Iconic Olympic figure skating costumes

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These looks on ice created buzz, and in some cases, fashion trends.

Nancy Kerrigan looked like a princess in this sheath dress with illusion sleeves by designer Vera Wang. Hundreds of crystals added that extra sparkle. Kerrigan won the silver medal at the 1994 Lillehammer Games.
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Nancy Kerrigan looked like a princess in this sheath dress with illusion sleeves by designer Vera Wang. Hundreds of crystals added that extra sparkle. Kerrigan won the silver medal at the 1994 Lillehammer Games.
Oksana Baiul won the gold medal in figure skating at the 1994 Lillehammer Games. (Getty Images)
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Oksana Baiul won the gold medal in figure skating at the 1994 Lillehammer Games. (Getty Images)
Katarina Witt's showgirl costume was so skimpy that the "Katarina Rule" was enacted requiring female skaters to cover their hips and butts. She won the second of her gold medals at the Calgary 1988 Games.
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Katarina Witt's showgirl costume was so skimpy that the "Katarina Rule" was enacted requiring female skaters to cover their hips and butts. She won the second of her gold medals at the Calgary 1988 Games.
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Katarina Witt made headlines again at the 1994 Lilehammer Games, portraying the little girl in the red dress from "Schindler's List" if she had survived and grown up. Her free skate was a tribute to war-ravaged Sarajevo, the site where she won her first gold medal in 1984. (Thomas Kienzle/AP Photo)
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Katarina Witt made headlines again at the 1994 Lilehammer Games, portraying the little girl in the red dress from "Schindler's List" if she had survived and grown up. Her free skate was a tribute to war-ravaged Sarajevo, the site where she won her first gold medal in 1984. (Thomas Kienzle/AP Photo)
Although he skated to "Rhapsody in Blue," Ilia Kulik donned this black, white and yellow ensemble which Sports Illustrated dubbed a "penguin-giraffe hybrid." The Russian won the gold medal at the 1998 Nagano Games.
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Although he skated to "Rhapsody in Blue," Ilia Kulik donned this black, white and yellow ensemble which Sports Illustrated dubbed a "penguin-giraffe hybrid." The Russian won the gold medal at the 1998 Nagano Games.
Russian ice dancers Oksana Dominina and Maxim Shabalin raised eyebrows with their Aborigine-inspired routine and costumes. Thankfully, the abandoned the brown face makeup they wore earlier in the season. The couple won the bronze medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Russian ice dancers Oksana Dominina and Maxim Shabalin raised eyebrows with their Aborigine-inspired routine and costumes. Thankfully, the abandoned the brown face makeup they wore earlier in the season. The couple won the bronze medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games. (Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Michelle Kwan's free skate dress at the 1998 Nagano Games was so simple it resembled a practice dress. It reflected her skating style: clean and elegant. Kwan one her first of two medals -- a silver -- in Japan.
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Michelle Kwan's free skate dress at the 1998 Nagano Games was so simple it resembled a practice dress. It reflected her skating style: clean and elegant. Kwan one her first of two medals -- a silver -- in Japan.
Scott Hamilton eschewed sequins and fancy trimmings at the 1984 Sarajevo Games, opting to wear essentially a speedskating bodysuit. He won the gold medal. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
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Scott Hamilton eschewed sequins and fancy trimmings at the 1984 Sarajevo Games, opting to wear essentially a speedskating bodysuit. He won the gold medal. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
Dorothy Hamill's long program dress at the 1976 Innsbruck Games was simple even by 70s standards, but her wedge haircut became a sensation. Thousands of girls asked for Dorothy's signature bob after watching her win the gold.
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Dorothy Hamill's long program dress at the 1976 Innsbruck Games was simple even by 70s standards, but her wedge haircut became a sensation. Thousands of girls asked for Dorothy's signature bob after watching her win the gold.
The most iconic figure skating dress of all time belongs to Peggy Fleming at the 1968 Grenoble Olympics. It was sewn by her mother, not a designer. The chartreuse color was a calculated risk; Peggy's mom selected it because it matched the color of the liquor produced by monks in the French region. (Composite photo/Associated Press)
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The most iconic figure skating dress of all time belongs to Peggy Fleming at the 1968 Grenoble Olympics. It was sewn by her mother, not a designer. The chartreuse color was a calculated risk; Peggy's mom selected it because it matched the color of the liquor produced by monks in the French region. (Composite photo/Associated Press)

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