Just when you thought blonde mania was starting to slow down for the season, Serena Williams debuts the ombre hair color of summer dreams. The tennis champ was certainly in her element at the Sports Illustrated Most Fashionable 50 party on Thurs., seeing as she has a side hustle in fashion, herself. The annual red-carpet event always calls for something momentous and this year, a hair transformation did the trick.
After spending two weeks on the court at Wimbledon, a change from this legend's usual tennis skirts and sneakers was long overdue. Sports Illustrated's yearly Fashionable 50 gathering turned out to be the perfect opportunity to trade her Nike apparel in for heels and a vinyl pencil skirt.
Williams let her fashion side shine while walking the carpet at Los Angeles' iconic Sunset Room. Opting for a sleek, beige $820 midi by Burberry, a white tank, and layered gold necklaces, there's no doubt that this 37-year-old was the best dressed at the party Thurs night.
Liquid leather skirt aside, her blonde ombre dye job stole the show. Williams' new hair color was on full display styled in sleek, glossy waves. It could not have been any more different from the natural-looking ringlets she's been sporting on the court lately.
Summer 2019 seems to have struck a blonde craze. Even though we're midway through the season, the hair changes just keep coming. Case in point: Bella Hadid, Lily Aldridge, Natalie Portman, and Chrissy Teigen have all debuted lighter looks in the past week alone.
Williams' hair makeover just goes to show that ombre, too, is still cool (Margot Robbie and Ciara are both currently rocking lighter tips if you need further proof). It may not be the first time she's gone blonde, but this honey hue is potentially Williams' best color yet, all thanks to hairstylist Vernon François.
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