In the spirit of the Olympics, we have our own gold, silver and bronze to award J. Ours goes to the ladies’ who rocked our lives every time they appeared on our screen, the ones who slayed all day (and all night!) in their fabulous, glorious, so-good–they-couldn’t-help-but-get-us in-ring ensembles. Welcome to the return of Diva-Fierce.com’s Ring Gear Awards!
We’re kicking things off with the Knockouts. It’s taken some concerted efforts to get hold of KO’s pics this year, as things have been getting switched up in the company, but we’re pleased to say we’ve managed it. (Shoutout to all the ladies who have posted IG pics - thank you!) And we have some amazing looks to acknowledge and show mad respect to! And drool over…there’s definitely some drooling happening here. Whose looks made our jaws drop?
Although she’s a newcomer to Impact, her gear shows plenty of maturity, particularly post-Doll House era. All those bright colors and crazy fabric mixes were fun, but it’s Jade’s single lady looks that really caught our attention. Her top takes a page straight out of Taryn Terrell’s book, with a high-crossed halter silhouette. Jade makes the most of color by adding contrasting piping to the main shade. And those main shades are faaaab: royal blue, white and daisy yellow, all popped with another hue or two: turquoise, pink and purple, plum and white. Stripes brought a sporty vibe to her shorts at points, while lace-up details created a sexy vibe at others. Bright wristbands made Jade’s gear even more personal and unique, while giving her one more way to play with her chosen palette of the day. She took the best aspect of her Doll House look – the seductive, saturated colors – and combined them with simpler, cleaner designs for gear that is both eye-catching and appealing. We can’t help but applaud!
Ring gear doesn’t have to be complex to have maximum impact; sometimes simplicity makes the strongest statement. Madison’s combo of a halter top with side lace-up detailed shorts kept things pretty much as well-edited as you can get: bits of piping, a touch of sheer, a whisper of glam. There’s nothing extravagant or over-the-top, but this gear looks AMAZING! What makes it? It’s the combination of a flawless silhouette, paired with spot-on color choices that keep this Killer Queen slaying. From blinding white to mesmerizing metallic periwinkle to trendy taupe, Maddy’s main colors rule! She accented them with touches of texture via translucent sections, tiny crystals or shiny patent-leather-like edges. The minimalistic designs make these looks stand out from the sea of over-the-top glam, wild mixed prints and busy graphics. It’s like silence in a world of noise: refreshing, serene, beautiful…and it leaves you (and us!) wanting more!
Naturally. How could we put anyone else on the top of the podium other than the First Lady of Impact herself? Maria has always been fashion star, so its no surprise that her gear reflects her passion for the art form. It comes in a range of mouth-watering colors, ranging from neon lime to shining candy pink to metallic tangerine. While “short” is the length of choice for gear bottoms all over wrestling, Maria pushes the envelope of that aspect of ring looks, choosing bikini-style bottoms, emblazoned with stars (how appropriate!). She adds a crystal-studded belt for an extra splash of glam. But things only get better on the way up: she garnishes those hot af shorts with a super trendy (and cute!) cropped jacket aaaaannnnnnnddd push-up bra-style tops in a matching shade with a sexy metal o-ring detail. She could stop right there and we’d be finding it difficult to form words, but no…if Maria’s going to kill us, she intends to do it thoroughly: the coup de grace is the all-over, colored-crystal bedazzling on the brassiere cups. Oh. MY. That ultimate detail makes her gear totally spectacular! …And glamorous!...And dramatic!...And crave-worthy! Seriously, I’d loooove a brassiere like that. L.O.V.E. So, yeah, if you hear of someone stalking Maria’s gear…that would probably be me. In the meantime, I’m just going to revel in how mind-blowingly fabulous these ensembles are, along with offering Diva-Fierce’s most massive CONGRATULATIONS to the Knockout whose stellar designs earn this year’s ring gear gold: Maria!
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Brie: shoe-lover :) fashion-lover and generally glamorous semi-dork
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