November 15, 2018

Blog post for November 15 – Dress Wright

By: Pj Kwong

A Q & A with Dress Wright Synchro’s Deanna Wright

Nothing happens by accident. Walking into the Mississauga rink for work that night, I had no idea that some 20 years later I would still be fast friends with the woman...

November 8, 2018

If I’ve said it once, I have said it a million times: “the three Cs in skating have to match and they are Concept, Costuming and Choreography.”.

The costumes hang on the musical and choreography hooks in synchronized skating

I want to look out on the ice and have a hint...

November 1, 2018

As much as a house is made more beautiful by the decorating, the truth is that without solid underpinnings, it doesn’t matter. The same can be said for synchronized skating dresses.

Creating a look for a team that has skinny straps or multiple cut outs can be a challeng...

October 18, 2018

One of my all-time favourite movies is “Steel Magnolias” and one of my favourite lines from that movie was said by the character Clairee Belcher. “The only thing that separates us from the animals is our ability to accessorize.” That doubles for me – I love anything th...

October 11, 2018

Looking out from the crowd to the waiting skaters at a synchronized skating competition, you can’t help but notice the costumes on any given team. Often beautiful and colourful, the costumes are the first thing that you can see that tie a team not only together but to...

September 13, 2018

I am not going to lie. My favourite time of year is the Fall, for some many other reasons than simply the arrival of cooler weather and the change of colours. I remember well the start of school with my own kids, and the choices that we had to make about the extra curr...

February 20, 2018

I went to see the movie I, Tonya, and I will admit that I had forgotten what the dresses looked like in the early 1990s. The styles reflected the times.

February 13, 2018

Love is in the air. Make no mistake about it, the fans and skaters devoted to the sport of synchronized skating are second to none in terms of their passion.

February 6, 2018

Stunning. That’s the word that most skaters want people to be saying and thinking about their dress, as they take their opening pose.

January 30, 2018

The clothes make the man (or woman). There is something to be said for an outfit that makes you feel your best.

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