How Billie Jean King Picked Her Outfit for the Battle of the Sexes Match- page 2 | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian
On September 20, 1973, Billie Jean King beat Bobby Riggs in a "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match. (Bettmann/Corbis)

How Billie Jean King Picked Her Outfit for the Battle of the Sexes Match

Forty years after King beat self-proclaimed male chauvinist Bobby Riggs, her victory still stands as an accomplishment for feminism—and fashion

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