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Rodarte debuted its Fall/Winter line back in February and it featured high fashion clothing adorned with Star Wars images that everyone loved. Now they’ve done an official photo shoot out at Skywalker Ranch with some of the characters in attendance. Who knew Threepio could strike a pose?

Photos by Todd Cole.

Hair by Nikki Providence, makeup by Tsipporah Liebman for Nars Cosmetics, nails by Tsipporah Liebman for Sally Hansen, styled by Ashley Furnival, modeled by Ali Michael at IMG Models.

Photography assistants: Charles Grauke first, Mike Lopez second. Digital tech: Alex Aristei.

See more pictures after the break.

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We’ve got our first look at Allison Williams as Peter Pan in the upcoming NBC live musical thanks to The Today Show, and things are a little different. Gone are the tights and dress-like tunic in favor of a pair of shorts and little brown boots. It looks like Peter may never grow up, but they’ve definitely made sure his costume isn’t stuck in the past.

See a video of Williams learning to fly after the break.

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sailor moon musical

Anime series Sailor Moon is transforming in order to make the transition to the stage. A new musical based on the series is debuting in Tokyo in September, and production photos from “Sailor Moon Petite Etrangere” are finally available – as is a video promo! The musical features Sailor Moon, Sailor Mercury, Sailor Mars, Sailor Jupiter, and Sailor Venus. The story is set in Crystal Tokyo and features the Black Moon Clan, Tuxedo Mask, Sailor Pluto, and Chibiusa. It looks… magical. Yeah, that’s the perfect word for it.

Check out the promo video after the break…

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Fashion incorporates electronics into designs more and more these days, but Anouk Wipprecht and ArcAttack took that to the next level with their plate metal, chainmail dress that serves as a Faraday cage. Wipprecht stood on a stage between two giant Tesla coils and withstood zaps of raw electricity. The dress is made from 600 rings of chainmail, a spiky metal helmet, toy plasma balls (they add yet another impressive touch), and plate mail.

See the dress in electrifying action after the break.

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Evangeline Lilly

Evangeline Lilly may be playing Hope Van Dyne in Marvel’s upcoming Ant-Man movie, but her hair sure makes her look like Wasp. Lilly posted a picture of the short ‘do on Instagram yesterday stating, “How’s my new do?” Another picture shows her with Paul Rudd so it seems very likely that she’s on set.

So, the question is will Lilly essentially be playing the Marvel Cinematic Universe version of Wasp who goes by another name that isn’t Janet Van Dyne? If that’s the case, I don’t understand the reasoning for changing it up. Or, is Marvel just screwing with us and giving Lilly a bob cut to make us curious? Ahhh! I want answers.

See another pic of the hair and a comparison with Wasp after the break.

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One of the things I love best about fashion these days is just how many companies have geek couture. Once upon a time, if you wanted to show your love for Star Wars, you had the option of a t-shirt or halloween costume, but it wasn’t the sort of thing you could wear if you wanted to dress up a bit.

Luckily, companies like We Love Fine are committed to making fashionable geekwear, and now they’ve teamed up with Goldie to create a Star Wars boutique collection.

My personal favorites are the Princess Leia Dress (complete with a hair buns hoodie), a very chic Empire Strikes Back skirt, and the Dark Side Glamour dress, but they have other great styles as well in sizes small to extra large.

Check out more pictures after the break.

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exploding tardis a line

Doctor Who has brought a lot of iconic images into our lives, but few have been reproduced more than this painting from the episode “Vincent And The Doctor”.

Just when you thought you saw it all, Van Gogh’s Exploding TARDIS painting takes a new form in this adorable A-line Dress from Her Universe.

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This working cyborg arm built out of Lego is the brainchild of Diavo Voltaggio. He made the creation at Brick Fair in Chantilly, Virgina and calls it the Mark VI since it’s the sixth version of the arm that he has created. He built it using a Lego Mindstorms EV3 set. Mashable notes:

The Mark VI features LED lights and a smartphone cradle, although neither are necessary to the arm’s functioning. Despite its simplicity, the machine sucks up quite a bit of juice: Voltaggio says he has to replace the batteries in the arm every hour or so.

It all works via little buttons inside the arm that, when touched, cause motors to activate making the fingers open and close. Next up on his to-do list? A full body!

See video of the arm in action and an interview with the designer after the break.

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I don’t know about you, but I came out of Guardians Of The Galaxy wanting a Star Lord helmet and the ability to fight like Gamora.

Well, I’m not sure any amount of time or training could get me the Gamora part of that wish, but RPF member Helagak has created a Star Lord helmet that comes complete with build instructions and 3D print models.

He also did a 3D print model of Peter Quill’s gun.

Head after the break to see more pictures and a video on the making of this beauty.

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