Created by George Lucas in 1977, Star Wars is one of the most popular American franchises of all time. The films appeal to fans of all ages, depicting the adventures of various characters ‘in a galaxy far, far away’.
With the release of the first film, Star Wars, followed by The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi, all of which were released within three years of each other, the franchise soon became a phenomenon. The three films, referred to as episodes IV-VI, are known as the original Star Wars trilogy. Episodes I-III were later released as a prequel trilogy between 1999 and 2005.
All of the films were a commercial success, especially at the box office, with a combined revenue of $6.46 billion. A new series of Star Wars films began in 2015 with the release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is to be followed by the first of the Star Wars Anthology series, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, due for release in December 2016.
What could be cooler than a Star Wars inspired wardrobe? Nowadays, franchise clothing is incredibly popular amongst fans of all ages - it’s not just for kids.
Star Wars clothing is available in a range of styles and sizes, from children’s to adults’. You’ll find a range of novelty Star Wars clothing, including:
Dressing up as your favourite Star Wars character is a great way to spend an afternoon, so why not treat your little one to an epic costume?
From Stormtroopers and Darth Vader to Chewbacca and Princess Leia, there is a Star Wars costume for everyone, including:
Personalise your home with themed merchandise from your favourite film franchise. From lampshades to mugs, there are many ways to make your home appear as if it’s from ‘a galaxy far, far away’:
•Star Wars bedding
Star Wars toys are some of the coolest around and make great presents for young and old alike.
Whether you prefer the original trilogy or the new Star Wars series, there is a range of themed toys to be enjoyed by everyone:
•BB-8 Sphero – This toy will allow you to immerse yourself in the world of Star Wars, bringing androids to life. The BB-8 Sphero is an app-enabled droid, which you can control using your smartphone or tablet
•Lego Millennium Falcon – Lego is a classic toy and has been for many generations. This construction kit makes a great present for Star Wars fans of all ages and is sure to keep you and your children occupied for hours.