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On Our Radar: Designers Tackle the Olympics

Just because fashion designers don't play competitive sports doesn't mean they can't take part in the 2008 Olympics. Au contraire, mon frère. Hong Kong-based retailer Lane Crawford has enlisted the help of 12 of the world's most famous names — Ricardo Tisci, Burberry (left), Phillip Lim, and Stella McCartney, to name a few — for "The Collective: Synergy in Fashion." The looks will be showcased at several events throughout the Olympic season in Beijing this Summer. After August, all of the one-of-a-kind garments will be auctioned, with 100 percent of proceeds benefiting UNICEF's Driving Dreams project. I've never been the athletic type, but this is dope.


To see designs by Alberta Ferretti, Givenchy, and more,


Stefano Pilati for YSL's take on a running outfit.

Martin Margiela's take on a badminton outfit.

A sketch of Givenchy's archery outfit.

Stella McCartney's take on an equestrian outfit.

A sketch of a 3.1 Phillip Lim tennis outfit.

A sketch of Alberta Ferretti's take on a gymnastics

A Burberry Prorsum sailing outfit.

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snarkypants snarkypants 8 years
fashion and the olympics...two of my favorite things!
mommie mommie 8 years
great idea.
mommie mommie 8 years
great idea.
k_izzle k_izzle 8 years
Well, they're interesting, anyway. Hardly functional, though. I guess that isn't the point. It would be so awesome if athletics and fashion could actually merge into something that was usable and fabulous.
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Neat!
aimeeb aimeeb 8 years
Neat!
emalove emalove 8 years
Awesome!
Rnicolew Rnicolew 8 years
FABULOUS!
Rnicolew Rnicolew 8 years
FABULOUS!
angelinemarie angelinemarie 8 years
it probably takes them like 5 mins to draw that well while it would take me hours
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