Lucasfilm Store Queen Amidala Makeup Bag

Taking a moment to reflect on the wonderful moments in life 💜 ⠀⠀Beautiful flowers from my daughter, and a very special addition to my collection – the Lucasfilm Store exclusive Queen Amidala makeup bag. A friend picked it up for me last year, and I keep it on display where…

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Memories from Star Wars Celebration III

Today I’ve been reflecting on my very first Star Wars Celebration convention – Celebration III in 2005. I had just turned 22 days before, and it was only my second time travelling internationally (and the first time without my parents). It felt so daunting at the time, traveling all the…

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Presenting at Star Wars Celebration Conventions

At the start of the year, I was well underway planning my third Star Wars fashion panel for Star Wars Celebration Anaheim 2020. But like everyone else in the world, my plans for this year have changed quite a lot. My husband is a doctor, my daughter is an essential…

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Celebrating C-3PO

Today’s Star Wars Is Joy article features the vintage Weingeroff Ent. Star Wars jewelry. Our wardrobe often carries sentimental value, the memories of special moments where we wore it – like the time I wore my vintage C-3PO jewelry when meeting C-3PO himself, Anthony Daniels. My family and I attended…

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Star Wars is Joy

When I was planning this article a few weeks ago, the title ‘Star Wars is Joy’ had a very different origin behind it. As I write this, my country is preparing to move to our highest Covid-19 alert level at midnight tonight – a complete nationwide lock down that will…

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Staying Safe and Positive

There is never a good time for a global crisis like this, but it came during a time when I had taken a short step back from daily blogging. A break to spend time reflecting, to reassess my direction in blogging and my life in general. A time of self…

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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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