It's too bad CBS doesn't allow that kind of cross-pollination with its licensees.
It's not forbidden or anything, it's just not as easy to arrange as it is within a single company.
Jar Jar Binks wrote:
Perhaps incorporating ideas from uniforms used by the military/exploratory arms of the other member planets. Makes sense to me.
That is actually kind of what I'm thinking. For instance, have you noticed that Shran's command uniform is partly green, not unlike Kirk's wraparound tunic?