International Fashion Fushion: Outfitting The Winter Olympic Athletes

For the Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy, it takes a global village of international fashion fushion to clothe the Olympic athletes.

That’s because the U.S. team will wear hats with a French design made by a Canadian company. Reciprocally, Canada’s hockey team will wear uniforms that were designed south of the border in America.

Want more irony? The Chinese, French, Jamaicans and many other countries will wear German-designed uniforms.

[Read more from The New York Times.]

Posted by Gil Zeimer on January 25, 2006 in Travel

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