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Hande Sekerciler's ‘Star Wars_Darkside' Shoe Design

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published:   Updated: Apr 4 2011 • References: handesekerciler & behance.net
This ‘Star Wars_Darkside’ sneaker design by Hande Sekerciler for Converse would make anyone want to turn to the Dark Side. The all-black colorway of the shoe is enhanced with hand-drawn artwork in acrylic pen.

We’ve seen a number of apparel collections designed with ‘Star Wars’ in mind. Check out some of the best below.

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