The Metallic Movement: Add Some Bling to Your Tennis Game

Metallic Men's and Women's Tennis Apparel

‘Tis the season for sparkle, so why not bring a bit of brightness to your game? Metallics are having a serious moment in tennis fashion, with glittery golds and shiny silvers popping up everywhere from apparel to shoes to accessories. Ready to put your own spin on the metallic trend? Read on…

Men

1. Nike men’s Court Air Zoom Zero Tennis Shoes, $130
These black and gold Zoom Zeros offer a killer balance between adaptive performance, durability, and stability. They feature a full-length Zoom Air unit (the first in NikeCourt history) and an innovative upper that forms to the shape of your foot to create a second skin.

2. New Balance Men’s 7 Inch Tournament Tennis Short, $65
With an eye-catching band of gold along the hem and sides, these are not your average white tennis shorts. But they’ll do more than just make you look good on the court. They’ll improve your performance, too. Stretch woven fabric wicks moisture away during play, mesh and a ventilated waistband will keep you cool, and angled pockets provide handy ball storage.

3. Wilson Federer DNA 12 Pack Wimbledon Tennis Bag, $160
Pricey, yes. But also gorgeous, functional and a great investment piece: this bag was made to last AND turn heads. Inspired by Federer himself, the bag features elements that he values in a good tennis bag, including 2 main compartments, room for 12 racquets, large external pockets and double ergonomic straps. The gold accents in the logo and RF’s signature give the bag a stylish flourish and one you don’t often see on the tennis court.

4. Nike Men’s Court Dri-FIT Metallic Graphic Tennis Tee, $25
The athleisure trend isn’t going anywhere and this is the perfect tee to create a sporty and casual look off the court. You’ll love the soft jersey cotton/polyester blended fabric, stretchy ribbed neckband and a loose fit.

5. Nike Men’s Air Zoom Vapor X Knit Tennnis Shoes, $170
Some of Nike’s most premium lightweight tennis shoes, the latest iteration of the Vapor Xs take breathable performance to the next level with an innovative, redesigned upper for greater support, a Zoom Air unit in the heel for responsive cushioning and an outsole designed specifically for explosive movements on the hard court.

 

Women

 

Silver

1. Tonic Women’s Hazel Tennis Dress, $108
A modern take on the classic white tennis dress, this beauty features gorgeous silver insets that stretch from the front bodice to the shoulder blades. Trendy cutouts at the back enhance ventilation and a handy built-in bra offers great support. Brand loyalists love Tonic’s signature Eterna fabric; it’s soft, fade-resistant, breathable, stretchy and completely opaque.

2. Sportschic MAXI Tennis Backpack, $150
Love the freedom of a backpack, but unwilling to compromise on style? Then this is the tennis bag for you. Made from a sturdy and gorgeous metallic silver material, this backpack will coordinate perfectly with any outfit, but especially your silver-accented one. The bag features 3 insulated pockets, adjustable straps and a back zippered compartment with room for 2 racquets.

3. Diadora Women’s Speed Blushield 3 AG Tennis Shoes, $125
Complete your silver look with these high-performing Diadora shoes which deliver stability, breathability, and comfort. The wear-resistant rubber compound on the outsole not only enhances durability, but makes the shoe as ideal for hard surfaces as for clay courts.

 

Gold

1. Nike Women’s Air Zoom Vapor X Tennis Shoes, $140
Responsive, lightweight and built for speed, the Vapor X is a shoe beloved by the pros. Lightweight material in the upper keeps them breathable, while stability and control technology frames the foot and supports the ankle. They are perfect for the quick, explosive movements required in the game of tennis.

2. Nike Women’s Full Zip Fleece Hoodie, $65
This hoodie is set to become your favorite this winter. You’ll love the soft, brushed-back fleece, the cozy hood, convenient front zipper and pockets, and of course, the glittery gold Nike swoosh on the chest.

3. Nike Women’s Fleece Glitter Pants, $55
These super-soft and versatile pants, with their ribbed ankle cuffs, side pockets and drawstring waistband, are perfectly suited for lounging on the couch, warming up on the courts or brunching with friends. You’ll want to live in them!

4. Nike Women’s Air Zoom Vapor X Tennis Shoes, $140
Is there any color combination more classy than black and gold? You’ll love these responsive, lightweight Vapor Xs as much for their performance-enhancing features as for their sleek, go-with-any-outfit appearance.

5. Sportschic Women’s Pebble Grain Tennis Tote, $119
Yes, this beautiful gold tote was designed for tennis. But really you could use it for the gym, an overnight trip, running errands, etc.  The high-quality, UV-protected, waterproof, faux pebble grain exterior is durable and easy to clean. The bag features a waterproof, antimicrobial interior, four insulated exterior pockets, a secure interior zippered pocket and a convenient key clip leash.

6. Nike Women’s Fleece Glitter Pullover, $55
In search of a new black hoodie that’ll take you from court to clubhouse in style? This everyday hoodie is made from a super-comfy brushed-back fleece and features a large kangaroo pocket and a giant gold Nike swoosh.

7. Nike Women’s Metallic Headbands 3 Pack, $15
Coordinate perfectly with your gold-accented outfit and also keep those pesky strands of hair out of your eyes with these Nike headbands. The silicone strip on the underside of the durable elastic band grips your hair and stays in place no matter how intense your workout.

 

Girls

1. Lucky in Love Girls’ Metallic Groovy Stripe Bomber Tennis Jacket, $68
Your favorite little tennis star will shine (literally) on the court in this fashion-forward jacket. The moisture-wicking metallic fabric is accentuated by the bold, contrasting stripes on the ribbed cuffs, hem and collar, reminiscent of 1970’s athletic wear.

2. Lucky in Love Girls’ Metallic Groovy Stripe Flip Tennis Skort, $49
The jacket begs to be paired with this skort, which features cute layered ruffles and built-in shorties for extra coverage and a handy place to store balls during play.

3. Wilson Team Tennis Backpack, $54
This medium-sized backpack has a main compartment with room for 2 racquets, shoes and a change of clothes. A small exterior pocket is handy for small items like phones and keys. Best of all, this backpack could work just as easily for school or weekend trips.

4. Nike Girls’ Metallic Headbands 3 Pack, $12
Let her complete her metallic look with one of these three headbands. They’ll add not only add the perfect finishing touch to her outfit but also keep her hair out of her face during play.

 

So there you have it! Tons of ideas for embracing this season’s metallic movement. So go on, bling it on!

 


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