In celebration of International Star Wars Day, we track the 17 times the sci-fi franchise beamed directly into fashion's orbit

You wouldn't think it from looking at him, but Chewbacca  has had quite the influence in high fashion circles - in fact, Rick Owens once looked to him as muse.  Or CP30, whose gleaming gold armour wound up on the Balenciaga runway.

Most recently, Louis Vuitton's other-worldly 'Spirit of Travel' campaign cast Alicia Vikander as a real-life Rey, from the leather belt right down to the desert backdrop. And don't even get us started on Princess Leia's braids - that's a whole other story in itself. Chart the 17 times fashion paid homage to Star Wars above.

May the 4th be with you: Star Wars' powerful impact on fashion