Thursday, January 31, 2013
Ice Dance Costume Highlights:
Top Four: (left to right) Silver Medalists Madison Chock and Evan Bates; Gold Medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White; Bronze Medalists Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani; and Pewter Medalists Madison Hubbell and Zachary Donohue--2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at the CenturyLink Center Omaha, Nebraska.
HERE, and Ladies HERE, and now it's time for the Ice Dancers:
Chock and Bates--2013 Prudential U.S. Championships of Figure Skating
Dr. ZhivagoHERE on my blog. I loved both what they wore for their Short Dance to "Ojos Azul," "Dolencias," and "Sikureada" by Incantations above, especially, her forehead crown headdress.
Madison Chock and Evan Bates--Chock and Bates got the Silver overall last weekend. I've talked about their costumes--which were designed by Madison by the way--for this season HERE. While I love the Short Dance Cirque du Soleil outfits they wear, these here for their Free Dance to Selections from Doctor Zhivago composed by Maurice Jarre, leave me a little underwhelmed. Here's a snippet of what I've said about these: these costumes need a little more "pizzazz". His especially--it looks like a weird hybrid of a Roman toga/Russian soldier. It is also disappointing since their are so many creative ways to express the winter white and fur Dr. Zhivago theme in her costume.
Alex wore a headdress/forehead tie of his own last year while performing this Short Dance at the Rostelecom Cup/Cup of Russia 2012 (photo above). I'm happy he decided do do without it in 2013. God costume move Alex.
**Up Next: The PAIRS Costume Recap of 2013 Prudential U.S. Championships of Figure Skating