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Where to get fashionable Star Wars gear for your boys

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The most anticipated movie of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, actually lives up to the hype. Star-Telegram critic Cary Darling says that writer-director J.J. Abrams has made the best Star Wars films since The Empire Strikes Back. (Video by
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The most anticipated movie of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, actually lives up to the hype. Star-Telegram critic Cary Darling says that writer-director J.J. Abrams has made the best Star Wars films since The Empire Strikes Back. (Video by

If you have little boys, you know that it’s sometimes hard to find cute clothes for them to wear. There’s usually not a wide variety of colors and fashion available. However, with the opening of the new Star Wars film, there are an abundance of choices for dressing your Padawan up to Jedi standards.

Note: All prices are retailer’s original price. Many have been marked down for the holidays. Check store sites for discounts, and don’t forget to use your coupons.

Casual wear at The Children’s Place

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A wookie hoodie is what every kid wants. The Children’s Place

What to wear: There’s a whole section of Star Wars clothes on The Children’s Place site. There’s a variety of T-shirts and pajamas. Your youngster would go crazy for the Wookie or Darth Vader hoodie ($34.95), and who wouldn’t want to wear Dark Side socks (Set of 5, $16.95)? There’s also a super cute R2D2 plush backpack ($24.95)

Info: https://www.childrensplace.com/

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Super shoes at JC Penney

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These R2D2 shoes are ready to roll with your toddler. JC Penney

What to wear: Love this sneaker he will. The Skechers Star Wars Yoda Street Lightz athletic shoe ($55) is perfect for toddlers with its z-strap closure for easy in and out and a rubber toe cap and sole. For young boys, the Skechers Star Wars R2D2 light-up shoe ($70) has sound effects!

Info: http://www.jcpenney.com/

Jeff Koenig set out to build a highly detailed R2-D2 replica expecting to just keep it around the house. Once he started taking it to sci-fi conventions and saw the reactions of other Star Wars fans, he was hooked. With "Star Wars: The Force Awake

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Pajama sets at Kohl’s

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Star Wars pajama sets are available at Kohl’s Kohl’s

What to wear: Kohl’s has Star Wars nightwear for the entire family. For boys, the 3-piece pajama sets are perfect because they can wear them year-round. This Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens Rebel pajama set ($38) comes with a T-shirt, pj shorts and pj pants and is suitable for any Jedi in training.

Info: http://www.kohls.com/

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Official costumes at The Disney Store

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Official Star Wars costumes are available at The Disney Store The Disney Store

What to wear: Kids love to play dress-up and you don’t have to wait until Halloween or the next Comic-Con to get the official costumes at The Disney Store. The Star Wars: The Force Awakens Stormtrooper costume ($59.95) includes a mask, belt with pouch, bodysuit and 3 swappable pauldrons to indicate rank: Officer, Sergeant, and Squad Leader.

Info: http://www.disneystore.com/star-wars/mn/1023301/

With the arrival of the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens movie only a few weeks away, the Fort Worth Police and Sgt. Steven Enright decided to have some fun with a recruiting video involving Lord Vader himself.

Maricar Estrella: 817-390-7720, @maricare

Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Director: J.J. Abrams

Cast: Oscar Isaac, John Boyega, Harrison Ford, Daisy Ridley, Carrie Fisher

Rated: PG-13 (sci-fi action violence)

Running time: 135 min.

The most anticipated movie of the year, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, actually lives up to the hype. Star-Telegram critic Cary Darling says that writer-director J.J. Abrams has made the best Star Wars films since The Empire Strikes Back. (Video by

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