Monday, September 7, 2015

26 Pictures of Figure Skating Fashions from the 1980s

To be fair, ice skater fashion is a risky business — regardless of decade. Here are 26 horrifyingly awesome figure skating fashions from the ’80, via BuzzFeed.

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean perform at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, 1984. (AllsportUK /Allsport)

Natalia Annenko and Guenrikh Sretenski at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Rosalynn Sumners (Getty Images)

Rosalynn Sumners at the Winter Olympics in Sarajevo in February 1984. (Steve Powell / Getty Images)

U.K. skating couple Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean in 1983. (Bob Martin/Allsport)

Karen Barber and Nicholas Slater at the World Championship Gala in 1983. (Bob Martin/Allsport)

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean, winners of the European Figure Skating Championships in 1981. (Tony Duffy / Getty Images)

Skating team Karen Barber and Nicholas Slater. (Tony Duffy / Getty Images)

Debi Thomas in 1988 in Calgary at the Winter Olympic Games. (MARK CARDWELL/AFP / Getty Images)

Bro-and-sis team Peter and Kitty Carruthers. (Bob Martin Getty Images Sport)

Agnes Gosselin at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Midori Ito at the World Figure Skating Championships in Paris in 1989. (JEAN-LOUP GAUTREAU/AFP / Getty Images)

Natalia Linichuk and Gennadi Karponosov at the Winter Olympic Games in 1980. (AFP/AFP / Getty Images)

Joanne Conway at the 1988 Winter Olympic Games in Calgary. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Natalia Bestemianova and Andrei Bukin, gold medal winners of the 1988 games. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Katarina Witt performing at the 1988 Olympics (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Corinne Paillard and Didier Courtois compete at the 1988 Olympics in Canada. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Marina Kielmann (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Jayne Torvill and Christopher Dean at the 1984 Olympic Games. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Katarina Witt (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Paul Martini and Barbara Underhill in 1984. (Tony Tomsic /Sports Illustrated / Getty Images)

Oleg Vasiliev and Elena Valova at the 1988 Winter Olympics. (Manny Millan /Sports Illustrated / Getty Images)

Katarina Witt at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games in Sarajevo. (David Madison / Getty Images)

Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko at the World Figure Skating Championships. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

Katarina Witt in 1986. (Steve Powell / Getty Images)

Marina Klimova and Sergei Ponomarenko at the 1988 games. (Bob Thomas / Getty Images)

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