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.
Moe: I'll take the blonde!
Larry: I'll take the brunette!
Curly: I'll take the Black and Tan!
--Wee Wee Monsieur (1938)