How much do Olympic figure skating dresses cost?

Adriene Hill Feb 12, 2014
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How much do Olympic figure skating dresses cost?

Adriene Hill Feb 12, 2014
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Olympic figure skating costumes are all about fit, flare, and a few thousand rhinestones. All that glitter isn’t cheap. The dress Gracie Gold wore on the cover of Sports Illustrated would set you back $3,000.  

Designers say dresses run anywhere from $1,500 to $5,000 each. And Olympic contestants need more than one. It takes a wardrobe of shine to succeed on the ice.

 

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