Prequel Appreciation Day!

It’s Prequel Appreciation Day! Created by the Star Wars Prequel Appreciation Society (SWPAC), the annual day of celebration takes place this year on May 20th. The prequels have always been close to my heart – in 2006 my husband proposed to me at Villa Balbianello, the Episode II filming location in Italy where Anakin…

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Queen Amidala-inspired Fashion

Queen Amidala is synonymous with fashion and make-up, so it really surprises me that she is very rarely used in women’s Star Wars fashion or accessories anymore. As a huge Queen Amidala fan and collector, I have been seeking out related items for my collection for many years – but…

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Review – Queen Amidala silk scarf

This item currently lives in my Queen Amidala collection rather than my wardrobe, but being a fashion accessory it does belong here. I first noticed the scarf in some photos on-line of Steve Sansweet’s Rancho Obi-Wan display at Celebration Europe II in June 2013 (like this photo on Flickr). Having no other information about it,…

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Customizable items by Zazzle

I am a huge fan of the Genndy Tartakovsky Clone Wars micro series from 2003/2004. At the time, the print-on-demand company Zazzle had the Star Wars license, so of course I had to make use of their library of Clone Wars images. As I love Padme’s Snowbunny outfit, I was very…

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Stylin Online at Celebration

Stylin Online is well known for their ‘Tower of T-shirts’ at conventions, and of course were in attendance at Celebration Anaheim. While they have a wide range of Star Wars apparel for women on their website, it was a bit harder to find in person, amongst the other brands and…

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Museum Replicas Padme’ shoes

In 2009 costume replica company Museum Replicas announced their Star Wars collection. While I had no interest in buying their version of Padme’s ‘packing gown’ from Episode 2, I did buy the co-ordinating leather shoes. They aren’t really visible on screen, but I wanted them to wear with Padme’ costumes,…

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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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