Has anyone noticed this trend in ballroom dance fashion lately?
All of a sudden, we've gone back in time a little bit to the "good old days" of classic ballroom dancing, and we've brought back the fluffy skirts. Gone are the sleeker skirts and the vertical ruffles, to be replaced with layers upon layers of froth. Some of them are reminiscent of the ballerina, others look like they came straight off the pages of a 50's fashion magazine. (And on that note, can we start to bring back 50's fashions in the real world, and not just ballroom? It'd sure beat the comeback of shoulder pads and the mullet... ;-) )
Here are some of my personal favorites from this year's Nationals at BYU.
And my very favorite: