Former World No. 1 and seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams has launched her latest fashion collection, called the Glam Collection. Speaking to Yahoo Sports about the collection, the 39 year old talks about her new collection and her brand EleVen, "The Glam collection is the next step in EleVen’s fitness journey.
We’re introducing more activewear styles than ever before in this collection – each of these pieces add a little flare to your life, whether you’re headed to the courts, a yoga class or the grocery store!
The collection is also designed to keep fabric dry, cool and protected with its anti-microbial, moisture-wicking, temperature control, and UV protection. EleVen is built on the idea of being the best version of yourself and pushing the status quo.
I want women to feel confident and empowered to push their own limits and meet their goals when they wear my pieces, but also remember to just have fun while training and working out! Speaking about the line itself, Williams says, "I wanted women to feel glamorous and like they can take on the world while wearing this collection.
By mixing soft and strong colors throughout each piece, we were able to create a powerful yet feminine vibe that embodies the essence of an EleVen woman. The bold designs are inspired by the bold women that wear them! I love all the pieces and it’s hard to choose just one - but the metallic gold windbreaker is such a versatile statement piece and exactly what the EleVen girl needs in her closet!
When asked what she would like fans to know about Venus as a fashion designer, Williams says, "I’ve always had a love for fashion and design, and merging this passion with my love for fitness was one of the best decisions I’ve made!
I created EleVen to give women high-quality activewear that they not only feel fabulous in, but perform at their best – regardless of the activity."
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