This year is the 100th anniversary of the Fila sportswear brand and to celebrate it the originally Italian producer whose headquarters are now in Seoul is launching a collection inspired by the outfit Kim Clijsters received for Christmas when she was a child, in the mid 80s.
For the 2011 French Open, Fila dug into their achieves, searching for the outfit based on the description Clijsters provided. When they found it, they started working on it, updating the color palette and adorning it with a signature print design from the Belgian’s childhood kit.
Reminder: in January, during her Australian Open title run, Clijsters wore the Evonne Goolagong inspired clothes. Goolagong herself won the Australian Open four times, in the 70s.
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