Posts Tagged ‘Leia’



Star Wars on the Run

Holly Frey | March 6, 2013

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The Princess half marathon weekend that runDisney hosts in Walt Disney World every year is near and dear to my heart. The inaugural year of the race, 2009, I ran it — my first half marathon. I haven’t missed a year since, and so long as I’m mobile, I’ll be there. I run other races throughout the year, but Princess weekend always feels like home to me.

For the last two years, I’ve run dressed as Princess Leia (in the classic white), and other runners always seemed to really like it, often yelling, “May the force be with you!” But I only ever saw one or two other Leias on the course. However, since the Star Wars brand is now officially part of the Disney family, I had a feeling that this year would be different. And I’m happy to say, I was not wrong!

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A Nearly-Instant Leia Costume

Holly Frey | October 18, 2012

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Halloween approaches! You’re rushed for time, but want to show your Star Wars love. I have a super-quick Leia project just for you! Leia’s A New Hope look is so iconic that it’s easy to make an instantly-recognizable homage to every Star Wars fan’s favorite princess. This isn’t going to be a screen accurate version, but it’s perfect for those times when you get a last-minute invitation to a costume party, or if you just want to add a little Rebel chic to your wardrobe. You will need some basic sewing skills, but this is all fairly simple stuff. Best of all, it will only take you an hour or two.

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Hologram Leia = Future Runway Model?

StarWars.com Team | July 3, 2007

Fashion gurus over at Diesel may be inspired by the holographic message of Princess Leia projected by R2-D2. For their SS’08 Preview Collection fashion show at Pitti Uomo in Florence, Italy, their runway models share the catwalk with hologram-like undersea creatures. The effect is dreamy, surreal and enchanting. At some point in the program, the creatures turn into holographic models themselves.

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