[WAYW] For the Glory of the First Order – Her Universe/Hot Topic

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It’s no secret that The Force Awakens turned me into a loyal supporter of the First Order so buying this dress was a total no-brainer.  It helps that I really love the new stormtrooper design and the lines were beautifully translated by Kelly Cercone.

First Order Stormtrooper Dress: Her Universe for Hot Topic
Black Heels: Lauren by Ralph Lauren
Captain Phasma Purse: Loungefly

For sizing reference, Bria is 5’6 and wearing a Small. 

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A couple of notes since some folks have asked for my thoughts on the dress.  It definitely runs true to the sizing chart and does not have any stretch to it so make sure you take a look before you order.  It’s a nice thick fabric so you don’t have to worry about the white being see through but the scuba wasn’t quite as nice feeling as I’d hoped.  I suspect that was a compromise to get the pattern printed on it and keep the costs down.  The leather accents are nicely done but the cold shoulder sleeve does not have a lot of give to it.  Unfortunately, this won’t be a dress that I can wear to help out with the 501st because it restricts my upper arm movements enough to make it tricky to help someone with chest armor.

Oh yeah… and it has pockets!  It’s definitely a super cute dress and I’m glad that I got it.  I look forward to wearing it to plenty of conventions in the future.

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