New York City's first big snowstorm of the year and where else would I be in 20 degree weather but skating outdoors? This time, I had a mission -- to test out the Se_Ku Skatewear skating pants that I ordered online. I'm always on a quest to find great clothes to skate in, whether they're specifically made for figure skating or not. The Se_Ku Style 137 Long and Leggies skating pants (see right, model is wearing Style 137) are great to skate in. They're soft, flexible (92% Polyester and 8% Lycra), extremely comfortable, and warm. And this truly was the day to test out the warmth -- I skated outdoors for over an hour and my legs never felt cold.
I could also see myself wearing them under my ski pants, snowboard pants and frankly, regular pants. They're extremely snug but not in an uncomfortable way -- they're almost like second skin. In fact, today I wore a stretchy pair of yoga pants over my Se_Ku pants and I barely felt that I had two layers on. So if you want to treat yourself, this is the skating pants to get. And I do mean treat -- the 137 Long and Leggies are $85 per pair so they're not cheap, but they're a good investment for the long term.