The J. J. Abrams–helmed Star Wars: Episode VII won’t be released until late 2015, but we have the space saga top of mind after spotting Luke Skywalker, C-3PO and Darth Vader on Comic-Con-worthy gowns at Rodarte and Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. They aren’t the only labels fascinated with the Force this season: Vans and Moleskine have incorporated the franchise’s iconic imagery into shoes and notebooks, while Alexis Bittar’s retro-futuristic cuff resembles a very chic starship. Predict the future we cannot, but fashion’s pendulum swing from stark minimalism to intergalactic nostalgia is very much of the present.
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