Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

Zoe Saldana shared a photo of herself doing reshoots for Star Trek: Beyond and, in doing so, gave us the closest look at the new Starfleet uniforms. They have improved tremendously.

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First off, mea culpa that it took Saldana's Instagram for us to notice the sleeves. I went back over the trailer, and she clearly has sleeves in it:

Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

And here you can see that it's a change that isn't confined to Uhura:

Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

For comparison, here's what Uhura wore in the last two movies:

Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

What the trailers didn't show was the rank insignia on her sleeves (the woman in gold behind Uhura in the still above seems to have them, too). Which makes the whole look much more in line with the one from the Original Series:

Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

Yeah, the reboot movies were actually more sexist in their uniforms than the show from the '60s was. Shocking. Now, if only the length made any sort of practical sense.

The other thing made clear by this image is that the weird "delta-patterned" fabric has also been replaced:

Uhura's New Star Trek Uniform Looks Great

To which we can only say thank god. This always looked cheap, somehow; I think it was the sheen on it. The costume Saldana is wearing is clearly a heavier weight and just generally looks nicer. So we can already say that at least one thing in Star Trek Beyond is better than Into Darkness.

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Comments

    I hope Uhura gets to claim the captain's chair. Dead mans boots.

    Well to be honest, what wouldn't she look great in?

    Only men get cold arms in the new star trek movies, that's why they need long sleeves.

    Yes but the real question is, will it have those god awful distracting flares all the time.

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