A Bunny also had to master the required maneuvers to work.
Several years later, Playboy engaged a prominent manufacturer of lingerie and swimwear to create a modified bunny costume that used washable stretch knit fabrics, allowing for costumes in vibrant prints as well as solid colors.
were selected through auditions, received a standardized training, and wore a costume called a "bunny suit" inspired by the tuxedo-wearing Playboy rabbit mascot, consisting of a strapless corset teddy, bunny ears, black pantyhose, a bow tie, a collar, cuffs and a fluffy cottontail.
More recent Playboy Clubs have also featured Bunnies, in some cases with redesigned costumes based on the original bunny suit. Bunny's Tavern was named for its original owner, Bernard "Bunny" Fitzsimmons, who opened for business in 1936.
Most dating or mingling with customers was forbidden.
Customers were also not allowed to touch the Bunnies, and demerits were given if a Bunny's appearance was not properly organized.