Oliver Brown to Supply Formalwear to Team GB at Sochi 2014
August 22, 2013
Bespoke suit manufacturer Oliver Brown has become the Official Supplier of Formalwear to Team GB’s delegation participating in the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.
Oliver Brown will provide more than 1100 items of formalwear to Team GB, including 176 tailored jackets featuring Team GB embroidery on the outside pocket, a Union Flag on the inner pocket and Team GB neck hanger.
Oliver Brown will also be part of the Team GB Kitting Out programme for the Sochi Games as every athlete and official receives their full collection of Team GB apparel.
Team GB Chef de Mission for Sochi Mike Hay said: “We are delighted to have Oliver Brown on board as the Official Formalwear Supplier to Team GB for Sochi 2014.
“They have been a joy to work with and we are pleased with the quality and style they will be supplying. Oliver Brown represents a modern yet traditional British company and that fits exactly with Team GB’s role to prepare for and support the ‘Best of British’ athletes at the Olympic Games.”
Kristian Robson, Oliver Brown Owner and Creative Director, said: “As a British label Oliver Brown’s ethos is underpinned by traditional values, with British heritage at the very core of our brand. Following the outstanding success of Team GB in the London 2012 Olympic Games, I am absolutely thrilled to be supporting the team at the games in Sochi and very excited to announce our partnership with such an exceptional organisation.
“Team GB’s performance in the Games last summer made us all so incredibly proud to be British and it is with great honour that Oliver Brown will be providing the athletes formalwear for the Winter Olympics in Sochi.”