May the 4th – Star Wars Day 2017

It’s 4th May here in New Zealand – Happy Star Wars Day! I’ll be spending the day with my family – watching, playing, reading Star Wars! 🙂 To celebrate, many companies use this date to launch new products, or have sales on Star Wars merchandise – which is a great…

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SWCO Women’s Fashion Panel – Part 2

For fans who were not able to attend my Celebration Orlando panel in person, I will be posting the full slideshow and transcript online. Today’s post is part 2 of a 9 part series – stay tuned for a full video of my panel 🙂 You can read Part 1:…

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SWCO Women’s Fashion Panel – Part 1

On the first day of the Star Wars Celebration Orlando convention, I presented my panel, ‘The Growing Galaxy of Women’s Star Wars Fashion’, as part of the Collecting Track. Here is the full description, as presented in the convention program – Women’s Star Wars fashion has been around since 1977, but…

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Finally home from Celebration Orlando

Wow, what an adventure! I am finally back home in New Zealand after 4 crazy days at Celebration Orlando. I attended panels, had meetings with amazing people from brands I adore, made new connections, and had a great time with friends. Unfortunately I did not have good internet access during…

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The Force Of Fan Fashion – SWCO Panel

The Force Of Fan Fashion panel was held on the Saturday of Celebration Orlando 2017. The panel was hosted by 4 Star Wars fashion fans, and focused on the area of fan made fashion. The slideshow featured photos of a wide variety of fans showing off their custom Star Wars…

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I’m off to Celebration Orlando!

Very soon I will heading to the airport, to begin the long journey from New Zealand to Celebration Orlando! I am so excited to be a panel presenter this year, and will also reporting on all the fabulous fashion at the event. I know there will be great booths to…

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My 10th Wedding Anniversary

10 years ago today, I married my best friend. My husband and I met through Star Wars, and we continue to share our love of Star Wars together everyday. We got engaged at the Episode II filming location of Villa Balbianello, standing the spot where Anakin and Padme’ were married. We…

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Ahsoka Lives Day 2017 at Celebration

Ahsoka Lives Day is back again this year! First created in 2015 by fans, the event celebrates the popular Star Wars animated character Ahsoka Tano – voiced by Her Universe founder Ashley Eckstein in both The Clone Wars and Rebels. Fans from all around the world can celebrate Ahsoka Lives Day by…

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My Star Wars Fashion panel at Celebration

Exciting news! I can finally announce that I will be attending Star Wars Celebration Orlando – as a panellist! Part of the Collecting Track, I will be presenting the panel ‘The Growing Galaxy Of Women’s Star Wars Fashion‘. This is a very exciting opportunity to highlight the topic to a…

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Celebration Orlando 2017 exhibitor list

The Star Wars Celebration Orlando convention is fast approaching, and of course one of the very exciting aspects of any convention is the shopping! The exhibitor list has just been published on the Star Wars Celebration website, and I’m so happy to see so many of my favourite brands will…

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