Patternbank brings you the key print highlights from the recent London Fashion Week catwalk shows. In this first instalment we’ve edited down the strongest print trend highlights for Spring/Summer 2013. Watch out for Part 2 which will follow shortly. Also keep an eye out for our print highlight report on the Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Antoni and Alison S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Freehand Brush Strokes  - Enlarged lace cut-outs – Floral and Art mash ups – Playful Expression – Photoreal print Combinations

Antoni and Alison photos via Fashionising.com

 

Matthew Williamson S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Experimental photoprints – Surreal Landscapes – Bleeds and Water Damaged prints – Destroyed Polaroid prints  - Ombre effects – Future Ethnic patterns

Matthew Williamson photos via Fashionising.com

 

Mary Katrantzou S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Vintage European Postage stamps references – Bold Graphic prints – Bird & Butterfly visuals  - Currency Pattern & Motif use – Decorative linear structures

Mary Katrantzou photos via Fashionising.com

 

Preen S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Crocodile & Snakeskin combinations – Skin, Stripe & Floral plays – Ombre and blocked overprints – Unexpected Floral Expression – Banded Visual effects

Preen photos via Style.com

 

Temperley S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Structured Mosaic Expression – Modern Folk prints -Ikat and Tapestry Experimentation – Ethnic Crafts - Engineered Digital prints - Elegant Femininity

Antoni and Alison photos via Fashionising.com

 

Aminaka Wilmont S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Digital Fractured prints – Mirrored and Repeated visuals – Subtle Floral statements – Monochrome Digital Kaleidoscopes – Layered Florals

Aminaka Wilmont photos via Fashionising.com

 

Giles S/S 2013

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Destructed Beauty – Gem Stone and Shattered glass plays – Banded patterns – Monochrome statements – Silk Photoprints

Giles photos via Fashionising.com

London Fashion Week   Spring/Summer 2013   Print Trend Highlights   Part 1 catwalks