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See how Olympic figure skating costumes have changed through the years

From Dorothy Hamill's glitzy outfits in the '80s to Mirai Nagasu's striking red dress in Pyeongchang, these are the most notable looks.

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Figure skaters pose at the 1924 winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, in 1924. Left to right: Herma Planck-Szabo of Hungary, Ethel Muckelt of Britain and Beatrix Loughran of the U.S.A. Planck-Szabo won gold, with Loughran and Muckelt taking silver and bronze respectively. According to thisisinsider.com, http://www.thisisinsider.com/olympic-figure-skating-dress-evolution-2018-2 When the inaugural Winter Olympics launched in Chamonix, France, in 1924, wool skirts and cozy sweaters dominated the ice.

These figure skaters competed in the inaugural 1924 Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France. Herma Planck-Szabo of Hungary (left), Ethel Muckelt of Britain (middle) and Beatrix Loughran of the USA (right) posed for the camera. Planck-Szabo won gold, and Loughran and Muckelt took silver and bronze, respectively.

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Norwegian figure skater and three-time Olympic Champion, Sonja Henie during the Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France in 1924. She looks perfectly bundled for the cold weather.

Norwegian figure skater and three-time Olympic champion Sonja Henie showed off her skills during the Winter Olympics in Chamonix, France, in 1924. 

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German Pairs figure skaters Maxi Herber and Ernst Baier at the Winter Olympic Games in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, in 1936. 
They won the gold medal in the event. She looks likkdressed like a stewardess and he, with his tie, is ready for a day at work.

Maxi Herber and Ernst Baier from Germany took home the gold in the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.

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British figure skater Jack Dunn at the Winter Olympic Games, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, in 1936. He looks very dapper in his Olympic outfit.

British figure skater Jack Dunn at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, looked very dapper in his suit.

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Czech figure skater Vera Hrub? skates at the Winter Olympic Games, in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, in 1936. Hems started rising and sleeves got shorter.

Czech figure skater Vera Hruba skated at the 1936 Winter Olympics in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany. 

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American figure skater, Gretchen Merrill in St Moritz, Switzerland for the 1948 Winter Olympics.  She wairs a flaired skirt and flies when she jumps.

American figure skater Gretchen Merrill showed off this gorgeous flared skirt in St. Moritz, Switzerland, for the 1948 Winter Olympics. 

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Gary Visconti of the U.S.A competes in Men's figure skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France.  Men were still performing in suits and ties.

Gary Visconti of the USA competed in men's figure skating at the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France. At this time, it was still fashionable for men to perform in suits and ties.

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At the Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France, US Gold medalist Peggy Fleming (center), Gabrielle Seyfert and Hana Makova in center ice after the medal ceremony for ladies figure skating. According to thisisinsider.com Low necklines hadn't yet made their official debut, and long-sleeved dresses still dominated the scene for women.

At the 1968 Winter Olympics in Grenoble, France, U.S. gold medalist Peggy Fleming (center), Gabriele Seyfert of Germany and Hana Maskova of Czechoslovakia posed for a photo after the medal ceremony for ladies’ figure skating.

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Coloradans Doug Berndt and Barbara Brown compete for spot on U.S. Olympic figure skating team in the 1970's. The pair wore matching paisley.

Doug Berndt and Barbara Brown from Colorado wore matching paisley outfits while competing for a spot on the U.S. Olympic figure skating team in the 1970s. 

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United States figure skater Dorothy Hamill in action during the 1976 Winter Olympic games held in Innsbruck, Austria. Hamill, who was known for her wedge haircut, wore a simple dress with a low neckline.

United States figure skater Dorothy Hamill took the ice in a gorgeous hot pink dress in the 1976 Winter Olympics in Innsbruck, Austria. 

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Ice Skaters Randy Gardner and Tai Babilonia pose for a portrait in 1980 in Los Angeles, California.

Ice skaters Randy Gardner and Tai Babilonia posed for a portrait in 1980 in Los Angeles, California.

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American figure skater Dorothy Hamill in 1980. We love her black and gold tinsel costume. Read more about Dorothy Hamill looking back on Olympic gold. https://www.today.com/news/dorothy-hamill-looks-back-olympic-gold-her-famous-haircut-fight-t100854

Dorothy Hamill embodied the glitzy fashion of 1980 in this gorgeous black and gold tinsel outfit. 

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Rosalynn Sumners of the USA skates in the Figure Skating Exhibition of the Winter Olympic Games during February 1984 in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. Her argyle cardigan in pastel colors definitely stood out.

Rosalynn Sumners of the U.S. skated in the figure skating exhibition of the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia. She donned a pastel argyle cardigan.

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Figure Skater Scott Hamilton of U.S. competes in the figure skating competition in the XIV Olympic Winter Games circa 1984 in Sarajevo, Bosnia. he shined in his red, white and blue unitard.

Scott Hamilton of the U.S. competed in the figure skating competition in the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, wearing a patriotic spandex outfit.

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(Left) Brian Boitano of the USA competes in the final of the Men's Singles Figure Skating event of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games on February 20, 1988 at the Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada where he was the gold medalist in the event.  (right) Brian Boitano of the United States celebrates winning gold in the Men's Figure Skating during the ice gala event on 21 February 1988 during the XV Olympic Winter Games at the Olympic Saddledome in Calgary, Canada.

Here, Brian Boitano of the U.S. is shown in two great outfits, both of which he wore at the 1988 games in Calgary, Alberta, where he won gold. 

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Debi Thomas of the USA skates her Short Program of the Women's Singles event of the Figure Skating competition of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games on February 25, 1988 at the Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.  Thomas was the bronze medalist in the event.

Debi Thomas of the U.S. took home the bronze medal at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta, where she rocked this gold and black pantsuit.

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Jill Trenary of the United States skates her Long Program of the Women's Singles event of the Figure Skating competition of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games on February 27, 1988 at the Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

Jill Trenary of the U.S. showed off this gold-and-red fringe outfit at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary, Alberta.

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Kristi Yamaguchi of the United States competes in the exhibition event of the Figure Skating competition of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games held in Albertville, France in February 1992.

Kristi Yamaguchi of the U.S. showed off this patriotic outfit at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

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Japan's Midori Ito performing during the figure skating exhibition at the XVI Winter Olympic Games in Albertville, France in 1992. Ito won the silver medal for women's figure skating.

Japan's Midori Ito wore this outfit during the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France, in 1992. Ito won the silver medal for women's figure skating.

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French figure skater Surya Bonaly performs her free program during the Winter Olympic Games 21 February 1992 in Albertville. Bonaly finished in fifth place.

Surya Bonaly of France performed during the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France. Bonaly finished in fifth place.

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Tonya Harding of the United States skates her Free Skate Program during the Figure Skating competition of the 1992 Winter Olympic Games held in Albertville, France on February 21, 1992.

Tonya Harding wore this gold-and-white outfit at the 1992 Winter Olympics in Albertville, France.

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Nancy Kerrigan of the USA skates her technical program during the Women's Figure Skating singles competition of the 1994 Winter Olympic Games on February 23, 1994 at the Hamar Olympic Amphitheatre in Lillehammer, Norway. (left) American Nancy Kerrigan performing during a Winter Olympic exhibition in Hamar, Norway in 1994  Kerrigan took home the silver medal in the women's figure skating competition.

Nancy Kerrigan wore these striking outfits at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer, Norway. During these games, she took home the silver medal.

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Tonya Harding of the USA competes in the Technical Program portion of the Women's Figure Skating competition of the 1994 Winter Olympics on February 23, 1994 at the Hamar Olympic Hall in Lillehammer, Norway.

Tonya Harding wore this bold, glittery outfit at the 1994 Winter Olympics at the Hamar Olympic Hall in Lillehammer, Norway.

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Philippe Candeloro from France performs at the 1998 Winter Olympics.

Philippe Candeloro of France wore this dramatic ensemble during the 1998 Winter Olympics.

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Michelle Kwan of the USA skates her free program in the Ladies Singles event of the figure skating competition in the 1998 Winter Olympics held on February 20, 1998 in Nagano, Japan.

Michelle Kwan of the U.S. wore this svelte blue dress by Vera Wang at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Japan.

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US figure skater Tara Lipinski acknowledges the audience after her short program in White Ring during the 1998 winter Olympic games. (right)Tara Lipinski (USA) skates in the Free Skate event of the Ladies Singles figure skating competition of the 1998 Winter Olympics on February 20, 1998 in Nagano, Japan.

Tara Lipinski of the U.S. wore these elegant outfits at the 1998 Winter Olympics, where she won gold.

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Sarah Hughes of US and gold medalist, performs during the figure skating exhibition at the Olympic Ice Center during the XIXth Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in 2002.

Sarah Hughes of the U.S. wore this black pantsuit and matching gloves at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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(left) U.S. Sasha Cohen performs her women's free program of the figure skating event at the Olympic Ice Center during the XIXth Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in 2002. (right) Sasha Cohen of the US performs her women's short program of the figure skating competition at the Olympic Ice Center, during the XIXth Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City in 2002.

Sasha Cohen of the U.S. showcased these outfits, which evoked fire and ice, at the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Italy's Carolina Kostner performs in the ladies free skating program of the Figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics at the Palavela in Turin.

Carolina Kostner of Italy wore this intricate black-and-gray ombre outfit in the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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Elena Sokolova of Russia performs during the women's Free Skating program of figure skating during Day 13 of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games on February 23, 2006 at Palavela in Turin, Italy.

Elena Sokolova of Russia wore this dramatic black pantsuit with matching gloves at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy.

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Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto of United States perform during the Free Dance program of the figure skating during Day 10 of the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games on February 20, 2006 at Palavela in Turin, Italy.

Tanith Belbin and Benjamin Agosto of the U.S. performed during the free dance program of the 2006 Winter Olympics.

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US Johnny Weir performs in the Men's Figure skating free program at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympics on February 18, 2010.

Johnny Weir of the U.S. wore this memorable black pantsuit at the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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(left) US Meryl Davis and Charlie White perform in the figure skating Ice Original program at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver, during the 2010 Winter Olympics on February 21, 2010. (right) Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the United States skate in the ice dancing free dance on Monday, February 22, 2010, during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver.

Ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the U.S. wore these outfits in the 2010 Winter Olympics, where they won silver.

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The USA's Madison Chock and Evan Bates perform their free dance during the ice dancing competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, on Feb. 17, 2014.

Ice dancers Madison Chock and Evan Bates of the U.S. looked like a prince and princess in this performance at the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

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Gold medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White of USA celebrate their medal during the flower ceremony of the Figure Skating Ice Dance Free Dance on Day 10 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 17, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the U.S. raised their arms in celebration of their gold medal at the 2014 Winter Olympics.

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USA's Adam Rippon performs his routine in the figure skating team event men's single skating free skating during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 12, 2018.

Adam Rippon wore this stunning ice blue and gray top during his routine at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 

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USA's Mirai Nagasu competes in the figure skating team event women's single skating free skating during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 12, 2018.

Mirai Nagasu of the U.S. wore this stunning fire red outfit in the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. 

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Canada's Tessa Virtue and Canada's Scott Moir compete in the figure skating team event ice dance free dance during the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Gangneung Ice Arena in Gangneung on February 12, 2018.

Canadian ice dancers Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir wore these coordinated sheer, bold outfits at the 2018 Winter Olympics in South Korea. 

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