Patternbank breaks down the key print trends from the Cruise/Resort Pre Spring 2013 catwalk Shows. These shows are a great insight into the upcoming Spring/Summer 2013 catwalk shows (which we’ll also be covering). Here we bring you a concise overview of the most influential print trends emerging from these recent Resort shows. This is the first instalment featuring six key print trend stories, Part 2 will follow shortly. Sign up to our Newsletter to find out when part 2 is live on the site.

Abstract Pattern

Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks

Oil Paint Expression – Loosely Rendered Pattern – Marbling and Mineral pattern references – Freshly Painted form – Movement Lines – Unexpected Brights

Monique LhuillierIssey Miyake, Issey MiyakeJohn GallianoTSEChristopher KanePreenJosie Natori. Photos Via Fashionising.com

Border Decor

Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks

Dissected Border Prints – Stripes in Border format – Intense Border use – Deconstructed Paisley Print Elements – Enlarged Border detail – New Forms of Engineered Prints –  Repositioned pattern structures – Baroque Border prints

Carolina HerreraRoberto Cavalli, CelineAntonio Berardi, EtroAnna Sui, Nanette LeporeAnna Sui, Givenchy.   Photos Via Fashionising.com

Brushed Statements

Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks

Subtle Art Brush Strokes – Paint Dabs – Oil Paint Textures – Bold & Bright Colour Hues – Fun Paint statements – Gradient Colour effects – Single Stroke Brush Marks – Brush Movement Marks – Textured Brush Patterns - Mixed scale brush work

Emporio ArmaniGabriele ColangeloTribune Standard, Carolina Herrera,  Christopher Kane,  Christopher Kane.  Photos Via Fashionising.com

Ethnic Energy

Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks

Native American References – Twisted Cultures – Tribal Reworks with Folkloric inspirations – Energetic visuals – Vibrant Brights – Summer Ikat looks

Bibhu Mohapatra, Mara Hoffman, Tory BurchVersace, AltuzarraBCBG Max AzriaAltuzarraThakoon, BCBG Max Azria.  Photos Via Fashionising.com

Intense Bloom

Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks

Mid Scale Florals – Powerful, Bold Colour Plays – Vivid Color mixes – Saturated Prints & Botanical Studies – Tropical References – Overgrown Country Gardens Studies – 60s Vibe Florals

PreenFrancesco Scognamiglio, Alice + Olivia, Barbara Tfank, GucciStella McCartneyMother of PearlMoschinoMarc Jacobs.   Photos Via Fashionising.com

Monochrome Impact

Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks

Stark Contrasting Patterns – Optical Plays – Floral mixed with Geometric Prints – Structure and linear form visuals – High contrast statements – Chevron and Stripe Abstract Prints

Balmain, Rachel RoyC’N'C Costume National, Anna Sui, Emilio PucciAntonio Marras.   Photos Via Fashionising.com

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Catwalk Print Trends   Cruise / Resort Pre Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 catwalks