Wholesale Bikini

  • An underwear manufacturer china iconic Star Wars costume sold at auction for  more than $130,000.

    The 'Slave Leia' costume, a gold bikini Wholesale Bikini worn by Princess Leia while imprisoned by Jabba the Hut in Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, sold for $US96,000 ($135,000) at a movie memorabilia auction in California last week.

    Described on the auction's website as "the lingerie manufacturers china most important and complete compilation of original Star Wars pieces to have survived production in private hands", the costume came with a display mannequin and hair piece.

    Although the bikini, which was worn by Carrie Fisher cheap lingerie china in the 1983 film, appeared to be made out of gold metal on screen, its auction listing states it is actually made from "flexible, gold-painted red dense-urethane rubber".

    The costume was designed by Aggie Guerard  Rodgers who was nominated for an Oscar for her work on The Color Purple two years later. The rubber pieces were sculpted by Richard Miller, and the successful bidder (whose name has not been released) also received a letter from Miller guaranteeing the costume's authenticity.