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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Heroines Of The Disney Galaxies – Live Blogging

Hey Star Wars fashion fans! It’s time for the Heroines Of The Disney Galaxies panel at the D23 Expo – and I’ll be live blogging along! Ashley Eckstein will of course be there, and I can’t wait to celebrate the heroines of the Star Wars Galaxy along with you 🙂…

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Thanks for Everything Prophecy Girl

It’s a sad day for fangirl fashion – Prophecy Girl has closed. I love to see talented fans creating amazing Star Wars inspired fashion, and Prophecy Girl was one of my favourite up and coming brands. From classic text prints like ‘I Rebel’ to her beautiful Bazine Netal shirt, it…

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Happy Birthday Natalie Portman!

Happy Birthday to Queen Amidala herself, Natalie Portman! It is often hard to put into words what our Star Wars heroes mean to us, but I want to celebrate Natalie Portman on her birthday, and her important role in the Star Wars saga. For me, the inspiration of Queen Amidala…

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Happy 20th Anniversary Episode 1

Happy 20th Anniversary Star Wars Episode 1! I can’t believe it has been twenty years since the world was introduced to characters like Queen Amidala, Darth Maul, and Qui-Gon Jinn. This movie played a huge part in my Star Wars fandom journey, as I’m sure it does for many fans…

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