Review – Bioworld envelope wallet

Bioworld has held the Star Wars license for a few years now, making a range of bags, wallets and accessories. Last year I finally picked up the chromium envelope wallet after seeing it in person at my local convention. Measuring approximately 12cm x 19.5cm, it is a little larger than…

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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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Review – Bioworld ring set

Recently I picked up a few items from Spencers, including a Star Wars ring set made by Bioworld. The set includes three metal adjustable rings featuring Darth Vader, Boba Fett and Stormtrooper. The bands are wider than I expected, measuring approximately 20mm across (compared to vintage ring diameters of approximately…

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Review – ROTJ leg warmers

Today’s review item probably won’t be a regular part of my wardrobe, but it’s such a fun vintage item I needed to have a pair. For Return of the Jedi in 1983 the company ‘Sales Corporation of America’ made several styles of knitted Star Wars leg warmers! Originally a dance wear item,…

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Review – Bioworld Stormtrooper earrings

I actually picked these up some time ago, but I’m keen to review older purchases as well, for my own records. Made by Bioworld, the earrings measure approximately 2cm high, with metal ‘butterfly’ backings. The white parts are recessed and enamelled, giving a glossy look like a stormtrooper helmet. They are very…

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Review – Loungefly R2-D2 handbag

A much anticipated purchase just arrived in the mail, and I couldn’t wait to review it. It was several months ago that the first preview images of the Loungefly range were floating around on-line, which included the R2-D2 handbag – I knew I had to have it. The first wave…

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Review – Comic print leggings

Today’s item features not one but two classic Marvel Star Wars comic covers! These leggings are made by We Love Fine, and feature the covers of Marvel Star Wars series issues #23 ‘Flight Into Fury’ and #27 ‘Return Of The Hunter’. Both covers are by Carmine Infantino, though they have…

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Review – Forever 21 R2 top

Today’s review item continues the theme of Star Wars apparel featuring classic Marvel comic art – a Star Wars crop top from Forever 21. It features a panel from Marvel’s Star Wars comic series, issue #37 from July 1980, art by Carmine Infantino. The print uses the one panel of R2-D2 in black…

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Review – ESB Hi-Lo tank top

After reacquiring the license, Marvel Comics have just released the first issue of their new Star Wars comic series (grabbed my copy of course), so I thought I’d review a few items in my wardrobe that feature classic Marvel Star Wars artwork. A little while ago I picked up the Empire Strikes…

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Review – Goldie Darth Vader dress

I knew after receiving my first order of We Love Fine x Goldie Star Wars items that I’d be drawn back for more. My latest purchase from the collection is the ‘Darth Strikes Back’ dress, a black skater dress styled after Darth Vader. It features the same mesh back as…

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