U.S. Olympic Team Uniforms…Snooty Or Classy?

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Carson Carson Daly
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Every Olympics, our country’s elite athletes are outfitted in snazzy new duds for the big opening ceremony.

This year, designer Ralph Lauren came up with the uniform and it’s causing a bit of controversy.

If you haven’t seen the outfits yet, check them out here.

First off, the clothes aren’t even made in the USA. Ralph Lauren had the uniforms manufactured in China.

Then, there’s the big Ralph Lauren Polo logo smack dab on the center of the blazer. We get that everything is commercialized these days, but was that really necessary?

And even if you can put those details aside, many critics say the overall ensemble isn’t the fashion-forward look our country should be giving off.

One of our loyal listeners said it best on Twitter:

But others argue that the blazers and white pants are a classy combination.

Carson wanted to get to the bottom of this, so he asked you all to call in with your thoughts!

How do you feel about the Team USA uniforms? Vote in the poll below and get your voice heard!


-Sarah Carroll, 97.1 AMP Radio, Los Angeles

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