ICON | Althea Gibson


Photos of Gibson in action at Wimbledon and in her living room by Genevieve Naylor, 1957.

"Most of us who aspire to be tops in our fields don't really consider the amount of work required to stay tops." —Althea Gibson

5 comments:

Tyra Davis said...

LOVE her outfit in the pic on the right! And yes, she is indeed an ICON.

Lizzie said...

I can't decide which shirt I like more, the Fred Perry polo or the 50's Hawaiian riff!

TaNeesha said...

i was just thinking about her the other day! thx for recognizing her radness!

Cupcakewalker said...

Great choice! And I love her quote.

Anonymous said...

Thanks for including Althea. One of the best. Love your blog.