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In case you missed Friday night's
Runway of Nations Parade of Nations, the NYT has a slideshow with the best and worst looks from the Olympic Opening Ceremonies. The highlights: The USA came marching down in blazers and berets by Ralph Lauren (but you knew that); Great Britain was in white track suits trimmed with gold by high street brand Next; and Italy wore dark suits and striped ties by Giorgio Armani. The team from the Netherlands, however, was ready for the London weather, with women in orange trench coats designed by Suitsupply and men in royal blue. Click over for more. [NYT]