Year – curled up on the sofa…

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The Galaxy has lost a Princess

Today, the galaxy has lost a princess – our beloved Carrie Fisher has passed away. Upon reading the news, I just froze, unable to process it, and then the tears came. She has had an immeasurable impact on my life, and I am very fortunate to have been able to meet…

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Rogue One is finally here!

Today’s the day, Rogue One is finally here! My husband and I have tickets to the invite-only press screening tonight here in New Zealand, which is very exciting! Then afterwards, we’ll be seeing it again at midnight with friends, of course 🙂 I’ll update this post soon with some non-spoiler…

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Happy 5th Anniversary SWTOR!

Today is the 5th anniversary of the launch of Star Wars: The Old Republic! On 13th December 2011, I was eagerly setting up my characters on the first early access day for fans who had pre-ordered the game. I was a huge fan of the original Knights of the Old Republic…

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StarWars.com interview with Columbia

The official Star Wars website has posted an interview with Columbia Sportswear director of apparel design Debra Criss. The interview features the newly released Rogue One jackets, where Debra also touched on a few points about Jyn Erso and female Star Wars fans – Read the full interview at StarWars.com And…

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Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day 2016

Today is 9th December here in New Zealand – Wear Star Wars Share Star Wars Day! This year is the seventh year the event has been run, encouraging fans to wear something Star Wars, and donate a Star Wars toy to a local charity collecting for children’s Christmas presents. The event was inspired by the…

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The Kessel Runway’s 2nd Anniversary!

Today is the 2nd anniversary of the launch of The Kessel Runway! It is 1st December here in NZ, and it was on this day back in 2014 I finally went live with the first version of this website. The idea had been forming for months, but in August 2014, I had…

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TKR group Pinterest board

I love spending hours on Pinterest, it’s a great place to find new ideas and inspiration. I have boards filled with shopping wish lists, fashion inspiration, and of course, lots of Star Wars artwork too! The Kessel Runway has been on Pinterest since we launched in 2014, where you can…

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Dapper Day at Disneyland – Fall 2016

The fashionable fan event ‘Dapper Day’ is currently being held at Disneyland in California this weekend. First started in 2011, the event has grown in popularity ever since, with more and more fans putting a huge amount of work into creating a themed outfit. As adults are not allowed to wear costumes…

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Her Universe joins the Hot Topic family!

Big news! Her Universe is joining the Hot Topic family of brands! This is a great partnership, and one I hope will really benefit the fans. Hot Topic has always been a great stockist of women’s Star Wars fashion, so it’s exciting to see their relationship with Her Universe continue to grow.…

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