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What To Wear To Watch A Tennis Match

Beautiful woman enjoying the great game of tennis

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With the Rogers Cup officially kicking off tomorrow in Toronto, sporty fashionistas can embrace their tennis whites as they cheer from the crowds. Whether you’re rooting for hometown hero Milos Raonic or simply for an opportunity to rock your athleisure essentials, tennis is a chic game even if you’re off the court! Just in time for the Canadian tennis tournament (which runs until July 31), here are our favourite wardrobe pieces to leave you ready for game, set and match.

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1) Le Château Stretch Poplin Button-Front Shirtdress, $100: Channel the ivory hues of tennis fashion in this pristine sleeveless shirtdress, which features a figure-flattering cut. The tie belt, girlish pleated hem and crisp collar all lend a ladylike finish which is perfect for a summertime afternoon.


2) Alex and Ani ‘Team USA – Tennis’ Bangle Bracelet, $52: For a whimsical effect, try slipping on this gold finish charm bracelet by Alex and Ani. The tiny tennis ball trinket and the gleaming golden tags add to your sporty theme, without being overly kitschy.


3) Vans Yellow Palisades Vulcs, $86: As you take in the match, you’ll certainly want to be comfortable and focused on the action on the courts. Leave your towering stilettos at home, and step out in a pair of pastel-coloured canvas sneakers. These slip-on Vans make a splash with their sunny yellow hue, tiny white laces and rubber soles.


4) ZAC Zac Posen Embellished Eartha Top Handle Mini Bag, $385: A yellow purse will not only match with your comfy kicks, it can also easily flatter your elegant white day dress. This leather mini handbag features a crossbody strap, top handle and playful floral appliqué detail.

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