I’m excited to officially launch my signature Fashion Retrospections for the 2015 season and what better way to begin than with No.1 Serena Williams and her powerful Nike outfits. I hope you’re looking forward to this season’s outfit overviews as well!
Serena kick started the year by winning her sixth Australian Open title, wearing what was definitely the most noticed outfit of the tournament and which has, in my opinion, turned out to be one of dresses that made the highest fashion impact in 2015. The Nike tunic is not a universal style that suits a lot of people, but Serena worked it to perfection, enjoying the sexiness of the huge back cutout and the lively colors that accentuate her innate energy.
The American switched to the orange version of the tunic for the courts at Indian Wells and Miami.
PREVIOUS FASHION RETROSPECTIONS OF SERENA WILLIAMS’ NIKE CLOTHES
- 2014: Serena’s Nike outfits throughout the season
- 2013: All Nike dresses Serena wore during her 78 match wins and 11 trophy lifts
- 2012: Overview of Serena Williams’ Nike fashion throughout the year
- 2011: Nike clothes for the champion
- 2010: Serena in colorful Nike
- 2009: A look back at Serena’s outfits during the season
- 2008: Dresses for the American tennis hurricane
Changing to separates in Europe, Serena continued the trend of spaghetti straps and contrasting bra underneath, while for the bottom she chose a pleated skirt that nicely fitted her curves.
Repeating the cut of her Melbourne tunic, Serena went all the way to the Wimbledon title in this Nike dress with a subtle leopard print and the back characterized by two thin merging straps. Just like many other WTA players, Serena made the most out of the strict Wimbledon clothing rules.
In Bastad in July, Serena played just one match, so I couldn’t even find a photo from the tournament and I made a YouTube screenshot from her match against Ysaline Bonaventure. There’s no much to say about Serena’s look in Sweden, as she wore a very standard outfit, largely covered by these classic white long sleeves. However, again, I really like the shape of this pleated skirt!
In Toronto and Cincinnati, Serena’s styling was similar to her Rome/Madrid separates, just that the American added a girly hair accessory, a cute yellow bow.
At the US Open, which turned out to be Serena’s closing tournament of the season, largely due to her devastating semifinal loss to Roberta Vinci which stopped her from completing the Calendar Slam, Serena wore the NikeCourt Premier Dress, orange during day matches and dark during night matches. The items are part of the special Greatness Collection, inspired by Serena’s greatest qualities, which also includes several styles of shoes and a bomber jacket.
As you can assume, my favorite Serena’s outfit of the year is the vibrant yellow Australian Open tunic, while my second favorite is the US Open night dress. What do you think about the queen’s 2015 Nike fashion? Do you agree with my favorites? (photos: © Neal Trousdale, Jimmie48, Jan McIntyre, Edwin Martinez)