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I just want to know more about Kirk's clothes. Does he wear them all the time? Does he ever wear colors other than yellow? Yellow looks good on him.

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What the f**k I just read.... :) –  SS-3.1415926535897932384626433 Mar 10 '14 at 16:29
His clothes are from a standardized military uniform. Although (if modern militaries can be used for extrapolation) service-members have a small degree of discretion as to which uniforms they wear while on vacation, there is generally a specific uniform designated for each type of occasion. –  Matt Mar 10 '14 at 18:38

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James Tiberius Kirk has had a wide variety of uniforms over the years;

Classic Uniform Kirk as seen in many TOS episodes;

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Green Tunic Kirk as seen in "Trouble With Tribbles"

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Dress Uniform Kirk from "Journey to Babel"

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Evil Kirk worn in "Mirror, Mirror"

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Two-Tone Kirk from "Star Trek : The Motion Pic ture" enter image description here

Open Blazer Kirk from "Star Trek 2: The Wrath of Khan"

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Cold Weather Kirk from "Star Trek 2 : The Wrath of Khan"

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White Tunic Kirk

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Admiral Kirk

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Odd Wifebeater Kirk from "Star Trek : Generations"

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Large black V-neck Kirk from "Star Trek : The Animated Series"

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And of course, ladies favourite - Shirtless Kirk...

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LOL @ Wifebeater Kirk –  System Down Dec 29 '13 at 20:57
Do we know what color his girdle is? –  Major Stackings Dec 29 '13 at 21:16
According to Shatner he never wore a girdle; aoltv.com/2006/05/25/shatner-never-wore-a-girdle-says-shatner he claims that he broke a rib during a horse-riding accident and sent for a compression bandage. A few days later a rumour appeared in the press stating that he wore a corset. –  Richard Dec 29 '13 at 21:44
You forgot that green uniform he wore throughout season two. –  Tutti Frutti Jacuzzi Dec 29 '13 at 21:59
NICE JOB! Though you did miss Space-Suit Kirk as seen in "Web of the Tholians" but that's understandable as it's not as sexy a look as Shirtless Kirk =] –  22nd Century Fza Mar 11 '14 at 3:30

In the TOS-era, the Captain's tunic was actually green, with yellow marks near the wrists - this is a wraparound tunic:

Kirk in captain's green wraparound tunic

In that time period, gold was for command, blue for sciences and medical, red for security and operations, and grey for cadets.

Here's Kirk in a standard style green tunic:

Kirk in standard green uniform

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+1 for the Bashir and O'Brien cameo :) –  bitmask Dec 30 '13 at 14:50
That second photo is from the second pilot, "Where No Man Has Gone Before". That particular shirt was not seen in the rest of the series; the collar and braid were redesigned. –  Keith Thompson Jul 15 '14 at 16:24

I read, in one of the first Star Trek fan books back in the early 70s, that ALL of Kirk's tunics were Command Gold, but that a film processing error turned his Gold tunic Green in several episodes.

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You should provide some evidence of this. –  Moogle Mar 10 '14 at 16:08
The green uniform was his "standard" uniform. As you can see from the pic above where some staff are wearing yellow uniforms alongside him; i.stack.imgur.com/PutuZ.jpg –  Richard Mar 10 '14 at 17:13
this sounds like the "why is Data that colour" answer to me –  Kate Gregory Apr 8 '14 at 14:53

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