The Olympics are most often associated with medals and new world records, but this summer the games will also be known for the designer outfits the athletes will be showcasing. By now, almost everyone has heard of the uproar over Team USA’s opening ceremony outfits by Ralph Lauren being made in china and Stella McCartney’s foray into crafting Team Britain's ensembles. Other high-end designers are getting into the act, though, including Giorgio Armani, Ermanno Scervino, Salvatore Ferragamo, and Prada. Brands like Hudson's Bay Company along with Rodd & Gunn are also showing off some team spirit. Here’s an outfit overview of the London 2012 Summer Olympics.
As passionate about feminism as she is about fashion, Morgan C. Schimminger spends much of her time writing and editing pieces on everything from celebrity style to the fight to keep funding for Planned Parenthood. She earned her bachelor’s degree in English from the University of California at Berkeley and a master’s degree in publishing from Rosemont College. Morgan has contributed to a variety of publications, including StyleBakery, Uptown, metro.pop and Sister 2 Sister. Every week for theFashionSpot, she profiles the Top 10 Best Dressed Celebs and provides a daily dose of stylish stars via Look of the Day.