Today officially marks the beginning of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Everyone will be supporting and sporting their country’s flag and emblems, so why not join in on the fun? Luxury brands such as Ralph Lauren, Oakley and Omega are all sponsors of this year’s games, so grab your gear and show off your colors with these Olympic-inspired accessories.
The worldwide sponsor is paying homage to the 2016 Olympics with three timepieces including this extravagant Rio 2016 watch. With vibrant, bold colors that represent the colors of the Olympic rings, the Seamaster Bullhead Rio 2016 is the ultimate accessory to sport this season as the timepiece backing has the Rio 2016 logo stamped on it. Its blue leather strap with black, yellow, green and red stitching is bound to turn heads whenever and wherever you sport it. With 52 hours of power reserve and self-winding capabilities, this Rio 2016 easily wins the gold medal. More information here.
If you are headed down south to witness the 2016 Olympic games first-hand, you cannot depart the States without these Oakley sunglasses. Not only will they help you shade your eyes from the sun, but they will also show off your USA pride. According to Oakley, the lenses, which are crafted from Plutonite, “offer top UV protection filtering 100 percent of all UVA, UVB, UVC and harmful blue light up to 400 nm.” Other perks to wearing these sunnies include Three-Point Fit for optical alignment and an O Matter stress-resistant frame. When you purchase these sunglasses, you will also receive a Team USA Microbag to hold your glasses in for safekeeping. www.oakley.com, $150.
Ralph Lauren is responsible for making the USA’s Olympic athletes look stylish when they enter the arena in Brazil. But, why should the Olympic athletes be the only people who sport this gear? That’s why Ralph Lauren has launched the Team USA Collection, which includes everything from clothing for men, women and children to accessories. Ralph Lauren has even made it accessible to sport your own name on one of the Olympic Polos. To view the collection in its entirety, please click here.
Images via RalphLauren.com; Oakley.com; Omegawatches.com, and Olympic.org