After a months of Russian doping scandals, stories about dirty water, and inspiring Nike commercials, the Games of the XXXI Olympiad are finally here. And while the athletic competition over the next two weeks will certainly be fierce, the first test of each country's mettle will happen during the opening ceremony—the battle over who will be the best dressed.
That's right, it turns out fashion has a fairly big presence at the Rio games. Designers like Stella McCartney and Ralph Lauren are representing for their home countries, not to mention brands like Lacoste and Dsquared2. But the question is, which athletes will look the coolest? From street style vibes to East Coast prep, here are some of the designer looks from the world's most patriotic fashion show.