Fashion & Accessories

By Alexandra Taylor

As the US Open is soon to be underway, many New Yorkers will be headed to Flushing Meadows to see their favorites battle it out on the courts for the tennis title. Whether it is Nadal or Federer, the Williams sisters or Maria Sharapova, the tennis greats are not only acknowledged for their great game play, but also are showcased for what they are wearing. The active sportswear market has grown in the past few years with advancements in garment and textile technology and the desire to design designer level active-wear.

Fetch, a luxury active sportswear line, combines modern ready-to-wear style with the comfort and versatility of sportswear garments. These pieces can go from the court to the streets with no worry of feeling underdressed, with various options from polos and tennis skirts to asymmetrically cut tennis dresses.


Luxury sportswear has offered some of the fashion industry’s most creative designers a new and unfamiliar realm in which to design. Designers such as Stella McCartney and Hussein Chalayan have offered their skills to companies like Adidas and Puma. Reinventing what we know as active sportswear, these designers are playing with silhouette, style, and the versatility of active garments. Stella McCartney’s line for Adidas offers pieces for each season and sport, providing women with great sports and workout pieces that do not compromise style.


Ladies clinch a victory for your Capitals when you add a dash of team spirit to your look with this Match Point headband from New Era. It features one solid team-colored side highlighted by a plastiso...
Brand: New EraMerchant: Fanatics
Showcase your refined style in timeless LAUREN Ralph Lauren swimwear.Contrast stripes lend a sporty look.Bandeau neckline.Shelf bra and fixed soft cups provide lift and support.Metal brand plate at ba...
There is no denying this Nanette Lepore Match Point Dress is a clear winner! Delicate fit and flare silhouette with semi-sheer stripes at embroidered panel at front for an allover feminine flair.Class...
Brand: Nanette LeporeMerchant:
Originally published August 2010
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