WATCH: Highlights of “Star Wars and the Power of Costume” exhibit at the DIA

"Star Wars and the Power of Costume"

AmericaJR’s Garrett Godwin reports from the Detroit Institute of Arts (DIA) to check out their new exhibit “Star Wars and the Power of Costume.” Take a unique journey into the Star Wars™ universe as characters are brought to life through a dramatic presentation of more than 60 original costumes. Star Wars™ and the Power of Costume will closely examine the captivating process of costume design for iconic outfits featured in the first seven films of the Star Wars saga—from Queen Amidala’s lavish gowns to Darth Vader’s imposing black armor. Explore the artistry of the world’s most recognized cinematic costumes, including Queen Amidala, Chewbacca, X-wing pilots, Rey, and droids, including C-3PO and R2-D2. In this video, watch for remarks from museum officials who described the exhibit during the media preview. The exhibit opens on Sunday and will remain on display through Sept. 30, 2018.


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