Three new very interesting LEGO Star Wars sets are now available for pre-order! The #75274 LEGO Star Wars TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet, #75276 LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet, and #75277 LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet challenge builders to display their dark side. Check them out below, and let’s discuss!
On March 17th, the LEGO Group unveiled a new addition to its much-loved Star Wars range. Fans of the films can now show off their loyalty to the Empire (and elite-class building skills) with three new collectable LEGO Star Wars build-to-display helmets. Designed to challenge even Jedi builders, the new models will provide an immersive building experience for adults, recreating the iconic shapes and authentic details of their favorite intergalactic helmets. When the building mission is complete, the models come with bespoke baseplates and name plaques so they can be displayed at home, in the office… or anywhere else in the galaxy!
➡ #75274 LEGO Star Wars TIE Fighter Pilot Helmet – create the notorious contours of the TIE pilot helmet with LEGO bricks to complete this 18cm tall model and receive the glory of the Empire. Comes with 724 pieces and measures 7” (18cm) high, 5” (13cm) wide and 6” (15cm) deep. Price is $59.99 / €59.99. Available at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
➡ #75276 LEGO Star Wars Stormtrooper Helmet – recreate the iconic look of a Stormtrooper with this striking 18cm tall model before displaying it as a tribute to the epic Galactic Empire ground force. Comes with 647 pieces and measures 7” (18cm) high, 5” (13cm) wide and 5” (13cm) deep. Price is $59.99 / €59.99. Available at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
➡ #75277 LEGO Star Wars Boba Fett Helmet – pay tribute to the legendary bounty hunter by recreating the distinctive shape of the Mandalorian helmet with this awesome, 21cm tall brick-built display model. Comes with 625 pieces and measures 8.5” (21cm) high, 4.5” (11cm) wide and 4.5” (11cm) deep. Price is $59.99 / €59.99. Available at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
These sets add to the LEGO Group’s much-loved LEGO Star Wars range that continues to unite fans of all ages all around the globe. Jens Kronvold Frederiksen, LEGO Star Wars Design Director, said: “The Star Wars galaxy continues to provide us with endless opportunities to bring scenes and characters from the movies to life using LEGO bricks. The new LEGO Star Wars Helmets provide a challenging building experience but only use existing LEGO pieces to recreate the iconic contours and colors of headgear, showing what is possible with the LEGO System in Play.”
“Helmets have been a staple in Star Wars iconography since the very beginning, helping to shape the designs of some of the most notable characters in the galaxy,” said Derek Stothard, vice president of licensing at Lucasfilm. “So, it only made sense to immortalize those helmets in LEGO brick form. It’s always fun to work with the LEGO Group to create new, engaging and mentally stimulating products for builders around the globe, and we’re so excited to bring these LEGO Star Wars helmet building kits, and brand-new packaging, to our fans.”
The new LEGO Star Wars Buildable Model Helmets are the latest example of how the LEGO Group aims to inspire builders of all ages to build, rebuild, and get excited by the process of creation. The new LEGO Star Wars construction sets will be the first products designed for those aged 18+ from the LEGO Group to be launched with a new stylish packaging designed to reflect the sophisticated nature of the creative process. All new products in the LEGO Group’s ranges that appeal to adults will now feature the sleek, minimalistic new design across related packaging, building instructions, exclusive content and in-store and online store design.
Genevieve Capa Cruz, Audience Strategist at the LEGO Group, commented: “For generations, children and adults alike have used the LEGO System in Play to challenge themselves creatively and we have millions of adult fans around the world who inspire us day-after-day with their intricate creations. Our older fans often look for building challenges related to their passions or interests and many want to display models once they have completed the build. The new stylish packaging reflects the sophisticated LEGO build process to clearly differentiate our sets that appeal to adults from those that are loved by our younger fans. The design for different products will also use cues from our older fans’ favorite films, sports, or hobbies to help them choose their next challenge and get them excited to proudly display their creations when complete.”
The LEGO Star Wars Buildable Helmets are going to be available on April 19th, but you can already preorder them at the LEGO Star Wars section of the Online LEGO Shop.
What do you think? How do you like the LEGO Star Wars Buildable Helmets? And how do you like the packaging and presentation of the new 18+ adult-oriented sets? What other sets would you like to see in the collection? Feel free to share your thoughts and discuss in the comment section below!
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