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United States open | An outfit inspired by figure skating for Serena Williams

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Serena Williams made a splash once again with her spectacular outfit during Monday night’s game at the United States Open.

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Olivia Levy

Olivia Levy
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We know Serena Williams’ passion for fashion and for this most recent outfit she shone brilliantly on the courts of Flushing Meadows. The player made a grand entrance to Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday, wearing crystals in her hair, a sparkling star-studded jacket, a sparkling train over her skirt and shoes with 400 diamonds. The delusional audience welcomed their queen.

  • You can see the black bodice studded with crystals.

    PHOTO SUPPLIED BY NIKE

    You can see the black bodice studded with crystals.

  • The sparkling and starry Nike jacket by Serena Williams

    PHOTO SUPPLIED BY NIKE

    The sparkling and starry Nike jacket by Serena Williams

  • Let's see here the detail of the shoes.

    PHOTO SUPPLIED BY NIKE

    Let’s see here the detail of the shoes.

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To create her outfit, Serena Williams drew inspiration from figure skating competition dresses. And attention, everything has been thought out in the smallest detail. Designed by Nike, the skirt is made up of six layers in reference to Serena Williams’ six US Open titles, a very symbolic detail for the champion. The black bodice is studded with star-shaped crystals and references the New York sky.


PHOTO COREY SIPKIN, AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE

Serena Williams with her jacket and sparkling train.

“I find it fantastic that an athlete like Serena Williams is inspired by figure skating and adopts the sparkling side of our clothes, which is sometimes criticized for our sport,” said Mathieu Caron, who created the costumes for the champions. Olympic. Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir and those of the French couple Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron, in particular. “It is a great tribute to the aesthetics of figure skating and to the work of all the dance and figure skating costume designers. I’m very proud. ”

unique style

In addition to being the greatest tennis player of all time, Serena Williams has imposed her own style of clothing. A true fashion icon, in 2019 she launched her S by Serena brand and hers jewelry brand. She has often attended the Met Gala in New York, considered the biggest fashion night of the year, and is often seen together with her friend, editor of the American magazine. rowing Anna Wintour at fashion shows in Paris, Milan or New York.


PHOTO ANGELA WEISS, AGENCE FRANCE-PRESS ARCHIVE

Serena Williams at the Met Gala, September 13, 2021

On the tennis courts, Serena Williams has been able to innovate with increasingly extravagant outfits. Denim mini skirts, leopard or panther print dresses, ballerina tutu or a skintight jumpsuit.

“He dared. His it seems it hasn’t always been a success, but it has always pushed the limits. This latest sparkly dress, complete with crystals and diamonds, is stunning. It marks the end of a queen’s career, no less, ”exclaims fashion columnist Lolitta Dandoy.

This outfit was highly anticipated, Serena had revealed some elements on Instagram before the match. I think there are many women who will want to wear this outfit, especially the jacket, even outside the tennis courts.

Lolitta Dandoy, fashion columnist

  • Serena Williams and her daughter Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian on Monday

    PHOTO CHARLES KRUPA, ASSOCIATED PRESS

    Serena Williams and her daughter Olympia and husband Alexis Ohanian on Monday

  • Venus (left) and Serena Williams at a press conference at the 1998 Australian Open

    PHOTO STEVE HOLLAND, ASSOCIATED PRESS ARCHIVE

    Venus (left) and Serena Williams at a press conference at the 1998 Australian Open

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He adds that Serena Williams’ daughter Olympia wore a starry dress to match her mother’s and had white pearls in her hair. The same hairstyle that Serena Williams had in 1999 when she won the US Open, her first Grand Slam at 17. “Either she was wearing pearls or me. I wanted to do it, but I didn’t have the time, “said Serena Williams after Monday night’s game against Danka Kovinić.

“We saw Serena’s evolution through her daughter on Monday night. There are always meanings in Serena Williams’ outfits, it is highly sought after, it is linked to her career or even to one of her brands. She is also a business woman, ”says Lolitta Dandoy.

In fact, her black shoes, the Nike Court Flare 2 model, were created in collaboration with Serena Williams Jewelry. There are his initials on the side, the Swoosh is studded with diamonds, then, on its laces, there are two solid gold jewels, adorned with 400 hand-set diamonds where it is engraved “Queen” and “Mama”. .


PHOTO SHANNON STAPLETON, REUTERS

Serena Williams shoes decorated with diamonds

“I’ve never worn better Omnium shoes, they’re epic, cool and sparkly,” said Serena Williams in a video on TikTok.

A Nike ambassador since 2004, Serena Williams created the Serena Williams Design Crew within the brand in 2021, which celebrates diversity and relies on audacity. Once again, on Monday evening, he shone highlighting his difference and his originality that will remain etched in the memory of tennis fans.

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