The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Star Trek: The Next Generation had a huge legacy to live up to. Not just the thought-provoking storytelling of the original series — but also the amazing insane costumes. But TNG rose to the challenge. Here's our roundup of the most epic costumes in the Next Generation's first few seasons.

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The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Deanna Troi

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Wesley Crusher

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Q

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Lwaxana Troi

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Some Truly Epic Belts

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Up The Long Ladder

Better known as the one with the wacky Irish people:

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

When one of the Irish people wants to seduce Riker, she wears a crop-top that she crocheted specially for the occasion:

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

And then the Enterprise also travels to the planet where everybody dresses like David Byrne in Stop Making Sense:

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was. Same as it ever was.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

This was THE look at RISD in 1977.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Amazing Starfleet Adventure Gear

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Allegiance - Beverly has a romantic dinner with Faux Picard.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

A Matter of Perspective - Amazing Ruffles!

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Angel One - on the female-dominated planet, Riker wears his best ever outfit

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Booby Trap - Amazing Futuristic Beachwear

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Plus Dr. Leah's Great Shoulderpads

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Picard can make anything look cool.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Captain's Holiday: A sexy alien. Sort of.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

But Vash is always sassy

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Code of Honor - the combat outfit is truly amazing

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Toys - Back before Artie joined Warehouse 13. Love the sash!

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

These Dessert servers pop up in 10 Forward wearing Romulan castoffs sometimes

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Speaking of which, Guinan rocked some amazing hats...

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Haven - this episode has so many great looks

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Riker's Samurai combat outfit from Icarus

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Justice - How did they keep these costumes attached?

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Worf's Awesome Girlfriend K'Ehleyr

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Vengeance Factor

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Again, great shoulderpads. And weird jewelry strap thing.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Riker sees something he likes. It's the V-collar.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

NOW it's a party.

Who Watches the Watchers: Vulcans go Full Elfquest

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Transfigurations. Love the Onesie. And the weird pattern collar thingy

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Famous TNG Skant

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Hunted

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

It's the less outrageous Okona.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

And the gang of turtleneck bureaucrats.

The Ensigns of Command

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

It's the Jedi planet!

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Peak Performance - this guy knows he's looking awesome.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Loud as a Whisper - nice empire-waist uniform!

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Menage a Troi - love Riker's look of total dignity

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Naked Now - Yar's sexytime outfit

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Penpals - Picard can ROCK ANYTHING.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Sarek - the many flavors of Vulcan fashion

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Tin Man - you can't wear just one ruffle

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Emissary - Worf's Awesome Klingon Uniform

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The High Ground - Genuinely love these uniforms

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Samaritan Snare - Pulaski's great surgical costume, right out of Cronenberg

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

Symbiosis - awesome disco outfits

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Survivors - amazing buttons

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Dauphin - which Ninja Turtle is this?

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Outrageous Okona really is. He really is.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

The Price

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

And finally, Beverly and Deanna's infamous workout clothes.

The Most Impressive Costumes from Star Trek: TNG's First 3 SeasonsS

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