Based on the fact that it looks like Ming the Merciless is in the background, I think there's a reason it's very Flash Gordon.
...because it is Flash Gordon.
But I'm with you. This doesn't have any of the usual RL things that put me off. As I was scrolling down I was waiting for some tiny as ankles and feet, but it all looks solid. And I'm with you, that costume is a good look.