Serena Williams has won the French Open three times, yet despite that, the French Tennis Federation president, Bernard Giudicelli, said a dress code would be implemented after Serena wore a black catsuit-inspired outfit to the 2018 tournament, stating “I think that sometimes we’ve gone too far.”
Well, Serena has taken it even further. She went into the first round of the U.S. Open dressed in a leather jacket and single sleeved bodysuit with a tutu.
#SerenaWilliams walked into her first round match at the #USOpen tonight rocking a whole one sleeved bodysuit tutu and a leather jacket, all designed by #VirgilAbloh for #OffWhite. Chick slayed, easily winning this first match. Congrats! #BlackExcellenc… https://t.co/gSa9NLOI0N pic.twitter.com/iQlHPPTWBM
— YBF CHIC (@TheYBF) August 28, 2018
The catsuit that inspired the proposed dress code was designed to help prevent blood clots after the birth of Williams’ daughter, and she even dedicated the suit to all the mothers who experienced complications following pregnancy.
Catsuit anyone? For all the moms out there who had a tough recovery from pregnancy—here you go. If I can do it, so can you. Love you all!! pic.twitter.com/xXb3BKDGNF
— Serena Williams (@serenawilliams) May 29, 2018
But despite the intentions, Giudicelli said: “It will no longer be accepted. One must respect the game and the place.”
— Aisha Alexander (@AishaThinker) August 28, 2018
Well, Serena’s fans don’t believe she is disrespecting the game or the place. And they clearly do not agree with the new dress code. They just see that she’s a winner.
They didn’t let @serenawilliams wear her catsuit. She came out in a tutu. Yasss Queen. ????????????❤️????????????????
— Xasha (@XashaSuree) August 28, 2018
— Loni Love (@LoniLove) August 28, 2018
— Arianna Nardi (@AriannaNardi) August 28, 2018
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