I believe in love at first sight… when it comes to shoes and believe me, I fell hard and fast for these the moment I saw them at Star Wars Celebration last month. It felt only right to celebrate that new love on May the Fourth. Because reasons.
I’ve got nothing but great things to say about these shoes. I love them. Truly, deeply love them. I had several friends try to steal them from me at Celebration and I, without fail, have someone compliment them every time I’ve worn them since. These are seriously quality sneakers, folks. The leather work is great and it’s impossible not to see all the amazing thought and care that went into the design and creation of these shoes. I can’t sing their praises enough.
As a sizing note, these are currently available for preorder on Musterbrand’s website. I wear a size 9 in women’s and these are a size 40.
Psst: You can get 15% off all Star Wars items with the code ‘SW40’ through the end of the month!
Disclaimer: The Skywalker X-Wing sneakers were given to me by Musterbrand at Celebration. I was in love with them from the moment I saw them.
We first mentioned these a few months ago but have finally gotten a chance to do a shoot with the skirt! For Celebration 2015, Her Universe debuted two dresses featuring Cloud City and the Battle of Hoth. This fall, they collaborated with ModCloth to feature both as skirts in a similar cut to the lightsaber skirt but shorter. And, of course, because I had to get one because I’m me!
The skirt’s made of a silkier and lighter material than the original lightsaber skirt but I’m definitely a fan! It can be worn with or without a petticoat. (In the pictures, I’m wearing one.) I’ve worn it two or three times thus far and am definitely want to find more excuses to wear it.
Battle of Hoth Skirt: Her Universe for ModCloth
Spade Necklace/Earrings: kate spade
Nude heels: BCBG
I have a Hux problem. I also have a military jacket problem. (Un)fortunately, they combined and I got peer pressured into buying this jacket a few months ago. Actually, it turned out to be a great plan because I really love it and now, because you all know how this goes… an outfit post.
Military Jacket: Zara
Faux Leather Leggings: Express
Also… HI MILLICENT <3
I have a Mass Effect problem which everyone who knows me saw coming and that problem extends to me buying everything that someone slaps an N7 logo on. (Just like Shepard.) We mentioned ThinkGeek’s cute Mass Effect collection a few months ago and I finally got my stuff in late December! I have nothing but good things to say about this dress! It’s not cut too small and the fabric’s pretty thick and totally feels worth the money.
Oh. And best part? It has pockets!
N7 Dress: ThinkGeek
Thigh Highs: H&M
Black Pumps: Nine West
Red Purse: Rebecca Minkhoff
I went into Rogue One not expecting to come out with a Cassian Andor Problem AND YET HERE WE ARE. Obviously, because I’m me, that involves Cassian fashion. There were definitely a lot of takes on Cassian’s many different outerwear pieces but the Musterbrand jacket stood out. I’ve been a fan of their pieces for a while so it seemed appropriate that I finally get one and review it here.
Cassian Andor Jacket: Musterbrand
Olive Shirt: Express
Pencil Skirt: Express
Brown Boots: Bandolino
First impression when I opened it? Impressed. Very Impressed. Musterbrand is not messing around with the quality of their jackets. You might think by the pictures that this is a lightweight jacket. You would be wrong. The fabric’s definitely sturdy and the jacket has such a great weight to it. It won’t help too much on a frigid winter day but on a somewhat warmer one or for fall and spring, it’s perfect. Bonus: it’s incredibly comfortable.
The Cassian jacket has a pocket on either side and has a hidden one on the inside of the left side which comfortably fit my iPhone 6s. I also love that their most blatant Star Wars branding is confined to the inside lining. My favorite type of Geek Fashion is something that you can wear that a non-nerdy person wouldn’t look twice at but a fellow geeky would totally get. Since this is a more stylized version of one of Cassian’s jackets, it definitely counts.
The only thing I don’t like about the jacket is the velcro flap at the bottom. It’s fine when the jacket is closed but I’m not in love with how it just flaps around when you wear it open. Also, I do wish the sleeve detail was more inset like Cassian’s jacket actually is.
I do have to give a shout out to Musterbrand’s social media/customer service team. I was wavering about whether to get this jacket or not since it’s a men’s jacket and I’m a fairly small person. Their team worked with me to figure out what size would work (XS) and even made sure that I knew I could exchange/return it if it didn’t work out. Sizing wise, it’s a little bit bigger than I would normally wear but again, it is a men’s jacket so that’s not surprising. I’m interested to try one of their women’s cut jackets at some point and see how that sizing works.
So what’s the final verdict? If you’re looking for a non-literal take on Cassian Andor’s jacket and don’t mind dropping a few extra dollars for a quality jacket, Musterbrand’s offering is definitely worth your money. Bonus: Musterbrand’s currently offering 15% any order with the code ‘MB-Relaunch‘ and you should definitely take advantage while you can.