U. S. Olympic Committee Unveils National Team Uniforms for the Closing Ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as Olympic Village Clothing Designed by Ralph Lauren
The U. S. Olympic Committee unveiled the national team uniform for the closing ceremonies of the Olympic and Paralympic Games, as well as the Olympic Village clothing designed by Ralph Lauren for the 2014 Olympics. The uniform was presented live on NBC's Today Show.
“When the US Olympic and Paralympic teams enter the stadium in Sochi, they will be supported by all Americans,” said Peter Zeytoonjian, managing director of marketing for the US Olympic Committee. - Ralph Lauren is very proud to dress the US team and has designed the Olympic and Paralympic Team uniforms that athletes will wear for the 2014 Games Closing Ceremony. The created clothing fully expresses all the emotionality of this event."
The dress uniform, designed by Ralph Lauren for the closing ceremony, is inspired by the history of the Games and has a Native American style in a palette of red, white and navy blue. Clothing for the Olympic Village also embodies the spirit of the national team: wool sweaters, polo shirts, T-shirts and tops in fleece. Accessories are decorated with images of the American flag and Olympic symbols: hats, gloves, scarves, nylon bags and Polo bear, dressed in the uniform of the national team. The uniforms for the closing ceremony are presented by Olympic champion in figure skating Evan Lysacek and three-time Olympic medalist ice hockey player Julie Chu. The uniform consists of a wool turtleneck with the image of a reindeer and snowflakes and a navy blue wool short coat, decorated with a red stripe and lapels with patriotic symbols. Cream fleece sweatpants and black leather boots with red laces complete the look. Olympic freestyle champion Hannah Kearney and figure skating silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White showcase Ralph Lauren's outfit for the Olympic Village: polo shirt, zip pullover, long sleeve t-shirt with USA team insignia and sports fleece sweatshirt with zip. Long-sleeved T-shirt with USA team insignia and sports fleece sweatshirt with zip. Long-sleeved T-shirt with USA team insignia and sports fleece sweatshirt with zip.
The US Olympic Committee is pleased that it is Ralph Lauren who is the creator of the national team uniform, and also presents men's, women's and children's collections of sportswear with Olympic symbols.