Outer Rim Recon – transmission 004

Outer Rim Recon - transmission 004

Today is the fourth transmission of ‘Outer Rim Recon’ – a recent addition to the categories here at The Kessel Runway, rounding up Star Wars fashion news and articles. Coverage includes topics like brand announcements, fan creations, and occasionally some of the fashion trends set by the amazing Star Wars actresses. If you have a new find, blog post or link you’d like to share, please let us know 🙂

An interview with Alston Stephanus

Johnamarie from The Wookiee Gunner has a fantastic interview with design Alston Stephanus. The designer has created and showcased Star Wars-inspired couture outfits at the 2015 D23 Disney convention, and ‘The Masterpiece Strikes Back: A Fashion Exploration inspired by Star Wars’ in 2014 – read the full article with gorgeous photos here.

Star Wars Day outfit ideas from Disney Style

The Disney Style blog has posted five outfit ideas for Star Wars Day on May the 4th. The outfits include items from Body Vibe and Loungefly – my favourite look is the Kylo Ren-inspired outfit. The Disney Style blog also has a post with ‘Favourite Star Wars Things’ that includes a jacket from We Love Fine, a tote bag from Her Universe, and a tank top from Fifth Sun – see the post here.

REYbel girl tee outfit

Jenmarie from Anakin And His Angel has posted her Star Wars Day outfit, featuring the Rey t-shirt from Beep Boop Beep clothing. It’s a great t-shirt and I loved how she has styled it – see her blog post for photos

Her Universe Cloud City dress  at Dapper Day

Lily from The Pinup Moose wore the Her Universe Cloud City pinup dress to the recent Dapper Day event at Disneyland, and styled it beautifully with pink-toned accessories. The belt and cardigan she paired with the dress really compliment the color scheme – see her blog post for photos

Her Universe Fashion Show event post from Fashionably Nerdy

Stephanie from Fashionably Nerdy attend the Her Universe Fashion Show open call event held in Hollywood, and she took lots of photos! It’s great to see the stylish outfits of fans who were entering the contest, and Stephanie even took some close-up photos of the new Her Universe apparel – read her blog post about the event here

Captain Phasma inspired Dapper Day outfit

Instagram user agentfak has posted a sketch of her Captain Phasma inspired look that she originally entered into the Her Universe Fashion Show. As her design wasn’t chosen for the competition, Amber decided to create her design to wear at the recent Dapper Day event at Disneyland – she looks amazing!

Hand Painted Poe Dameron purse

Instagram user momofmight wore a BB-8 dress by Elhoffer Design to the Dapper Day event at Disneyland – and hand painted a purse with a Poe Dameron helmet design to compliment the outfit! I love it – such a great way to ‘Star Wars-ify’ an existing handbag – and she even painted her shoes to match her dress too!

How to add sci-fi to your style

Angie from Chasing My Halo has a Star Wars fashion blog post for May the 4th. She writes about how she styles her ‘Visit Tatooine’ t-shirt, with a lovely skirt and sandals reminiscent of those worn by Princess Leia in the ewok village – check out her post here.

Get your bounty on Star Wars Day

Emily from The Stylish Geek has a Star Wars Day blog post, featuring the Boba Fett jacket from Her Universe. She’s paired the jacket with a lovely floral romper and great accessories – check out her post here.

May the 4th 2016 outfit of the day

Crystal from Geek Piñata has written an ‘outfit of the day’ post for May the 4th, featuring two tops from Design By Humans. The first is a t-shirt with the classic quote ‘May the Force be with you’, while the second is a tank top featuring BB-8 – check out her post here.

Lupita Nyong’o at the Met Gala 2016

Lupita Nyong’o attended the recent 2016 Met Gala, and as usual looked stunning in a shimmering green dress and avant garde hairstyle – check out the gallery at the Daily Mail website. Vogue Magazine wrote how the hairstyle was reminiscent of an Audrey Hepburn photoshoot for Vogue in 1963 – read their article here.