Venus Williams French Open Outfit: Love It or Loathe It?

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Venus Williams coasted to a 6-3, 6-3 victory against Patty Schnyder in the first round of the French Open this weekend.

But the tennis great's powerful serve and winning forehand aren't what has the online community buzzing this morning.

Instead, all talk centers around the black and red, tutu-like dress this legend wore on the court, which covered flesh-toned underwear often spotted by anyone paying close attention when Venus went for an overhead smash.

It was really more of a corset than typical tennis attire:

The part-time designer said the look is "about illusion, which represents "a lot of my motif this year."

We say this outfit could very well start flying off the shelves of our THG Style Store: readers will either want to burn it or wear it. Where do you stand?

Venus Williams' French Open fashion statement is...

From the front, to the side, to the revealing back: Judge this attire for yourself.

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