Rio Olympics: Designers suggest uniforms for our sportspersons
With less than 100 days left for the Summer Olympics to start, we get four top designers to create uniforms that, they feel, will make the Indian contingent shine at the international event in Rio later this year.fashion and trends Updated: May 13, 2016 12:18 IST
The 2016 Summer Olympics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21. While the world’s best sportspersons will come together at this sporting extravaganza, the opening ceremony also has many excited. To make an impressive entry at this grand function, several countries have even roped in designers to create the uniforms for their contingents. Great Britain has reportedly got Stella McCartney, and Ralph Lauren, meanwhile, is designing Team USA’s official parade uniforms.
Back home, however, not much has been said about how the Indian contingent will be dressed. So, since there are less than 100 days left for the Summer Olympics to start, we decided to do our bit, and reached out to four top designers — Rocky S, Kunal Rawal, Varun Bahl and Arjun Saluja — to get them to design uniforms that, they believe, will make our contingent look the best. Here’s what they had to say about their designs: