Tanya Taylor Swimwear
Photo from Tanya Taylor’s swimwear lookbook

May 21, 2021: NYC-based womenswear label Tanya Taylor dabbled in swimwear last year, collaborating with the Insta-famous brand Summersalt on a limited-edition capsule. This year, the fashion girl-favourite wisely decided to launch its very own line of swimsuits, inspired by the Canadian fashion designer’s childhood summers in Barbados. Taylor’s debut swimwear collection is part one of two, the second of which launches in November.

The first swimwear drop features the label’s signature bold and summery patterns. Taylor designed the two one-pieces and two bikinis with elements from her bestselling dresses, adding eye-catching details: wrap-around straps, smocking, and adjustable ties. Better yet, the collection includes sarongs and a matching beach bag and hat to perfect your vacay vibe. It’s born to mix and match with the brand’s SS21 Ready-to-Wear collection so that you can easily transition from Zoom meetings to the pool.

Tanya Taylor Swimwear

The designer teamed up with local artisans in Thailand to skillfully produce eco-friendly Italian fabric made from 78 percent recycled multifilament polyamide (AKA, a more eco-conscious version of nylon). Pieces in the collection are carefully hand-painted with a technique popular during the abstract expressionist art movement called “pigment splash,” which Taylor also used in her Summer 2021 collection. To achieve the intricate designs, the Tanya Taylor design team sprinkled dye powder onto melting ice placed on fabric to produce the breathtaking one-of-a-kind designs we need to brighten up a post quarantine world.

Finally, Taylor wanted to make sure the collection was size-inclusive. Each distinctive style is available from XS – 3X, and, per the brand, each design and size offers a comfortable fit. Shop the Tanya Taylor Swimwear collection below.

Tanya Taylor Swimwear
ALLISON BIKINI TOP IN PARADISE FLORAL, $135 (TOP), SABRINA BIKINI BOTTOM IN PARADISE FLORAL, $135 (BOTTOM), VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
MAXINE BIKINI TOP IN PIGMENT SPLASH, $135 (TOP), KAIA BIKINI BOTTOM IN PIGMENT SPLASH, $135 (BOTTOM), VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
MAXINE BIKINI TOP IN PARADISE FLORAL, $135 (TOP), KAIA BIKINI BOTTOM IN PARADISE FLORAL, $135 (BOTTOM), VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
KENDRA SMOCKED ONE PIECE IN PARADISE FLORAL, $263 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
KELLY WRAP ONE PIECE IN BRUSHSTROKE FLORAL, $263 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
KELLY WRAP ONE PIECE IN PIGMENT SPLASH, $263 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
ELORA SARONG IN PIGMENT SPLASH, $178 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
ELORA SARONG IN BRUSHSTROKE FLORAL, $178 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
ELORA SARONG IN PARADISE FLORAL, $178 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
Tanya Taylor Swimwear
ALEX HAT IN PIGMENT SPLASH, $121 VIA TANYA TAYLOR. SHOP NOW
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