Thursday, April 30, 2015

UGG Announces Star Wars Line to Launch on May the 4th

By: Dominic Jones

The footwear company UGG has announced that they will be launching a line of Star Wars inspired footwear to coincide with this year's Star Wars Day, aka May the 4th Be With You.  The boots being released are meant to honor the look of Darth Vader and will be available at select locations (see below) around the world with prices ranging from $100 to $225.

Check out some images of the products below,




Via the official press release,
NEW YORK (April 30, 2015) – On May 4th the UGG® brand, a division of Deckers Brands (NYSE:DECK), in collaboration with Disney Consumer Products, will be launching the limited edition Star Wars by UGG® collection. Available at select locations worldwide, the collection celebrates the passion, imagination, emotional connection and multi-generational appeal of two iconic brands. Star Wars by UGG® will honor the characters that have captured the hearts and minds of millions of fans around the world. Ranging in price from $100 to $225, the first series in the collection features eight styles for men, women and kids honoring Darth Vader of the original Star Wars trilogy.

“We are thrilled to work with Disney Consumer Products and to be a part of the cultural phenomenon that is Star Wars,” said Vice President Creative Director for the UGG® brand, Leah Larson.  “We are proud to be a part of the Star Wars universe, and much like the UGG® brand, Star Wars has grown to be a part of our lives and families since the seventies.”

Thoughtful details are abundant in each collection and will appeal to the UGG® brand loyalist or avid Star Wars fan as each style includes a custom, inner-woven label featuring famed Star Wars quotes, original storyboard tissue paper and a custom Star Wars by UGG® box.

Both brands continue to evolve and innovate, adding new legions of fans to become a part of something that feels like nothing else. The Darth Vader line marks the first run of a three part series within the Star Wars by UGG® collection that will honor the iconic characters of the original films throughout the year, including the holiday season. This May, the collections can be purchased at the following North American UGG® brand stores, on and at select global locations:

  • Madison Avenue – New York, NY
  • Hyatt Regency Waikiki – Honolulu, HI
  • The Grove – Los Angeles, CA
  • Union Square - San Francisco, CA
  • Fashion Valley Mall - San Diego, CA
  • South Coast Plaza – Costa Mesa, CA
  • Rush Street – Chicago, IL
  • The Forum Shops, Las Vegas, NV
  • Aventura Mall - Aventura, FL
  • Mall of America – Bloomington, MN
  •  Robson Street - Vancouver, BC
  • Yorkdale Shopping Centre - Toronto, ON
Looks like some pretty cool products are hitting the shelves to celebrate Star Wars Day!

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