The London Olympics were a resounding success, but do you remember the closing ceremony when Brazil dropped in to give us a taste of what was coming in four years? Yeah – it was pretty great. The colours. The energy. Nothing against the red, white and blue of the Union Jack, you can make a sartorially sound look out of them, but green and yellow make for a perfect summer outfit. So in our roundup of Olympic-themed garb we’ve pulled together plenty of Brazilian-inspired clothes to kit you out from head (check out Lacoste’s sunglasses) to toe (flip-flops and socks – don’t wear together).
Of course, we’ve also included tops from the Stella McCartney–designed Team GB kit, which boast some rather advanced Adidas tech. If you’re looking for something a little less overt, may we recommend Adidas’ LA trainer? The style shot to fame after the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles.
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Umbro Pro Training Vitor Brazil top
£40, buy on umbro.com
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Adidas Team GB training jersey
Adidas Seventies track top
Timex Sleek Premium watch
Stance Pixacao socks
£10.99, buy on stance.com
Asics Gel Lyte V
Marks and Spencer Rio T-shirt
Eastpak Padded Pak'r Olympic Special backpack
£65, buy on eastpak.com
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Adidas Team GB Climachill T-shirt
Adidas Original LA sneakers
Havaianas Rio 2016 Flip-flops
Adidas Team GB cycling vest
£39.95, buy on johnlewis.com
Lacoste Brazil sunglasses
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Gary Kingsnorth was the fashion editor for Coach as well as Men’s Fitness.