Brands like Rag & Bone, ASOS and Columbia Sportswear are embracing geek chic ahead of the ‘The Force Awakens’ premiere
The Force has awakened some fierce fashion.
From luxury labels like Christian Louboutin to designers like Rag & Bone, beauty and fashion brands have drawn inspiration from a galaxy far, far away for some truly out-of-this-world stilettos, dresses, parkas, watches and cosmetics. Check out the most stellar styles inspired by “The Last Jedi” blasting into theaters on Friday.
Talk about Skywalkers: These five custom heels (four are inspired by the heroines of the new film, including Daisy Ridley’s Rey and Gwendoline Christie’s Captain Phasma) are probably light years over your budget. They’re being auctioned online at Charity Buzz through Dec. 20, and bids are already going upwards of $10,000 for the heels signed by both the designer and the actresses that inspired them. Still, a fan girl can dream.
Rag & Bone
This official collaboration with Disney and Lucasfilm flirts with the balance between the Light Side and the Dark Side by incorporating contrasting colors and hidden details into its booties, clutches, pants and jackets running $95 to $1,250. “I have always been a huge fan of ‘Star Wars,’ and it has been awesome to create a collection which coincides not only with the launch of ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi,’ but also with the 40th anniversary of the franchise,” said Rag & Bone’s chief executive Marcus Wainwright in a statement.
The British fashion and beauty store dropped a capsule collection of graphic tees and print dresses last week that have “Star Wars” fans over the moon, including a long-sleeve top with adorable droid BB-8 ($35), “otherworldly” leggings ($35) and a flowy black & white maxi printed with Stormtroopers and Sith lords ($76.)
Some like it Hoth. When the outerwear company launched its $400 parkas inspired by the cozy, minimalistic coats worn by Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher and Mark Hamill in 1980’s “The Empire Strikes Back” last week, they sold out in less than 24 hours. “The demand for this collection was truly out of this world,” a rep told Moneyish. But there is a new hope: You can still sign up in U.S. stores for a chance to win a Han Solo Archive Edition Jacket signed by Harrison Ford until Dec. 17. Winners will be announced on Dec. 19.
Highlights of the futuristic makeup collaboration with Lucasfilm include limited edition collectible compact mirrors ($28) with the late Fisher’s Princess Leia, Rey, BB-8 and Captain Phasma on them, as well as eyeshadow in Light Side (daytime neutrals) and Dark Side (smokey nighttime) palettes for $28, plus a four-piece nail polish kit ($22) with fun “Star Wars” monikers like “Restore the Republic” (a silvery shimmer) and “The Force” (cobalt blue). “This collaboration with Lucas Films has been performing extraordinarily well,” Brian Robinson, president of Cargo Cosmetics, told Moneyish. “We sold through the eye shadow palettes in a very short time frame and were able to restock before the holidays.”
Do you have the sole of a Rebel resister, or a Republic trooper? Stance has you covered either way, with its box sets of six pairs of socks for men, women and children featuring either “The Last Jedi’s” heroes, or the space franchise’s villains, for $120 (or three packs are $60, and individual pairs run $20.) It’s not a trap! The pricey footwear packs attention to detail any nerd can appreciate, such as variegated space-dyed threads and fuzzy detailing, and the performance socks wick away moisture.
The watchmaker has long been a fanboy for the franchise, and the newest capsule collection includes a $275 candy apple red 42 mm Sentry stainless steel watch (which it dubs “Praetorian Red” after “The Last Jedi’s” red-armored guards), as well as $80-$120 backpacks in Jedi brown and Phasma silver, and a gray canvas crossbody bag with brown leather strap ($80) named after jedi-in-training Rey.
The @starwars x Nixon Sentry Praetorian Guard. Crimson, armor-inspired design cues and a custom, polestaff second hand offers an ornate homage to these merciless soldiers. Welcome The Last Jedi Collection. Available now.https://t.co/RcId5NQkMZ pic.twitter.com/UG5gMu8FIS
— Nixon (@Nixon_Now) December 7, 2017
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