wimbledon style centre court tennis shoes

The British summertime is epitomised by the classic scenes at Wimbledon, with masses of strawberries and cream, ridiculous sunburns, disposable barbecues and ever-changing weather conditions. Whether you’re an avid tennis player yourself, or a self-proclaimed “seasoned pro”, it is the biggest and most anticipated sporting event of our glorious summer. With such a major event starting today, we wanted to make sure you were kitted out shoe-wise for all the scenarios you might find yourself in over the next couple of weeks!

 

Comfort Queued

wimbledon style queue trainers

New Balance 420 | adidas Campus

Okay, so you forgot to buy your tickets in advance or just completely blanked that the whole event was even happening. Whatever the reason, you have decided today is your lucky day to join that long queue of sweltering, agitated Brits and bag yourself a last minute ticket. Put your comfort first and make sure your kicks can withstand the heat and the heated, with a classic trainer from an iconic brand like adidas or New Balance. There’s no need to compromise on style so opt for the classic Campus in an on-trend pale pink or think slick with the 420; a contemporary and clean profile Wimbledon will approve of.

 

Centre Court Styling

wimbledon style centre court tennis shoes

Fred Perry Kingston Leather | Lacoste Ziane

If you’ve managed to score yourself some Centre Court seats, it’s time to practise your best oooh’s and aaah’s as only the top in their game will grace this blessed ground. On this court, you’ll want to look the part, so choose some classic tennis shoes and blend in seamlessly with your environment. Bringing some serious off-duty cool, big heritage brands like Lacoste and Fred Perry will sort you out. Our advice, stick with a clean and crisp white colourway like this dapper Kingston Leather or ladies, bring some feminine vibes with the low-profile Ziane.

 

Hospitality Hot-List

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Ted Baker Marar | Missguided Point Toe

So, you’re on the list? When sharing a pew with a-listers, influencers and even a royal or two; you’ll need to dress to impress. Take it from us, this level of luxury calls for formal but still totally stylish shoes that can withstand the pressure. Get papped in this timeless nude court heel from Missguided ladies; a true must-have for any classy wardrobe. Guys, gentlemanly style is just as important as gentlemanly manners in a places like this so kit yourself out in some dapper black brogues from a brand that nails elegant British style like no other; Ted Baker.

 

Murray Mound Vibes

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Birkenstock Arizona Suede | schuh Miami

If the busy queues and packed out courts all seem a bit much for you, you can still get in on the action and relax with a picnic on Murray Mound whilst giant screens broadcast the games. And when there are crowds sitting outside on a hill in Britain, chances are we’ve scored a day of sunshine so kick off those trainers and slip into summer-approved sandals. Birkenstock are a seasoned classic and the Arizona Suede is a slight twist on the icon to bring you fellas right up to speed. While the ladies can bring the heat with the Miama from schuh; packed with style and featuring a flatform for a little height boost (in case Pimms on Murray Mound turns into 10pm cocktails).

 

Plus One Picks

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Bass Larson Moccasin Penny | Missguided Glitter & Fur Block

A worldwide sporting event wouldn’t be complete without a few wild after-parties, right? So if you’ve been nailing your networking whilst enjoying a round or two, you might have just nabbed an invite. Now that you’re in with the It Crowd, fashion is key, so we’ve got some killer styles that are sure to be talking point. Ladies, go for ultimate glam with a stand out heel like this Missguided Glitter & Fur Block complete with a fluffy toe-piece and jewel encrusted heel. While the guys can kit themselves out in a classic summer loafer with the perfect amount of dapper dressing to complete any outfit; the Larson Moccasin Penny from Bass.

 

Garden Party Games

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TOMS Seasonal Classic | schuh Bali Embroidered

Not going to make it to Wimbledon this year? Don’t worry; we’ve got a shoe for that too. If there’s one thing that brings everyone together during the summer, it’s good weather and a national sporting event. So get those invites out, fire up the BBQ and push the flat screen up to the conservatory window and voila! Your very own version of Murray Mound. Casual comfort is what you’ll want to get you through a day of cooking, mingling and a few rounds of tennis, so bag yourself a pair of lightweight TOMS or take it floral with this stunning embroidered Bali sandal from schuh.

 

Wherever you are this Wimbledon, make sure your kicks are trophy worthy with our range of new in for women and men.