It isn’t hard to find Star Wars gear in these final days before the premiere of Episode VII. Not that that’s a bad thing. Here are a few of the best items.
It isn’t hard to find Star Wars gear in these final days before the premiere of Episode VII. In fact, it’s hard to avoid tie-ins to the highly anticipated new installment.
Not that that’s a bad thing. In fact, there are some seriously fun and very cool items on the shelves. Here are a few.
“Ultimate Star Wars” ($40 at booksellers). This full-color, coffee-table book covers characters, story lines, vehicles — everything you need to know — in fun, easy-to-digest spreads.
iHome TIE Fighter Speaker ($50 at thinkgeek.com). Multitask with this detailed replica that is also a Bluetooth-enabled speaker that can stream music from your mobile device from up to 30 feet away.
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Pendleton Star Wars Blankets ($249 each at pendleton-usa.com). Classy they are. This set of four limited-edition blankets features cast members in classic Pendleton patterns.
Covergirl Star Wars Makeup Collection ($5.49–$7 at drugstores). Go for Light Side or Dark Side looks with this collection of nail polishes, lipsticks and mascaras that includes edgy metallics and saturated colors.
Junk Food Clothing Co. Star Wars Fleece ($80 at junkfoodclothing.com). Take on a chilly movie theater in this super-cool sweatshirt with a throwback feel.
Lego Star Wars First Order Transporter ($90 at major retailers). The advanced builder probably already has the Lego Millenium Falcon and an AT-AT or two. So surprise them with this new vehicle from “The Force Awakens,” featuring 792 pieces and seven characters.
New Era “C3PO” Star Wars Big Face 59FIFTY Cap ($56 at lids.com). Rock this gold C-3PO number (or, perhaps the more subtle all-black Darth Vader version) to add some bling to your opening night outfit.
Star Wars board books ($8–$11 at amazon.com). Kids too young for the movies can still get in on the fun with these humorous board books by Jeffrey Brown. Titles include “Darth Vader and Friends” and “Darth Vader and Son,” showing the famous father’s more human side.