27 creative and unexpected gifts for ‘Star Wars’ fans of all ages

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Pancakes taste way more delicious in the form of Yoda and R2-D2.

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Pancakes taste way more delicious in the form of Yoda and R2-D2.
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Williams Sonoma

The Star Wars franchise has captivated and continues to captivate audiences of all ages around the world. Nearly everyone can identify at least one person in their lives who loves the epic space story and has watched each of the movies a dozen times.

Thanks to the franchise’s long-lasting and universal popularity, there are more than enough Star Wars products to go around, from props and clothing to decor and books. Finding a Star Wars-related gift isn’t the hard part – finding one that’s creative and unexpected is.

You can surprise them this year with one of these 27 Star Wars gifts they don’t already have. As you’ll see, there is a wide range of ways to incorporate new and interesting galactic fun into their lives.

Looking for more gift ideas? Check out all of Insider Picks’ holiday gift guides for 2018 here.


A Darth Vader figurine that’s also an alarm clock

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Barnes & Noble

Clic Time LEGO Darth Vader Alarm Clock, $22.99, available at Amazon

What makes this alarm clock even more fun is that they can move the arms and legs to make Darth Vader sit or stand on their night stand. When they push down on his head to snooze the alarm or check the time, he lights up with a red glow.


Super comfortable underwear that also glows in the dark

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MeUndies/Facebook

Men’s Star Wars Boxer Brief, $24, available at MeUndies

Women’s Star Wars Bikini, $18, available at MeUndies

One of MeUndies’ many Adventurous prints is not only a fun group of Star Wars characters, but it also glows in the dark for extra quirkiness. We love its soft and stretchy micromodal underwear so much, we recommend MeUndies as some of the best underwear men and women can buy.


Mugs shaped like a Stormtrooper and Darth Vader

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Target

Darth Vader and Stormtrooper Ceramic Mugs, $19.99, available at Target

They’ll feel like they can conquer the morning just like Darth Vader and his Stormtroopers after sipping their coffee from these ceramic mugs.


A bedside lamp for a young Star Wars fan

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Target

Star Wars Porg Mood Light Table Lamp, $14.99, available at Target

The last thing they see before they go to sleep and the first when they wake up is this fluffy, curious bird.


A tribute to the illustrator behind the iconic worlds and characters of Star Wars

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Amazon

Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie, $168.99, available at Amazon

Dive into the fascinating artistic process of creating the Star Wars universe. The never-before-seen-and-published illustrations and interviews paint the picture of the hard work of designer Ralph McQuarrie.


A luxuriously cozy throw

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Urban Outfitters

Pendleton Limited-Edition Star Wars BB-8 Throw Blanket, $249, available at Urban Outfitters

Less than 2,000 of these warm pure wool-and-cotton blend throw blankets were made by Pendleton, but their limited availability isn’t the only reason why they’re special. They prominently feature BB-8 and a light saber-inspired ombre design.


A self-help book inspired by the teachings of Yoda

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Amazon

Be More Yoda: Mindful Thinking from a Galaxy Far Far Away, $7.54, available at Amazon

We can’t think of any mentor better than the wise Yoda to dish out stress relief and mindfulness advice. This guide is both entertaining and helpful for anyone trying to tame the chaos in their life.


An AR headset that allows them to enter the Star Wars world for themselves

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Best Buy

Lenovo Jedi Challenges AR Headset with Lightsaber Controller and Tracking Beacon, $99.99, available at Best Buy

With the headset and app, they can fight their way through challenges in a world they only imagined they could access. The game provides hours of fun, plus an unexpected arm workout.


Beautiful travel posters that may prompt them to pack their bags

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Etsy

DanielleSylvan Star Wars 18″ x 24″ Retro Travel Posters (Set of 3), $60, available at Etsy

If Tatooine, Hoth, and Endor were travel destinations (and we wish they really were), this is what their tourism ads might look like.


A classy and subtle nod to Star Wars

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ThinkGeek

Star Wars Solo Lando Bottle Stopper, $10.49, available at ThinkGeek

Host and hostess gifts don’t have to be serious and boring. This pretty Art Deco bottle stopper is inspired by the metal shakers seen in Lando’s galley on the Millennium Falcon.


A slim, protective phone case

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Otterbox

Star Wars iPhone Story Case, $31.46-$54.95, available at OtterBox

OtterBox’s rugged phone cases have strong drop protection but aren’t excessively bulky. The cases are an easy and practical way to express their love for Star Wars.


A clever bookend

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Amazon

Hallmark Star Wars Yoda Metal Bookend, $26.85, available at Amazon

Yoda can handle all the lifting on their bookshelf, but only if it’s for lightweight books.


C-3PO socks

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Target

Stance Star Wars Android Socks, $20, available at Nordstrom and Stance

The lovable droid looks imposing on these socks made by an NBA player-favorite brand. The lightweight socks are cushioned, supportive, and comfortable.


A book profiling the notable women in the galaxy

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Amazon

Star Wars: Women Of The Galaxy, $19.46, available at Amazon

Rediscover all the strong women in this franchise through this book of 75 characters from the films, comics, games, and more. Each profile is accompanied by a beautiful illustration by a female or non-binary artist.


A distinctive luggage tag

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Amazon

Star Wars I Am Your Luggage Darth Vader Luggage Tag, $15.99, available at Amazon

They’ll identify their suitcase in an instant with this bold travel accessory.


A 4,000+ piece Lego model of the Death Star

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Amazon

LEGO Star Wars Death Star, $499.95, available at Amazon

Casual project, this Lego model is not. Devotees to the craft, however, will love the challenge of constructing this detailed Death Star that features key locations and 23 mini figures from “A New Hope” and “Return of the Jedi.”


Pancake molds in the shape of their favorite character

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Williams Sonoma

Star Wars Pancake Molds, Set of 4, $19.95, available at Williams Sonoma

Pancakes taste way more delicious in the form of Yoda and R2-D2. The hassle-free silicone molds make it difficult to mess up your recipient’s Star Wars-themed breakfast.


Princess Leia slipper socks

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Target

Women’s Star Wars Princess Leia Slipper Socks, $12, available at Target

Gliding through the home has never been more adorable than in these soft and comfortable Leia slipper socks.


An R2-Q5 droid that can zip around their floor and makes real droid sounds

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Amazon

Sphero R2-Q5 App-Enabled Droid, $89.67, available at Amazon

This droid isn’t a mere decorative prop. They can actually control, play, and watch Star Wars movies with it by connecting it to the free app.


A realistic light saber

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Amazon

Star Wars Bladebuilders Jedi Master Lightsaber, $33.99, available at Amazon

The holidays are no time to settle for a basic light saber. The included accessories allow for multiple configurations of this important movie prop.


Flight academy pins

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Etsy

CreativeOutpouring Star Wars Flight Academy Pin Set, $19.99, available at Etsy

The enamel pins clearly spell out one’s alliances. It doesn’t hurt that their vintage-inspired style is cute, too.


A personalized polished ring

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Etsy

InfiniteJewelryCA Laser Engraved Fidget Spinner Black Tungsten Ring, $159.99-$199.99, available at Etsy

This thoughtful ring, the center of which spins 360 degrees to satisfy fidgety fingers, can be personalized in many ways: text, fingerprint, or handwritten engraving. The seller also offers lifetime size exchanges.


A vintage tee that looks perfectly lived-in

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Target

This soft, casual graphic tee will be part of her go-to weekend outfit.


A double wall-insulated water bottle

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Williams Sonoma

Star Wars Rule The Galaxy Water Bottle, $29.95, available at Williams Sonoma

Intergalactic adventures quickly lose their fun when your recipient isn’t properly hydrated. Gift them this leak-free stainless steel bottle emblazoned with an inspiring message.


A special vinyl edition of ‘The Force Awakens’ soundtrack

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Amazon

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Hologram Vinyl, from $37.14 (third-party sellers only), available at Amazon

Vinyl brings out the best of this exciting and beautiful soundtrack, composed of course, by John Williams. They’ll immerse themselves in the rich renderings and be taken back to the first time they watched the movie.


A Chewbacca planter

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Etsy

RedwoodStoneworks Chewbacca Planter, $18, available at Etsy

Reminiscent of the popular Funko Pop figures, the made-to-order planter even comes with a small plant.


Millennium Falcon cufflinks

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Nordstrom

Cufflinks, Inc. Star Wars Millennium Falcon Cuff Links, $135, available at Nordstrom

These cool cufflinks put the finishing touches on his business wear in less than 12 parsecs.