Posts tagged "star wars"

Princess Leia Learns How To Be A Disney Princess

Now that Disney has purchased LucasFilm, Princess Leia has got to get with the program on that whole Disney princess thing. Lucky for Leia, the other Disney princesses are all happy to teach her how to be a pretty, pretty princess and wait quietly by until her prince comes to save her. In song, of…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 6, 2012

“Star Wars” Characters Get Dressed To The Nines

High fashion often meets unrelated subjects — cats, for instance — so it technically shouldn't come as a surprise that designer and illustrator John Woo has created a series of drawings that merges, of all things, characters from Star Wars with some of fashion's finest. I'm not what you would call a fan of…
By: Rachel Krause / March 28, 2012

The Olsens Channel “Star Wars”

So this is what the Olsen twins -- Mary-Kate and Ashley -- apparently think constitutes a Halloween costume. The pair dressed up -- with venti latte cups-as-light-sabers in tow -- as part of a new Halloween-ie video for their T-shirt company Stylemint. Even with the helmets on, the sisters manage to convey a languid…
By: Julie Gerstein / October 6, 2011

The Daily Ovulation: Little Boy Learns Who Luke Skywalker’s Father Is

My first thought when I saw this adorable video of a little boy watching "The Empire Strikes Back" and learning that Darth Vader is Luke Skywalker's dad: Is this an old home movie of John DeVore as a kid? Alas, it is not, but it might as well be. Looks kind of like him and…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 3, 2011

An Imagined Conversation With This Furry Model

Me: I like your cape. Model: Thank you. Me: It's very Empire Strikes Back. Model: What is that supposed to mean?
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / September 11, 2011

Your Boyfriend Is Going To Want This “Star Wars” X Bape Shirt

I'm just warning you: Your boyfriend is most definitely going to beg you to buy him this fancy new Star Wars x A Bathing Ape collaboration shirt. Especially if he once fancied himself as cool as Han Solo. Just let him know it's going to be near impossible to get -- unless he's planning o…
By: Julie Gerstein / September 5, 2011

The 9 Most Ridiculous & Sexy Outfits At Comic-Con

This beyotch is my new hero. It's hard to make Chewbacca sexy, dammit. Is she somebody's "booth babe" or just a pretty girl in a "Star Wars" outfit? Who cares. Marry me. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 23, 2011

Princess Leia Can Do It!

Rosie the Riveter ain't got nothing on Princess Leia. Did they have feminism a long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away? [The Mary Sue]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / May 15, 2011

Star Wars Caroling

Poor Yoda. Spread Christmas cheer, he wants to. [BuzzFeed]…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 12, 2010

Today’s Lady News: May The Force Be With You, Katie!

A first grader named Katie was made fun of by the boys at her school for owning a "Star Wars" water bottle. Now there's a Twitter hashtag for #MayTheForceBeWithKatie and, one would hope, a squad of Storm Troopers showing up at those boys' front doors. (Thanks, commenter Vivster, for the heads-up!) [StarWars.com] "Real…
By: Jessica Wakeman / November 19, 2010

Fashion Quiz: Star Wars Chic?

One of the items pictured here is a $655 crystal-embellished bib necklace designed by Phillip Lim. The other is an Imperial Star Destroyer designed by George Lucas. Can you tell which is which?
By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 25, 2010

“Star Wars” Corsets: Has A Sexier Nerd Get-Up Ever Been Made?

California-based costume-maker Evening Arwen -- a name straight out of a sci-fi fantasy movie -- has created these corsets inspired by the uniforms of Darth Vader and the Storm Troopers in "Star Wars." I can think of no better way to enhance our Simcha's curves! [BuzzFeed]…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 8, 2010

A “Star Wars” Double Feature Baby Announcement

Well, this is certainly one way to announce you're having twins. God help those babies if they aren't into science fiction. [via BuzzFeed]…
By: Wendy Atterberry / May 5, 2010

“Star Wars” Nerd Boy Heaven: The Slave Leia Car Wash

Breaking news: half-naked women — especially while washing cars dressed like slave Princess Leia from "Star Wars" — get publicity. We'll have to watch "Attack of The Show," which threw Saturday's slave Princess Leia car wash fundraiser, to see if the program actually gets charitable donations, though. [HeatVisionBlog.com]…
By: Jessica Wakeman / April 28, 2010

Snoop Dogg Has Joined The (Adidas) Force

Snoop was on hand to help Adidas promote its original "Star Wars" collection. [NYC, 2/4/10]…
By: Annika Harris / February 4, 2010

You Know You Wanna See What Sexy “Star Wars” Burlesque Looks Like!

Oh, sci-fi dweebs, what will you think of next? "Star Wars" and burlesque are two subcultures which should not belong together, but somehow, these performers made it work! Except for "sexy" Jabba The Hutt, who will haunt my nightmares for time immemorial. Pic, if you dare, after the jump ...
By: Jessica Wakeman / January 11, 2010

Sneak Peek: Adidas Pays Homage To Princess Leia

Behold, an immaculate conception that threatens to overshadow that other one commonly celebrated around this time of year: Take perhaps the most famous sexy movie costume ever, combine it with a pair of iconic sneakers and you have, ta-da, the Adidas Originals Star Wars Collection "Princess Leia." So far, the preview only shows a sliver…
By: Erin Flaherty / December 4, 2009

May The Force Be With “Star Wars” Religious Art

"Star Wars" has many religious themes, so it's not a stretch to depict "Star Wars" characters in iconic Western religion paintings. The sci-fi blog io9 has compiled the best Photoshopped images of the characters as martyrs and saints into one long gallery, but we have two more photos after the jump. […
By: Annika Harris / September 8, 2009

Guess That Fan Fiction, Win Nerd Respect!

My best friend once made the mistake of telling me that she had written "Buffy" fan fiction when she was younger and I mercilessly teased her for years, even though it was that nerdy center that endeared her to me in the first place. Some of you may not be familiar with the steamy underground…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 8, 2009

Will.i.am: First Black Man In Hologram

Last night, an African-American man made television history! Sure, Barack has got our future in his very capable hands, but Will.i.am transported us straight into “Star Trek” territory! That’s right, the beat box behind the Black Eyed Peas, who also made the very viral “Yes We Can” video, was teleported into the CNN…
By: Simcha / November 5, 2008