Good: costume designers user off the rack items. Bad: By the time we see the costume, the off the rack items are out of season, out of production, and off the clearance racks. In the[…]
The hose was identified fairly early. You’d think that would make things easier. It did – if you’re a UK pilot. The screen accurate hose is an unreinforced corrugated rubber radiator hose with a 20mm[…]
Is it orange? Red? Reddish orange? Orangered? Lightish red? The figures aren’t even consistent. This one looks really red. This one looks more orange, like the original trilogy suits. The Vanity Fair photoshoot that[…]
So here’s the infamous behind the scenes picture where we get a look at an off duty X-wing pilot. It’s the best shot outside the film of what the suit looks like without the vest.[…]
A pilot and his gonk droid.
I needed a place to compile all the information I’ve learned along the way about building a new X-wing pilot costume from The Force Awakens. I already had a really clever domain name. Probably about[…]