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The Olsens Channel “Star Wars”

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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 boredom and over-it-ness that we’ve come to expect from them. Remember, you can never be too rich, too thin, or too Vader-y. [Stylemint]

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

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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 I’m pretty sure John felt just as shocked. [i09]

An Imagined Conversation With This Furry Model

Me: I like your cape.

Model: Thank you.

Me: It’s very Empire Strikes Back.

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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 on heading to Japan in mid-September. The shirt’s only available at BAPE’s Harajuku store, starting September 17. [Definitive Touch] Keep reading »

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] Keep reading »

Star Wars Caroling

Poor Yoda. Spread Christmas cheer, he wants to. [BuzzFeed]
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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 Housewives” Bethenny Frankel is hawking a pink “Future SkinnyGirl” onesie for babies on CafePress. I get that “SkinnyGirl” is her brand. But, seriously, encouraging your baby girl to stay skinny?! What happens if Bethanny’s baby Bryn grows up naturally thicker than her famously svelte mommy? [Styleite]
  • A passage of Sarah Palin’s latest book, America By Heart: Reflections on Family, Faith and Flag, criticizes Michelle Obama for saying she hadn’t felt proud of her country, but then goes on to drag racial tensions into it. “In retrospect, I guess this shouldn’t surprise us, since both of them spent almost two decades in the pews of the Reverend Jeremiah Wright’s church listening to his rants against America and white people,” Palin wrote. Holy race-baiting! [Huffington Post]

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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?
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“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] Keep reading »

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] Keep reading »

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