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"Weirdest and Sexiest Costumes from the Original Star Trek" Topic


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GeoffQRF Inactive Member07 Mar 2016 5:42 a.m. PST

Wasnt sure where to put this, but it needed putting somewhere!

"Star Trek has broadened our visions of the future in so many ways but most of all, the original Star Trek took us to the final frontier of fashion. And beyond. Some of the costumes that people sported in William Shatner's day remain classics today and some of them are just… I don't even know."

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mad monkey 107 Mar 2016 11:02 a.m. PST

Oh lord the comment section. Gold.

zoneofcontrol Inactive Member07 Mar 2016 2:15 p.m. PST

Geoff-
Thanks for the stroll down memory lane. That was cool and funny.

mad monkey-
I didn't do the comments section on my first pass. Thanks for the heads up.

Personal logo javelin98 Supporting Member of TMP07 Mar 2016 3:23 p.m. PST

I've always wondered what was up with sashes in the future.

Edit: And for the sexiest, it's hard to beat the Orion slave girl from Enterprise:

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nazrat07 Mar 2016 7:36 p.m. PST

That was a fun, well written little article. Thanks for the link!

Personal logo Patrick R Supporting Member of TMP08 Mar 2016 2:49 a.m. PST

If you thought things looked better in the Next Generation, think again …

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Personal logo etotheipi Sponsoring Member of TMP08 Mar 2016 4:53 a.m. PST

Steppin' into Eden
Yeah, brother …

darthfozzywig Supporting Member of TMP Inactive Member08 Mar 2016 7:49 a.m. PST

Steppin' into Eden
Yeah, brother …

One of my favorite things to imitate and annoy my wife. :D

The G Dog Fezian Inactive Member08 Mar 2016 9:49 a.m. PST

One of my favorite things to imitate and annoy my wife. :D

Does she tell you to stop being a total Herbert? laugh

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP28 Mar 2016 1:40 p.m. PST

A little late seeing this,but the designers had a term they used,I'll try to find the reference.

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP28 Mar 2016 7:02 p.m. PST

OK: "At the time of The Original Series,costume designer William Ware Theiss was known for the 'Theiss Theory of Titillation' which stated that the degree to which a costume is considered sexy is directly proportional to how likely it seems it will fall off."

From Star Trek:The Next Generation--The Continuing Mission(1998).

Boy,just when I thought I'd grown up,I had to join TMP!

Hafen von Schlockenberg Supporting Member of TMP23 Aug 2016 9:27 a.m. PST

I bring this thread back up to add:

If you're feeling down,just dance!

https://youtu.be/25ilfAuHvlY

Captain Gideon24 Aug 2016 7:28 a.m. PST

Eventhough this isn't from the original Star Trek I need to say it.

7 of 9 in that Silver outfit now that's sexy for me.

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