Britain has recently lurched from one constitutional and leadership crisis to the next in the wake of its decision to leave the European Union, with morale further damped by a humiliating loss to Iceland in the European soccer championships.
So a second Wimbledon championship for Andy Murray was a welcome distraction on Sunday afternoon, with the local hero triumphing over the Canadian Milos Raonic on Centre Court in straight sets.
But he was not the only winner. His wife, Kim Sears, seated in the family box, was herself something of an attention magnet for the duration of the tournament.
A fixture on the sidelines of her husband’s matches for almost a decade (they married in 2015), Ms. Sears has won more admiring glances this year than any other for her strategic choices in courtside attire.
Over the course of Wimbledon, she wore dresses from names like Burberry Brit, Whistles, Beulah London and Ted Baker, and chose a marigold…