Eating Clean to Improve My Tennis Game

As an active tennis player and fitness enthusiast, I have always believed people are what they eat: improving your eating habits will in return improve your energy, focus, and ultimately help you champion your goals – and your tennis game! I use these three methods to stay light and clean for my on and off…

A “Ritz” Vacation in Key Biscayne

Photo: Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne With summer soon approaching and the weather heating up, nothing gets better than a luxurious girls vacation at the Ritz. Recently the Yaffa girls and I made our way down south to sunny Florida and stayed at the gorgeous Ritz Carlton in Key Biscayne.   Photo: Ritz Carlton Key Biscayne There…

Start Your Summer in Luxury

Whether you’ll be in New York City at the club or burying yourself in a book in the Hamptons, Memorial Day is upon us, summer is finally here. Memorial Day means the start of something special for me. It signals the start of a time where I’m most active on the court, where I spend the…

Chic Country Club Whites Are Here to Stay

While some tennis players, pros included, complain about wearing all white at their country club and at Wimbledon, the history of this controversial dress code dates back to the 1800’s. Tennis at that time was seen as just a social sport for the leisure class. The institution of “Tennis Whites” began when unsightly sweat spots…

A Versatile Gift for the Mom on the Go

This Mothers’ Day, give mom the softest silkiest wrap. Our wraps are like a warm hug for busy moms on the go! Whatever you wear, you should feel amazing. Our European silky fabric will make you feel nothing short of luxurious. I designed the Après Wrap so tennis players have a piece that completes an…

Designer Notes: Play the Blues

PLAY THE BLUES is the big color fashion story this Spring. From the fashion runways in Paris to the streets of New York, shades of blue will dominate from athleisure to evening wear. The biggest trending shade of Blue is “Lapis,” which is a sophisticated color mixture of deep blue and purple. Yaffa’s new spring collection uses these…

The Story Behind Yaffa’s Popular Pocket Skort

At Yaffa, I am always looking to solve courtrobe problems. The new Pocket Skort was inspired by my active Scarsdale tennis friends that were sporting the Yaffa Pocket Capri on their morning walks. The same well designed and flattering pocket detail was worked into the design of this new skort.  For these very busy ladies,…

Love from Locker Up in the Spring New Arrivals

Locker up Yaffettes from Montgomery Texas shared this shot with us wearing our spring 2016 line! Our new collection features innovative performance fabrics imported from Italy’s finest mills. What makes Yaffa truly unique is our innovative fabrics that are the essence of a silky-smooth second skin providing essential UPF 50 protection.     Laura Preskin, Founder…

Want to Learn How to Meditate? Play Tennis!

Who says you need to be in yoga class, or in an Ashram to meditate? Seasoned mediators will vouch that any activity that clears the mind is MEDITATION.  There is no question that of all the many fitness passions I have, there is no other but TENNIS; where I am completely free from the thoughts…

A Day in the Life of a Yaffa Customer

Hey Yaffettes! Ready. Set. GO! Your Day has Started!   The Yaffa Customer, or Yaffette buids her wardrobe around style, quality and utility. She wears Yaffa both on court and beyond tennis.    Our beautiful Yaffettes love to start their active day by meeting up with friends, walking their “doodles” and catching up on the neighborhood…