It Came From the 80s: Princess Leia Slave Costume
Looking back over 25 years later, it is apparent that Carrie Fisher in
her Princess Leia slave outfit is single-handedly responsible for
fulfilling the fantasies of millions of pre-pubescent boys and young
Now that we're fully into adulthood, we remember. Even better, we are reminded by countless young women each and every year of our fantasy girl, the slave Leia from the good parts of Return of the Jedi. Thank God for Comic Con and other comic books / sci-fi / movie conventions. It is pretty much guaranteed that a hot babe will be dressed up in a Princess Leia slave costume. And she'll be receiving plenty of attention.
Slave Leia is solidly entrenched in pop culture. There are websites
social media groups dedicated to her:
There are toys and diorama. And, of course, Halloween costumes.
Pictures of hot babes and models dressed up as slave LeiaClick thumbnail to view full-size
are also mainstream media recognition of slave Leia with immediate buzz
and lasting imprints. The three I instantly recall are the following:
So a salute to Carrie Fisher for starting it all.