|Peggy Moffitt modeling Rudi Gernreich design, 1971, photo by William Claxton|
|Peggy Moffitt modeling Rudi Gernreich design, 1968, photo by William Claxton|
|Peggy Moffitt modeling Rudi Gernreich design, 1966, photo by William Claxton|
Though her unique look has now become iconic of the 60s fashion scene, Peggy started out pursuing a career in film, beginning with an uncredited role in the 1955 film You're Never Too Young.As a model, she developed a signature style, including false eyelashes and heavy eye makeup, drawing on Japanese Kabuki theater. Her hairstyle, a asymmetrical bowl cut, became known as the "five point". Her unique look became an icon of the 1960s fashion scene. In 1964, she made international headlines when she was photographed by her husband William Claxton wearing Gernreich's famous topless monokini bathing suit.