Dressing a galaxy: the costumes of Star wars

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Insight Editions in association with H.N. Abrams, Oct 1, 2005 - Design - 215 pages
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While the "Star Wars" saga is famous for its elaborate sets and for revolutionary visual effects, it also features some of the most unique and ornate costumes in modern film. In this exquisite volume, the intricate and beautiful fashions that have appeared in all six "Star Wars" films are on display-from military gear to royal gowns and the iconic garbs of Obi-Wan Kenobi and Darth Vader. Every costume is brilliantly displayed in intimate detail, from preproduction sketches to the final creations. Actors, including Natalie Portman and Samuel L. Jackson, provide commentary on their experiences during principal photography, while writer-director George Lucas and producer Rick McCallum contribute their thoughts on this exploration of "Star Wars" costume design. Accompanied by an exhibition at the The Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising (FIDM) Museum & Galleries at FIDM in Los Angeles, this unique visual treat is a must-have for any "Star Wars" fan. An additional limited-edition run of this book will be released with lavish gatefolds, fabric swatches, and a cast replica of a Wookiee belt-buckle, sure to be the ultimate "Star Wars" collectible.

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User Review  - Vikki - Goodreads

Beautiful detail and amazing pictures! I LOVE fashion and clothes and clothing design so this is such a great read for me and I only got to borrow it from a library but it was worth it. The costumes are beautiful and incredibly involved. VERY interesting read. Read full review

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