Top Activewear Picks for Summer

Even for the most faithful tennis players, the July and August heat can call it all into question. The sweating begins as you simply take your racquet out of the bag and sunscreen melts almost immediately after application. As our bodies and complexions adjust to the relentless humidity, one thing we must keep in mind is that our activewear must keep up too! The heavier UPF fabrics that work during cooler months are not going to cut it. Sweaty wrists and sticky legs call for modern and innovative designs. In the past, tennis whites were all that was socially acceptable. A white pleated polyester skirt and a collared polo were the only items on the menu. Today there are moisture wicking fabrics and innovative designs that help keep everything in place and limit visible sweat-through. Fashion designers like Tory Burch and Stella McCartney have created lines dedicated to this sport. Tennis legends including Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova also have their own lines. There are a lot of options to explore and even push the boundaries of what you ever thought possible when it comes to the court.

Top Activewear Picks for Summer
L to R: 

Greyson Toile Skirt, Greyson Clothiers (local designer)

Rally Knit Dress, Saks Fifth Avenue

Pleated Tennis Skirt, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Tennis Sneaker, On Cloud 

Hummingbird Dress, Eleven by Serena Williams

Top Activewear Picks for Summer
L to R:

Aces Tennis Skirt, Available in white at Basics Swim & Gym

L’Etoile Sport Tennis Dress, Saks Fifth Avenue

Drawstring Mini, Saks Fifth Avenue

Nike Hard Court Shoes, Dick’s Sporting Goods

Halter Tennis Dress, Saks Fifth Avenue

Water Bottle, Motier(local designer)

Top Activewear Picks for Summer
L to R: 

Ballerina Tennis Dress, Saks Fifth Avenue

Alo Pink Socks, Alo

Marysia Pink Tennis Skirt and Top

Pink Sand Dress, Tasc Performance (local designer)

Scallop Tennis Skirt, Dick’s Sporting Goods 

 

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