Fantasy Fashion Designer Olympic Cycling Jerseys!

It was also our first glimpse of the competing nations’ uniforms – and we observed with interest the diversity and national identity that the varying teams’ kits displayed. From the vibrant prints of Cameroon to the sophisticated ensembles of the USA and Australia, the quantity of uniform on display was enough to keep us going for months.

And, while fashion designers creating sports uniforms is no new concept – major players like Ralph Lauren and Stella McCartney have become as synonymous with sport as they have with their own labels – we thought we’d create some fantasy uniforms. We offer our take on what other fashion designers could do to revolutionise their home nations’ kits. Here’s what we dreamed of…

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Imagine Elia Viviani winning gold while rocking Versace…talk about gold!

Merckx Monday: White Glove Treatment!

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Does anyone know where this image came from? Because I sure don’t.

Rocket Pops!!!

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Merckx Monday: The Italian job.

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R.I.P Bike + Book + Hatchet

I wrote a little something about Rivendell’s Bike + Book + Hatchet for The Radavist, urging people to visit this wonderful store before they closed, hopefully everyone made it!

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The modest Bike + Book + Hatchet storefront is tucked away on Main Street and easy to miss mixed in among stores like Pottery Barn, Chanel, Neiman Marcus, etc. That being said, B+B+H stands out as definite departure from the otherwise cookie cutter shopping zone and chain restaurants that surround it. At the entrance a lengthy explanation sets the scene for what you can expect inside and gives the impression in no uncertain terms that not everyone in Walnut Creek gets it. I’m not surprised. B+B+H is old world retail with handmade signs, orderly but not neat displays, a pile of old records on the ground to provide the soundtrack and staff that really care about what they’re selling you. Now that’s just crazy.

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