9 Fashion Week Runway Ensembles That Look Like Figure Skating Costumes

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Fashion and culture have always had a reciprocal relationship, and so when the Olympics Opening Ceremony coincided with the beginning of New York Fashion Week, we knew we were in for some serious crossover. What we didn't expect was how many glitzy, bejeweled, sheer, netted, twirling-skirted ensembles would hit the runway, inevitably channeling the elaborate costumes of Olympic figure skaters. From subtle, sleek silhouettes to a fringed gold number that would stun the competitors, we pulled together a few of our favorite figure-skating inspired Fashion Week ensembles.

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