It’s all in regards to the tutu for Serena Williams on the U.S. Open.
Just days after French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli stated her black catsuit with clot-preventing compression tights “will now not be accepted,” Williams selected a one-armed black tutu-style costume by Off-White’s Virgil Abloh to tackle Magda Linette on the Open. She gained.
Perhaps her sparkly footwear emblazoned together with her identify and “queen” additionally helped.
On Wednesday night time, taking part in in opposition to Carina Witthoeft, Williams was in one other tutu costume that’s a part of her new collaboration with Nike and Abloh, who can also be males’s inventive director for Louis Vuitton. Anna Wintour seemed happy as she watched Williams beat Witthoeft.
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The Queen Collection is impressed by Williams’ love of dance. She paired the black look with a leather-based biker jacket. The clothes have sheer panels on one shoulder and lengthy sleeves on the opposite. Williams tugged onerous on the sleeve as her Wednesday match started.
The 23-time Grand Slam winner wore compression fishnets together with her tutu seems to protect in opposition to blood clots, an issue she battled quickly after giving beginning final September.
Retail, costs vary from $130 to $900 for varied items within the new collab.