I'm Clover Zatzman, here at the Ice House, and this is how do I select a good used ice skating dress. When a skater is ready to enter their very first competition, it's time for them to buy their first skating dress. Always ask your instructor if there's a certain type of dress they feel will match that skaters music for the season. You can also ask your instructor if they or anyone they know might be selling a used skating dress that can fit your skater's size. Many skaters in rinks often outgrow their dresses and want to sell them to other skaters. If your coach doesn't have any dresses themselves, or doesn't know anyone that has dresses available in your skater's size, then you can go ahead and look online. You can find many various websites that sell used skating dresses at good prices. Make sure that no matter how cheap the dress may be, that the dress fits your skater properly. Remember, it is a sport and your skater needs to feel comfortable in their dress while they're performing their routine in their competition. Buying a used skating dress is a nice option for a skater's first costume. Often they will outgrow it quickly, and will soon need a new size, so a used skating dress is a nice way to save money on your skater's first costume.