The Rise of ‘Spashion’ # 2

As we reported last week, fashion and sports’ torrid bedfellowing is reaching brand new heights, and here we have yet more proof of the rise of ‘spashion’: Vera Wang’s slightly barmy Olympics creation for reigning world figure-skating champion Evan Lysacek. This is one of five key looks the American designer created for the Vancouver games. She says "You have to swim like Michael Phelps, dive like Greg Louganis, but look good.” We think she achieved that with the copious black feathers billowoing at the gloved wrists.

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