Serena Williams Just Broke Major Protocol With Her French Open Outfit

Serena Williams Just Broke Major Protocol With Her French Open Outfit

Serena Williams is walking, talking proof that you can be a mum and a total badass too. 

Off the back of the French Open catsuit controversy of 2018 (which served a medical purpose, FYI), the tennis star has yet again ditched the traditional tennis outfit in favour of a bold Nike number.

Designed by Virgil Abloh, the look consists of a black-and-white jacket, fitted top and two skirts (one floor-length with a thigh-high split and a shorter version for games). So far, so Serena – that is, until you look a little closer: each piece has been printed with the French words for ‘Mother, Champion, Queen’ and ‘Goddess.’

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To be fair, the woman could tear arm holes in a plastic bag and still look 10/10. But considering she’s practically giving the French Tennis Federation the middle finger (they changed the dress code after last year’s debacle) the Internet has a lot of opinions. Most of them good:

Some of them not-so-good:

For what it’s worth, we think she looks incredible. Thanks for continuing to empower and inspire us, Serena. We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again:

What a woman.

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