What is a skater skirt?
Skater skirts got their name from their resemblance to the dresses worn by figure skaters. Their hemline sits just above the knees, and they are usually high-waisted. Is a skater skirt an A-line skirt? A skater skirt is a flared variant of an A-line skirt that is shorter and ends above the knees.
What is a broomstick skirt?
noun. a full, gathered or pleated skirt that has characteristic tiny creases obtained by wetting the skirt and winding it around a broomstick to dry.
Why do female skaters wear tights over skates?
Because skaters can trip over their own laces. And having tights cover the laces removes that potential snafu, which would cost a competitor a medal. Some skaters also wear tights over skates for the same reason women might wear nude-colored high heels: It creates the illusion of longer legs.