Fashion Inspired by Tennis – Insight into 2014 Trends
For spring 2014, designers borrowed elements from tennis and this trend is has become hit with famous celebrities picking it up. Here are the most popular ways in which famous designers have used tennis trend in their collections.
- Renowned designer Tommy Hilfiger launched the ‘To Tommy, From Zooey’ collection in collaboration with the actress and fashion icon Zooey Deschanel. Dresses and accessories in this collection have been created together by Deschanel and Hilfiger. Hilfiger gave a preppy makeover to tennis inspired dresses in this collection. The Red and Blue Tennis dress from this collection is a box pleated dress with a nautical flair. It is available at Tommy Hilfiger stores and online fashion stores for $129.50.
- Being the inventor of first tennis ball and the first metal tennis racket, Lacoste has its roots deep in tennis history. For its Ready-to-Wear Spring collection 2014, Lacoste kept up with its sporty credentials while giving the outfits a sensual and modern twist. Using simple lines from tennis court as framework, this collection consisted of A-line skirts, cropped tees and even relaxed silhouettes.
- One of the most impressive fashion designers, Ralph Lauren showcased his Spring Ready to Wear Collection in New York. With white and black prints and color blocks on tennis sweaters, striped jackets and mini-skirts, models graced the runway with these classic pieces. A tennis-inspired piece in white with black stripes and V neck is available for sale for $2595.
- A fashionista and prominent fashion designer in UK, Victoria Beckham took inspiration from tennis for her Ready to Wear Spring Collection 2014. Her collection consisted of tennis skirts with peeping pleats, belted dress with criss-cross sporty backs, grey and monochrome buttoned shirts, dropped waist tunics and other outfits that reflected urban women.
Sport styles, especially tennis inspired styles are buzzing this season! Pair a belted dropped waist tunic with minimal accessories and you are set!