Re: When did voyager go wrong?
^ No, Emma Peel predates Cat Woman.
I think it's just because the outfit is sleek, like a cat.
Cathy Gale was wearing them before Mrs. Peel. The Avengers is probably what started the trend. Those fashionable Brits and all.
Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard: For duty and humanity! --Men in Black (1934)