In this New York Fashion Week designer highlight, we look to Diane von Furstenberg’s latest collection. Beautifully sophisticated florals and bold geometric statements adorn this rich impactful collection for Spring 2017.
Diane von Furstenberg photos via Vogue.com
Patternbank are loving the vibrant mix of appliqué florals and neon colour pops in this NYFW designer highlight from Jason Wu’s Spring Collection. Iris Blooms and transparent floral overlays inject a fresh look to this stunning collection.
Jason Wu photos via Vogue.com
In this New York Fashion Week designer highlight, we look to Zimmermann’s latest womenswear RTW collection. A touch of romanticism and soft prairie print looks drive this edgy collection for Spring 2017.
Zimmermann photos via Vogue.com
In this New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 print and pattern designer highlights we look to Warm’s latest RTW collection. A stunning print mix of tropical florals, fresh graphic blooms and vibrant brushed checks.
Warm photos via Vogue.com
Watch out for our Spring/Summer 2017 Catwalk Print Trend Report to inspire you in all your new seasonal developments. This will include print trends seen through-out New York, London, Milan & Paris Fashion weeks.
In our new quick response catwalk print analysis posts, we aim to highlight the key and most directional print & pattern focused collections. In the first of our New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2017 print and pattern designer highlights, we look to Gary Graham’s beautiful Indian ethnic collection.
Gary Graham photos via Vogue.com
Watch out for our Spring/Summer 2017 Catwalk Print Trend Report to inspire you in all your new seasonal developments. This will include print trends seen through out New York, London, Milan & Paris Fashion weeks.
Ka Wa Key‘s work explores the identity of Asian men with the roots of their sensuous cultures and aesthetics. His personal design process involves the hybridities in; Eastern and Western clothing, masculine and feminine representations and the traditional textile crafts with the latest fashion technology. Key graduated from the Royal College of Art in London with a Master’s degree in Fashion Menswear in 2015 with the scholarships he obtained by winning the Hong Kong Young Design Talent Award (YDTA) and the Hong Kong Fashion Designers’ Association Talent Award. He was nominated as one of the finalists at the H&M Design Award for his graduate collection, which was showcased in “DOUBLE JE” contemporary art exhibition in Palais de Tokyo in Paris. See more here.
The Patternbank Team bring you the key Print Trends from the Spring and Summer 2017, Menswear Catwalk shows alongside some great designs from The Patternbank Online Textile Studio. Check out more of our Spring/Summer 2017 prints at The Patternbank Studio.
FLORAL OUTLINE » Antonio Marras / Boglioli / Emporio Armani / Marni / Paul & Joe / Emporio Armani / Papavre Field by Vivienne Kristof / Silhouette Floral by Camilla Coelho
The Patternbank Team bring you the final run down of the Resort 2017 Print Trends alongside some fabulous designs from The Patternbank Online Textile Studio. Check out more of our Spring/Summer 2017 prints at The Patternbank Studio.
Eclectic Folk » Roberto Cavalli / Vk80 3 by Victoria Krupp / Cynthia Rowley / Palampore by Priyanka Java / Woodland Folk Floral by Nikki Strange / Phillip Lim / Folk Fan by Duda van den Berg / Cynthia Rowley
The Patternbank Team have been analysing the latest Resort 2017 collections and have put together the strongest print trends alongside designs from the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio that we think perfectly complement each story. The Resort collections give us a sneak preview of what we can expect from the Spring/Summer 2017 Catwalk shows. Slightly more commercially focused, but nevertheless important in their instant availability and timely showings, even the men are getting in on the act showcasing men’s pre-collections alongside womenswear. Watch out for Part 2 later this week.
Floral Solos » Pink Flowers 02 by dancelstudio / Rachel Zoe / Dreamy Pansy Floral by Mercedes Quevedo / Christopher Kane / Alexis Mabille / Daisies and Anemones by Flavia Suguitani Cintra Esteves / Christian Sirano / Painted Tulip Floral by Jo Mitchell
The Patternbank team were lucky enough to get our hands on tickets to Wednesday nights Gala Awards Show at this years London Graduate Fashion Week. This year celebrating an amazing 25th year of showcasing the exciting new fashion generation of designers. Christopher Bailey, Vivienne Westwood, Holly Fulton and Julien MacDonald were amongst the crowd celebrating the last days gala awards show. Here’s our round up of the prints that featured in the final selection of graduates.(image above Chloe Jackson, Nottingham Trent University – Winner of the N Brown Textile Award)
The Patternbank Team have analysed all the key print trends at Paris Fashion Week and today we bring you the final instalment from all the Paris shows. There were wonderfully fresh print ideas from Givenchy inspired by Egyptian Iconography and dresses made of an array of scarf prints from Balenciaga. Watch out for our Autumn/Winter 2016/17 Catwalk Print Trend Report to inspire you in all your new seasonal developments.
Givenchy A/W 16/17
Soft Python skins – Egyptian Iconography – Bold Mandela Pattern – Engineered Prints – Eye of Horus – Psychedelic Mysticism – Abstracted Pharaoh Pattern – Geometric Layers
Givenchy photos via Vogue.com
Balenciaga A/W 16/17
Indian Paisley Pattern – Ornate Indian Silk Embroidery – Bold Furnishing Florals – Luxe Textured Flowers – Collaged Scarf Prints – 70’s Folk Pattern – Indian Paisley Print – Simple Folk Border
Balenciaga photos via Vogue.com
Comme des Garcons A/W 16/17
Multiple Jacquard Pattern – Decadent Renaissance Florals – Flower Groupings – Metallic Jacquard – Dark Opulence – Distorted Background – Painterly Bouquets – Floral Richness – Sumptuous Roses
Comme des Garcons photos via Vogue.com
The Patternbank Team have analysed all the key print trends at Paris Fashion Week and today we bring you Part 1 of the highlights from the shows. There were patterns in abundance on the Paris catwalk with bright billowy Indian floral prints and paisley pattern from Leonard to a more sombre dark mood of the 1920’s in dark devoré velvets and cheetah and leopard patterns at Dries Van Noten. Watch out for the final instalment of Paris Fashion Week tomorrow.
Leonard A/W 16/17
Silk Scarf Printed Layouts – 60’s Paisley Prints – Indian Paisley References – Delicate Pen Florals – Large Scale Flower Heads – Saturated Colour on Black – Bohemian Essence – Delicate Neutrals
Leonard photos via Vogue.com
Chloé A/W 16/17
Pretty Broken Ditsy Pattern – Ethnic Stitched Kaftans – Blurred Mark Making – Moroccan References – Stitched Looking Prints – Ethnic Intarsia Knits – Textured Colour Mixing – Fringing Details
Chloé photos via Vogue.com
Manish Arora A/W 16/17
Wild Pattern Mixing – Abstract Geometric – Wild West and African Mix – Intricate Pattern Layers – Folksy borders – Photographic Fantasy Landscapes – Tribal References – African Wax Patterns
Manish Arora photos via Vogue.com
The Patternbank Team have analysed all the key print trends at Milan Fashion Week and today we bring you Part 2 of the highlights from the Milan shows. Here we saw more of the eclectic combinations of pattern and texture from Prada and Dsquared2 with bold geo collage dominating on the Marni runway and Gucci’s customary riot of tantalising styles. With the current trend towards seasonally confused collections, the message seems to be anything goes! Don’t forget to check out Paris coming soon.
Gucci A/W 16/17
Skin Landscapes – Arty Florals – Bold Optical Prints – Fur Trims – Allover Sequin Embellishments – Traditional Rose Patterns – 70’s Florals – Oriental & Fornasetti Combinations
Gucci photos via Vogue.com
Roberto Cavalli A/W 16/17
Tiger Stripe Velvet – Baroque Curlicued Embroidery – Gold Tissue Lace – Patterned Fur – Lave Patterned Velvet – Folk Embroidery – Gold Print – Fringes and Embellishments – Louche 70’s
Roberto Cavalli photos via Vogue.com
Prada A/W 16/17
Still Life Prints – Abstract Scenes – Luxe Weaves – Metallic Jacquard – Giant Hibiscus Prints – Egyptian Imagery – Fur Trims – Crafty Embroidered Velvet – Pastel Embroidered Florals – Animal Prints
Prada photos via Vogue.com
The Patternbank Team have analysed the collections showing on the Milan catwalks to bring you Part 1 of the print and pattern highlights from the Italian shows. Eccentricity and mad combinations are a key trend with pattern clash and layering featuring heavily throughout the shows. Colourful and patched furs are a staple from graphic zig-zagging from Salvatore Ferragamo to eccentrically patched fur gillets from Antonio Marras. Watch out for Part 2 of Milan’s best to follow.
Dolce & Gabbana A/W 16/17
Romantic Florals – Tack lines – Floral Relief & Embellishment – Cat Conversational – Animal Prints – Underwear Lace – Military Details
Dolce & Gabbana photos via Vogue.com
Antonio Marras A/W 16/17
Pattern Mash-ups – Romantic Florals – Lacey Inlays – Metallic Weaves – Animal Prints – Fur Trims & Mixes – Palm Prints – Patched Brocade – Ornamental Scrolls
Antonio Marras photos via Vogue.com
Salvatore Ferragamo A/W 16/17
Bold Zig-zags – Black & Candy Colour Mixes – Chunky Stripes – Sharp Geos – Multi Colour Furs – Bird Cage prints – Rickrack Trims – Giant Hounds Tooth – Monochrome Checkerboard Pattern
Salvatore Ferragamo photos via Vogue.com
The Patternbank Team have analysed all the key print trends at London Fashion Week and today we bring you Part 2 of the highlights from the London shows. The current trend for mixing different eras continued with the 1930’s and 40’s appearing heavily on the catwalk as well as the 70’s glam rock styles with a touch of Ziggy Stardust. Eccentric women in all their glory with beautiful florals and lace with a few wacky added touches like rain hats at Christopher Kane. Watch out for Milan Fashion Week live on the site later this week.
Christopher Kane A/W 16/17
Fused Lace and Felt – Dusty Rose Prints – Delicate Lace Drawings – Big Bouquets – Crafted Crochet – Felted Mixtures – Exccentric Add Ons – Over Scaled Embroidery Badges – Ribbons and Trailing Embroidery Stems
Christopher Kane photos via Vogue.com
Peter Pilotto A/W 16/17
Placement Embroidery Stories – Icy Texture – Nordic Leave Pattern – Abstract Frozen Landscapes – Frosted Snow Pattern – Lacey knits – Nordic Diamond Prints – Alpine Knit Designs
Peter Pilotto photos via Vogue.com
Burberry A/W 16/17
70’s Swirly Pattern – Oversized 70’s Floral – Python Skin Prints – Glam Rock Style – Soft Plaid Tartans – Luxe and Lustre – Abstract Geometric Tiles – Stylised 70’s Lustred Florals
Burberry photos via Vogue.com
The Patternbank Team have analysed all the key print trends at London Fashion Week and today we bring you Part 1 of the highlights from the first of the shows. Here we saw an abundance of glamorous chintzy florals with a tinge of gothic romanticism. There were a riot of clashing prints too, where dressing up to excess seems to be this seasons hot trend. Watch out for Part 2 of London’s best to follow.
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi A/W 16/17
Layered Photographic Florals – Chintzy Glamour – Floral and Check Mixes – Tonal Camouflage Florals – Romantic Scrolls – Gothic Velvet Devore – Delicate Laced Layers – Distressed Texture – Mixed Pattern Overlays
Preen by Thornton Bregazzi photos via Vogue.com
Mary Katrantzou A/W 16/17
Fifties Americana – Rodeo Stars and Stripes – Appliquéd Cowboy Detailing – Glittered Scrolls and Swirls – Fairground Decoration – Psychedelic Abstract Shapes – Dressing Up Box – Abstract Butterfly Prints – Bold Outlines
Mary Katrantzou photos via Vogue.com
The Patternbank team have been busy extracting all the key print looks for you in the final instalment of New York Fashion Week. Once again we saw designers take a trip to the 60’s and 70’s, with Glam rock and bohemian styling being the key print trends coming through from New York this Fall season. Look out for our forthcoming reports on London Fashion Week.
Modern 60s Graphics & Prints -Pattern Riots – Funky Political Statements – Beautiful Embellishments – Decorative Typography – OTT Styling & Patchworks
Libertine Photos via Vogue.com
Anna Sui F/W16
Sixties Enhanced Pattern – Modern Pop Art Plays – New Biba References – Psychedelic Prints – Bohemian 60s Retro Prints
Anna Sui Photos via Vogue.com
Vivienne Tam F/W16
Turkisk Carpet Patterns – North Asian Traditional Costume References – Eclectic Folkloric Plays – Explored Patchwork & Ikat
Vivienne Tam Photos via Vogue.com
The Ready to Wear Autumn/Winter 2016-17 catwalk shows began last week in New York and Patternbank have compiled the strongest print looks from the designers in two inspiring and informative posts. In this first selection we see designers taking a trip to the Seventies, revisiting historic exotic wallpaper and exploring elegant stylised floral pattern use. Watch out for our Part 2 New York Print round up which will be live later this week.
Custo Barcelona F/W16
Optical 70s Geometrics – Modern Mosaic Pattern – Patchwork Geo’s – New Tribal Motifs – Decorative Graphic Pattern
Custo Barcelona Photos via Vogue.com
Reworked Wallpaper Prints – Indian Inspired Pattern – Exotic Motifs & Scenes – Stylised Woodblocks – Historic Archive Prints
Zimmerman Photos via Vogue.com
Mara Hoffman F/W16
70s Glam Pattern – Ethnic Edge – Persian Rug References – Exotic Botanical Prints – Fantastical Florals
Mara Hoffman Photos via Vogue.com
Patternbank brings you the Menswear catwalk collections for Autumn/Winter 2016/17, where the team have put together the strongest print trends together with a selection of designs from the Patternbank online print studio complimenting each story. The Autumn/Winter collections are a great indicator as to which print trends will be strong for this season.
Alexander McQueen / Katie Eary / Etro / White Mountaineering / Gucci / Paul Smith photos via Vogue.com
Paisley Plays inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Akwaflorell, Sikdesign, Eduardo Doreni, Akwaflorell.
Alexander McQueen / Gucci / Alexander McQueen / Dolce & Gabbana / Casely Hayward / Comme des Garçons Homme Plus photos via Vogue.com
Floral Tribute inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Oya Gamze Kguner, Dunya Atay, Sandra Douse, Eduardo doreni
Katie Eary / Salvatore Ferragamo / Emporio Armani / Gucci / Salvatore Ferragamo / Iceberg photos via Vogue.com
Sharp geo inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Yordanka Poleganova, Urban Rabaglio, Simonetta De Simone, Amy Mathews.
Valentino / Casely Hayford / Roberto Cavalli / Topman Design / Dries Van Noten / Topman Design photos via Vogue.com
60’s Boho inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Ruth Duncan, Ellys Beale, Oslo Prints, Holly Cooper.
Au Jour le Jour / White Mountaineering / Au Jour le Jour / Ports / White Mountaineering / Valentino photos via Vogue.com
Modern Aztec inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Hanna Viktorsson, Hanna Victorsson, Hanna Viktorsson, Studimisty.
Vivienne Westwood / Comme des Garçons Shirt / Sacai / Valentino / Mihara Yasuhiro / Etro photos via Vogue.com
Tartan Check-out inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Shk Design, Burcu Korkmazyurek, Krishna Muraleedharan, CNR Design.
Roberto Cavalli / Gucci / Etro / 3.1 Phillip Lim / Costume National / Etro photos via Vogue.com
Simply Skin inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Susie Foster, Ahmet Senel, Ahmet Senel, Elmira Amirova.
Etro / Gucci / Umit Benan / James Long / Ralph Loren / Vivienne Westwood photos via Vogue.com
Ornamental Opulence inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by DFLC Prints, Elizabeth Rachael, Victoria A, Natalia Kravchata.
Casely Hayford / Sibling / Balmain / Alexander McQueen / Dries Van Noten / Alexander McQueen photos via Vogue.com
Philipp Plein / JW Anderson / Philipp Plein / Gucci / Mihara Yasuhiro / Iceberg photos via Vogue.com
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