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Team Russia turned it out in 2002, making an entrance at Salt Lake City's Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium in fur-trimmed overcoats and traditional ushanka hats.
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Swathed in a bizarre floral print, the women of Team Hungary looked like they got caught in the middle of a paintball fight on their way to the opening ceremonies of the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing.
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Whether they knew it or not, the women of the German Olympic team channeled Marlene Dietrich (in a good way) in their menswear-inspired suits and ties at the 1952 Winter Games in Oslo.
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Is this Team Japan at the opening ceremonies of the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney or the cast of the new Broadway musical Joseph and the Technicolor Raincoat?
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Japan proved they could rock red, white, and blue too at the 2008 Opening Ceremonies in Beijing. Had I been there, I would have suggested they follow Coco Chanel's less-is-more advice and ditch the flight attendant neckties, but they get points for accessorizing with both the Chinese and Japanese flags.
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At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, Team Spain's condiment-colored uniforms were an assault on the eyes.
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Even in black and white photos from the 1968 Winter Games in Grenoble, the iconic Hudson's Bay Company color striped coats worn by Team Canada are instantly recognizable.
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When Levi Strauss & Co. spent a reported $40 million to promote its activewear collection at the 1984 Summer Games in Los Angeles, Team USA paid the price. Carl Lewis, Mary Lou Retton, and the rest kept things a little too casual in their Levi's track suits.
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Cross country skier Robel Teklemariam was the sole athlete to compete for Ethiopia at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver, but he and his three-man entourage stood out from the crowd in their color-blocked separates.
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I get it, you're Team Bermuda and you're wearing Bermuda shorts, but even though the weather in Vancouver was a balmy 39 degrees (and the 2010 Opening Ceremonies were held indoors) showing this much skin at the Winter Games is just wrong.
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Before showing them off at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles, members of the Italian team modeled their Valentino uniforms at the designer's fall fashion show in Rome.
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