Jun 30, 2016
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Rio 2016 Olympics: five fashion buys with a Brazilian flavor

Jun 30, 2016

The world will soon be gearing up for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, held August 5 to 21, 2016. It hasn't taken long for ready-to-wear labels and beauty brands to start splashing all kinds of items with yellow and green, with a range of Brazilian-inspired garb from sunglasses and flip-flops to sexy swimwear. Here's a look at some of the Brazilian buys currently on offer to get into the spirit of the Summer Olympics.

Havaianas flip-flops
The Organizing Committee for the Rio 2016 Olympics has teamed with the famous Brazilian footwear brand for a special collection of flip-flops in the colors and patterns of the upcoming Games. There are four models to choose from. Two come decorated with patterns and symbols of the Rio 2016 Olympics, one pair features Sugarloaf Mountain, and a final pair features Christ the Redeemer.
Price: €24 for the "Rio" model or €26 for the "Slim."

Beliza "Lisa" bikini
Swimwear brand Beliza has embraced the spirit of Rio 2016 with gusto this summer, creating an elastane triangle bikini top with yellow and green cups and gold elastic, matched with green briefs with gold elastic on the sides. The "Lisa" bikini is available in a range of sizes.
Price: €149

Pâquerettes Paris "Brasilia" sunglasses
Pâquerettes Paris has unveiled a pair of "Brasilia" shades that bloom with floral embellishments. These hippie-style round sunglasses come with dark lenses with Category 3 UV protection and are hand-customized with flowers in Brazilian-themed colors of white, blue, green and yellow.
Price: €60

Eastpak "Springer" waist pack
Best known for its iconic backpacks, Eastpak has released its "Springer" waist pack in a bright yellow shade, bringing the colors of Brazil to its summer range. The waist pack has been making a slow comeback for several seasons now. Eastpak's take on this new must-have features a main zip compartment, an adjustable waist strap and a rear zip pocket.
Price: €27

Fabletics "Salar Jungle" leggings
The ready-to-wear sportswear brand co-founded by Kate Hudson has released its iconic "Salar" leggings in Brazilian colors and patterns for summer 2016, setting tropical motifs in green and yellow against a black background.
Price: €44.95

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