As movie costumes go, it was both small and fleeting, occupying only two minutes of screen time in Return of the Jedi , which many call the weakest of the original Star Wars films. But nearly a quarter-century later, Princess Leia's slave-girl costume occupies a unique position in pop culture and shows no signs of slipping. Click here for more photos from Leia fansKnockoffs of the golden bikini are a staple of science fiction and comic book conventions. Instructions for home-brew Leia outfits propagate online like Ewoks in heat, and ready-made copies can be purchased from several websites.
Princess Leia's Gold Metal Bikini Hits the Auction Block
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Lea Gabrielle has kept her private life as simple as her personality. She was in a romantic affair with Greg Sutton, an engineer for a long period of time. They got married on June 12, , but they became unsuccessful to keep their marriage for long. They ended up with divorce but there is no other information regarding their marriage and divorce. Lea has not been involved in any other relationships after her divorce.
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She originally "wanted 25 yards of fabric to be flowing through the scene", but couldn't make it work. The outfit was first developed in sketches by Rodis-Jamero, assistant art director of visual effects for The Empire Strikes Back and the Return of the Jedi costume designer. The fact that [Leia's costume is] such a female sensual costume, I think is terrific.
Some new, fully finished outfits up on eBay. Here's an antique metallic pink bikini up for grabs Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help.