10 Fun Princess Leia Gold Bikini Facts With Stunning Photo

We have four words for you: Princess Leia Gold Bikini. Also known as Slave Leia, it is Carrie Fisher's costume in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983).

It's an iconic look that shows Princess Leia Organa as a vulnerable woman and sci-fi sex symbol vs. the bad-ss member of the Rebel Alliance she is.

It was controversial then, and it is still discussed today. Nonetheless, the Princess Leia gold bikini is one of the most duplicated ensembles in cinematic history.

Costume designers Aggie Guerard Rodgers and Nilo Rodis-Jamero Rodgers created the iconic look

Designing the Bikini Princess Costume Fact #1

Carrie Fisher has repeatedly gone on record about Princess Leia's bikini being highly uncomfortable and not something she picked to wear.

Wearing Leia's Bikini Fact #2

Carrie Fisher had an incredible stunt double in Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi (1983). Fisher and her stuntwoman Tracey Eddon wore a rubber version of the bikini for comfort during action scenes.

Carrie Fisher and Her Stuntdouble Fact #3

In Return of the Jedi, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) attempt to save Princess Leia from Jabba the Hutt.

Rehearsing the Jabba the Hutt Scenes in Star Wars Fact #4

Fisher continued, “It was like, ‘Where am I in all of this?' I have to stay with the slug with the big tongue! Nearly naked, which is not a style choice for me. It wasn't my choice.

George Lucas and Princess Leia Fact #5

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