Best and worst dressed of the PyeongChang opening ceremony

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At the PyeongChang opening ceremony, countries styled their athletes in looks that ranged from bold to bewildering. Here’s a quick rundown of the good, the bad, and the confusing.

<p>An all-female group of Olympians allowed Nigeria the ability to customize its outfits to one specific gender. The jackets are sharp, though the green headwear is…interesting. </p>
Nigeria

An all-female group of Olympians allowed Nigeria the ability to customize its outfits to one specific gender. The jackets are sharp, though the green headwear is…interesting.

<p>The jackets are sharp enough, but those gloves? Those gloves — part cowboy, part lumberjack — were the highlight for the Americans. </p>
United States

The jackets are sharp enough, but those gloves? Those gloves — part cowboy, part lumberjack — were the highlight for the Americans.

<p>What’s an opening ceremony anymore without our favorite shirtless, oiled up Tongan? He doesn’t wear much, but Pita Taufatofua’s outfit always steals the show. </p>
Tonga

What’s an opening ceremony anymore without our favorite shirtless, oiled up Tongan? He doesn’t wear much, but Pita Taufatofua’s outfit always steals the show.

<p>Who cares about temperatures well below freezing? The Bermudians sure didn’t, rocking shorts in the opening ceremony, immediately becoming the darlings of the internet. </p>
Bermuda

Who cares about temperatures well below freezing? The Bermudians sure didn’t, rocking shorts in the opening ceremony, immediately becoming the darlings of the internet.

<p>We can’t say that these outfits are going to be spurring a fashion trend anytime soon. The oversized poncho-looking tops were one of the more forgettable outfits of the opening ceremony. </p>
Colombia

We can’t say that these outfits are going to be spurring a fashion trend anytime soon. The oversized poncho-looking tops were one of the more forgettable outfits of the opening ceremony.

<p>There’s a lot going on here for the Finns — but we kinda like it. A little bit of camo, a little powder blue, a little pink — a mishmash of a color scheme, but it’s really not so bad. </p>
Finland

There’s a lot going on here for the Finns — but we kinda like it. A little bit of camo, a little powder blue, a little pink — a mishmash of a color scheme, but it’s really not so bad.

<p>There isn’t much to get excited about from the Aussies, who wore a pretty straightforward grey jacket — which looks awfully cozy — and black and yellow hats. Classy, though a bit dull. </p>
Australia

There isn’t much to get excited about from the Aussies, who wore a pretty straightforward grey jacket — which looks awfully cozy — and black and yellow hats. Classy, though a bit dull.

<p>Flag-bearer Niklas Edin’s jacket was by far the hit of the Swedish outfits. After that, though, a fairly standard black-and-blue combo toned it down. </p>
Sweden

Flag-bearer Niklas Edin’s jacket was by far the hit of the Swedish outfits. After that, though, a fairly standard black-and-blue combo toned it down.

<p>Canada’s 225 athletes made for a sea of red with their sharp getups of red boots, black pants, red and black jackets and a red hat. Not too garish, not too boring. Canada did it just right. </p>
Canada

Canada’s 225 athletes made for a sea of red with their sharp getups of red boots, black pants, red and black jackets and a red hat. Not too garish, not too boring. Canada did it just right.

<p>Japan’s boot-to-jacket combo, with the matching laces, were excellent, especially when coupled with the gray scarves and orange and black gloves. </p>
Japan

Japan’s boot-to-jacket combo, with the matching laces, were excellent, especially when coupled with the gray scarves and orange and black gloves.

<p>If neon is your thing, you’d have loved Bolivia’s outfit for the opening ceremony. Most of the time when we see green and red together, it’s Christmas season, though the neon green sort of works here too. </p>
Bolivia

If neon is your thing, you’d have loved Bolivia’s outfit for the opening ceremony. Most of the time when we see green and red together, it’s Christmas season, though the neon green sort of works here too.

<p>Kenya didn’t give viewers much to get excited about for the opening ceremony, rocking a plain blue and yellow combo that didn’t have much, if any, flair. </p>
Kenya

Kenya didn’t give viewers much to get excited about for the opening ceremony, rocking a plain blue and yellow combo that didn’t have much, if any, flair.

<p>An all-white look. A clean look. A unified look on an opening ceremony that stressed, above all, peace and unity. </p>
Korea

An all-white look. A clean look. A unified look on an opening ceremony that stressed, above all, peace and unity.

<p>Whoa. Green. So much green here from Slovenia. Maybe too much green, though there’s no denying that, if anything, these outfits left an impression. </p>
Slovenia

Whoa. Green. So much green here from Slovenia. Maybe too much green, though there’s no denying that, if anything, these outfits left an impression.

<p>Germany’s color scheme leaves it with a lot to work with. Red, black and yellow — all solid colors. And they went with brown jackets? Not the best outfits on Friday night’s ceremony. </p>
Germany

Germany’s color scheme leaves it with a lot to work with. Red, black and yellow — all solid colors. And they went with brown jackets? Not the best outfits on Friday night’s ceremony.

<p>It’s a wonder if Bulgaria’s outfits glow in the dark or not. We’re a fan of bright colors, so we approved of the green-white-red combo, and especially the green left sleeves. They might not be for everybody, but we enjoyed them. </p>
Bulgaria

It’s a wonder if Bulgaria’s outfits glow in the dark or not. We’re a fan of bright colors, so we approved of the green-white-red combo, and especially the green left sleeves. They might not be for everybody, but we enjoyed them.

<p>Similar to Korea, the all-white look is never a bad one, and with a touch of red and black, China did a nice job with their outfits. </p>
China

Similar to Korea, the all-white look is never a bad one, and with a touch of red and black, China did a nice job with their outfits.

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