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This is the clothing equivalent of a bathroom, a zip-up suit fitted with inlets for fresh, temperature controlled water and strategically placed exit hoses to carry away waste including solid waste.
It is intended to be used where space and privacy might be limited, for example in a mobile home.
A squeeze reservoir for liquid soap can be attached to a port. The inside is rough and may be used for brushing. And after a soap - brush - wash - rinse cycle it would dry you and itself with a blast of warm dry air.
Mobile bicycle shower
the mobile, manual type [FarmerJohn, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
Looking after people in space
Including a photo of the space shower [madradish, Oct 04 2004, last modified Oct 05 2004]
||I know I've seen something like this one in a patent list before. A person wore something looking like a giant hot-water bottle, with only their head sticking out. Doesn't make it widely baked, though.
||<It is intended to be used where space and privacy might be limited, for example in a mobile home.>
||They don't use showers in the shuttle, they have sponge baths. Showers were used in Skylab but turned out to be quite messy and difficult to control.
||Just don't ask about space toilets.