Bonnie August

 

 

Age: 56

 

Summary: clothing designer most famous for creating the multipurpose leotard that could go from the dance studio to the street and became the "uniform" of women during the disco era, whose designs are on display at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology and a rock and roll museum in Seattle.

 

 

Cause of Death: Ovarian cancer

 

Born: January 2, 1947

 

Died: August 9, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York