Her Universe—These Are the Clothes You’re Looking For

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With clothing themes encompassing everything from Battlestar Galactica to Doctor Who, Her Universe is one of my all-time favorite geeky clothing lines! This year at Star Wars Weekends, Ashley Eckstein—the Her Universe founder as well as the voice of Ahsoka Tano on Star Wars The Clone Wars—debuted some new products that I fell in love with: the X-Wing dress, the Rogue Squadron tank, and an R2-D2 tunic.

Clone, Bounty Hunter, and Jedi–The Many Faces of Dakster

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For the past three years I’ve been an avid Star Wars cosplayer. I’m a Clone of the Republic, Jedi Knight, and I recently became a Bounty Hunter (who hunts clones…go figure right?). Each of these costumes has their own story and uniqueness about them that I love.

Judge Us By Our Size Do Not–The Galactic Academy

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The Galactic Academy is one of the best kept secrets of Star Wars costuming. Dedicated to the fans 17 and under, these costumers are a force to be reckoned with. Unlike their big brother and big sister organizations, the 501st and Rebel Legion, the Galactic Academy does not require screen accuracy to be welcomed in. The only requirement is the child must be under the age of 18-years old and own a Star Wars costume of some kind.

Looking at Life Through Facebook

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Many parents start baby books for their children. Looking at my son’s book, I realized he won’t learn as much about his early years through his baby book as he will through my Facebook page and the posts I’ve written for GeekMom.

Confessions of a Lonely Geek

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Most of my life I’ve been the only geek among those I see everyday. As a child, I was usually the only girl in boy-dominated courses and as an adult I’m the only female in my department. I’m also the only geek at my workplace. All of this can make for some lonely days.

501st Legion 101

So, you want to join the 501st Legion? Well here is the ultimate step-by-step guide to how you too can become one of the members of the fighting 501st. The path of the Empire is a challenging one; it takes time and commitment to completion of a canon costume. You will have moments where you will ask yourself, “What the heck was I thinking?” But