Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA’s Opening Ceremony Uniforms
- Najib Benouar
Behold: this is what our Olympians will be wearing during the Olympics opening ceremony in Sochi.
And we must hand it to Ralph, it’s surprisingly on-trend: the slimmed-down sweatpants, the turtlenecks, the hiking boots and the pièce de résistance: a shawl-collar cardigan spangled with stars, stripes and Olympic rings. (And, yes, everything’s Made-in-America.) The patchwork cardigan has “instant classic” written all over it—we can already envision the next generation of Ralph Lauren aficionados emptying their bitcoin accounts for one on the vintage market. The production is limited to 324 pieces, so you might as well invest in yours now.
But first, let’s take a closer look at how Team America will be dressed for Sochi...