Tag Archives: 501st Legion

Her Universe–These Are the Clothes You're Looking For

Her Universe–These Are the Clothes You're Looking For

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. Read More

Judge Us By Our Size Do Not–The Galactic Academy

Judge Us By Our Size Do Not–The Galactic Academy

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. Read More

Unusual Books for the Star Wars Fan

Just in case you haven’t noticed, I’m a Star Wars fan. Besides owning two approved 501st and Rebel Legion costumes, I also enjoy reading up on the dark and light sides of the force. There are ample supplies of fictional novels that happen in the Star Wars universe, but there are also some great books for collectors, cooks and force enthusiasts. Read More

Chainmail for Charity

Chainmail for Charity is a Facebook project by 501st Legion member Rebecca Waters , to help raise money and awareness for her husband’s heart condition. With Jon unable to work, Rebecca works day and night to help pay for not only their regular bills, but also Jon’s mounting medical bills; that is where Chainmail for Charity comes into play. Read More

Star Wars Celebration VI: 501st Legion Presence

Star Wars Celebration VI was the biggest party in the galaxy. From celebrities to parties, there was something there for everyone. The 501st Legion had a very strong presence. Known for the professional grade costumes and charity work, the 501st Legion was a big part of the convention, with troopers coming from all over the world to showcase their costumes, props and sets. Read More

Cyber-bullying Against Star Wars Fans — We Won

Tuesday I wrote a post regarding a slideshow that Local 10 Miami was refusing to remove. It involved some very hurtful comments and captions towards cosplaying attendees at Star Wars Celebration VI. Since then, 501st fans from all over the world have been voicing their opinions about the hurtful captions under the photos. Read More

501st Legion Kid Bash

Last weekend, I had the amazing opportunity to take part in Star Wars Celebration VI. Attending the convention was just one part of my experience. The other part, was volunteering as the 501st Legion Kid Bash Coordinator. Running alongside the Imperial Bash, the Kid Bash was a party just for the kids of 501st Legion members. The event was a huge success and thanks to some very special sponsors, each child went home with a swag bag all their own. Read More

Star Wars Celebration VI — Mission Complete

Last week, I had the privilege of attending Star Wars Celebration VI, in Orlando, Florida. Star Wars fans came from all over the world to see the sites and experience all that the convention had to offer. As a parent, GeekMom reporter and 501st Legion member, my Celebration VI experience was a little different than most convention attendees. Read More

Where’s Dakster? at Star Wars Celebration VI

Star Wars Celebration VI, the biggest Star Wars party in the galaxy, will be in Orlando, Florida this week and I’ve been planning and scheming for it since it was announced last year.The 501st Legion has been hard at work getting everything ready for this event and we can’t wait to show you all what we’ve done. To add to the fun, I have a special surprise for those attending… Read More