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Donna Summer: Photos of Her Wild Disco Fashions

Donna Summer was the queen of disco, and she dressed the part. See photos of her most memorable looks.

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Donna Summer was the queen of disco, and she dressed the part. See photos of her most memorable looks.

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Summer poses during a portrait session at her home in circa 1980 in Los Angeles, California. 

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Summer performs onstage circa 1977. 

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London, 29th April 1976.

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Unicef concert, United Nations, New York, 9th January 1979. 

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 Summer poses for a portrait relaxing on her couch at home in 1980 in Los Angeles, California. 

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February, 1976

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1976

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In this Aug. 11, 1979 file photo, singer Donna Summer swings the skirt of her leopard-print dress during her concert at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles.

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Summer poses for an photo session on May 5, 1988 in Los Angeles.

Plus, read Newsweek's 1979 cover story on Donna Summer.