Grand-Prix Final 2016: short dance fashion review
Ice dance as always for the dessert) So, who was the most stylish and fashionable in the short dance?
Oh somehow short dance turned almost into a fashion disaster. I’m really afraid of competitions with more skaters in it)
Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue
I honestly think their short dance is a disaster…..well, their costumes are not less disastrous. Ok, Zach you’re incredibly handsome and hot guy and actually can wear whatever you want. You want a completely black costume? No problem, since it highlights all advantages of your body. But Madison, what the hell is on you?! How such beautiful girl being conscious and in solid sanity can wear it?! No, I got the idea. This black laces and sporting underwear reminds me of D&G:
But D&G had NO blue stripes like on tracksuit! Feel the difference!
Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron
I always consider Gabriella and Guillaume as people with taste and good sense of style. So what happened? I like Guillaume’s blue trousers and jacket, actually these are the best parts of their outfits. There were no other options than black translucent tank shirt? Ok, maybe it super sexy, maybe I just has no taste in male fashion but what it has to do with Gabi’s dress? How these two things are matched together?! I have a weird suspicion that he forgot with whom he’s skating and matched his costume with Madison Hubbell’s um…… dress.
Tunics suit Gabriella a lot, but not this time. This one is too wide for her on the top and you can’t actually see the tiny golden finishing. In stead creates an impression that the dress is crumpled…..like she just woke up and went on the ice in her nightie.
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir
When I saw their Carmen for the first time, in clothes for practices I was impressed so much that any of her dresses couldn’t surpass that impression. From that moment I wanted to see Tessa skating in jumpsuit at competitions. Dreams came true, so who am I to say that I don’t like something?) I like Scott’s costume, it’s laconic and his sweater is stylish. Canadian guys have such stylish sweaters this season! Maybe they should launch their own line?) Tessa seems to be inspired by Prince’s purple costume:
Oh, another Prince’s costume…..this time thank goodness the fabric doesn’t change it color) I like the idea, I even like the jabot. The only thing I don’t like are those cuts on her hips……they make her look wider!
Ekaterina Bobrova and Dmitri Soloviev
Another great improvement in style! Bobrova and Soloviev have never been style icons in figure skating, some of their costumes frankly made me laugh but this time they look really good. Dima has a nice jacket, I like it’s texture, it doesn’t look formal. Eventually Katya burned all her long skirts and wore a mini-dress. And it’s a great idea because she has beautiful long legs and it’s a crime not to show them. I like her sexy little black dress, the only thing that bothers me, it makes her torso a bit wider( But anyway great improvement. But I had a feeling that I’ve already seen something like that years ago……and yes I was right:
Madison Chock and Evan Bates
These are one of my most favorite costumes for the short dance this season. Great example of ready to wear trend in figure skating, when costumes look like a real clothes. Jeans, black sweaters and we’re ready to rock! Ah and Madison looks damn hot in her short top and skinny black jeans. Looking at them I have a thought “Ok, and where is their Harley-Davidson is parked?”
Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani
Well, I wasn’t sure about the winners till the last moment. It was a tough competition in the US team) Shibs really surprised me, especially Maia. I didn’t expect her to wear trousers and to look so hot! She changed a top to even hotter one and I absolutely loved it! Maybe she should try a black boot covers to prolong the legs? Ah and Alex……. Do I even need to say that Alex looks like a man of my dreams? Hot, elegant, stylish!
Fashion results of short programs:
- Grand-Prix Final 2016: ladies short program fashion review
- Grand-Prix Final 2016: men’s short program fashion review
- Grand-Prix Final 2016: pairs short program fashion review
Related topics: Ekaterina Bobrova Dmitri Soloviev, figure skating costumes, figure skating dresses, Gabriella Papadakis Guillaume Cizeron, grand prix final, ice dance, ice style, Madison Chock Evan Bates, Madison Hubbell Zachary Donohue, Maia Shibutani Alex Shibutani, Tessa Virtue Scott Moir