February 18, 2010

Figure Skating Fashion Disasters

Tonight is the men's figure skating finals, sure to feature some interesting uses of sparkles and faux fur.  The figure skating world has become known for its sometimes questionable fashion choices, so much so that they were thoroughly spoofed in the feature film BLADES OF GLORY.  

This week, Time magazine put together a handy compilation of the Top 10 Worst Figure Skating Outfits.  One of them was from Sunday's night's pairs finale, the happy/sad clown duo of wacky Germans who won the bronze.  With Johnny Weir's penchant for fur and Evan Lysacek's love of feathers, who knows what fashion treats this evenings competition may hold.  The show begins at 8.