Kes Fashion Project | Swimsuit

An academic thesis could be written about the progression of holoprograms Tom Paris creates for the Voyager crew. The Hawaiian resort features after the Parisian dive bar and before the quaint Irish seaside town. And it gets the entire crew (except Tuvok) into resort wear at least once. Which for the women means a swimsuit,

Swimsuit (Alter Ego)

Though notably none of our main crew, nor the guest star in this particular episode, wears a shiny two-piece like the background girls.

There’s nothing wrong with shiny two-piece swimsuits but in this case the girls wearing them are literal objects, literally dressed to be objectified by both the men on screen and the audience watching. So, that’s a thing. (An academic thesis could also be written about holograms as objects and as ‘people’ in Voyager and Trek.)

Anyway, Kes is dressed as a Hibiscus:

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