What a difference a Grand Slam final appearance makes. Dominika Cibulkova, who beat four Top 20 WTA Tour players (and two in the Top 5, at that) before bowing out to Li Na in the Australian Open final last month, debuted a signature collection of hats and T-shirts this week, per Spin friend The Slice.
In doing so, Cibulkova joins the ranks of such elites as Venus Williams (EleVen) and Maria Sharapova (Cole Haan) in owning a fashion line or collection.
Cibulkova noted on Facebook that proceeds from the Domi brand will go to her foundation, called AHN, in Slovakia: "I try to help people that are not so lucky in life like me." In a separate social-media post, she said that she'd been working toward releasing the line for the first few weeks of the year, adding, "Now everybody can have a piece of me."
Allez met Pome (read: Come on!) when retired Wimbledon winner Marion Bartoli, still on the scene basically everywhere, greeted her friend's good news in person in Bratislava:
Cibulkova, a self-described "party girl"—see these post-Aussie Open final photos—is not immune to a little downtime with her favorite canines. Bartoli also spent time at Chez Domi ramping up to the Monday event:
The Spin says the pieces are emphatic and jouncy in both color and design, a great fit for their spunky inspiration.
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