Geeky weddings can be classy affairs, and Chris and Ann’s fancy Star Wars-themed nuptials are proof. The bride wore custom painted R2-D2 heels that may be the best Star Wars shoes I’ve ever seen—but that’s not all. The groom’s cake looked like a Star Wars: The Old Republic lightsaber, the main cake featured Star Wars symbols, they used a lightsaber cake cutter, and gave away wedding favors in Rebel Alliance orange (it’s an official color) bags.
Can I sign up on a list to be invited to all the geeky weddings ever?
Photos by Pink Posh Photography.
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The Bad Robot logo practically begs to be mashed up with Star Wars, and R2-D2 is a natural choice. The blue and white droid looks great as the red robot. I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before a droid builder’s club makes a real-life version of this design.
This Bad Droid currently has a two-three week lead time. If you want it, I recommend pre-ordering now.
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When R2-D2 isn’t busy saving the day, he likes playing dress up. I’m not sure how many outfits he has in his closet, but he looks good as a minion from Despicable Me. This could be a huge spoiler for Episode VII!
Artoo could be Phil or Stuart, I’m not sure. It’s hard to understand him when he introduces himself in beeps and boops. Regardless of his name, he’s got the costume down – the shiny blue stripes in the front really make the look.
Holy Ewoks! Look at these Star Wars ring designs! It looks like J.A.P. Studio had the license to make some creative Star Wars ring prototypes back in the late ’90s, and I wish they were available now. The statement rings feature more than just the usual suspects. I dig the R2-D2, Darth Vader, and Boba Fett designs but there are so many more – like a rancor ring, Ackbar, Bib Fortuna, and the list goes on. They are weird and delightful, and if I could wear one of them on each finger, I would.
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Sure, this R2-D2 ladies tunic tank would make a great gift, but there’s nothing wrong with treating yourself—especially when said Star Wars tank is on sale for $18.75. That’s 25% off!
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This custom made fabric features a design that looks just like everyone’s favorite little droid. It’s a cotton knit R2-D2 infinity scarf that measures 34″ long by 6.5″ wide and takes about 4 weeks to make, just for you.
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It’s becoming more common to see nerdy themes incorporated into formal events. Geeky weddings, anniversary parties, showers – you get the idea. If you want to show your passion but keep it fancy, this Star Wars R2-D2 Pattern Tonal Blue Italian Silk Tie is perfect and it’s coming soon to our Nerd Approved Shop.
The 100% silk tie is navy blue with the astromech outlined in a repeating pattern in a lovely light blue. You can pair it with black, navy, or gray suits. I love the subtle look of this and hope to see more Star Wars designs like it in the future.
Pre-order now to receive the tie in November.
Star Wars R2-D2 Pattern Tonal Blue Italian Silk Tie – $49.99
Course of the Force made its way through Southern California over the weekend, and it brought lots of costumed runners with it! The lightsaber relay run for charity had daily pit stops at piers along the coast called conivals. I stopped by the Santa Monica Pier for Friday’s conival and I spotted this adorable girl dressed as a Princess R2-D2. Her mother informed me they had participated in the relay earlier that day. The princess was as cute as can be.
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Even robots get confused from time to time. This one doesn’t know whether he wants to be R2-D2 or a Dalek. It’s a fun design, and you have to wonder how Artoo would communicate important Dalek phrases with his beeping. I’d like to think he’d be a friendly Dalek and teach the others how to be like him.
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Keep cool and embrace your inner sarcastic droid this summer in this R2-D2 Tank Dress. Just steer clear of Jawas and those nasty restraining bolts. It’s currently on sale for only $15 – that’s 43% off the list price!
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