May The Force Be With You – Star Buys For Christmas
We bring a little fun for Christmas with our round-up of the best Star Wars stocking fillers….
The Write Way
In celebration of the timeless and iconic Star Wars saga, Cross Pens has unveiled a new series of writing instruments and journals that capture the mythical and modern elements of the original Star Wars film trilogy, putting the force of fine writing, creativity and storytelling directly into the hands of fans of all ages. Featuring iconic characters C-3PO, Darth Vader and a Stormtrooper, the Star Wars limited edition collection from the Townsend line is limited to 1977 units per character and features impeccable character details etched into the finish (RRP £295 – £375). The Click Star Wars Gel Ink Pen Collection symbolises the dynamic spirit of each character and is the ideal pen for everyday writing needs (RRP £30). Last but not least are the Star Wars journals from the Jot Zone collection (RRP £30). See the full range here.
The Big Time
With emphasis on the details, Nixon has introduced the official Star Wars Nixon Dark Collection, created to honour the legacy and innovation of the films. The Stormtrooper 51-30 Star Wars Special Edition Watch (£420 from WatchShop.com) gets our vote, with a 60 second sub dial featuring the Imperial logo while the tide sub dial features the Stormtrooper’s blaster with the word “kill” for high tide and “stun” for low tide. The 51mm 300mm waterproof stainless steel case has a rotating countdown bezel with countdown timer, hardened mineral crystal, triple gasket screw down crown and pusher, stainless steel screw down caseback and screw in lugs. See the full range here.
A Full Plate
Make dinner time more interesting with these fun character plates (£27.99 from Getting Personal). Boasting black and white monochrome drawings of the Death Star, Darth Vader, the Stormtroopers and C-3PO and R2-D2, your guests can pick their side and prepare for culinary combat. Lightsabers (well, cutlery) at the ready! See the full set here.
Figure of Fun
Sure to delight small and big kids alike, this deluxe animatronic interactive figure of Darth Vader (£99.97 from Asda) is produced based on digital data from Star Wars: Episode VI Return Of The Jedi. The Dark Lord’s highly interactive lightsaber is powered by new dynamic technology, giving incredible real time interaction with light and stereo battle sound effects. Raise Darth Vader’s left arm to watch him come alive with voice and animated actions!
Powers of Levitation
The Haute Creation Star Wars collection by S.T. Dupont is dedicated to the magnificent lightsabers of Darth Vader and Jedi Master Yoda. The lightsaber of Darth Vader is mounted with a 2 carat red topaz and the lightsaber of Yoda is mounted with a 2 carat green topaz. The creations are fashioned from bronze with black lacquer, palladium and rhodium finishes. The price of each style is £19950.00 and only eight of each variation have been produced in the world, available from The Great Writing Room in Harrods.
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