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Hande Sekerciler's ‘Star Wars_Darkside' Shoe Design

 - Jun 5, 2009   Updated: Apr 4 2011
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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.

Implications - The recession helped the DIY market explode, and consumers without artistic talent searched heavily for handmade, personalized items that depicted their interests. Simultaneously, the rise of the tech market and Internet startups made geek culture achieve mainstream acceptance, and retro sci-fi movies like Star Wars attained newfound appreciation. Sci-fi items that appealed to DIY enthusiasts were a huge hit during this period.