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Olympic-Inspired Watch Bands

Apple Released National Flag Watch Bands, But Only In Rio

— July 25, 2016 — Fashion
Apple has designed national flag watch bands for its Apple Watch, but the watch bands in support of the Olympic Games will only be available in Rio. The limited-edition watch band series features the flags of 14 of the nations competing in the Summer Olympic Games in Rio.

The watch bands will be available at the Apple Store in Barra de Tijuca, Rio de Janerio. The collection includes watch bands based off of the American, British, French, Japanese and Brazilian flags. Apple has already gifted some of the national flag watch bands to Olympic athletes ahead of the public release in August, with US sprinter Trayvon Bromell tweeting a picture featuring an American flag-inspired watch band. Fans can help show their support of their nation's Olympic athletes with the limited-edition watch bands.
Trend Themes
1. National Flag Watch Bands - Designing watch bands based on national flags for the Apple Watch is a growing trend in wearable technology.
2. Limited-edition Watch Bands - Creating exclusive and limited-edition watch bands for events or special occasions is a trend in the fashion and accessory industry.
3. Supporting Athletes with Wearables - Designing wearables to show support for athletes and sports teams is a trend that is emerging in the sports and fitness industry.
Industry Implications
1. Wearable Technology - Designing innovative and personalized watch bands is an opportunity for tech companies that produce wearable devices.
2. Fashion and Accessory Industry - Creating limited-edition watch bands for events or special occasions is a way to capitalize on the trend of exclusive fashion and accessory items.
3. Sports and Fitness Industry - Developing wearables that show support for athletes and sports teams is a way to capitalize on the trend of using technology to enhance sports performance and fan engagement.
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