This time last year Serena Williams made headlines for wearing a black Nike catsuit that caused an uproar during the French Open. The French Tennis Organization deemed the outfit as disrespectful, when in fact, Williams chose her look to help fight blood clots after just giving birth to her daughter, Alexis.
During her winning match against Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko on Monday, the tennis star wore a custom black and white two-piece designed by Off-White’s Virgil Abloh for Nike. Before her match, she paired it with a matching cape emblazoned with the French words for, “mother, champion, queen, and goddess.” This is the pair’s second time collaborating–the first partnership was a cult-worthy lineup of shoes and performance gear.
Williams known for making a fashion statements on the tennis court and using her platform to advocate for women; this year is no different. What do you think of her buzzworthy tennis ‘fit?