Emma Peel in The Avengers was my very first style icon. The leather catsuits, the bouncy hair, the kung fu kicks. She could look after herself and had a Jean Varon wardrobe (designed by John Bates).
Now in her seventies, actress Diana Rigg is still working (she was in season four of Game of Thrones), and there’s a very funny interview with her HERE. To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the catsuit-loving secret agent joining the Avengers, I couldn’t resist putting some Emma Peel-inspired pieces together: