Designer Ralph Lauren once again outfitted the Americans, prompting accusations of sartorial crimes perpetrated on the viewing public ― such as it was. The Olympic Stadium stands were mostly empty because of the pandemic, but fashion critics watching on TV did their gold-medal best to rip the ensembles to shreds.
The U.S. closing ceremony outfits were previewed in April to less-than-sensational acclaim. And now the opening garb is earning its share of barbs, too.
Here are a few opening ceremony images of the outfits, including a blue jacket with Lauren’s famous polo logo and striped shirt accessorized with a flag-like scarf:
And here are the fashionable insults: