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Winter Olympics: U.S. opening
ceremony uniforms unveiled

United Press International, by Danielle Haynes

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 1/27/2014 9:57:48 PM

Ralph Lauren unveiled the opening ceremony uniforms for the U.S. Olympic team Thursday and this year the apparel designer made sure the items were 100 percent made in the United States. After getting some backlash for outsourcing some of the clothing manufacturing for the team´s 2012 uniform, the company stayed closer to home, employing some 40 U.S. companies to complete the look. "It is a privilege to be a part of dressing Team USA during the Sochi Games," says David Lauren, Ralph Lauren’s son and executive vice president of advertising, marketing and corporate communications, in a press release. "It’s a

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I was fearing leftover costumes from La Cage aux Folles.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: smcchk, 1/27/2014 10:17:24 PM     (No. 9708275)

It’s “the bombs bursting in air!” Someone blew up the Star Spangled Banner and got this. Too much.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: god of irony, 1/27/2014 10:24:04 PM     (No. 9708279)

Gold medal for the ugly sweater contest. U-S-A! U-S-A! U-S-A!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 1/27/2014 10:38:04 PM     (No. 9708291)

I´m hoping for some really snappy Kevlar outfits.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Martha howe, 1/27/2014 10:51:22 PM     (No. 9708299)


Looks like something your G´maw school teacher could have knit waay back!

RETRO wouldn´t claim this stuff!

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Reply 5 - Posted by: secondtimelucky, 1/27/2014 10:59:54 PM     (No. 9708302)

if someone gave Granny a couple six shots, she still couldn´t have come up with something this ugly...

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Shells, 1/27/2014 11:27:47 PM     (No. 9708304)

Very funny comment OP.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: MDConservative, 1/27/2014 11:40:16 PM     (No. 9708315)

The Golden Arches patches are missing...

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/28/2014 12:41:57 AM     (No. 9708349)

Ugly. At least they won´t worry about them being stolen.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Timber Queen, 1/28/2014 12:47:04 AM     (No. 9708354)

I remember a time when the Ralph Lauren brand was synomous with classy.

#2 - That was my first impression. I didn´t realize the Olympics had become an ugly sweater party.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: PChristopher, 1/28/2014 1:56:53 AM     (No. 9708386)

It´s proof that a big name designer isn´t a guarantee of great results. It looks like a bunch of 6 year-olds got together with their crayons.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: ThinkingOutLoud, 1/28/2014 4:10:47 AM     (No. 9708416)

Straight out of Grannie´s attic.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Avogadra, 1/28/2014 8:43:30 AM     (No. 9708635)

Yesterday the Ace of Spades blog suggested that the uniform design had been stolen from Crocheting Monthly.

To make us feel better, they also posted a picture of the Norwegian curling team. Unbelievable! http://visboo.com/the-official-norwegian-curling-team.html

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