"It's still all nude pumps and suntan pantyhose," the designer Cynthia Rowley said.
And it is. It is also boot covers the color of support stockings. It is Ice Princess flounces. It is movie theater ruches. It is spangled dirndls and black mesh bondage outfits or spider web appliqués. It is Sherwood Forest tunics with petal hemlines and draped cowls that look as if designed for a hooker who once dreamed she was Maid Marian. It is as cheesy and Lawrence Welk dated as the rumba costumes favored by contestants on shows like "Dancing With the Stars."
Dec 30, 2005
Most popular Olympic sport
Has the ugliest clothes. What is it with those figure skaters?