Wimbledon frowns on Federer’s shoes

Apparently, what you see above is too colorful for


According to multiple reports, Roger Federer — who

probably should have a little clout at the All England Club after

winning the title seven times — was asked to change his

orange-soled shoes after his first-round match against Victor


Wimbledon is infamous for its strict dress code, calling for

predominantly white clothing. Players


test the limits of what is acceptable in the fashion-conscious


Federer obliged. He came out Wednesday for his second-round

match in more traditional white-soled shoes:

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(Alastair Grant/AP)

The new shoes didn’t do him any favors though.


was ousted in an absolute stunner in the second-round by Sergiy


The orange shoes above matched his overall attire, twinged in

orange throughout:

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(Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)