Here is a little video from Stella talking about her inspiration designing the Great Britain team uniform where she mentioned: “athletes feel that they perform better if they look their best,” I totally agree and believe this actually applies to us all so I want to figure out something we could wear to connect ourselves to the Olympic spirit of “ faster, stronger, higher ”. Here are my 3 ways for your olympic fashion look reference.
Fabric: soft, draped fabric such as jersey or polyester mix constructed in a loose fit, thinking about the pajama trend of 2 pieces with plenty of volume. The Olympic uniform designer Stella set a great example by wearing this champion loose fitting 2 piece, looking chilled out and super care free. The clever fabric choice with a subtle sheen adds an extra glam feel. Shall we say this is the luxe sporty look?
Bold colour: Look no further than the Union Jack and Olympic rings for your outfits colour pallete, it’s all about adding a bold colour to your outfit to lift your spirit, like stylists and magazines are always saying… A good example would be Kate Middleton wearing navy jeans or the bright blue one piece dress by Stella, you are aiming to be noticed among the crowd from a distance. It’s also about wearing several colours all together for the maximum impact, if you dare! I’m sure you will have more of a chance to succeed using a little help from the 17 days of the Olympics.
Pattern: Still, look no further than the Union Jack and Olympic symbols, the Union Jack represents Scotland, England, Ireland and Wales as one United Nation, as well as the royals, clever minds that create steam powered machines and the world wide web. There are also some of the coolest musicians and musical influences such as the beetles and the sex pistols, who in their own way incorporate the spirit of the flag. The easiest and most economical, all you need to do is get a one pound flag.
Credit: oh-lala-f, ElLE magazine