Serena Williams has earned the ‘Most Fashionable 2019’ crown in by Sports Illustrated ‘2019 Fashionable 50 List’. The list of most fashionable 50 global athletes was released by Sports Illustrated magazine yesterday (Thursday). Serena’s sister Venus also figures in the glam countdown that includes athletes from all arenas.
The list also includes Maria Sharapova, champion F1 driver Lewis Hamilton, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lebron James, Neymar Jr, alpine skier Lindsey Vann, LPGA golfer Michelle Wei and tennis legend Roger Federer.
The 23-time Grand Slam singles winner Serena described her personal style as “relatable and realistic—with a twist.”
“My whole career has been really about tennis and fashion. I always try to make a statement when I walk out on the court—to be bold and to be unique and to kind of transcend. I always try to send the message of just being confident and being fierce,” she said.
For its fourth annual edition, Sports Illustrated also gave the nod to Venus Williams in its “Street Style Stars” section. She told the magazine she is updating her activewear brand, EleVen, and personal style to reflect “sporty, sexy chic” vibes through prints, experimenting with her hair and incorporating different colors, US Open has stated in an article on its official website.
Federer made the list as a ‘Street Style Star’ for recently taking bolder risks in fashion. The magazine described his go-to style as “refined and relatable”.
Maria Sharapova, the 2006 US Open winner, made the list under the “Icons” section, described by the magazine as “bringing together sporty athleisure elements from tennis and a minimalist, elegant aesthetic to create her signature, modern-chic look.”
The magazine described Ronaldo as a Ronaldo is also a perennial style leader, scoring with sleek, slim-fit suits and put-together casual looks, while also helping to create footwear and clothing designs for his menswear brand, CR7.
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