With so much going on in the “Star Wars” films, it’s easy to overlook one of the most impressive aspects of the series: The wardrobe.

From Darth Vader’s ominous black robes to Princess Leia’s slave bikini, from the gleaming white armor plates of the storm troopers to Rey’s simple desert garb, costumes have helped to transport the space-fantasy series created by George Lucas into another visual dimension.

In a new special exhibition, the Denver Art Museum slows down the frenetic pace of the “Star Wars” movies to give you time to savor the creativity that went into costuming the series’ many memorable characters.

“Star Wars and the Power of Costume,” which runs through April 2, features more than 70 original costumes featured in one or more of the seven “Star Wars” films to date, plus sketches and other artifacts from the movies.

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