The Best Apparel for the Summer Olympics 2016

Wondering what to wear while watching the sporting event of the season? Show your stripes with our picks for the best fashion-forward, designer-made gear.

Clockwise from top left: David Webb / D Squared / Cartier / Omega / Edie Parker
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Ralph Lauren, Giorgio Armani, DSquared2; with some of fashion’s biggest names dressing the world’s finest athletes, the opening ceremony at the 2016 Olympics in Rio could easily double as a red carpet event. Between designer items created as official uniforms to jewelry and accessories that channel the spirit of the games, here’s what we suggest sporting while watching the events unfold this August. After all, as any savvy victor knows, it’s not just how you play the game that counts, but what you wear to it, too.