01/21/2013 AT 7:00 PM ET
“I wore so many skating dresses designed by her, whole skating shows and everything,” Kwan, 32, tells PEOPLE. “I have a long relationship with her.”
And that made picking a wedding dress designer a fairly easy decision.
For Kwan’s Rhode Island nuptials on Jan. 19 to Clay Pell, 31, Wang put plenty of consideration into her creation.