Emma Raducanu is the new face of Dior

Written by Jacqui Palumbo, CNN

Emma Raducanu has been named a Dior ambassador simply over a month after successful the ladies’s singles title on the 2021 US Open.

The 18-year-old British tennis star will characterize the womenswear collections of French luxurious style home in addition to its skincare and make-up classes. Ahead of the announcement on Tuesday, Raducanu was noticed on the world premiere of the James Bond movie “No Time to Die” in September sporting a Grecian fashion robe designed by Dior’s artistic director Maria Grazia Chiuri for the Cruise 2022 assortment.

Emma Raducanu at the "No Time To Die" premiere in Dior.

Emma Raducanu on the “No Time To Die” premiere in Dior. Credit: Dave J Hogan/Getty Images

In an interview with British Vogue, Raducanu expressed how significant the crimson carpet occasion was to her. “Being able to wear a dress like that made with all the magic in the Dior ateliers was a totally unique experience,” she mentioned. “The detailed embroidery was exceptional and I was so honoured to attend my first movie premiere in it.”

Raducanu shot to fame following her sturdy exhibiting at Wimbledon this previous summer time, then shocked the tennis world when she received the US Open as a newcomer, beating out 19-year-old Canadian tennis participant Leylah Fernandez within the finals. She is the primary qualifier to win a Grand Slam title.

Raducanu was a wild card to win the US Open title this year.

Raducanu was a wild card to win the US Open title this yr. Credit: Tim Nwachukwu/Getty Images

The Dior gig is not Raducanu’s first foray into the style world. She made her Met Gala debut final month in a printed black-and-white Chanel ensemble earlier than signing on with Tiffany & Co. as an envoy to the famed jewellery model. Now, she’ll be working with Churi in addition to Peter Philips, who helms Dior’s skincare and make-up strains.

Other lately named well-known ambassadors for the model embrace Okay-pop star Jisoo and actor Yara Shahidi.

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