Gift like a Jedi! 7 holiday picks for the Star Wars enthusiasts
Wrapping up your holiday shopping? May the force be with you!
Star Wars: The Force Awakens, directed by J.J. Abrams, officially releases on Dec. 18, and, is expected to break box office records. (Though, many theaters have early showings on Dec. 17 and Star Wars marathons leading up the new movie).
The December release date of the highly anticipated Disney movie has given, well, extra star power to R2D2, Yoda, Luke Skywalker and the rest of the crew this holiday season with the galactical gift theme soaring in popularity. Yes, that definitely means Star Wars fans on your gift list will soon be able to turn their waffles into Death Star replicas and Chewbacca can keep them cozy in themed robes.
Gift like a true Jedi with these 7 Star Wars-themed gifts that fans will geek out over.
Lightsaber selfie stick:
Light(saber), camera, action! For the selfie enthusiast who wishes for robotic arms, this lightsaber selfie stick is the perfect gift. The selfie stick telescopes to over 40 inches to capture your entire cast and crew this holiday season. You can take photos remotely with your iPhone by plugging the standard 3.5mm plug into your headphone jack, and using the button on the hilt of the lightsaber to snap your photo. Star Wars Lightsaber Selfie Stick, $19.99 (plus Cash Back), Thinkgeek.com
Death Star Cookie Jar:
Cookies and (blue) milk? That’s the perfect pairing. Especially when stashed in a ceramic Star Wars Death Star cookie jar. Bonus points if you gift the jar with some cookies in it. Double bonus points if the cookies are “Chewie.” Star Wars Cookie Jar, $29.99 (plus Cash Back), Thinkgeek.com
A Merry Christmas We Wish You! Commemorate Star Wars with the Grand Master Jedi Yoda on an ornament. Star Wars Christmas Hallmark Ornament, on sale $8.49 (plus Cash Back), Kohls.com
Got anybody on your list who’s channeling her inner princess leia with sidebuns? For the fashionista who loves a little cosplay, this gift is a total shoe-in: Metallic C-3PO inspired-flats. These black suede shoes are adorned with Threepio’s head jin gold applique on the toe and sparkly heels. C-3PO Flats, $158.99 (plus Cash Back). Thinkgeek.com
Darth Vader toaster
Wake up on the dark side? This waffle maker has been transformed into a Darth Vader look-a-like. The best part, though? Each piece of toast comes out with Star Wars printed on it. Star Wars Darth Vader Toaster, $49.99 (plus Cash Back), Thinkgeek.com
Star Wars trilogy:
Give them a movie day! We’re guessing the new Star Wars movie will have fans nostalgic. Take them back to a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away with the original trilogy. Star Wars: The Original Trilogy Blu-Ray DVD set includes A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. Star Wars Original Trilogy: A New Hope, The Empire Strikes Back, Return of the Jedi $34.96 (plus Cash Back), Walmart.com
Nerf Disney Star Wars Episode VII Chewbacca bowcaster:
For the young (and young at heart) on your list, Nerf has teamed with Disney for a dart-firing bowcaster modeled after the one Chewbacca used to fight the First Order. These darts launch up to 65 feet so you can battle like a true Wookiee hero. Nerf Disney Star Bowcaster, $24.86 (plus Cash Back), Kmart.com