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FashionAce your Australian Open look
If there’s something that’s synonymous with Melbourne, it’s the Australian Open. Everyone’s favourite grand slam is back in town so it’s time to dust off your visor and racquets. To help you ace your courtside game and serve up a look, here’s our run-down of all the necessities you’ll need this season.
Step one to any AO look is a polo tee shirt – if it’s good enough for the likes of Federer and Nadal, it’s good enough for you right? This polo from Calibre balances a sportswear–inspired and street style cool aesthetic perfectly.
Diamond blue jacquard polo from Calibre, located on Ground Floor.
Pair it with a chino short for a look that is smart enough you might be mistaken for an actual tennis player. Made from 100% cotton – this one from Rodd and Gunn is breathable and light and a must-have in January’s harsh weather.
Hawkes bay classic short from Rodd and Gunn, located on Level One.
And don’t forget a pair of sleek white sneakers to finish your look. This pair is from Lacoste – a tennis favourite favoured by stars like Djokovic. You know how the saying goes, if you can’t beat them, join them!
Men’s L.12.12 116 1 sneaker from Lacoste, located on Ground Floor.
For the ladies, you can’t beat a flirty summer set in the Melbourne heat. These polka dot beauties from Review will have you transporting Wimbledon fever to the heart of the AO – who doesn’t like a bit of European charm?
Review located on Level One
Finish your look and add a bit of AO magic in the form of sneakers. Not only will they turn up your cuteness factor, they’ll also help you survive the hike from the court, bar or lunch.
Karl sneaker from Jo Mercer, located on Level One.