Ever wonder what your favourite Star Wars characters might wear if they dressed in our planet’s high fashion looks? Yeah, us too. In the first of what will be several posts, we’ve taken a prominent group in the Star Wars universe and looked through the Pre-Fall 2013 styles to see what those characters might wear. First up: everyone’s favourite Galactic Empire.
Most of what we see in terms of clothing from the Empire in the films is their uniforms, which are obviously militaristic and which also tend towards more drab colours. No bright colours here except for the Imperial Guard, of course. With this in mind, I looked for both a specific colour palette and also for the looks that didn’t flaunt the ruffles that were popular this season. (Vader vetoed their addition to the uniform.) The darker and militaristic results would be fabulous additions to the wardrobe of any female Imperial officer nonetheless.
Let’s start out with some basics. Obviously, the Imperials have to go to work, but why does their wardrobe have to be limited to uniforms when they have Nina Ricci, Michael Kors, and Proenza Schouler:
Of course, you can never go wrong with a smartly cut jacket like this one from St. John:
Designers wouldn’t leave the more stylish Imperial ladies wanting for tops either. Alexander Wang and Vera Wang both put forth some interesting offerings: