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Billie Lourd Honors Carrie Fisher With a Rodarte 'Star Wars' Gown

To celebrate her late mother’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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This week, Billie Lourd celebrated her mother Carrie Fisher getting a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and she did so in a full-circle fashion moment that honored her most iconic role. 

For the ceremony, Lourd, styled by Jamie Mizrahi, wore a custom gown by Rodarte bearing an image of Princess Leia. The design has a deeper story behind it: The brand paid homage to “Star Wars” in its Fall 2014 collection, and while the show wrapped with a series of gowns screen-printed with characters like C-3PO and Luke Skywalker, Leia was noticeably absent. Rodarte designers Kate and Laura Mulleavy, however, revered her.

“It’s really cool. I’ve never seen it on clothes, though I don’t think I could wear something with my face on it,” Fisher told the Mulleavy’s in a 2014 interview about the collection in Harper’s Bazaar. “I want to see a dress with Leia on it.”

Well, almost a decade later, here it is — a dress with Leia on it, worn by Fisher’s own daughter. 

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“What a beautiful addition to the Star Wars Gowns we made for our [Fall 2014] Collection, and truly full circle, as we were able to interview Carrie back in 2014 when we first made the pieces. What an honor!” the brand wrote in an Instagram caption of photos of Lourd’s look.

Mark Hamill, who played Skywalker, joined the ceremony and stood alongside Lourd, on what’s a major holiday in the “Star Wars” fandom: May 4.

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So, belatedly, may the fourth be with you.

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