Elhoffer Design – Rey vest on Kickstarter

Elhoffer Design is well known for the gorgeous Rey inspired ‘Galactic Scavenger’ dress – and now here’s a vest version! Previously available for a short period of time as a hand-made version, Catherine has posted her much-requested garment design on Kickstarter, to raise funds for a production-made version! This vest has…

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Review – Elhoffer Design Galactic Knight dress

Today’s review features the amazing Galactic Knight dress by Catherine Elhoffer of Elhoffer Design. Taking inspiration from the jedi tunics from Star Wars, Catherine’s creation is a wonderful blend of themed geek fashion with runway style. While Catherine sews most of her designs herself, the Galactic Knight dress is the first production…

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Elhoffer Design – Senator Amidala dress!

Catherine from Elhoffer Design has revealed another stunning Star Wars dress, this time featuring Padme’ Amidala! This dress is inspired by Padme’ Amidala’s ‘Loyalist Committee’ gown from Episode II, which is often regarded by costumers as one of her best outfits from the prequels. This is a gorgeous dress – I’m completely…

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Dapper Day – Star Wars Style

The fashionable fan event ‘Dapper Day’ is currently being held at Disneyland in California this weekend. First started in 2011, the event has grown in popularity ever since, with more and more fans putting a huge amount of work into creating a themed outfit. As adults are not allowed to wear costumes…

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Galactic Knight dress for pre-order

Today’s post launches a new category of Star Wars fashion news here at The Kessel Runway – ‘Mos Eisley Marketplace’. Here I’ll write about new finds of fan made/designed fashion from sources like Etsy and eBay, along side finds like vintage fashion items. With a fantastic new product launch, who…

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Armageddon Manukau 2016

Our local New Zealand convention Armageddon changed one of it’s events to a different city – one that is much closer to where I live, so I was keen to check out the new event. The Armageddon Expo in Manukau was held this weekend, and I was delighted to find…

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Her Universe at SDCC

San Diego Comic Con is nearly here, and while Her Universe won’t have any exclusives or new Star Wars items to debut, there is still exciting news – the super popular lightsaber skirt and matching t-shirt will be available! The skirt sold out very quickly after it’s release at Celebration…

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New BB-8 dress from Gold Bubble Clothing

Gold Bubble Clothing has revealed their new dress to celebrate May The Fourth – a dress inspired by BB-8! The Mechanic A-Line dress features the little rolling droid as seen in The Force Awakens trailers – it is such a cute idea for a dress, I love it! Priced at US$79.00 each,…

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Fan made fashion at Celebration

I’m finally back home in New Zealand and getting to work writing about all the Star Wars fashion I saw at Celebration Anaheim. While I have lots of shopping reports, I really wanted to share these photos first. Although the sheer volume of crowds (and lines) meant I didn’t get to explore…

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Her Universe Fashion Show 2014

At San Diego Comic Con in July 2014, Her Universe, Hot Topic and Nerdist Industries held the first ever ‘Her Universe Fashion Show’. From the Her Universe blog announcement – “Geek Couture” has invaded the runways of mainstream fashion shows in New York and London this year, with Star Wars-infused…

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