Rest In Peace Jeremy Bulloch

The Star Wars galaxy has lost another great star, Jeremy Bulloch – the actor who portrayed Boba Fett on set for the original trilogy films The Empire Strikes Back and Return Of The Jedi. Jeremy Bulloch was one of the few Star Wars actors to have visited us here in…

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What happens when I take a break from blogging…

Today I have a special behind the scenes vlog to share! I’ve been blogging about Star Wars fashion news for six years now, and collecting it for much longer, but I’ve been shy about sharing much behind the scenes – until now. As we all know, when you take a…

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Rosario Dawson – Star Wars and Fashion

By now the internet is buzzing with the reveal of Rosario Dawson as Ahsoka Tano in the live action Disney + series The Mandalorian, and the announcement of her own spin-off series Ahsoka. As a big Ahsoka fan, I am incredibly excited by this news! In her original animated form,…

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Celebrating Six Years of The Kessel Runway

Today marks the sixth anniversary of my blog The Kessel Runway. This year has been awful for a lot of us, but for me, it was almost the killing blow after more than five years of stress and struggles. A few short months after I launched The Kessel Runway, my…

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Rest In Peace David Prowse

The Star Wars galaxy has lost another great star, David Prowse – the actor who portrayed Darth Vader on set for all three films of the Original Trilogy. My family has such a strong connection to Star Wars, it often feels like loosing a family member when a Star Wars…

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Ashley Eckstein at Armageddon Expo 2020

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. An estimated 60,000 people attended over the four-day weekend, and my family and I all had so much fun! We spent much of this year…

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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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