Well, This Is Bad Timing.
After catching shit for manufacturing US Olympic athletes' uniforms in China (from Congress no less), for the 2014 games in Russia, Ralph Lauren committed to sourcing every scrap from within the U.S.A. And, it's been announced this week, one of the beneficiaries of this decision is Oregon's own Imperial Stock Ranch, whose yarn is being used in the opening ceremony uniforms. The fashion label even made a fancy video profiling the ranch and the collaboration:
Congratulations to Imperial! Also, look for an OPB Art Beat did a piece, airing tonight at 8 (and Sunday at 6 pm).