US Open winner Emma Radukanu wearing Chanel and Tiffany suits at the 2021 Met Gala
- Emma Radukanu made her red carpet debut at the Met Gala on Monday, days after winning the US Open.
- The 18-year-old was wearing a monochrome Chanel set, a pearl chain at the waist and Tiffany & Co. earrings.
- Raducanu also donned a black Chanel sequin mini dress after taking her $ 2.5 million victory in tennis.
US Open 2021 winner Emma Raducanu made her red carpet debut Monday night at the Met Gala in New York.
The 18-year-old tennis star attended her first gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a monochrome suit. which Vogue reported from Chanel’s Resort 2022 collection., and consisted of a skirt, a cropped top and an oversized jacket.
The British athlete paired the set with a pearl chain at the waist, black patent leather boots and Tiffany & Co diamond earrings for the event, according to Vogue, two days after her tennis win on Saturday.
Radukanu also turned to Chanel for her. holiday outfit on Saturday, as reported by The Times of London, where she donned a black sequin mini dress and white sneakers after beating Canadian player Leila Annie Fernandez in a 1 hour 51 minute match.
The Times reported that during her acceptance speech, she pointed to Billie Jean King, her 77-year-old icon, and said, “I hope the next generation can follow the example of some of the greats right here.”
Raducanu herself became “one of the greats”, becoming the first Briton in 44 years to win a Grand Slam singles title. Insider’s Barnaby Lane previously reported that the teen was awarded $ 2.5 million along with the trophy.
Referring to British Vogue in its October issue, Radukanu said that she used to be “a very shy little girl,” but her current confidence stems from an “inner belief” in her abilities and is of East Asian descent.
“My mom is from China and they have very good faith in themselves. It’s not about telling everyone how good you are, it’s about believing it within yourself. I really respect that in culture, ”she added.
Chanel’s double dose to Radukan in one week resulted in evening standard suggesting that it is likely that she could sponsor a brand with a French fashion house.
Forbes also predicts that a millionaire’s victory would pave the way for her as a “star of her” sport with an increasing “immense commercial power” outside of sport.