French Open: How To (Properly) Wear A Tennis Skirt In The City?

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Whether on the clay court or in the stands, the tennis skirt has earned its fashion credentials. Here’s how.

The French Open (Roland-Garros) 2023 tournament may be taking place from May 22 to June 11, 2023, but the tennis skirt has not waited for it to roll around before gaining ground and proving its fashion credentials. From Althea Gibson and Billie Jean King to Steffi Graf, Venus and Serena Williams and Princess Diana, many icons (both of style and of the sports scene) have contributed to its widespread popularity in recent decades.

How to wear a tennis skirt? Style lesson and shopping selection

The tennis skirt has become one of the ultimate fashion essentials when scrolling through the TikTok platform. But it’s also one of the favorite pieces of Y2K fashion aficionados. Diverted from its primary function, the tennis skirt has left the tennis court behind and made its mark in the city, as part of the athleisure aesthetic that has taken hold of fashion in recent months. Spotted on the Miu Miu catwalk as well as celebrated in an ultra-fashionable collaboration between Sporty & Rich and Lacoste, the tennis skirt is establishing itself as a summer essential. Vogue has selected tennis skirts to buy online from the fashion houses and brands of the moment.


This article was originally published on Vogue France.

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