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26 Horrifyingly Awesome Figure Skating Fashions From The '80s

To be fair, ice skater fashion is a risky business — regardless of decade.

1. You couldn't pay me a million dollars to leave the house dressed like this.

2. At the 1988 Winter Olympic Games, Natalia Annenko and Guenrikh Sretenski went for metallic ensembles with pops of hot pink.

3. Rosalynn Sumners should have started an all-girl pop-rock band on ice and had this be the group uniform.

4. Although apparently Rosalynn Sumners also knows how to do classic ice princess:

5. Going for...the gold? Huh huh huh.

6. Is she rocking two-tone hair? Respect.

7. What's red, silver, and winning all over? These two.

8. Skating team Karen Barber and Nicholas Slater rocked that airbrushed look.


10. Bro-and-sis team Peter and Kitty Carruthers make every sibling's worst nightmare a reality.

11. This is still every 12-year-old girl's dream.

12. "Yaaayyyyy!" says Midori Ito to her Bedazzler.

13. Not shying from the deep V.

14. Pretty sure most American girls also had Kaboodles in this color combo.

15. They wore the same outfits to the victory party.

16. Katerina Witt, looking pretty as an electric blue peacock.

17. Jazzy!!

18. Marina Kielmann's outfit is like Christmas, but much more revealing.

19. No joke, my mom had a sweater just like this. And she wore it every day of 1988.

20. '80s cowgirl Katarina Witt points up.

21. Stripe-aholics Paul Martini and Barbara Underhill in 1984.

22. It's like a gold star-bumblebee mash-up.

23. Katarina Witt rocks that hot pink corset guuuud.

24. Like Helen Mirren, a white tuxedo is always classy.

25. Katarina Witt wore this flashy number in 1986, but I'm pretty sure you can find something just like it at American Apparel today.

26. Of course, one can never go wrong with dancing fruits and vegetables.