Everything in fashion really does go in circles, doesn't it? I clearly remember begging my mother NOT to wear her one piece leopard print leotard in the eighties and here I am posting photos from the same eighties Italian Vogues that she used to read... Bodysuits are the perfect example. I'd say that American Apparel is pretty much responsible for bringing it back - but look at the original by Gianni Versace circa 1982:
I'd take that over the American Apparel one. And over the new Martin Margiela version, too:
And of course, Gianni doesn't deserve all the credit. Julie Newmar, the original catwoman deserves at least a nod:
I love catsuits...