We’ve showed you how to root for your World Cup team in style, now let us teach you a thing on how to rock your sportif best with style notes from the queens who play the sport of kings. As Wimbledon, the oldest tennis tournament, welcomes 480 players to its manicured lawns, we round up a few style tips from three stylish ladies who serve up serious game along with their strong backhands. Read on as we decode the fashion behind three of the biggest tennis events with the help of Maria Sharapova and Venus and Serena Williams.
The oldest tennis tournament follows a strict dress code as all competitors are required to wear predominantly white head-to-toe looks. Some however add in a hint of color but never enough to overshadow the white. Maria Sharapova sports dresses with subtle details to keep her outfits interesting each year.
THE AUSTRALIAN OPEN
First held in 1905, the Australian Open is the first Grand Slam of the calendar year. Unlike Wimbledon, it does not follow a strict dress code as players are fee to wear anything they choose, just as long as they don’t look too vulgar. Venus Williams brings her fashion A-game to the hard court as she sports bright colors and prints on her dresses and hair.
More commonly known as The French Open, this Grand Slam event hits middle ground when it comes to following a dress code. Players are usually free to wear whatever they please with the exception that it will be their uniform throughout the tournament. Reigning champ Serena Williams opts for color blocked dresses with high waistlines and A-line or asymmetric skirts.