Lifestyle

Olympics: The executive superfan

How to express Olympic pride in the workplace without looking like (too much of) a doofus.

Loud, proud and shrouded
Get the best of both worlds with this heavyweight scarf by the Bay. Show off your support for Team Canada or flip it over to show a classic black-and-red buffalo-check pattern. $20

The ‘heart on your head’ hat
Stay warm with the Bay’s modern twist on the classic Canadian trapper’s hat. The hat is entirely fleece lined, features an adjustable chinstrap, and the earflaps can be worn up or down. $25

Mittens of glory
Possibly the most coveted Olympic item, the torchbearer mittens not only evoke the spirit of the 45,000-kilometre torch relay, but all proceeds go toward supporting Canadian athletes. $10

Olympic ring-bling
A part of the Birks Olympic collection, this silver-plated money clip is a perfect gift for your fashion-conscious boss. $65

Don’t bottle it up
The Bay’s lightweight, stainless steel water bottle — boldly labelled with the official Olympic Team Canada type — features a custom molded, leak-free Olympic team lid. $10

A subtle tie-in
This boardroom-ready tie, made of 100% Italian silk, is subtly embroidered with the offi cial Vancouver 2010 Olympic logo. It also comes with its own keepsake box. $70

The need for speed
Acer, which is donating 6,500 computing units to the Games, sells this special-edition Aspire notebook in computer stores and online. The Olympic logo is embossed on the cover and next to the tracking pad. $529-$689

Time for winning
Prestigious watchmaker and the official timekeeper of the Games, Omega embossed the case back of each Seamaster Diver 300M watch with a limited edition number and this year’s Olympic logo. $3,800

Cuff love
These sterling silver cufflinks, by way of Birks, are engraved with the Vancouver 2010 logo. Show your spirit and sport these day or night without having to compromise on style. $200

Canada’s My Bag
This convenient over-the-shoulder bag, made by RC Sports, features two zippered compartments — one on the front flap for easy access, and the other on the inside to place those Olympic tickets for safekeeping. $28