Maria Sharapova fronts the latest issue of The Edit, a magazine from online luxury fashion retailer, Net-A-Porter. She’s the first athlete to grace the cover. Within the featured article, “Holding Court,” the tennis star opens up about her dedication and passion for the game, her off-court business ventures like Sugarpova and Supergoop, her home country of Russia, and living a simple life. For the full piece, visit here. Below is an excerpt as Sharapova talks style and dressing out of a suitcase:
The California girl in her favors sportswear with a boho vibe, but she is also drawn to edgier pieces by Isabel Marant, Raquel Allegra and Rick Owens. The key, though, is how well a piece travels. “I was away from April to July, and all I had was one suitcase. I bought one piece while I was … Read More »
In time for the US Open, Citizen Watch Company designed a special timepiece for Victoria Azarenka. The tennis champ has been an ambassador for the brand since 2012. The new watch is part of the company’s Ecosphere collection, a fashion-forward line that will first debut this fall.
The Victoria Azarenka Limited Edition Ecosphere features a rose gold-tone stainless steel case with white silicone strap and white dial, as well as Citizen Eco-Drive’s light-powered technology. The watch retails for $495 and is available here.
Vika is among the WTA stars with an off-court interest in fashion. To coincide with the introduction of the watch, she held a fashion design competition with the students at the High School of Fashion Industries in New York. Participants were asked to create an outfit to reflect her personal style and coordinate with her newest Citizen timepiece. She collaborated with the students as they developed their ideas, sketched their … Read More »
The WTA competitive season concludes this week with TEB BNP Paribas WTA Championships in Istanbul. Before hitting the court, the game’s stylish stars dressed up for the draw ceremony in Istanbul. The event showcased the sartorial skills of tennis’ top females, proving that their personal style is as distinct as their playing style. Included among the “elite 8” were: Sara Errani, Agnieszka Radwanska, Petra Kvitova, Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka, Li Na, Jelena Jankovic and Angelique Kerber.
The chosen fashions ranged from a long-sleeve sequin mini for Jelena Jankovic, to a pantsuit for Angelique Kerber, and a sheer panel dress for Agnieszka Radwanska. In addition to their designer duds, beauty company and official cosmetics of the WTA, Oriflame, held a style suite prior to the shoot, providing the finishing touches for each ladies’ look. For behind-the-scenes photos as the “elite 8” got ready for the evening, visit here.
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