In Olympic figure skating, fashion plays an essential role in a performance, down to every rhinestone and fabric.
The dress Karen Chen wore Sunday night was carefully crafted – by her mom – to match the theme of her performance for Team USA.
“She puts blood, sweat and tears into it,” Chen said.
Chen’s dress was purple, fit with a butterfly-shaped rhinestone to match her performance song – Butterfly Lovers Concerto.
"My favorite part is probably like the butterfly down here," Chen said, pointing to the stones. "She strategically put the stones and arranged them in a way so they look like a butterfly."
The U.S. figure skating team earned a silver medal Sunday night following Chen’s performance.
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