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{Suzanne Lenglen: Tennis Star, Fashion Maverick}  The first women to play at Wimbledon wore full-length dresses. That changed in 1922 when Suzanne Lenglen (pictured) wore a short skirt--and caused quite the stir. Nothing has been the same since. . .

{Suzanne Lenglen: Tennis Star, Fashion Maverick} The first women to play at Wimbledon wore full-length dresses. That changed in 1922 when Suzanne Lenglen (pictured) wore a short skirt--and caused quite the stir. Nothing has been the same since. . .

Vintage tennis racket mirrors. I happen to have my old one just lying around in the garage... I was going to sell it at my garage sale next week - now... notsomuch!

DIY Vintage Tennis Racket Mirrors

Vintage tennis racket mirrors. I happen to have my old one just lying around in the garage... I was going to sell it at my garage sale next week - now... notsomuch!

Diesel Be Stupid print advertising campaign encouraging consumers to take risks and move beyond the smart and sensible track for life.

Diesel Be Stupid

Diesel Be Stupid print advertising campaign encouraging consumers to take risks and move beyond the smart and sensible track for life.

Jean Patou, 19 de agosto de 1880 - 8 de março de 1936) foi um estilista francês e fundador da marca Jean Patou.  http://sergiozeiger.tumblr.com/post/95208326773/jean-patou-19-de-agosto-de-1880-8-de-marco-de  Foi ele quem desenhou a ousada roupa de tênis sem mangas e saia na altura do joelho para Suzanne Lenglen . Ele também foi o primeiro estilista a popularizar o cardigan, mudando para a forma natural e confortável .

Jean Patou, 19 de agosto de 1880 - 8 de março de 1936) foi um estilista francês e fundador da marca Jean Patou. http://sergiozeiger.tumblr.com/post/95208326773/jean-patou-19-de-agosto-de-1880-8-de-marco-de Foi ele quem desenhou a ousada roupa de tênis sem mangas e saia na altura do joelho para Suzanne Lenglen . Ele também foi o primeiro estilista a popularizar o cardigan, mudando para a forma natural e confortável .

At the end of World War I, fashion was shaped by the designs of Gabrielle Chanel and Jean Patou. They made pared-down, sporty apparel that was more boyish than ever before that could be pulled off only by the increasingly independent woman of the era.

At the end of World War I, fashion was shaped by the designs of Gabrielle Chanel and Jean Patou. They made pared-down, sporty apparel that was more boyish than ever before that could be pulled off only by the increasingly independent woman of the era.

Suzanne Lenglen - first female tennis celebrity and flamboyant trendsetter. Overcoming childhood illness, she became a champion tennis player. Lenglen won 31 championship titles between 1914 and 1926. Chief among her titles were the Wimbledon singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. She also earned gold medals at the 1920 Olympics.

Suzanne Lenglen - first female tennis celebrity and flamboyant trendsetter. Overcoming childhood illness, she became a champion tennis player. Lenglen won 31 championship titles between 1914 and 1926. Chief among her titles were the Wimbledon singles, women's doubles and mixed doubles. She also earned gold medals at the 1920 Olympics.

Our last British tennis player to play in a Wimbledon men's final was Henry "Bunny" Austin in 1938 - he won a £10 gift voucher as runner up.

The Royal seal of approval: Kate Middleton will watch Andy Murray as he takes on Federer in Wimbledon final

Our last British tennis player to play in a Wimbledon men's final was Henry "Bunny" Austin in 1938 - he won a £10 gift voucher as runner up.

July 1969, American tennis player, Billie Jean King in action at Wimbledon. She was champion in 1966, 1967, and 1968. But lost in 1969.

July 1969, American tennis player, Billie Jean King in action at Wimbledon. She was champion in 1966, 1967, and 1968. But lost in 1969.

Credit: PA Maud Watson (left) defeated her sister Lilian (right) in the inaugural ladies championship final in 1884. White clothing was worn...

Wimbledon fashion through history - in pictures

Credit: PA Maud Watson (left) defeated her sister Lilian (right) in the inaugural ladies championship final in 1884. White clothing was worn...

Ha, YES! I'm doing this sometime in my lifetime

Ha, YES! I'm doing this sometime in my lifetime

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