What to wear to Wimbledon…and everything is made in Britain!

As far as events go, they don’t come much more British than the Wimbledon Tennis Championships. If you’re struggling for what to wear to such a British event, then surely you should start with something made in Britain? Read on for inspiration…

The Wimbledon Tennis Championships, held annually at the 42 acre site in Wimbledon, date back to 1877.  They’re attended by nearly half a million people, who consume 28,000kg of fresh strawberries between them!

Famous for not only the tennis, but also the people watching. If you’re lucky enough to have a ticket but are wondering what to wear, we’ve got you covered.

Here’s the ultimate list of what to wear to Wimbledon…and everything is made in Britain…

Womenswear to wear at Wimbledon
Clockwise from top left: Ince Umbrella, Walter and Herbert sunglasses, Biba and Rose pendant, VVA handbag, Alie Street dress, Yull Shoes

Start with a poppy print dress by Judy Murray favourite Alie Street. Accessorise with a pair of baby blue Kensington shoes by Yull and a silver Dahlia Tote from VVA Handbags and a turquoise pendant necklace from Biba and Rose. If you’re lucky enough it will be sunny, in which case you’ll need a pair of Taylor sunglasses from Walter & Herbert. But just in case of showers make sure to take a ladies solid stick umbrella from Ince Umbrellas.

What to wear to Wimbledon: For Men

Men what to wear Wimbledon
L to R: Johnstons of Elgin scarf, Banton Frameworks sunglasses, Teddy Edward shirt, Hemingsworth shorts, Chatham Footwear boat shoes, Lawrence and Foster linen cap

Since you can now wear shorts to Wimbledon, except in the Royal Box, you might like to wear a pair by new British brand Hemingsworth. Team with a grandad shirt by Teddy Edward and a Merino scarf from Johnston’s of Elgin at Private White V.C. Accessorise with a pair of boat shoes from the made in Britain collection at Chatham Footwear and a linen cap from Yorkshire hatters Lawrence and Foster. And don’t forget your sunnies…these are from Bantom Frameworks.

You might also like to take…

What you need to take to Wimbledon
Clockwise from top left: Folksglove picninc rug, J Price tennis ball, Strawberries and Pimms

A picnic rug from Folksglove will always come in handy when sitting down to tuck into some strawberries washed down with a glass of Pimms. And did you know that we still make tennis balls in the UK? Price of Bath have been making tennis balls in England since the late 1930’s and are now the only remaining tennis ball manufacturer in the Western world. Check out their website for the amazing different colours and personalised tennis balls that they make.