Serena Williams Has already gone down in history.And as she searches for her 24th Grand Slam title in what she has expressed will be her last run of the US Open, the 40-year-old is ready to go out in style.
Recently, Williams and her swoosh family unveiled apparel and footwear to accompany the tennis athlete’s latest appearance at the US Open.Inspired by figure-skating competition attire, Williams’ skirt and bodice of choice are transformed from diamond carvings to an all-black color palette;The six-layer skirt—which references the Michigan-born icon’s six previous victories in Flushing, Queens, New York—plays a complimentary nod to the bejeweled chest and back-supporting bodice, which looms above the tournament’s Arthur Ashe Stadium on the night of the night. Imitates the sky.The shoe of choice, a player-exclusive Nikecourt Flare 2, favors a subdued color palette, but also features diamond-encrusted swoosh and solid gold Lace Dubré crafted in collaboration with Serena Williams Jewelry.
Enjoy a quick look at the shoes ahead, courtesy of nike newsAnd find out on the court in the first match of the US Open tonight at 7:00 p.m. EST vs. Danka Kovinic.
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