Ralph Lauren Unveils Team USA’s Opening Olympic Uniforms

Team USA's opening ceremony uniforms for the Beijing Olympics include some sneaky new warming technology.

  • Published
Bobsledder Aja Evans models the Team USA Beijing winter Olympics opening ceremony uniforms designed by Ralph Lauren on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)
Image via AP Photo/Evan Agostini

This article was republished here with permission from The Associated Press, however it is no longer available to read on Snopes.com.

NEW YORK (AP) — Team USA’s opening ceremony uniforms for the Beijing Olympics include some sneaky new warming technology, along with a handy front pouch and a cinch waist on anoraks in navy and white. The jackets unveiled Thursday by official outfitter Ralph Lauren include a smart, honeycomb-like fabric layer built in that expands or contracts in response to temperature changes — all without the use of a battery or wired technology. The assist by…

Read at AP News