Patternbank brings you it’s second ‘Catwalk Print Trends’ round-up for A/W 2012. Covering all the shows from New York, London, Milan and Paris, we bring you the key looks that are sure to influence the season. These reports aim to give you a concise overview of the most influential print trends emerging from the recent catwalk season.

Collage of Art

Catwalk Print Trends   Autumn/Winter 2012 Part 2 trend forecasts catwalks

Art statements – Collage expression – Abstract art forms – Patchwork forms – Texture plays – Exaggerated knits and appliqués – Spliced and overprinted form – Overlaid pattern – Varied art references

Antoni and Alison, Ferna Yamamoto, Bernhard Willhelm, Antonio Marras, Bernhard Willhelm, Luke Brooks, Michael Van Der Ham, Dries Van Noten, Antoni and Alison. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Jewelled

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Oversize Jewels – Gold ornament – Bejewelled Tweed – Mirrored Holographic’s – Sequin Charmed – Costume crystals – Photographic prints - Visual opulence

Antoni and Alison, Dolce and Gabbana, Louis Vuitton, Matthew WilliamsonLouise GrayChristian Dior,  Louis VuittonMarc Jacobs. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Eastern Tribe

Catwalk Print Trends   Autumn/Winter 2012 Part 2 trend forecasts catwalks

Brocaded silks - Oriental motifs – Modern Eastern plays – Pattern and motif blends – Jacquard and embroidered details – Gold and metallic threads and print effects – Ornate dragon and bird motif use

Proenza Schouler, Zac Posen, Vivienne Tam, Jason WuDries Van NotenBarbara BuiDries Van Noten, Proenza Schouler. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Embellished

Catwalk Print Trends   Autumn/Winter 2012 Part 2 trend forecasts catwalks

Golden ecclesiastical -  Glistening brocades - Metallic and burnished gold looks – Elaborately embellished – Cross stitch and Tapestry work – Pearl studded looks - Pearlescent shades – Opulent gold

Dolce and Gabbana, Collette Dinnigan, Barbara Bui, Valentino, Balmain, Temperly, Tommy Hilfiger, Valentino, Kinder Aggugini. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Graphic impact

Catwalk Print Trends   Autumn/Winter 2012 Part 2 trend forecasts catwalks

Street Art beauty – Graphic symbol & icon use – Sprayed visual marks – Large scale art – Airbrushed visuals – Graphic havoc – Cut and paste looks – Typography pattern  – Vivid colour use

Antoni and Alison, Ashish, Gaultier, Bernard Willheim, Luke Brooks, Manish Arora, Louise Gray,  Manish Arora, Balenciaga. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Catwalk Print Trends   Autumn/Winter 2012 Part 2 trend forecasts catwalks