Published: November 6, 2023 at 9:57 pm PST
Between a legend on the tennis court and a champion as a mother of two, serena williams You’ve also carved a niche in culture as a fashion icon.
williams Walking the carpet in a gorgeous, sparkling black ball gown exist 2023 CFDA Fashion Awards She was honored with the Fashion Icon Award on Monday at the American Museum of Natural History in New York City.
Williams spoke with ET’s Rachel Smith at the star-studded event, opened up about her passion for fashion as a form of self-expression and shared what life looks like Since welcoming my second child.
“I just feel like you can be yourself in the fashion world — especially in the sports world, you know? I use my platform to be myself and also express myself in the fashion world. It’s like my runway,” William Si shared. “So to me, that’s the most important thing.”
More than two months later, Monday Night in New York is here Williams gives birth to second daughterAdira, with whom she lives husband alexis ohanian.And the couple’s 6-year-old daughter Olympiaas a sister, you have a great time.
“She’s riding it. She loves it,” Williams shared. “Adira was like a little baby, so Olympia called her little sister.”
According to Williams, Olympia “prayed for her sister,” so she’s happy with how everything is going.
However, Williams admits to feeling some fear before Adira was born.
“I was worried. I thought, ‘Well, I don’t know if I can love anyone as much as I love Olympia,'” Williams shared. “I was really nervous about it. But I feel like it all worked out.”
For more on Williams and Ohanian’s happy family, watch the video below.