Tuesday, April 02, 2013
Top Three Men: (left to right) Silver Medalist Denis Ten of Kazakhstan, Gold Medalist Patrick Chan of Canada, Bronze Medalist Javier Fernandez of Spain--2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships, London, Ontario, Canada
The 2013 World Figure Skating Championships ("Worlds") occurred a couple of weeks back in London, Ontario, Canada at Budweiser Gardens. As you know, I LOVE ME some figure skating and especially talking about the costumes. When the Worlds were happening, unfortunately, I was traveling doing events for Macy's as well as hosting the FIDM Debut 2013 Fashion Shows so...I didn't have time to do my traditional "Nick Figure Skating Costume Recap" but now I do.
2013 ISU World Figure Skating Championships, London, Ontario, Canada at Budweiser Gardens, London, Ontario, Canada
I was almost not going to talk about it (since it occurred a couple of weeks ago--which is like A YEAR in "blog time"!) but so many people--either on Facebook or Twitter kept asking "Nick, where's your "World's Costume Recap?" that well, I decided to do it. So without further a do--Let's begin with the MEN:
here on my blog. In fact, I deemed it one of THE BEST of the season. I said this: It was soooo Johnny Weir in its no-holds-barred design philosophy and embrace of feminine-like details. The big cross, the ombre dyed ivory and red shirt, the one sleeve ruffle and one black glove; lots of details and he was not afraid to "Go For It"!
Patrick Chan of Canada--Gold Medal winner Patrick Chan skated in this ensemble above to his Free Skate to "Selections by Rachmaninoff". I admit that I wasn't a fan of this costume throughout the season. It was drab and reminded one of the Miserables...in Les Misérables. But I did really like...
**Up Next: The LADIES Costume Highlights of the 2013 World Figure Skating Championships