It's time to ditch the antiquated all-white tennis dress code—Serena Williams certainly has. Today, serving in style has been made easy thanks to sport-forward designer duds and a long list of activewear collabs. But you don't have to hit the court to sport the looks. From classically preppy collegiate-style sweaters to Royal Tenenbaum-esque accessories, these separates, paired together, are a match made in heaven.
Give your biker shorts a day off in favor of a comfy, flattering tennis skirt. Choose from pleats, ruffles, or a structured A-line silhouette.
Preppy stripes, cable knits, and sweater vests don't have to read stuffy. Go for a grand slam embroidery design a la Gucci or an extra roomy cardigan fit.
Women's College Preppy Style Knitted Cardigans, Deep V-neck Stripes Decor Knitwear, Lady Medium Style Sweater Coat
The modern day tennis shoe marries fashion and function effortlessly. Up your game with a fresh pair.
Diamonds on the court? You betcha. Retired tennis star Chris Evert catapulted the "tennis bracelet" to fame when a diamond-clad bracelet fell off of her wrist during a heated 1987 match.
Put a spin on traditional accessories with designer logo'd sweat bands, tennis balls, belt bags, and socks.
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Sara Holzman is the Style Director at Marie Claire, covering runway trends and tracking down the latest finds to buy and wear. When she’s not writing about fashion, she pens about the best places to jet-off to. Over her six years with Marie Claire, Sara has reported on the ever-evolving world of fashion— covering both established and emerging designers within the industry. Sara has held fashion positions at Lucky and SELF Magazine and was a regular contributor to Equinox’s Furthermore website, where she wrote across their style, wellness, and travel verticals. She holds a degree in Journalism from the University of Missouri, Columbia, and currently resides in Manhattan. Follow her along at @sarajonewyork.