Fashion Week Observed

11 Reasons to Covet Rodarte’s Absurd Star Wars Collection

(Photo: Getty)

This fashion week has been entertaining. First, there was the spectacle of watching fashionistas travel to Brooklyn for Alexander Wang as if they were George Washington crossing the Delaware.

Then, the walls at Opening Ceremony ran with chocolate. Fun fact: the show coincided with a cable rerun of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Coincidence? We hope not.

And, of course, there was a streaker channelling his inner Bruno at Prabal Gurung. But the best move so far has been Rodarte’sStar Wars–inspired collection, presented this afternoon, featuring screen printed Luke Skywalker, C–3PO and Yoda skirts. Here are 11 arguments in favor of the kooky collection: Read More

This Happened

Almost 7,000 People Sign Petition Urging President Obama to Build a Death Star

America's newest public works project. (Photo: Eye on Star Wars)

Let’s start by saying you can make a petition for almost anything on WhiteHouse.gov, and we’re pretty sure the President never even glances at them. But apparently, over 6,800 people have signed a petition asking President Obama to start building a Death Star, the space station/super weapon from Star Wars, by 2016. And who says the Internet savvy are politically lazy? Read More