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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Happy Birthday George Lucas!

Happy Birthday George Lucas! As the creator of Star Wars, George has a special place in my heart. Without his imagination, my life would be very different – so I spent today reflecting on his influence and legacy as a filmmaker and central source of the Star Wars saga. Star…

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Happy Mother’s Day 2019

Today is Mother’s Day here in NZ – and of course I will be spending the day with my amazing husband and daughter, sharing a day of Star Wars fun together. I am so blessed to have a daughter that shares my love of Star Wars and fashion – we’ve…

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Rest In Peace Peter Mayhew

We are very saddened to hear the official announcement that Peter Mayhew passed away on April 30th (US time), aged 74 years. He was at his home in Texas, with his family at his side. I was very fortunate that I got to meet Peter Mayhew, all the way back in 2003…

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It’s My Birthday Today!

In the midst of getting ready for Celebration Chicago, I took today off to celebrate my birthday with family. Of course, my husband spoiled me with some fabulous Star Wars fashion he knew I had my eye on – the Princess Leia bag and wallet by Heroes & Villains, and…

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Collecting Star Wars Fashion Panel at SWCC

I’m really excited to be able to finally announce that I’ll be presenting at Star Wars Celebration Chicago! I will be part of the Collecting Track, with my panel ‘Collecting Star Wars Fashion’, which follows on from my original ‘Women’s Star Wars Fashion’ panel at Celebration Orlando in 2017 (check…

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Happy New Year 2019 from TKR!

It is January 1st 2019 here in New Zealand – Happy New Year! I like to spend New Years Day reflecting on the past year, and looking at goals for the year ahead. While I didn’t get the opportunity to achieve all my personal goals for 2018, I made some…

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Happy Holidays from TKR for 2018!

Happy Holidays! It is Christmas Day here in New Zealand, so I will be spending the day with family – I hope you all have a wonderful time this holiday season. Christmas time is in the middle of our summer here in New Zealand, so while I can’t wear a…

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Happy Thanksgiving from The Kessel Runway

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope all of you in the United States have a wonderful day, filled with family and friends. Of course, living in New Zealand we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving here, but I do like to spend the day reflecting on things I am thankful for. I am thankful for…

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Interview with BlackMilk Clothing

Today’s Star Wars fashion behind-the-scenes interview article features a conversation with BlackMilk Clothing CEO, Sally Osburn. BlackMilk is an industry leader in creating stylish geek apparel for a huge array of licenses, ever since their first iconic Star Wars collection in 2012. I have been a BlackMilk fan for years,…

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