Why Star Wars Will Probably Change How You Dress This Fall

Why Star Wars Will Probably Change How You Dress This Fall

Film’s indisputable influence on fashion trends is one of the most exciting parts of researching trends here at Who What Wear. From Grey Gardens to Belle de Jour to Clueless—iconic movies (and their equally iconic characters) always seem to find their place in fashion, which brings us to the subject of today’s story: Star Wars! Thanks to Preen and Rodarte’s F/W 14 runways, which both showed prints of Star Wars characters, we feel fully justified to indulge our inner space nerds.

​See how our favorite celebs, runways, and style-setters are sporting the futuristic look (and how you can too)!

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    Elizabeth Minett of Haut Appétit

    PHOTO: Athens Street Style

    Style Tip: Pair a metallic blazer with waxed jeans and sleek white pumps. For an extra futuristic finish, slick back your hair into a ponytail.

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    Alexa Chung

    PHOTO: Gastro Chic

    Style Tip: Sport a pair of oversized sunnies with a dramatic metallic coat for an out-of this world ensemble.

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    PHOTO: Rodarte

    Style Note: Designers Laura and Kate Mulleavy sent models down the F/W 14 Rodarte runway in Star Wars-printed gowns (think: Luke Skywalker, Yoda, R2D2). Fast forward a couple of months later, and Kirsten Dunst was spotted in this attention-grabbing dress on the Met Gala red carpet.

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    Street Style

    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Style Tip: Try a rounded silhouette in a crisp texture (like neoprene), and style it with a pair of simple black skinnies and ankle boots.

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    PHOTO: Preen

    Style Note: Come fashion month, we suspect Preen’s Darth Vader tops and dresses will invade the street style scene in a huge way, and we have to admit, they’re pretty catchy.

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    Vika Gazinskaya

    PHOTO: Stockholm Street Style

    Style Tip: Gel your hair back, and wear an A-line dress with capped sleeves. Complete the ensemble with a pendant necklace and pointy-toe pumps.

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    Fendi Mesh-Paneled Bomber Jacket ($1100)
    ​The rounded shoulders on this mesh jacket give it a space commander vibe.

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    Alexander Wang Diego Textured-Leather Bucket Bag ($950)
    ​Is it just us, or does this ultra-cool bag seem otherworldly?

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    Jennifer Fisher Apostrophe Rose Gold-Plated Earrings ($180)
    ​These earrings look like little galaxies.

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    Maison Martin Margiela Cropped Embellished Wool-Blend Jacket ($3985)
    ​Fun fact: the iridescent silver paillettes on this embellished jacket were cut from recycled CDs.

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    Nike + Riccardo Tisci Air Force 1 Leather Hi-Top Sneakers ($340)
    ​This season’s take on the moon boot, if you will.

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    MSGM Duchessee-Satin Culottes ($385)
    ​Wear these chic culottes with a cropped jacket and metallic pumps.

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    Topshop Liquid Metallic Cami ($50)
    ​From the high halter neckline to the rich emerald tone to the iridescent finish—this camisole is a smart pick!

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    Victoria, Victoria Beckham Two-Tone Crepe Shift Dress ($795)
    ​An on-trend dress in a flattering hue is all a girl could ask for.

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