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    Favorite Costumes of THIS Quad (2010-11 season to present)

    I was googling some images and decided to share after compiling them! These are all relatively high-resolution images because I strongly dislike trying to admire detail from a small picture. What are some of your favorite costumes of this quad?

    PLEASE--ONLY COSTUMES FROM THE 2010-11 SEASON (post-Olympic season) TO NOW. (Yes, we pretty much all love Yuna's Olympic costumes, but there are definitely more costumes out there waiting to be admired!) Also, providing links to images are greatly appreciated, but not necessary!




    And the ABSOLUTE best costume this quad:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...uperJavier.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by aftertherain View Post
    Love those! Also love:

    Polina Edmund's "Romeo & Juliet": http://www.iceskatingintnl.com/image...20JLFS1722.jpg
    Meryl Davis & Charlie White's "Giselle":
    http://25.media.tumblr.com/8a663607c...ashao1_500.jpg
    Carolina Kostner's "Bolero":
    http://www.timescolonist.com/polopol...6-high-jpg.jpg
    Adelina Sotnikova's "Tough Lover":
    http://photography.ice-dance.com/201...-AS-RR_595.jpg
    Ashley Cain's "Montserrat":
    http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/A...1qpxAqPQ3l.jpg
    Yuzuru Hanyu's "Parisienne Walkways":
    http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Y...N0k6VQI6Ex.jpg
    Becky Bereswills's "Adiós Nonino":
    http://binaryapi.ap.org/b9c5a50368a8...0550b/940x.jpg

    There's loads more I love too, but it's hard to remember them all! Will keep adding.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ffionhanathomas View Post
    Love those! Also love:
    Meryl Davis & Charlie White's "Giselle":
    http://25.media.tumblr.com/8a663607c...ashao1_500.jpg
    Ooh! Yes! I think they wear it so well--but it's mainly because they have so much speed across the ice and carry a sort of lightness that is befitting of the ballet!

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    Kostner's Mozart concerto is the absolute best for me!
    In second place, I would put Anna Cappellini's red Carmen FD dress
    In third, Wagner's Samson and Delilah
    Other beautiful costumes: Wagner's Black Swan, Zhang's Rushing wings of dawn, Alissa Czisny Valse Triste first version (the second one could actually be in the "worst costumes" list!) and Winston FS, Mao's swaon first version...

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    Quote Originally Posted by aftertherain View Post
    Ooh! Yes! I think they wear it so well--but it's mainly because they have so much speed across the ice and carry a sort of lightness that is befitting of the ballet!
    Yes definitely, I love it!

    @FSGMT - I agree, I prefered Alissa's original 'Valse Triste' dress a lot more.

    Others I've liked are:

    Weaver & Poje's 'The Sound of Music' as it's just so simple and pretty, and Kaityln's blue dress is just gorgeous!
    http://www.waterloochronicle.ca/wp-c...r_Poje_WEB.jpg

    Like Abbott's 'Sing, sing, sing' too as it was so simple but the suspenders worked wonders within the program.
    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-e3nKqX2xn-...tt%2Bshort.jpg

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    Probably my favorite was Kiira Korpi's SP dress this season (The Girl With the Flaxen Hair) http://24.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_md...ashao1_500.jpg . I loved the color, and the way it shimmered on the ice.

    I really liked most of the ones aftertherain posted... but-- and I know I'm in the minority-- I still don't like Carolina's Mozart costume. I don't think it fit well.

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    I actually really like this one of Artur Gachinski's - 2011-2012 SP "St Louis Blues" http://25.media.tumblr.com/d5153d039...y7wio2_500.jpg

    But an interesting one in terms of good costume turned bad...Jason Brown said before the season started that they were trying to present him with a more mature image this year. I thought his original "Liebestraume" costume managed to make him look older http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_m9...7s9o1_1280.jpg....until the blue velvet pants arrived http://25.media.tumblr.com/3a7205d78...sz0o1_1280.jpg.

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    Anna Cappellini is my dress bias so I'll start with her:

    From the 2009-2010 Short Dance
    From the 2012-2013 Free Dance
    From the 2012-2013 Exhibition Dance *she actually wore this for a CD or OD in the last quad but I'm including it anyway since she's wearing it again recently for their Beyonce exhibition.

    Madison Chock 2011-2012 Free Dance

    Mao Asada 2011-2012 LP: Dress #1 and Dress #2 *the purple reminds me of Mishkutienok and Dmitriev (as does the music)

    Mirai Nagasu 2010-2011 LP: Front and Back

    Tessa Virtue 2011-2012 Short Dance: View #1 and View #2 and View #3

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    Quote Originally Posted by uncchristine99 View Post
    Mirai Nagasu 2010-2011 LP: Front and Back
    Your back picture is Mao Asada. Very unfortunate faces from the ladies in these pics.

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    Uhhhh - the back picture is clearly Mirai......

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    Quote Originally Posted by aftertherain View Post
    I was googling some images and decided to share after compiling them! These are all relatively high-resolution images because I strongly dislike trying to admire detail from a small picture. What are some of your favorite costumes of this quad?

    PLEASE--ONLY COSTUMES FROM THE 2010-11 SEASON (post-Olympic season) TO NOW. (Yes, we pretty much all love Yuna's Olympic costumes, but there are definitely more costumes out there waiting to be admired!) Also, providing links to images are greatly appreciated, but not necessary!




    And the ABSOLUTE best costume this quad:
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...uperJavier.jpg
    Alissa Czisny's original LP dress (the blue/purple one) from the 2011-2012 season. She used it at SA, TEB, and the GPF.

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    And here are some more:

    Papadakis/Cizeron - "Minnie the Moocher/The Dirty Boogie" - http://www4.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/G...lP8u_2NL6l.jpg
    Linden/Miller - "Wesminster Waltz" - http://photography.ice-dance.com/201...-LM-MH_595.jpg
    Carol Bressanutti - "Besame Mucho" - http://photography.ice-dance.com/201...-CB-RR_595.jpg
    Amelie Lacoste - "Gershwin Medley" - http://www3.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/A...ffDwR7uGBx.jpg
    So Youn Park - "Pantoum for Piano" - http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_mb...ashao1_500.jpg

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    Quote Originally Posted by uncchristine99 View Post
    Anna Cappellini is my dress bias so I'll start with her:
    From the 2012-2013 Free Dance
    Love her Carmen dress! So gorgeous.

    Becky Bereswill 12-13 Long: http://img2.blogs.yahoo.co.jp/ybi/1/...4_1?1360156408

    Agnes Zawadzki 12-13 Rhapsody in Blue (this one has really grown on me) http://photography.ice-dance.com/201...-AZ-RR_595.jpg

    Angela Wang Ladies in Lavender 12-13 long: http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...ngela_Wang.JPG

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    Mao's dress for her Jupiter exhibition program

    Carolina's dress for her "Bolero" LP

    The designs of both are simple yet very elegant.

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    Mao Asada: Sheherazade version 1.
    Yuzuru Hanyu Romeo and Juliet FS
    http://www.goldenskate.com/wp-conten.../yh_cor_lp.jpg
    Yuzuru Hanyu Patetico SP:
    http://www2.pictures.zimbio.com/gi/Y...9V8pehxgsx.jpg

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