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Olympic Uniforms

You Won't Believe How Much Team U.S.A's 'Ugly Christmas Sweaters' Cost

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 02.08.2014 | Sports

At the Olympic opening ceremony, a sea of red white and blue hand-knit sweaters flooded the Sochi arena representing Team U.S.A. While some lauded the...

Our Favorite Part Of The Olympics Are These Beautiful Vintage Uniforms (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman and Rebecca Adams | Posted 02.07.2014 | Style

Every two years, millions of people tune in to catch the excitement of the Olympic Games. There's something so thrilling about the opening ceremonies ...

POLL: What Do You Think Of Team USA's Opening Ceremony Uniforms?

AP | Posted 01.23.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Ralph Lauren's new Olympic opening ceremony uniform has lots of stars and stripes. It has lots of red, white and blue. And ...

We Think Top Hats Could Make A Comeback

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

Born in 1943, Prue Acton is an Australian fashion designer who established her own apparel business at the age of 20. By the age of 21 she was selling...

Is A Pink Leotard Unpatriotic?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.05.2012 | Sports

Controversy has steadily swirled around the 2012 Olympics. From doping, to dating, to hair styles, the heated talk has yet to cool. Now, the uniforms ...

PHOTOS: Which Country Has The Best 2012 Olympic Uniforms?

Posted 07.28.2012 | Style

After all the belabored preparation and build-up, the London 2012 Olympics are finally here! And, while we're excited to watch the games, we couldn...

Why No Skimpy Outfits For Male Beach Volleyball Players?

Posted 07.27.2012 | Style

The 2012 Olympics have been heralded as the Year of the Woman, as for the first time every competing country is sending at least one woman to the Lond...

Why No Skimpy Outfits For Male Beach Volleyball Players?

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

The 2012 Olympics have been heralded as the Year of the Woman, as for the first time every competing country is sending at least one woman to the Lond...

Egypt's Olympic Uniforms Are Nike Knockoffs

Posted 07.27.2012 | Style

Oy vey -- more Olympic uniform drama! After Spain, Great Britain and the U.S. caused a hubbub over their uniforms (for being ugly, unpatriotic and ...

The Lovely Leotard Through The Years

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

When I was younger, I was obsessed with gymnastics. I'd pore over books in the library about my heroes Nadia Comaneci and Mary Lou Retton. I also drea...

PHOTOS: Spain's Olympic Uniforms Mocked By Spanish Olympians

Posted 07.26.2012 | Style

America's Olympic uniforms weren't patriotic enough. Team GB's Olympic uniforms weren't red enough. Now Spain's Olympic uniforms are being criticized ...

Olympics Labor Campaign Aims for Sweat-Free Games

Michelle Chen | Posted 09.21.2012 | World
Michelle Chen

While there was a furor in Washington over Chinese-made Team USA uniforms, the debate over the use of offshored manufacturing labor to make Olympic apparel is just the tip of larger trend of abuse in multinational supply chains.

Outsourcing National Pride: The Olympic Uniform Scandal

Michelle Vale | Posted 09.19.2012 | Style
Michelle Vale

While the economic debate, about the pros and cons of outsourcing on the U.S. economy goes on, Americans should take this Olympic opportunity to ask themselves a few key questions.

American Apparel Offers To Remake Olympic Uniforms In U.S.

Posted 07.17.2012 | Style

The Olympic uniforms for London 2012 have been stirring up controversy, partially because of the silly beret but mainly because the Ralph Lauren piece...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Romney Outsourced 2002 Olympics Uniforms To Burma

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 07.17.2012 | Politics

UPDATE: 7/17, 11:15 a.m. -- HuffPost has confirmed the authenticity of the photo published on Daily Kos. WASHINGTON -- Mitt Romney was noticeably u...

WATCH: Romney Won't Take A Stand On U.S. Olympic Uniform Outsourcing

The Huffington Post | Hunter Stuart | Posted 07.16.2012 | Politics

In spite of all the outrage provoked by Ralph Lauren's outsourcing of the manufacturing of the U.S. Olympic uniform to China, and in spite of lawmaker...

Worn By Team USA But Made In China?

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 09.11.2012 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue - but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming. Republi...

Worn By Team USA But Made In China?

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

WASHINGTON -- Uniforms for U.S. Olympic athletes are American red, white and blue - but made in China. That has members of Congress fuming. Republi...

PHOTOS: U.S. Olympic Uniforms Actually Made In China

Posted 07.16.2012 | Style

UPDATE: After a strong backlash, Ralph Lauren has announced that it will commit to producing the U.S. Olympic team uniforms for the 2014 Winter Games ...

PHOTOS: U.S. Olympic Uniforms Actually Made In China

Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

When Ralph Lauren debuted the new U.S. Olympic opening ceremony uniforms earlier this week, reactions were mixed at best. Ralph Lauren described t...

Ralph Lauren Olympic Uniforms Revealed!

AP | Posted 07.10.2012 | Style

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- Berets are back for the U.S. Olympic team. The team unveiled buttoned-up, refined uniforms designed by Ralph Lauren Tuesda...

PHOTOS: Female Volleyball Players No Longer Forced To Wear Skimpy Bikinis

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 03.28.2012 | Style

There aren't many "sexy" sports in the Summer Olympics (unless you consider sweating sexy, in which case the Summer Olympics are your dream come true)...