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Style Notes: Olympics 2012 Inspire Manolo Blahnik Shoes, Ryan Lochte's Gold Plated Razor

THR looks at some of the hottest fashion trends at London's Summer Games.

This year’s synchronized swimming suits for the women’s duet are making some fashion statements. Some of the highlights include Brazil’s human brain swim cap and neon skeleton suit, Switzerland’s money suit and the gold medal duo of Russia’s bedazzled black and white suits with Michael Jackson’s likeness. [The Daily Beast]

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Athletes have been known to don their country’s flag after winning an event, but now spectators are taking to their own form of flag wearing. Flags are being seen around Olympic Park in the form of earrings, necklaces, dresses, nails, coats, hats and shoes. Some are being sold in stores and others are being handmade. The most popular flags are those of France, the Czech Republic and the Olympics’ host country of Britain. [Boston.com

US swimmer Ryan Lochte received a gold plated and diamond encrusted razor from his sponsors Gillette. The 11-time Olympic medalist posted the picture of his new shaving set on Twitter. [Business Insider]

London is talking about luxury shoe designer Manolo Blahnik’s new Olympics inspired heel. The shoes take inspiration from Greek columns as well as the winner’s medals. Aruna Seth and Jimmy Choo also have Olympic inspired footwear available. [Women’s Wear Daily

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Also trending are the online stop-motion Lego reenactments of Olympic moments called the “brick-by-brick series” by The Guardian. The latest video is of Usain Bolt’s 100m win. [The Guardian

Fashion observers expect The Spice Girls to sport styles by British avant-gardist Giles Deacon for the Olympic Closing Ceremony. Rumors are rife, especially since Victoria Beckham tweeted about a "Morning fitting with @gilesgilesgiles" last Tuesday. [Glamour.com

Meanwhile, Justin Bieber talks about Prince William sporting fewer locks in London. “I mean, there are things to prevent that nowadays, like Propecia,” the plucky singer said. “You just take Propecia and your hair grows back. Have you not got it over here?” [E! Online

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