Take the 2-minute tour ×
Science Fiction & Fantasy Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for science fiction and fantasy enthusiasts. It's 100% free, no registration required.

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.

share|improve this question
1  
What the f**k I just read.... :) –  Sachin Shekhar Mar 10 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 at 18:38

3 Answers 3

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

Classic Uniform Kirk as seen in many TOS episodes;

enter image description here

Green Tunic Kirk as seen in "Trouble With Tribbles"

enter image description here

Dress Uniform Kirk from "Journey to Babel"

Dress Uniform

Evil Kirk worn in "Mirror, Mirror"

enter image description here

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"

enter image description here

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

enter image description here

White Tunic Kirk

enter image description here

Admiral Kirk

enter image description here

Odd Wifebeater Kirk from "Star Trek : Generations"

enter image description here

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

enter image description here

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

enter image description here

You can find more information here

share|improve this answer
5  
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. –  ValekHalfHeart Dec 29 '13 at 21:59
3  
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 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

share|improve this answer
2  
+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 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.

share|improve this answer
2  
You should provide some evidence of this. –  Moogle Mar 10 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 at 17:13
    
this sounds like the "why is Data that colour" answer to me –  Kate Gregory Apr 8 at 14:53

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.