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On Saturday, 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu made historical past as she beat Serena Williams within the US Open 2019 last to develop into the primary Canadian to ever win a Grand Slam singles match. The nation roared in help of {the teenager} who has repeatedly emphasised how proud she is to signify Canada on the worldwide stage. And her help of all issues Canadian has prolonged in style, with the champ selecting Montreal-based designer Marie Saint Pierre for her most up-to-date outing.

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Yesterday, Bianca attended her WTA official portrait ceremony carrying a black, off-the-shoulder gown from the storied model’s Fall 2019 assortment. Talking with FASHION about how the second got here collectively, Marie Saint Pierre mentioned, “Following Bianca’s spectacular efficiency and large win in opposition to Serena Williams on the Roger’s Cup earlier this 12 months, it got here naturally to contact Bianca and congratulate her and her staff. Ever since then, we now have been involved together with her staff and briefly mentioned about collaborating with Bianca. We didn’t get the prospect to fulfill her till a couple of days in the past as every thing got here up so quick. The second the massive information was out, each groups shortly put her look collectively and organized a becoming the next morning at her lodge.”

The model is understood for dressing different powerhouse Canadian ladies, together with Tessa Advantage and the Dufour Lapointe sisters, in addition to Gloria Estefan and Viktoria Modesta, and Marie credit this to the standard of her designs. “Our technical and stretch materials are very nicely appreciated – not solely do they offer room for motion however they’re additionally mild and wrinkle-free. Folks carrying them really feel comfy but edgy and complex.”

As for having Bianca put on one in every of her items, Saint Pierre says, “Bianca represents the model’s values to perfection and I’m very proud that she picked us to launch her media tour. As a Canadian style home, it’s a true honour to decorate the primary Canadian to win a Grand Slam title,” including that she hopes to proceed collaborating with Bianca sooner or later.

For those who’re eager to emulate Bianca’s profitable type, the Cyme gown retails for CAD$1,100 and is made utilizing fantastic scuba with asymmetrical hand-pleated taffeta detailing on the hemline. It’s obtainable on the model’s new pop-up in TriBeCa (which will probably be open for 2 months), in addition to its Montreal and Miami boutiques, on-line and thru its stockists throughout North America.