Fashion takes a sporty turn with athleisure inspired by a legendary duel
When BILLIE JEAN KING faced off with ruthless Bobby Riggs in the 1973 BATTLE OF THE SEXES, she sent shockwaves through the tennis world for her tenacious COURTSIDE SPIRIT. King beat Riggs in THREE STRAIGHT SETS in what became one of the most-watched televised sporting events of all time. Now, the LEGENDARY DUEL is getting the Hollywood treatment this fall—thanks to an EMMA STONE and Steve Carell-starring biopic—and influencing the most coveted athleisure staples offthe court.
2. 1. Track Jacket ($3,200) by Marc Jacobs. 2. Headband ($305) by GUCCI. 3. Bracelet ($20,300) by Tiffany & Co. 4. Sunglasses ($450) by CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC. 5. Shorts ($90) by KOZA. 6. Dress ($165) by Lacoste. 7. Sneakers ($290) by Marc Cain.
CALVIN KLEIN 205W39NYC 20, 1973 - September Billie Jean King