Colorado Springs, Colo. – In celebration of the 100-day countdown to the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018, the United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Polo Ralph Lauren today unveiled Team USA’s Closing Ceremony uniforms for the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games during a segment on NBC’s TODAY Show featuring Olympic silver medalist Gus Kenworthy (freestyle skiing), Olympic gold medalist Jamie Anderson (snowboarding), and Olympians Maia and Alex Shibutani (figure skating, ice dance).
The USOC is proud to have Polo Ralph Lauren as an Official Outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Teams. The PyeongChang 2018 Games mark the sixth time Polo Ralph Lauren has been an Official Outfitter of Team USA, providing iconic parade uniforms and an inspired apparel collection of commemorative pieces. Complementing the rich tradition of the Olympic Winter Games, Team USA’s look for 2018 reflects Polo’s iconic and authentic all-American style, infused with a modern sensibility.
Polo Ralph Lauren's Team USA 2018 parade uniform combines traditional artisanal design references with modern fabrications in a patriotic spirit of red, white, and blue. The look includes a water-repellent down jacket in white; an athletic-inspired double fleece pant in navy with red stripe detailing; and a vintage ski-inspired sweater in a bold red, white and blue block stripe. Completing the look are wool gloves featuring a winter-inspired intarsia pattern; a corresponding intarsia wool ski hat; a bold graphic bandanna featuring the American flag; and brown suede mountaineering boots accented with red laces.
A celebration of Team USA is seen throughout the look in details that include “USA/018” lettering on the leg of the ceremony pant, “Team USA” knitting on the gloves and front brim of the wool hat, and “USA Olympic Team 2018” lettering on the bandanna.
The Polo Ralph Lauren Team USA Collection will be available beginning in December in select Ralph Lauren and Polo Ralph Lauren retail stores and on RalphLauren.com and TeamUSAShop.com.
About the USOC
Founded in 1894 and headquartered in Colorado Springs, Colorado, the U.S. Olympic Committee serves as both the National Olympic Committee and National Paralympic Committee for the United States. As such, the USOC is responsible for the training, entering and funding of U.S. teams for the Olympic, Paralympic, Youth Olympic, Pan American and Parapan American Games, while serving as a steward of the Olympic and Paralympic Movements throughout the country. For more information, visit TeamUSA.org.
About Ralph Lauren Corporation
Ralph Lauren Corporation (NYSE:RL) is a global leader in the design, marketing and distribution of premium lifestyle products in four categories: apparel, home, accessories and fragrances. For 50 years, Ralph Lauren's reputation and distinctive image have been consistently developed across an expanding number of products, brands and international markets. The Company's brand names, which include Ralph Lauren Purple Label, Ralph Lauren Collection, Double RL, Polo Ralph Lauren, Polo Ralph Lauren Children’s, Ralph Lauren Home, Lauren Ralph Lauren, RLX, American Living, Chaps and Club Monaco, constitute one of the world's most widely recognized families of consumer brands. For more information, go to Investor.RalphLauren.com.