Wednesday, 19 February 2014

When Did Star Wars Get Stylish?

Did I miss something? When did Star Wars move from every geeky teenage boy's fantasy to high fashion favourite? I was surprised to see C-3PO crop up on the Rodarte catwalk during New York Fashion Week, but the trend for Star Wars chic, as I've dubbed it, looks set to continue in London. Preen have taken inspiration from the chiseled features of Darth Vader. Now, I know in some circles the shiny black helmet is seen as somewhat of a design classic, but I was not expecting it to make an appearance at LFW. At least there was no sign of Princess Leia's gold bikini - but with Milan and Paris Fashion Weeks still to come, who knows? We might yet see some Chewbacca-esque faux fur creations for A/W '14...

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