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C2E2: Star Wars Replica Costumes Unveiling!

Booth #408 in Chicago!

By Robert T. Trate     April 25, 2014
Source: ANOVOS Productions

Star Wars Episode VII arrives December 18th, 2015.
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If you are a Star Wars fan and heading out C2E2 this weekend, we recommend stopping by Booth #408. ANOVOS will be unveiling the first costume replicas for Star Wars. Check out the press release below. The images are the actual publicity photos from The Empire Strikes Back (copyright Lucasfilm), but the ANOVOS designs will be spot on! Personally, I looking forward to their Kamino line! 

Press Release:

ANOVOS Unveils Collection of STAR WARS Costume Replicas

From Luke Skywalker and Han Solo to Darth Vader, ANOVOS Creates Costume Replicas Designed to be Worn by Fans Throughout the Galaxy; Presales Begin May the 4th!

The Force will be strong with STAR WARS fans this spring when ANOVOS Productions LLC unveils its first line of STAR WARS replica costumes designed to be both displayable and wearable.

Pre-sales begin on May the 4th for these licensed replica costumes.  The collection of STAR WARS replica costumes by ANOVOS will premiere with three extraordinary creations based on the unforgettable adventure of STAR WARS: Episode V - The Empire Strikes Back.  Pieces from the collection will premiere during the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo from April 25 to 27.

“Our new Star Wars collection goes way beyond simple costumes – they’re based on the original costume designs and patterns used in the production of these classic movies,” said ANOVOS CEO Joe Salcedo. 

Luke Skywalker’s Bespin uniform and holster will lead the release of the STAR WARS replica costumes collection by ANOVOS, followed by Han Solo’s iconic costume from The Empire Strikes Back and – later in the summer – a wearable full-length Darth Vader costume.

ANOVOS plans to expand its new STAR WARS offerings later in the year with the addition of wearable armor-based costumes under the banner of “Kamino Armor Works.”  Items from this line will include a bounty hunter Jango Fett costume from STAR WARS: Episode II - Attack of the Clones, and Clone Troopers costumes from STAR WARS: Episode III - Revenge of the Sith.  A sampling of prototypes will be displayed in the ANOVOS booth #408 during C2E2.
The STAR WARS replica costumes collection by ANOVOS will be available for pre-ordering beginning May the 4th at www.anovos.com. Sizes for the costumes, which are created to be unisex, will range from small to XXL.
“Entering the Star Wars universe is a dream come true for us,” Salcedo said.  Since its inception in 2009, ANOVOS has created wearable fandom for a wide range of popular entertainment properties. “There are no fans more passionate, more excited and more engaged in wearable fandom than Star Wars fans.”
As the STAR WARS replica costumes collection by ANOVOS grows, plans include expanding Kamino Armor Works to encompass wearable costume replicas of Sandtroopers, Biker Scouts, Stormtroopers and other variants of Clone Troopers.  

For more information about ANOVOS Productions and the STAR WARS replica costumes collection by ANOVOS, please visit www.anovos.com or find ANOVOS on Facebook (facebook.com/Anovos), on Twitter (@ANOVOS) or on Instagram (@ANOVOS).


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therockdltj 4/25/2014 2:31:14 PM

very cool!

6dra6on6 4/25/2014 8:28:47 PM

Very expensive...

VTGamehendge 4/26/2014 10:43:03 AM

Yeah...I can only imagine how much the Fett and Vader costumes will cost.  And even the Clone Troopers.  

6dra6on6 4/27/2014 10:14:55 AM

They want $2,200 for a Star Trek TWOK uniform so I figure the Star Wars costumes are going to be around the same price. Fortunately for us there are other places selling high quality costumes for a lot less.

monkeyfoot 4/28/2014 7:04:08 AM

I really wanted a jacket like Luke wears there in the picture after seeing the movie. It looked like it would look good closed as in the pic or opened up with a t-shirt underneath. I looked at Army surplus stores thinking something similar would be there but never found it.

6dra6on6 4/28/2014 7:20:09 AM

Monkey, if you're diligent in your search you will find one on the 'net. Or you will find someone who can custom make one for you. If I were you I'd start by asking people in the 501st, the group that build their own Stormtrooper armor. They're a great bunch of people and I know someone knows someone. I always wanted Luke's jacket in black so I'll look around too and if I find something I'll let you know.



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