This week, celebs are buzzing about the Olympics: Stella McCartney admires her designs, Missy Franklin’s Team USA manicure, Bar Refaeli at Olympic Park, and more.
Stella McCartney Checks Out Her Work
British designer Stella McCartney, who designed the 2012 Team UK uniforms, has been tweeting nonstop from the Olympics events.
Everybody’s favorite swimmer showed off her all-American manicure. “Got my nails done before I swim tomorrow (AH!) and I am officially ready to race!!!” she tweeted with a pic of her gold medal-worthy look.
Five Fierce Gymnasts
“We were trying to look tough... Did it work??” tweeted team captain Aly Raisman, striking a pose with the rest of the U.S. women’s gymnastics team.
An Olympic Shopping Spree
“Stiletto shopping at Selfridges with Team USA Women's Basketball star @swincash,” tweeted E! host Catt Sadler—cause it looks like Cash really needs some height.
Denise Richards is a Ryan Lochte Fan
Gold medal swimmer Ryan Lochte proudly tweeted a pic of himself making waves on the cover of Time, and Denise Richards revealed herself as a fan. “Greatest cover ever!!” she tweeted.
Shawn Johnson Congratulates Gabby Douglas
“First time seeing her since she won the gold. Thought I might break her in half I was hugging her so tight!” tweeted former Olympian gymnast Shawn Johnson, congratulating Gabrielle Douglas.
Kerri Walsh Does the London Tourist Thing
It wouldn’t be a trip to London without posing with a beefeater, and beach volleyball favorites Kerri Walsh and Misty May Treanor did just that. “An actual Guard on guard ;) we got a smile out of him! Sweet!!!” tweeted Walsh.
Giuliana Rancic Admires Aly Raisman
“Hanging with @Aly_Raisman at Olympic Park. Such a sweetheart and young fashionista!” tweetedGiuliana Rancic.
Bar Refaeli at Olympic Park
“Olympics 2012,” tweeted model Bar Refaeli, stopping by Olympic Park.
Apolo Ohno in Hair and Makeup
The winter Olympics may be speed-skater Apolo Ohno’s game, but he’s been very visible in London as well. “Interviewing @TodayShow hosts while in hair n makeup,” he tweeted.
Gabby and Aly Show Support for Lochte
“Haha Aly's rocking the Lochte glasses!!” tweetedGabby Douglas, goofing around with her teammate.
Lolo Jones' Aching Toes
You’d think runner Lolo Jones would be used to tired feet, but she still complained about uncomfortable shoes at the opening ceremony. “Me & @TysonLGay ready to represent U-S-A?? ...Or our feet hurt really bad from walking in business shoes??” tweeted the hurdler.
Allison Schmitt and Elizabeth Beisel
“Nails nails nails !!! @ebeisel34 (pink and zebra) and I (red and white and sparkly)” tweeted swimmer Allison Schmitt, displaying her and teammate Elizabeth Beisel’s nails.
Victoria Beckham Has UK Pride
“So proud to be British,” tweetedVictoria Beckham with a picture of London dressed up for the Olympics.
Kelly Osbourne Represents Team UK
“Watching the #OlyimpicOpeningCeremony #GoTeamUK,” tweetedKelly Osbourne.
Venus Williams Carries the Torch
For Venus Williams, the Olympic torch had a special significance. “To carry the olympic torch on World Sjorgrens Day represents strength 2 triumph for every1 with autoimmune disease!” tweeted the three-time gold medalist.
Ellen Freeman has been contributing to the Fashion Spot since 2010. Since graduating with a degree in comparative literature from Haverford College, her celebrity fashion, wellness, arts and travel writing has appeared in publications including the Matador Network and Philadelphia Weekly. Also a certified yoga instructor, Ellen currently lives in the Japanese countryside—but misses thrift store spelunking in her hometown of Portland, Oregon.