By Andrew Liszewski
Some people throw steaks and burgers on the barbecue, others set off fireworks, but we here at OhGizmo! feel that the best way to celebrate the 4th of July is to promote rampant consumerism! And if there’s one thing we’ve found people love spending money on, it’s Star Wars merchandise. Technically, Adidas Originals’ new Fall & Winter 2011 Star Wars gear has only just started hitting their online store with a few pieces already available for sale this fine 4th, but the rest should be available soon.
Highlights, at least according to me, include a snazzy, puffy winter coat with a shiny black sheen and strategic stitching designed to look like the only outfit Vader wears, and a thick winter jacket with fur-lined hood that’s not unlike the ones worn by rebel troops on their Hoth base. So in case you haven’t caught on yet, this particular collection seems to draw its inspiration from The Empire Strikes Back.
Other highlights include this flight jacket inspired by “Corellian bad boy Han Solo” according to Adidas’ online store where you can grab it now for $130. And some much deserved love for one of the most overlooked and under-appreciated characters in the Star Wars universe, the Wampa, which gets its own pair of kicks with a fur-themed design.