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Best Figure Skating Costumes

Discussion in 'The Trash Can' started by TwizzlerS, Dec 31, 2012.

  1. TwizzlerS

    TwizzlerS Well-Known Member

    Interesting take on costumes from the current figure skating season:

    Nick Verreos

    I like his choices of ladies' costumes better than those of the men.
  2. essence_of_soy

    essence_of_soy Well-Known Member

    Same. The men's choices are a bit frou frou for my liking. I prefer more streamlined outfits for the guys that emphasize their speed and line.
  3. fenway2

    fenway2 Well-Known Member

    I think Agnes' long program costume is extremely unflattering and Mao's long program dress is plain ugly. I agree with the rest of his choices though. And I hadn't noticed until now how Daisuke Takahashi's short program costume makes him look exactly like The Engineer in Miss Saigon. If he skates to that score next season, he can save money and just wear the same costume again.
  4. Rochelle

    Rochelle Active Member

    He's fairly spot on... though amused to see the often loved/hated Madison Chock dress mentioned as "best". :D

    In my personal taste, the year before the Olympics seems to be one of the worst for skating outfits (in the four year cycle). It seems like the year everyone is either "taking a risk" or at least testing out/experimenting with new styles/colors/designs to know what will go over best during the Olympic season... which is all pretty understandable. (S/S Bolero outfits, anyone?).

    There are always a few gems, though. I'll be interested to see if anyone changes outfits for nationals/4 cont/Euro/Worlds.

    I am in LOVE with Tessa's Carmen dress, and I agree that both of Tatiana Volosozhar's dresses are just flawless this season. :swoon: Charlene Guignard's dress reminds me so much of a Megan Williams Stewart dress done by Brad Griffies that I wonder if he's the designer.

    How did I miss the outfit shown for "Ekaterina Pushkash and Jonathan Guerreiro". Wow. That DOES scream synchro swimming inspired.

    One new "trend" this year that has to go (and is particularly popular with the RUS skaters): the mesh-over-nude-fabric that gives an allusion of awkwardly see through, especially when it's showing awkward booty-crack lines. Ug.
  5. TheGirlCanSkate

    TheGirlCanSkate Well-Known Member

    I loved Julia Lipnitskaia's costume. I thought she looked fierce.
  6. TwizzlerS

    TwizzlerS Well-Known Member

    just an update on the link to the figure skating costume blog that is now updated:

    Nick Verreos