Friday, February 12, 2016


Press Release

Hudson’s Bay Company Partners with Dsquared2
to Design Team Canada’s Opening Ceremony Look for Rio 2016

Dsquared2 Autumn/Winter 2015 (Photo by Indigital / Courtesy of Vogue)

Toronto, ON (February 11, 2016)Hudson’s Bay, Canada’s iconic retailer, announced today that Dean and Dan Caten, Dsquared2 will design the outfit for Team Canada for the Opening Ceremonies at the upcoming 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio.

“The Opening Ceremony represents a moment of tremendous national pride for our athletes,” said Liz Rodbell, President, Hudson’s Bay. “We want them to feel strong and confident as they march into the stadium and we are excited that the Dsquared2-designed look will give them that extra boost of Canadian cool.”

“We are constantly inspired by Canada, so it is an honour to partner with Hudson’s Bay in dressing Team Canada. The Opening Ceremony look is made with our passion for our birth country mixed with the energetic spirit of Dsquared2,” says Dan and Dean Caten.

The Dsquared2 designed Opening Ceremony look, along with the full Team Canada collection will be unveiled in April 2016.

Dsquared2 Spring/Summer 2016 (Photo by Getty Images)


Incorporated in 1670, Hudson’s Bay Company is North America’s oldest company. Hudson’s Bay stores have grown to become Canada’s most prominent department store, today operating 90 full-line locations, two outlet stores and It has established a reputation for quality, service, and style by offering well-edited assortments of exclusive and popular fashion, beauty, home and accessory designers and brands. It is part of the Hudson’s Bay Company brand portfolio.


Individual, daring and creative, Dsquared2’s approach to fashion is a distinct mix of heritage Canadian iconography, modern Italian tailoring and playful sensuality. Founded by twin brothers Dean and Dan Caten in 1995, the brand’s collections are a seamless melding of contrasts: sporty and glamorous, laidback and extravagant, and masculine and feminine.

“Born in Canada, Living in London, Made in Italy”

Dsquared2 Spring/Summer 2016, Milan Fashion Week (Photo by Getty Images)

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