Wait—the Whole Fashion World Is Wearing This Very Specific Trend

Is it me, or are all the fashion girls on Instagram suddenly tennis players? Or, at least, very much into a tennis aesthetic? The core component of this look is surely a classic pleated tennis skirt. If you're interested in trying the trend, definitely start there. Then, layer up your outfit with some white tennis shoes, tube socks, and a sweater draped over your shoulders for good measure. A polo shirt or a cropped tank are optional, and in case you're looking to hit all the aesthetic cues of the trend, we made a handy checklist below. Scroll down to see how fashion girls (and a few professional tennis players for some authentic inspo) are styling the preppy summer look.

Sweatshirt material is a cozy way to tap into the trend.

A long-sleeve top is a smart choice to protect your arms from too much sun.

While this barely there top may not work for on the court, it's a fun match to the flirty feel of a tennis skirt. 

A jumpsuit is a one-and-done alternative to the classic tennis skirt. 

Top and shorts by Unclex studios.

A little logo action is perfectly in step with the preppy trend. 

The buttons going all the way down on this polo give a stylish twist from the classic version.

Nike is certainly the poster brand for this trend, and as this photo shows, you can never have too many swooshes in one outfit. 

Add a little allure to your look with a bra top.

Never one to sleep on the next cult favorite trend, even Gucci is endorsing the tennis vibe.

Tennis whites are the default choice, but we're quite drawn to this pale-pink look. Tylynn is wearing head to toe Tory Sport.

A sporty skort is a sleek alternative to the classic pleated skirt.

A zip-up pullover sweater feels aligned with the overall look.

You can never go wrong with a black-and-white look.

Lacoste is another go-to tennis brand that's been perfecting the look for decades. 

This is the perfect example of how to adopt the tennis trend for an off-court look that feels a bit edgier. 

Sporty sunglasses add a touch of attitude to the classic tennis look.

A hands-free bag like this one is a no-brainer accessory choice.

A graphic tee is a playful way to shake up the sometimes stuffy vibe of tennis clothing.

Orange you glad I concluded this story with this cute look? 

Next up, check out the shorts trend that is taking over this summer. 

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