The armor is okay because the SW galaxy has been in a technological plateau for many millenia. The white armor look may just be the Republic standard going back to its formation. Why is the stormtrooper armor white? Just because the clone armor is also white? Couldn't we also call that uncreative too?
"Sir,we are beginning our search for these rumored 'underwater villages'.They will not stay hidden for long". -Battle Droid Commander OOM-9!