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Columbia Sportswear Is Launching Outerwear Inspired by "Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back"

Recreations of jackets worn by Luke, Leia and Han
Image via: Columbia Sportswear

Image via: Columbia Sportswear

Ahead of next week's release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Columbia Sportswear is releasing a trio of limited-edition jackets inspired by arguably the best chapter in the iconic film franchise, The Empire Strikes Back. The collection is named after the Rebel Alliance's secret base on the ice planet Hoth -- Echo Base Collection -- and the individual pieces are inspired by the outerwear worn by Han Solo, Princess Leia and Luke Skywalker. Columbia's designers worked closely with Lucasfilm and the company's archives team to reproduce the smallest details of the original jackets worn in the classic film. The resulting Han Solo Echo Base Parka, Luke Skywalker Echo Base Jacket and Leia Organa Echo Base Jacket each retails for $400 and is made to withstand the freezing conditions on Hoth, as well as winter landscapes closer to home.  

Offered in limited quantities, the Echo Base collection will be available December 8th at select retailers and

Release Date: 12/8/17 (Friday)