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Stormtrooper Uniform Design Meeting: The Emperor Vs. an Industrial Design Consultant


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There’s no army on Earth that suits their soldiers in white. But the Imperial Army’s Stormtroopers, with their gleaming white suits, are not on Earth. Does that mean they can get away with it? What decisions could have possibly led to such a poor color choice for a military uniform meant to be exposed to the grit and grime of combat?

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Due to a leak at the Lucasfilm Archives, Core77 was able to obtain the script pages from a deleted scene in the original trilogy. In the following excerpt, we see that galactic industrial design consultant Cuke Skysketcher had some reservations about what would eventually make it into production.

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