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How Olympic Uniforms Changed Over Time

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For this year’s Olympic games in Rio, the athletes have been outfitted in sponsored clothing by designers and brands who best represent each country. This includes Lacoste (France), Stella McCartney (Great Britain), Giorgio Armani (Italy), Christian Louboutin (Cuba), H&M (Sweden), and Ralph Lauren (USA).

In the past, Team USA has worn Olympic garb supplied by a variety of designers and brands, including Roy Halston and Levi Strauss. But Ralph Lauren has held the title of the official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic team since 2008.

From preppy blazers to cowboy hats of years past, where did this year stand in comparison? Take a look and judge for yourself. Continue reading

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