Figure Skating Dress and Costume in the Berg Fashion Library

19th-century trade card, Leavitt & Brant (Berg Fashion Library)
December 16, 2013

The Berg Fashion Library is regularly updated with new online-exclusive content, including this weather-appropriate entry on “Figure Skating Dress and Costume.” The article surveys the history of skating wear from the seventeenth century to Sonja Henie, the Ice Capades, and famous fashion designers outfitting Olympic skaters.