Columbia Sportswear celebrates the upcoming release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi with a limited run of winter jackets inspired by The Empire Strikes Back.
Ditch the stuck-up, half-witted, scruffy-looking nerf-herder look and dress like your favorite heroes and heroines did in the 1980s classic The Empire Strikes Back.
Next week, the eighth episode of Star Wars, The Last Jedi, releases to theaters across the world. Along with its premiere comes another run of themed winter jackets from Columbia Sportswear.
Dubbed the Echo Base Collection, Columbia worked with Lucasfilm to replicate the look worn by characters on Hoth as closely as possible. The Han Solo Echo Base Parka, Leia Organa Echo Base Jacket, and Luke Skywalker Echo Base Jacket compose the line, each costing $400.
Only 1,980 of each jacket in the Echo Base Collection will be available for purchase, starting Dec. 8 online and in specific retail locations. Who’s scruffy looking now?
Luke, I am Your Father (and This is Your Jacket)
Stay outside of the tauntaun and put on The Echo Base Jacket instead.
Luke Skywalker’s Echo Base Jacket is a jacket-vest combo made of a water-resistant cotton blend, complete with a stowable hood. Omni-Heat Reflective insulation on the inside keeps you warm and conserves body heat.
Kiss a Wookie in Princess Leia’s Outfit
Princess Leia Organa’s Echo Base Jacket is for those battling the elements or an asteroid field. A jacket-vest combo, this garment also sports a water-resistant cotton blend with Omni-Heat Reflective insulation.
It contains a stowable hood, “princess” seam piping, gusseted sleeves, and is sure to catch the eye of that special intergalactic pirate who is so annoyingly charming.
Never Tell Me the Odds, but Han Solo’s Jacket is Rare
Slip past bounty hunters or live comfortably on Hoth in the Han Solo Echo Base Parka. The jacket contains a faux-fur trimmed hood, leather Rebel patch, and Omni-Heat Reflective lining. The fabric is water-resistant cotton.
In addition to the 1,980 jackets sold, Columbia offers a limited run of the Han Solo Echo Base Parka in dark brown, called the Han Solo Archive Edition Parka. This jacket costs $1,980, is signed by Han Solo – I mean, Harrison Ford – with 100% of proceeds going to Conservation International. Only 30 of the Archive Edition will be sold.
While we may never wield the Force, these jackets get you one step closer to the films. Purchase them online, or at these brand retail locations when they open doors on Friday, December 8th. And, if you go in person, several of the retail stores will have stormtrooper appearances!
- Seattle – stormtrooper appearances
290 Pine Street
Seattle, WA 98101
- Chicago – stormtrooper appearances
830 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
- New York City – stormtrooper appearances
345 W. 14th St., Ste A
New York, NY 10014
- Portland – stormtrooper and Chewbacca appearances
911 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
- Miami: The Falls
8888 SW 136th St. #553
Miami, FL 33176
460 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
- Mall of America
112 West Market Space W112
Bloomington, MN 55425
1253 Main Street
Southlake, TX 76092
4120 Avalon Blvd.
Alpharetta, GA 30009
5 Woodfield Mall, L309
Schaumburg, IL 60173
3014 Hennepin Ave.
Minneapolis, MN 55408
- Disney Springs
1520 East Buena Vista Drive
Lake Buena Vista, FL 32830
- Portland Airport
7000 NE Airport Way, STE T2572
Portland, OR 97218