1975: Gernreich and 52 other designers are asked by Manhattan's Rizzoli Gallery to produce a fashion fantasy. Rudi's ideas are a little revolutionary: handlebars, fenders, bike chains! Above - Steve Martin, bare-back rider in bike parts recycled
Insect-like Amazons hatched for Max Factor
1976: Max Factor asks Rudi to look into the future for their "Futura" cosmetic line. Again Rudi is revolutionary: metallic armor-wear over a soft metallic body suit for anonymity and "private-privacy" at home.
Spaced-out Peggy Moffitt
"Mirror, mirror in the sky,
Who is the chic-est if not I?"
For the well dressed astronaut: a chiffon body suit studded with mirrors.