Branching from an obsession with iconic Chinese floral fabrics from Northeast China and inspired by the matriarchs sense of fashion, these trunks are meant to empower queer youth. This print comes in many different shades and patterns and can often be seen as a motif for upholstery, bedcovers and clothing worn by middle-aged Chinese women. An homage to the women that rule and empower.
To continue the Chinese design narrative, jade aglets purchased from the Jade Market in Hong Kong are attached to the ends of the drawstring tie as an elevated detail. Each swim brief comes with their own unique pair.
DESIGNER: tight tams is a swimwear brand conceived in L.A., born in Hong Kong, and nurtured in New York. The label seeks to capture a gay Asian dream boy anime fantasy mixed with queer, and femme vibes that are marked by playfulness and uninhibited sexuality.