Let the record show that when I wrote the review, I didn't focus on that aspect of the figure at all.
If you look at the production stills of the costume, the underside of the top had a metal cutout for support that didn't have fabric between the cup and metal.
If anything, I just like an excuse to post that picture. But the discussion on this being risque or not risque is really more of how you look at things like this. The costume was certainly risque back in the early 80s when it was first out, but is much more of a pop-culture icon at this point. The figure is no more or less risque than the movie it's based on, which in both cases it's trying to emulate the character.
The only real difference between the two figures is the stylistic changes that LEGO has gone through since it was first made. Before, it was more about LEGO figures that were made to look like Star Wars in general. Now, figures are more stylized, and characters are modeled after the specific costumes and faces, thus the change between the two. I don't really see this figure as being anything other than a character in the setting. And in that setting, Leia was wearing a gold bikini.
If the above post didn't offend you, you're probably reading it wrong.