Fashion Meets Film: Designers Channel Star Wars Characters

by Kristen Heinzinger

In anticipation of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, out December 18, the fashion set is taking cues from the film’s costume designer Michael Kaplan (who was also behind the clothes on the sets of Star TrekFight ClubSe7en, and Blade Runner). As part of Force 4 Fashion—a charity initiative in partnership with Bloomingdale’s and Disney Consumer ProductsCynthia Rowley, Diane von Furstenberg, Giles Deacon, Halston, Opening Ceremony, Ovadia & Sons, Parker, Rag & Bone, Timo Weiland, and Todd Snyder are designing outfits fit for Princess Leia, Luke Skywalker, Obi wan Kenobi, and more.

The looks will be uncovered on December 2 in New York City and will make their way to Bloomingdale’s NYC flagship windows the next day. Fans of either the film or the designers (or both!) can get their hands on the one-of-a-kind items, which will be auctioned off December 2 to 18 by Bloomingdale’s on The proceeds will benefit holiday charity partner Child Mind Institute on behalf of Star Wars: Force For Change.


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