Upwards of 5,000 Swarovski crystals bedazzled the star spangled leotards worn by Laurie Hernandez, Madison Kocian, Simone Biles, Aly Raisman and Gabby Douglas in Rio.
Synchronized swimming costumes are notoriously outrageous, but Lara Teixeira and Nayara Figueira elevated the game by competing in suits inspired by human anatomy. And yes, that's a brain on their swim caps.
Telfar founder and creative genius Telfar Clemens was enlisted to design a 70-piece activewear collection for the Olympians representing his native country, Liberia. Clemens told The New York Times he'll be treating this year's Games as his first live runway show of the year, and you better believe we'll be tuning in.
The legendary figure skater and two-time medalist brought high fashion to the 1998 and 2002 Olympics when she enlisted Vera Wang to design a collection of dresses that embodied elegance and athleticism.
The technicolor ensembles worn by the German athletes were thought to be a protest against Russia's anti-gay legislation, however officials denied intentionally sending a message to the host city.
Could it get more American than Shaun White and Scott Lago's denim pants and red, white and blue plaid jackets?!
The Closing Ceremony of the 2012 London Olympics saw the return of the biggest girl group of all time. Posh, Ginger, Baby, Sporty and Scary Spice turned it out in updated versions of their signature aesthetics.
Flo-Jo's accomplishments on the track were only rivaled by her trailblazing sense of style. Seen here at the 1988 Seoul Olympics, the three-time gold medalist boldly paired a hooded suit with a six-inch manicure and gold jewelry.
The internet fell in lust with Tonga's Olympic flag bearer in 2016, and then all over again when he resumed his role in Pyeongchang two years later. Not even the winter chill could prevent Pita from stripping down and oiling up.
Kudos to the athletes of Bermuda, who proved they understood the assignment by wearing literal bermuda shorts in Sochi.
First introduced in 2000 and modeled after the structure of sharkskin, Speedo's cutting edge Fastskin suits have helped dozens of swimmers achieve their Olympic dreams. According to swimswam.org, 83 percent of Olympic medalists were sporting FastSkin at the Sydney Games, and four years later Michael Phelps was one of 47 Speedo-supported athletes who medaled in Athens.
The six-time Olympian (who also happens to be a prince and self-described Renaissance man) represented Mexico on the slopes in a mariachi ski suit.
Not only did the figure skater make history as the first openly gay Olympian to bring home a Winter Games medal for the U.S., he wowed in an elaborate look worthy of Hollywood's most glamorous red carpets.
Where fashion meets function! The patriotic team at Ralph Lauren configured parkas with adjustable heaters, which were made from heat-conducting ink printed in the shape of an American flag. Those suede fringed gloves, however, were roasted across social media.
The two-time gold medalist from Germany ruffled feathers at the 1988 Calgary Olympics with her figure-baring dress. Considered too risqué for the time, the International Skating Union established the so-called "Katarina Rule," which required women to wear full coverage skirts.