By  on April 27, 2016

The countdown to the 2016 Summer Games in Rio is on — specifically, it’s 100 days until the Games begin on Aug. 5. To mark it, the U.S. Olympic Committee and Polo Ralph Lauren, the official outfitter of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic teams, five games running, are today unveiling Team USA’s Closing Ceremony apparel. (The Opening Ceremony uniforms are unveiled closer to the Games.)

“Showing the Closing Ceremony apparel first is the tradition with the Olympics,” said David Lauren, executive vice president, global advertising, marketing and communications. “It starts to build energy because you have a visual of what the team and the spirit of the team will look like.” To that end, the men’s and women’s uniforms include a red, white or blue button-down shirt with the Polo pony detail worn over a striped T-shirt and chino shorts. For accessories, there are boat shoes in red, white and navy, striped cotton bracelets and a repp-stripe belt. Asked if there was any Brazilian-inspired flourish to the look, Lauren said that the Closing Ceremony outfits tend to be more classic than the Opening Ceremony and Villagewear collections.

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