The 40 Best Wonder Woman Twirls: WATCH


When asked about Gal Gadot’s Wonder Woman costume in the upcoming Batman V Superman, OG Amazon Lynda Carter revealed it didn’t take her to Paradise Island.

“Well, I was missing the red, white and blue, I have to say” Carter told Access Hollywood. “I haven’t [the film] it yet, so I really can’t comment. Maybe there’s a lot more color in it than what we saw in the picture.”


It’s true that the new getup is nowhere near as fun as Lynda’s patriotic bustier-and-panties combo, but the 1970s was a different time. Bright colors and big hair were in, in, in! So every week, Diana Prince spun in a circle of light and transformed into her iconic satin tights to fight for our rights—and the old red, white and blue.

Because it’s New York Fashion Week, and because I’ve always dreamed of changing outfits by simply spinning around, here are 40 of Lynda Carter’s best Wonder Woman twirls.


Season One was set during WWII, so Diana was most often seen in her WAC uniform, unless we took a special journey to her Amazon home, Paradise Island, where the Grecian look never went out of style


Diana did have a few chances to wear, and subsequently snatch, some wigs, though


Then for Season Two, the producers just said “fuck it” and decided to make Diana Prince into Diane Von Furstenberg.


Wrap dresses, peasant blouses, A-line skirts…


Belted everything


Kimono tops. Kimono tops.


Kim.Ono. Tops. Little known fact, Wonder Woman’s secret super power is glamour


And here she is Studio 54 dancing to “Love Hangover.”


But Diana Prince was no party girl, she was all business,—although occasionally business casual.


Diana was not only an early proponent of  Say-Something Hat Day



But she also embodied Webster’s Drag Dictionary definition of “cheesecake.”


Diana’s looks ran the gamut from “sexy librarian” to “Gypsies, Tramps and Cher.”

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From 1975 to 1979, Wonder Woman/Diana Prince was the most chic woman on TV.


If we were lucky, sometimes we got a glimpse of some variations on the Wonder Woman look, such as this subtle cape.


Or the scuba/motorcycle leotard.

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Why Wonder Woman needs pads and a helmet is beyond me, but I guess she’s a superhero second and a role model first.


With the possible exception of Batman and Robin’s pole slide down to the Bat Cave — subtext much? — Wonder Woman had the coolest transformation, but her spinning was as versatile as her looks.



Sure Superman can fly, but he’s not earning any style points in that conveniently located phone booth

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Clearly, original-flavor Wonder Woman was…


Lester Fabian Brathwaite is an LA-based writer, editor, bon vivant, and all-around sassbag. He's formerly Senior Editor of Out Magazine and is currently hungry. Insta: @lefabrat