Rio 2016 Olympics

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Fashion Scoops

Shawn Mendes Closes the Emporio Armani Show

The artist fronts the campaign for the new Emporio Armani smartwatch.

clock June 17, 2017Luisa Zargani

Amy Purdy

Fashion Scoops

Amy Purdy Wears 3-D-Printed Dress at Paralympic Opening Ceremony

Snowboarder Amy Purdy danced with an industrial robot in a 3-D-printed dress created by Israeli fashion designer Danit Peleg.

clock September 8, 2016Maghan McDowell

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Fashion Scoops

Asos Suits up British Paralympic Association for Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

The British e-tailer has created a line of formal and ceremony outfits for the ParalympicsGB team.

clock September 7, 2016Lorelei Marfil

Simone Biles

Fashion Scoops

Simone Biles and Aly Raisman Become Style Influencers

Kendra Scott highlights Simone Biles in her necklace, and Sherri Hill snags Aly Raisman as a front row guest for New York Fashion Week.

clock August 30, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran

Gold Medal triathlete Gwen Jorgensen

People

Triathlete Gwen Jorgensen On Her Next Race

The athlete is sponsored by Asics and Roka.

clock August 25, 2016Jean E. Palmieri

Simone Manuel at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Marketing and Promotion

Which 2016 Rio Olympic Athletes Could Win Fashion and Beauty Deals?

Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, Katie Ledecky and Simone Manuel are some gold medalists who also could win fashion and beauty endorsements.

clock August 18, 2016Khanh T.L. Tran and Rachel Brown

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Activewear

Activewear Brands Take Aim at Rio Olympics

The Rio Olympics aren’t just a showcase of athletic prowess. They’re also a chance for fashion and activewear brands to strut their stuff.

clock August 10, 2016Rosemary Feitelberg

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Fashion Features

Celebrity Fashion Report Card: Going for Gold

While Simone looks medal-worthy, Pita shines too bright for his Olympic moment.

clock August 10, 2016Alex Badia and Leigh Nordstrom and Kristen Tauer

A sketch of H&M's outfits for Swedish athletes at the opening ceremony of the Rio Olympics

Fashion Scoops

H&M Goes Green With Olympic Ceremony Flag Bearer’s Outfit

Swimmer Therese Alshammar, winner of three Olympic medals, wore a dress made of organic silk and Tencel.

clock August 6, 2016Joelle Diderich

Bottletop 2016 Rio Olympics Opening Ceremony

Fashion Scoops

Bottletop Designs Costumes for Rio 2016 Opening Ceremony

Costumes were created using up-cycled metal tabs and Swarovski crystals.

clock August 5, 2016Natalie Theodosi

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Accessory Trends

Accessories You Need for the 2016 Olympics

Accessories for the 2016 Olympics in Rio.

clock August 5, 2016Lorenzo Atkinson

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Watches

In Time for Rio Olympics, Apple Makes Patriotic Watch Bands

Apple has created a collection of woven nylon bands representing 14 different countries, and they’ll only be available in Rio.

clock July 21, 2016Maghan McDowell

Caitlyn Jenner in H&M's For Every Victory campaign

Media

Caitlyn Jenner Addresses Key Life Moments in H&M Video

The interview and a separate short film mark the release of the Swedish fast-fashion giant’s For Every Victory sports collection.

clock July 21, 2016Joelle Diderich

Nike unveiled its USA Rio Olympic uniforms, including the medalist jackets.

Fashion Features

Nike Unveils Team USA Olympic Uniforms

The brand showed USA medalist, track and field, women’s soccer and tennis uniforms.

clock June 29, 2016Jessica Iredale

Thousands of fashion stores have closed in Brazil as a result of its deep recession and little improvement is expected this year.

Retail

Brazil’s Fashion Retailers Struggle With Poor Economy, Political Turmoil

Already, 404 retailers — many of which sell apparel — filed for court protection last year, closing 95,000 stores.

clock May 13, 2016Ivan Castano

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