Tag Archives: Star Wars Weekends

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

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

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. Read More

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Star Wars Weekends 2012 — Awesome Costume Firsts

This year at Star Wars Weekends, the 501st and Rebel Legion raised the bar. Not only did we have our usually turnout of amazing costumes, we also had some first time costumes. As one member put it, “we showed Disney that we can do more than robes and armor.” As a proud member of both the 501st and Rebel Legion, I would like to show them off to you now. I know these members worked really hard on their costumes and making it to Star Wars Weekends was a huge accomplishment for them. Read More

My Journey to the Blue Side of Star Wars

This past March I decided to embark on my first solo costuming project, Aayla Secura. I wanted it to be a total surprise to my squad, so I referred to it only as Project X on Facebook. It was quite the journey and a quick one at that. My animated clone trooper took five months and four people to help get it fitting me right. Since I wanted to march in Star Wars weekends, this costume had to be completed in less than three months and this time, it was all up to me, myself and my husband to make it come to life. It was a tight squeeze, but we were able to make our goal. Read More

501st Legion and Me

Some people dreamed of growing up to be a storm trooper and some of us actually made it there. Since February 2011, I have been a proud and active member in the 501st Legion also known as Vader’s Fist. The 501st legion is a worldwide professional costuming club that specializes in the “bad guys” of… Read More