Just in Time for the U.S. Open, This Sporty Design Trend Is Scoring Serious Points
And it’s serving us major inspiration.
Updated Oct 12, 2018 2:08 PM
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While fashion has been crushing on tennis for a while now—think: pleated skirts, sporty socks, and Stan Smiths—the preppy look is suddenly serving a new spot: the home. Instead of Alex Eagle Sporting Club, Sporty & Rich, Tory Sport, and Death to Tennis, brands like Pieces and even IKEA are scoring points in the tennis department.
As the U.S. Open begins—and as Wilson opens a pop-up museum and store in New York’s SoHo—we’re seeing grassy greens and tennis whites everywhere, too. Even this past week, Hay posted a one-of-a-kind couch called The Aftermath of a Garden Party by Icelandic artist Loji Höskuldsson. The vibe? The brand’s beloved Mags sofa embroidered with tennis imagery, among other poetic motifs. It’s official. The sport is here to stay.
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The best part? You don’t even need to know how to hold a racket to get the preppy look. Here are our 14 favorite ways to work tennis into your home.