And the wardrobe is out of this world

<i>By Monica Corcoran, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer</i><br>
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Leave it to <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB003061" title="George Lucas" href="/topic/entertainment/george-lucas-PECLB003061.topic">George Lucas</a> to dictate style in space. On the first day of filming <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000105" title="Star Wars (movie)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/star-wars-%28movie%29-ENMV000105.topic">"Star Wars"</a> -- as <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB001702" title="Carrie Fisher" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/carrie-fisher-PECLB001702.topic">Carrie Fisher</a> writes in her new book, "Wishful Drinking" -- the director told her that she couldn't wear a bra under her white Princess Leia dress because it would strangle her in zero gravity. Hmmm. No doubt, a little jiggle didn't hurt in a galaxy far, far away, either.<br>
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In fact, it would seem that undergarments have no place in most science fiction movies. Take a look at the costumes worn by the babes of the future, and you'll also notice that women get younger and sexier as the planet ages. Maybe it's that darn global warming that makes them dress so skimpily?<br>
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Still, underwear could be making a comeback. In the trailer for the upcoming <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB005325" title="J.J. Abrams" href="/topic/entertainment/j.j.-abrams-PECLB005325.topic">J.J. Abrams</a> <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ENMV000104" title="Star Trek (movie, 2009)" href="/topic/entertainment/movies/star-trek-%28movie-2009%29-ENMV000104.topic">"Star Trek"</a> movie, Uhura, played by Zoe Saldana, is shown stripping off her Starfleet uniform to reveal a white brassiere.<br>
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If the future proves one thing, it's that skintight unitards, shredded bikinis, stripper togs and snug tank tops never go out of style. Just look at the following sexy fashion themes from sci-fi.<br>
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<i>--Additional comments by Stephanie Lysaght</i>
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By Monica Corcoran, Los Angeles Times Staff Writer

Leave it to George Lucas to dictate style in space. On the first day of filming "Star Wars" -- as Carrie Fisher writes in her new book, "Wishful Drinking" -- the director told her that she couldn't wear a bra under her white Princess Leia dress because it would strangle her in zero gravity. Hmmm. No doubt, a little jiggle didn't hurt in a galaxy far, far away, either.

In fact, it would seem that undergarments have no place in most science fiction movies. Take a look at the costumes worn by the babes of the future, and you'll also notice that women get younger and sexier as the planet ages. Maybe it's that darn global warming that makes them dress so skimpily?

Still, underwear could be making a comeback. In the trailer for the upcoming J.J. Abrams "Star Trek" movie, Uhura, played by Zoe Saldana, is shown stripping off her Starfleet uniform to reveal a white brassiere.

If the future proves one thing, it's that skintight unitards, shredded bikinis, stripper togs and snug tank tops never go out of style. Just look at the following sexy fashion themes from sci-fi.

--Additional comments by Stephanie Lysaght

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