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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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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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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Armageddon Expo – Shopping for Princess Leia

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. I attended as part of the media, and was delighted by the array of Star Wars fashion and collectibles available this year. I’ll…

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Celebrating Princess Leia – Remembering Carrie

Today is October 21st here in New Zealand – Carrie Fisher’s birthday. This day is always going to be tinged with sadness, but I wanted to take inspiration from Carrie herself – “Take your broken heart, turn it into art” So instead of dwelling on the fact she is no…

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Four Years Ago Today – The Kessel Runway

Today marks the 4th birthday of The Kessel Runway. While the website went live in December 2014, it was several months earlier that it truly started. After playing with the idea for a Star Wars fashion blog for some time, I had been trying to come up with a good…

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Happy New Year – 2018

It is January 1st 2018 here in New Zealand – Happy New Year! 2017 was a fantastic year for women’s Star Wars fashion – so many of our favourite brands released fabulous Star Wars fashion, as well as many new brands launching tie-in collections to celebrate the release of The…

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Happy Holidays from The Kessel Runway!

Today is Christmas Day here in New Zealand – Happy Holidays! I hope you all have a wonderful time with family and friends – and find some gorgeous Star Wars fashion under the Christmas tree! 2017 was an exciting year, and though personally it had a lot of ups and…

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