Lace industry cheers Williams' dress
PARIS -- When Venus Williams stepped onto a French Open court in a see-through black lace dress with a red-trimmed top, the beleaguered lace industry let out a cheer.
Williams' corset-like outfit -- reminiscent of a 19th-century Parisian cancan chorus costume -- startled many sports fans and prompted wolf whistles and catcalls. But it also intrigued fashion insiders, and lace designers are now hoping Williams' bold ensemble might boost their game.
"Seeing a tennis woman of Venus' caliber ...
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