Why would some people wear so much clothing in hot weather? When I'm on vacation to tropical climates I'm wearing a t-shirt and shorts.
That's the tropics. Try the desert, and you'll notice the difference almost immediately. It's far more important to be protected from the sun, and dehydration. Also, the nights are much colder, and a skimpy outfit would lead to hypothermia.
As @taleswapper says, that's the tropics. Tropical places often have more humidity, it makes it more reasonable to wear shorts and a t-shirt. In more arid places, there's less humidity and it becoemsmore important to protect yourself from the sun. People in those places often wear outfits that completely cover their skin to protect from the sun (though these are often made of light fabric in order to allow breeze to come through and prevent you from overheating) and the temperature rapidly drops at night which means it's definitely not short and t-shirt weather. Here's some examples of real life outfits from more desert-y areas such as Turkey and Egypt that look like a lot of clothing but in reality aren't necessarily thick or heavy:migrationology.com/.../gellabiya.jpgi.pinimg.com/.../...-fashion-week-fashion-tips.jpgcarolyndanilowicz.files.wordpress.com/.../...x.jpgwww.desicomments.com/dc3/01/204603/204603.jpgi.pinimg.com/.../...d68c585665f93bcd6642f8facf.jpg
Star Wars characters do not all wear middle eastern clothing, only in context appropriate situations. Middle eastern clothing on Tattooine is appropriate. Jedi wearing robes is appropriate because it's an easy association for us. Buuuut when Luke goes to Dagobah, he wears his vest because it's humid and wet. When Han and Luke go to Hoth, they wear warm outfits appropriate for the conditions. Star Wars isn't really middle eastern inspired, it just matches the context of each environment by modelling itself on real life people :)
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Your actually wrong about the reason, the Jedi for example had their clothing inspired by buddhist monks
Notice the whole mystical sword fighter theme, Lucas was inspired by the kung fu movies out of Japan for them.Then for Han Solo the guy who lives in what is a space western outlaw town
Well Han Solo's costume is nearly identical to the outfit worn by Gary Cooper in High noon
@Waffles731 This kind of thing (if the link works!)scontent-sea1-1.cdninstagram.com/.../...4385_n.jpg
More like anything from a kurosawa era samurai film,The hidden fortrwss by kurosawa is clearly the inspiration for the plot of the first star wars for example.nerdist.com/.../
Also here is Gary cooper as Will Kanestatic.infowars.com/.../highnoon.jpgAnd here is Harrison Ford as Han Solovignette.wikia.nocookie.net/.../latest
Don't he look middle-eastern? The clothes?i0.wp.com/.../...9_1535415255_o-e1503933733788.png
He looks like something out of a kung fu movie
The monk dressed in robes yet is skilled in the mystical arts and swords
I think it reminds of this:thatalgerian.files.wordpress.com/.../...1_1280.jpg
https://i.ytimg.com/vi/RSeBVkQDmEk/hqdefault.jpgJust add a hood for sun protection
Now lets compare it to Gary Coopers outfit High Noon where he plays Marshal Will Kane
The costuming in Star Wars has a lot of thought put into it
The tusken raiders in the first movie are also clearly inspired by the Evil Indians in the westerns lucas watched growing up
Obi Wan has middle-eastern looking clothing here.i0.wp.com/.../...9_1535415255_o-e1503933733788.png
I know middle-eastern people can wear Western and other clothing too. But these clothing are the stereotypical ones. Ski outfit is associated with Norwegians, but that doesn't mean Norwegians can only wear it. Same thing applies to middle-eastern.
There are a lot of Asian monks and Asian cultures who wear similar style clothing. There are some monks throughout Europe who wear similar garments.I'm not trying to bash on you in a hateful way. I'm just saying that there is no correlation or influence between the middle eastern culture and Jedis based off of clothing.I never saw someone in ski clothing and thought Norwegian. There are a lot of mountains in Europe people of skiing on.
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