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Serena Williams says she regrets turning down Virgil Abloh’s idea for 2019 French Open outfit

The Independent logo The Independent 02/07/2022 Holly Patrick
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Serena Williams has said that she regrets not wearing an outfit the late designer Virgil Abloh initially suggested she wear for the 2019 French Open.

Speaking as part of a Vogue tribute to the Off-White founder, Williams said that Abloh wanted her to wear an outfit that featured a “long skirt” and “crazy train".

"“[I was] thinking: ‘Virgil, I like fashion, and I like pushing the envelope, but this, I just don’t think I can do this,’” Williams said.

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