Well, I see it justified for preserving the Orions' unique appearance. It just wouldn't be the same if 50% of all players suddenly run around in bikinis. And when I'm looking at ESD, that is exactly what would happen. :p
I'd rather have some "normal" revealing clothes available for individual species than stealing from the Orions. Sleeveless vests and the classic Klingon Kleavage armour springs to mind. It's almost heretical the latter still isn't in the game when the Feds already have that slutty jacket in the polls.
Aliens could get something like the Fed MU stuff, at least in the general direction.
We simply aren't worth the development time. Uniform pieces done in C-Store, Klingons can't get. We don't even have the ability to show armor or kits. On top of that the new ships lack skins, windows, and material types. The one new skin we got was for the Vor'cha and we had pay money for it.
For a company that prides themselves on customization , I wonder if this is a hard pill for Cryptic to swallow.
You might've noticed that Orion don't get to choose all the alien face options either. I don't get this mentality that every character has to have every option available. What happened to being unique?