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SBD/July 23, 2012/Olympics
Published July 23, 2012
ON THE CATWALK: The FINANCIAL TIMES’ Carola Long examined numerous NGBs' Opening Ceremony uniforms under a Style section subhead, “Which Designers Have Struck Gold? And Which Have Fallen Flat?” Team USA’s Ralph Lauren uniform “harks back to a more gentlemanly era of sportsmanship, although the berets add a military touch.” The “most considerate touch by the Ralph Lauren designers, however, is the size of their logo.” Long: “No one should have any concerns that they won’t be able see it, because the ‘Big Pony’ insignia is huge.” Meanwhile, Spain’s uniforms are “aiming to make rival competitors laugh so hard they can’t focus” (FINANCIAL TIMES, 7/21).
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