Tanya Taylor approached her resort 2022 assortment with a recent perspective; in lieu of designing a extra holiday-centric lineup, she needed to meld her model’s newly launched in-house swimwear with breezy, vacation-ready appears impressed by the creative, polished really feel of Miami’s Surf Club.
“It’s a tricky time and we wanted to be really clear — people are going to want to go away, they’re definitely traveling this year and we wanted to be a part of an amazing, joyful wardrobe for that,” Taylor mused over Zoom, including, “I think this is more in our wheelhouse. Holiday is something that’s always been tricky in my mind — it’s very driven by embroidery, sequins and glam, and it has such a short window. It’s nice that this almost gives a nod into spring and brings a freshness.”
The look: Cabana stripes meet oversize, dry-brushed florals — an emphasis on simplified, however nonetheless graphic, prints and on spirited silhouettes in light-weight and comforting fabrications.
Quote of notice: “The collection started by really thinking about how much we wanted November to be an escape, and I think that it originally came from, “where is my favorite place to go that gives me peacefulness and the sense of exploration,” and it’s the Surf Club in Miami as a result of it has this actually cool historical past. Churchill would sit by the pool and paint — they’ve some doodles of his on the partitions. It has this polish of metropolis assembly this way of life of a seashore. This assortment, we combined swimwear with ready-to-wear and needed it to have that suave, clear Miami method that this resort has.”
Key items: Spirited, voluminous sleeves and full skirts on thrilling new T-shirt clothes and printed minis; poplin shirting with hand-embroidered sunbursts; new swimwear emblazoned with a mix of floral blooms and stripes (worn with simple layers that felt each practical and aspirational whereas beachside). Taylor neatly bridged cabana stripes from cozy and cute (a breezy shirt with exaggerated proportions and rolled quick set) to polished (clear striped skirts) to the more-so surprising (a strapless cable-knit sweater).
The takeaway: Taylor’s signature playful prints, use of colour and trendy, girly silhouettes (particularly with exaggerated volumes) all felt tremendous recent for the designer’s new vacation-ready course for resort.