Jessica Pegula lauds Serena Williams’ fashion legacy by sharing throwback picture of American’s 2004 French Open outfit
Jessica Pegula recently reacted to Serena Williams’ fashion legacy by sharing her most ‘iconic’ on-court outfits over the years.
Williams is not only one of the greatest tennis players of all time but also a style icon who has influenced the sport and the fashion industry with her bold and creative outfits.
The 40-year-old was recently honored with the Fashion Icon award by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (CFDA), becoming the first athlete to receive the prestigious accolade. The American joined the ranks of previous honorees such as Rihanna, Naomi Campbell, Zendaya, and Beyonce.To celebrate Williams’s achievement, the official US Open social media account shared a throwback of some of her most iconic on-court looks on Saturday, November 11.The post featured a series of pictures displaying Williams in a range of outfits that reflected her unique style and creative flair. These included a pink Nike ensemble paired with a silver belly ring at the 2004 French Open, knee-high Nike boots complementing her lime green and white attire at the 2005 Australian Open, and a striking pink leopard-print dress at the 2014 US Open.The post also showcased a bold acid pink and optic white outfit at the 2016 US Open, the controversial Nike catsuit at the 2018 French Open, and a collaborative tutu design with the late Virgil Abloh of Off-White.
At last, it featured a sheer mini dress adorned with crystals, reminiscent of ice-skating apparel, designed by Nike for the 2022 US Open.
“In honor of @serenawilliams receiving the @cfda Fashion Icon Award, we’re taking a look back at some of her most iconic on-court looks. ✨,” the caption read.