Last night, tennis legend Roger Federer sweated it out on court with his biggest rival, and fellow countryman, Stan Wawrinka to reach the Australian Open final for the sixth time.
While the crowed was hooked on the edge of their seats for the entirety of the match, someone in the crowd ended up outshining both players: Federer’s wife Mirka.
Mirka is understandably Roger’s biggest supporter and has been seen at most of his major matches since they married. Come rain or shine she is often pictured cheering him on from the stands with their twin girls by her side.
Last night she won herself a legion of fans, and also some naysayers, thanks to her bright pink jumper.
If anyone can understand being victim to a bad fashion trend it’s the baby boomers (we’ve seen it all!), so is this really that bad?
The expensive Gucci jumper, which retails for $A1975, featured a shockingly bright pink, with green trim around the sleeves and colour and a print of a tiger on the front with the French phrase, “L’Aveugle par Amour,” meaning “Blinded by Love.”
Since we seem to live in an age when people can’t help but air their views on social media, hundreds quickly took to Facebook and the like to battle it out.
“In all honesty, what is that sweater Mirka Federer is wearing?” asked one Twitter user.
In all honesty, what is that sweater Mirka Federer is wearing?
— Lethal L-Roy (@lethalgold) January 26, 2017
“What is Mirka Federer wearing?” said another, followed by these particularly harsh hastags: “#AusOpen #worstsweater #why #isshedrunk”.
— Cade Ringin (@CRingin) January 26, 2017
Others though jumped to her defence, saying she brighten their day.
“We should all live our lives a little more like Mirka Federer’s sweater. Colorful and bright,” said one fan.
— Miriam Frei (@_miriamfrei_) January 26, 2017
The whole thing is enough to make you think about our fashion disasters from the past and being baby boomers, we’ve seen it all!
Flares, too much corduroy, big hair and shoulder pads – the list goes on!
What was your biggest fashion faux par?