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« on: July 15, 2012, 02:23:47 PM »

Ralph Lauren promises 2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony outfits will be American-made  Lookingup 

After a firestorm erupted when it was discovered that Ralph Lauren's U.S. Opening Ceremony outfits were manufactured in China, the clothing company announced the outfits for the 2014 Olympics in Sochi would be American-made...

http://sports.yahoo.com/blogs/olympics-fourth-place-medal/ralph-lauren-promises-2014-olympic-opening-ceremony-outfits-234334614--oly.html


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« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2012, 02:47:17 PM »

Because when I think of athletic gear, Ralph Lauren is the name that immediately springs to mind.   Lookingup


It really is sad though how hard you have to dig to find clothing manufactured in the US, particularly when it's an "upscale" (meaning: expensive) label like Lauren.
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« Reply #2 on: July 15, 2012, 05:57:18 PM »

Meanwhile, has anyone checked to see if the U.S. Olympic team's athletic equipment and other stuff they use is all American made?  I don't know if they are or not, but I suspect it's not just the uniforms that were made outside the U.S.



 

 
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« Reply #3 on: July 15, 2012, 09:44:27 PM »

Meanwhile, has anyone checked to see if the U.S. Olympic team's athletic equipment and other stuff they use is all American made?  I don't know if they are or not, but I suspect it's not just the uniforms that were made outside the U.S.


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« Reply #4 on: July 15, 2012, 09:56:56 PM »

Yeah I'm not banking on the idea that it will be "American" made. Some stuff claimed to be "American Made" is, in fact, made in China for cheap labor. Lookingup
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