Core Worlds Couture – Valentine’s Day Edition!

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Welcome to a special edition of Core Worlds Couture!

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, I thought it would be the perfect time to suggest some ways to celebrate the special relationships and people in our lives, Star Wars-style, of course! Read on to find some great one-of-a-kind DIY ideas, as well as awesome Star Wars gifts that are just a click of the mouse away!

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Core Worlds Couture: Love and Madness Star Wars Doorknocker Necklace and Hair Clips Reviews

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Welcome back to another edition of Core Worlds Couture, where you’ll find reviews covering a wide variety of Star Wars fashion and accessories. Everything is suitable for a range of fangirl ages, so there’s always something for everyone!

Today, the focus is on a limited-run doorknocker necklace and some Star Wars hair clips from Love and Madness. If you aren’t already familiar with the Love and Madness line, you can check out their website, as well as a previous CWC review of mine.

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There is a Jar Jar In ALL Of Us!

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In Honor of National Bullying Prevention Month

Albert Einstein wrote, “Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” (1)

Awkward in social situations. Body parts on a seemingly ridiculously large-scale. Clumsy at all the wrong times. Shunned by people you thought were your friends, for a reason you don’t really understand.

Sounds like I’m describing Jar Jar Binks to a tee, right?

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Core Worlds Couture: Loungefly X Floral Galaxy Stormtrooper Tote Bag Review

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After a bit of a hiatus, I’m back with a new Core Worlds Couture review!

This time, I’m focusing on the Loungefly X Floral Galaxy Stormtrooper Tote Bag. I purchased this tote from the Hot Topic website in August, but when I checked the site for current info to put into this review, I did not see that it was available through the Hot Topic site anymore.

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Core Worlds Couture: Espionage Cosmetics Nail Wraps Review

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wrap packageWelcome back to all of my companions in Couture!

This week’s Core Worlds Couture review features some fun nail wraps from Espionage Cosmetics. I was originally turned onto this company through social media from San Diego Comic Con this past July. Fellow fangirls were posting pictures and Periscope videos of the nail wraps they got at the Con. I’ve never tried nail wraps before, so I figured I would give it a shot!

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Star Wars and the Name Game

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“I call everyone ‘Darling’, because I can’t remember their names.”
-Zsa Zsa Gabor

What’s in a name?

They’re just a bunch of letters that form words, right? Actually, names are so incredibly powerful, that the concept of “naming” has been an integral part of every culture, religion and belief system around the world. Among everything: from objects to people…pets to phenomena, names are as influential as they are immortal.

If you’ve been a faithful reader of my blogs (and I hope you have been), you may be thinking that this subject sounds familiar to you. You’re correct: I spoke about this topic in one of my very first blog entries for Coffee With Kenobi. However, because I’m so enamored with the psyche, power, and philosophy of names in general, I wanted to revisit some new ideas and personal revelations I’ve had since the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, as well as some other personal a-ha moments, as represented at various points in the Star Wars saga.

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Core Worlds Couture: Star Wars and the Power of Costume Exhibition

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This week features a special edition of Core Worlds Couture – full coverage of Star Wars and the Power of Costume Exhibition at Discovery Times Square, New York City. Read on to learn about the exhibit and experience my adventures!

Whether interested in the fashion/cosplay aspect or not, costumes tell a tale and set a stage like nothing else in a story. “Craftsmanship and artistry in costume design are valued creative components in the Star Wars saga,” said George Lucas. “The detailed precision of a design can be as bold a measure of storytelling as words on a page, leading to the truths at the core of a character, situation or shared history.”

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Core Worlds Couture: Redbubble Star Wars Graphic T-shirt Dresses Review

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Welcome back to Core Worlds Couture, where you’ll find reviews of the latest and greatest Star Wars fashion items!

Today, I’ll be reviewing Redbubble’s Star Wars Graphic T-shirt Dresses. Redbubble is an Australian-based online marketplace, with offices in San Francisco, California. The company allows its current number of over 400,000 worldwide artists and designers to contribute unique, original work that can be represented in a wide variety of products for purchase. There are SO many items, from phone cases to pillows; notebook covers to travel mugs.

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My Recap of Birthday-Worthy Star Wars Reveals!

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On my 46th birthday (July 16), I was reduced to my 10-year-old self. I laughed, jumped for joy, squeed more than a few times, and quite literally performed at least one happy dance. My eyes were a little brighter, and my steps a little lighter. All because of Star Wars.

And that’s a good thing…a VERY good thing!

When it comes to Star Wars, I’m a big kid at heart anyway, as I’m most (or all) of you reading this right now can relate. Overall, it’s a great time to be a Star Wars fan, but with all of the news that came out of Star Wars Celebration Europe (SWCE) over the last few days, my kid-o-meter has flown off the charts!

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Core Worlds Couture: DIY Upscaled T-shirt Tank Tutorial

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In this special edition of Core Worlds Couture, you’ll be learning how to upscale those old t-shirts of yours into awesome tank tops! The best thing about it? You’ll feel like you went shopping and got new clothes…for FREE!!!

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