Why The Tennis Dress Belongs in Any Minimalist Closet

A woman wearing the Serena Dress in baby blue.

Clothes shouldn’t be just for a single occasion, and you deserve a closet that is well-manicured and filled with clothes that you can mix and match to create powerful silhouettes. If you have been wanting to find tennis attire with a clean look designed to last, our tennis dress is the perfect solution. 


How To Dress Up a Tennis Dress?

If you are building a capsule closet, a casual tennis dress will bridge the gap between workout gear and a light summer dress. But if you know how to style a tennis dress, you learn it can be used in so many more situations. 

If you are looking for a sophisticated warm-weather look, the tennis dress is a great base for an elevated silhouette. For the top, throw on the Diana Top. A sheer layering piece, this smooth fabric makes the flowy top and the rib details on the cuff and neckline pop out, matching perfectly with the slim fit of a tennis dress. It’s a refined style that is perfect for brunch or a day in the park on a summer day. Slip on the Barre Cami Bra underneath to add just another layer of comfort. This seamless bra is a low-impact sports bra made from ultra-soft fabric. 

For the colder months, this base can still work just as well, as long as you know how to style a tennis dress. For your top, make sure to wear a thicker top like the Rise Quarter-Zip, a comfy quarter-zip at the start of Autumn. This top keeps in warmth while featuring a slim fit to give you a flattering look even in the colder months.  When it starts approaching the winter months, hang the quarter-zip back up in your capsule closet and take out the Sherpa Bomber, a quilted bomber jacket featuring sherpa-lined insides for added warmth.

But of course, the tennis dress is great for tennis, pickleball, and more. For a quick tennis practice outfit you can quickly throw on, the Barre Seamless Shorts are an easy addition. These biker shorts offer a complete range of motion, so it works well in yoga, high-intensity sports, or just if you want to lounge around the house. For a sports bra to match your workout, the Eclipse Bra is the easy choice for your minimalist closet. 

The versatility of a casual tennis dress even makes choosing clothes for date night a little easier. The sophistication of the skirt matches perfectly with the draped elegance of our Washable Cashmere Turtleneck. Coming in five different colors, and featuring a long length, this turtleneck never stretches and is comfortable even on those who hate the constricting feel of a traditional turtleneck. A staple long-sleeve piece in your minimalist wardrobe.  


What Tennis Dress Should You Have in Your Capsule Closet? 

Building your minimalist closet is about choosing pieces that won’t just look great, but are built to last, and the Serena Dress is the tennis attire that works as part of a tennis practice outfit and as part of a casual weekend minimalist outfit. This size-inclusive tennis dress was named the Best Tennis Dress of 2023 by Women’s Magazine for good reason; it features flatlock seams, a racerback, and high-quality fabric with SPF50+ protection. Flattering in all the right places, it is the perfect summer dress to mix and match with the rest of your capsule wardrobe, featuring a minimalist design that stands out. 

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