Go for the Gold: Score Big in Shady Style at Your Olympics-Themed Shindig

Everyone loves a reason to celebrate and what could be better than supporting the world’s greatest athletes? That’s right, it’s time once again for the Summer Olympic Games to take over every TV channel, and we’re preparing to dive head first into the festivities with our own Olympic themed par-tay! With the opening ceremonies this Friday, the weekend is the perfect opportunity to grab a few of our helpful party tips, tricks and recipes and run with them. Of course, no hoopla would be complete without a few of our fave sunnies to protect your peepers while crushing your friends in backyard volleyball – so make sure to check out the hottest red, white and blue shades to make you part of team U.S.A. Take a look at what we’ve gathered to have the best bash, below, and let the games begin!

  1. Every party needs some decorations, and these sweet star-filled balloons will do just the trick to liven up the atmosphere and support the good ol’ red, white and blue.
  2. All party-goers will look fab in these ruby red shades from Icon Eyewear. A keyhole bridge gives a nod to yesteryear while a translucent effect keeps you in the present.
  3. There will be no doubt which team you’re supporting with these American flag-clad leggings. Gals, slip them on and do some flips to show off your gymnastic skills in style.
  4. Go above and beyond by sporting the same shades as some of the Olympians! Snag a pair of these patriotic shades from Under Armour and consider yourself part of the winning team.
  5. Guys can get in on the fashion fun with a retro-inspired U.S.A. tee. This casual shirt will keep you cool no matter how many games of basketball you and your best bud play.
  6. Everyone’s a winner at this party! And that means you’ll need a few of the easy-peasy DIY gold medals to hand out to all the no. 1 people in your life.
  7. These classic aviator-inspired shades form Prada will keep guys and gals alike in cool shady style. All-over blue with a hint of red plus a metallic double-bridge makes for an easy high-fashion addition to all your party garb.
  8. Gals will adore these limited edition Costa sunnies in the coveted hues. Pop them on for an effortlessly pulled together yet sporty look.
  9. The main event of the party will be none other than volleyball! Whether played on the grass or on the beach, this classic summer game must be added to the roster.
  10. What’s an Olympics party without proper games? This DIY yard game made from pool toys will keep the kiddies (and adults) busy for hours – better get that throwing arm warmed up!
  11. Serve blazing cake-in-a-cone to kick off the party games in true ceremonial spirit. Mini flags are a cute addition that brings in international flair.
  12. Guests will admire these quintessential Olympic-themed treats. Simple sugar cookies decorated with the colorful rings may be the easiest (and yummiest) snack you could make!


Icon Eyewear (20770), Under Armour (Rival), Prada (PS 05RS), Costa (Anaa)

Icon Eyewear (20770), Under Armour (Rival), Prada (PS 05RS), Costa (Anaa)