Patternbank breaks down the key print trends from the Menswear Spring/Summer 2013 catwalk shows held in London, Milan and Paris. Here we bring you a concise overview of the key looks sure to influence the season. This is the first instalment featuring six key print trend stories, Part 2 will follow shortly. Sign up for our Weekly Newsletter to be kept right up to date with all the latest stories.

Art School

Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks

Painted Pictures – Large Scale Abstract – Paint Explosions – Bauhaus Expression – Creative Mixtures – Digital Pattern – Patchwork Mix

Givenchy, Poul BrouwerPorts 1961MilharayasuhiroRaf SimonsJil SanderVivienne WestwoodAgi & SamBernhard Willhelm Photos Via Fashionising.com

Ethnic Tribe

Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks

Bold Ethnic Imagery – Mixing Pattern – Ikat Expression – Classic Batik – Decorated Indonesia – Modern Tribe – Resist Dye Batik

Miharayasuhiro, Vivienne Westwood, John Richmond, Miharayasuhiro, Bernhard Willhelm, Yohji Yamamoto, Henrik Vibskov, Missoni, Phillip Lim Photos via Fashionising.com

Check Mate

Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks

Country Gent – Over scaled Plaids – Graph and Grid-Like Checks – Classic Tartans

Thom Browne, Daks, Junya Watanabe Man, Shaun Samson, John Galliano, Poul Brouwer, Pringle of Scotland, Moschino, Dries Van Noten Photos Via Fashionising.com

Printed Outerwear

Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks

Foulard Motifs – Border Details – Pattern Layering – Printed Suiting – Small Scale Geometrics

Ann Demeulemeester, Burberry Prorsum, Roccobarocco, Burberry Prosum, Etro, Versace Photos via Fashionising.com

Indigo Denim

Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks

Batik Patterning – Woven Indigo Ikats – Bleach Effects – Denim Mixes – Shades Blues – Collaged Pattern

Etro, Missoni, Phillip Lim, Roccobarrocco, Louis Vuitton, Phillip Lim, Richard Nicoll, Diesel Black Gold  Photos via Fashionising.com

New Camouflage

Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks

Camouflage and Skins Mix – Garments Covered – Allover Camouflage – Floral Camouflage – Suited Camouflage

Dries Van Noten, Kenzo, Dries Van Noten, Kenzo, John Galliano, Dirk Birkkermbergs, Marc Jacobs, Pringle of Scotland, Qasimi Homme Photos via Fashionising.com

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Menswear Print Trends   Spring/Summer 2013 Part 1 print pattern catwalks