AUSTRALIA'S 2018 Winter Olympic formal uniforms have been unveiled and the verdict is in: they're not bad - if you work at a bank.
"If I walked into ANZ and saw staff wearing this, I'd be impressed," designer Alex Perry said.
"It's nicely tailored, but incredibly corporate and I don't think it really says much about our incredible athletes and our sporting prowess."
Featuring a blue and white checked shirt, navy suiting and pine green ties and merino wool sweaters, the formal attire, created by official supplier Total Image, were modelled by Olympic athletes Britt Cox (Moguls) Danielle Scott (Aerials) David Morris (Aerials) Jarryd Hughes (Snowboard X) and Matt Graham (Moguls) at Barangaroo today.
The designs will be worn by our athletes at the PyeongChang Olympic Winter Games at official proceedings during the February sporting event, which will involve more than 100 events and 15 winter sports including figure skating, bobsleigh, curling, snowboarding, hockey, luge.
Carrying on a tradition started at the 2012 London Olympics, the lining of the team's blue blazers feature the names of all the past Winter Olympians.
"The objective with the design was to focus on winter tones and do something totally different while still strongly representing Australia," Total Image Group CEO Pamela Jabbour said.
"We are incredibly proud of the final result and can't wait to see the athletes wearing our designs."
The look received a thumbs up from the athletes, with 2017 Moguls World Champion Britt Cox saying she "loved" the designs.
"I was lucky enough to see the uniform in April and I knew right away I loved it," she said.
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