The bodysuit remains a style fave—delivering one-piece comfort and streamlined silhouettes for decades! This bad-babe is back with a vengeance this season, so we’d thought we’d serve you the tea on this wardrobe essential.
19th Century: The bodysuit and leotards originated from sports like ballet and gymnastics. They were invented by French gymnast, Jules Leotard who created to wear when performing on the trapeze.
1940s: Bodysuits crossed over into mainstream fashion. Harpers Bazaar praised the bodysuit as “a new idea” and a must-have for women’s wardrobes leading to the 21st century comic costumes of Flash Gordon’s Supergirl. #GIRLPOWER
1970s: The fashion industry was #BLESSED by the invention of nylon and spandex. Celebrities like Jane Fonda, slayed in the new and improved tight fit bodysuits, and the trend took off, becoming the 1970s version of ‘athleisure’
1980s: American designers like DKNY and Betsey Johnson continued to reinvent the trend, making bodysuits a style staple for every woman.
NOW: The ultimate day-to-night piece we all need! Whether it’s strapless, tank style or long-sleeve, the bodysuit comes in all forms and looks amazing on all figures.
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