Patternbank brings you the highlights from Milan A/W 2013/14 Fashion Week. This is the first instalment where we have selected designers showing key print trends for Autumn/Winter 2013/14. Watch out for Part 2 which will follow shortly and the up and coming Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Etro A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Tibetan Print References – Optical Pattern Plays – Spliced Geometric Prints – Digital Pattern Trickery – Black Blurring Lines – Bold Graphic Shapes – Tribal Techno Mixes – Exaggerated Lines

Etro photos via Vogue.co.uk

Roberto Cavalli A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Painterly Baroque Style Florals – Colourful Brushwork – Cut-up and Collaged Ensembles – Tonal and Monochromatic Prints – Exuberant Gold Painted Florals – Caravaggio and Ruben References

Roberto Cavalli photos via Vogue.co.uk

Fendi A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Neon Stripe Accents – Sculptural and Fringed Raffias – Camouflage Boldness – Fur Cut and Sculpted – Primitivism Meets Futurism – Techno Aztecs – New Wave 80′s and Punk Spirit

Fendi photos via Vogue.co.uk

Gucci A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Blurred Tweeds and Dogtooth Checks – Opulent Gold Leaf Prints – Highlighted Areas – Sculptural Fringe and Sequin Embellishments – Ferns, Plumes and Feathers

Gucci photos via Vogue.co.uk 

Antonio Marras A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Garden Bloom Prints – Metallic and Gold Detailing – Folk Inspired Fabric Inserts – Appliqué and Patchwork Fabric Areas – Layered Re-workings – Bauhaus Art Inspired Prints – Plays in Scale – New Placement Workings

Antonio Marras photos via Vogue.co.uk

Bottega Veneta A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Fabric Manipulations – Felted and Layered Areas – Sculptural Reliefs – Art Inspired – Pleated and Stitched – Raw Edges – Bonded and Embellished – Voluptuous Fabrications – Romantic and Cherished Heirlooms

Bottega Veneta photos via Vogue.co.uk

Just Cavalli A/W 2013/14

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks

Animal Skin Variations – Fresco Inspired Prints – Asian and Dragon Motifs – Bhutan References – Framed and Bordered Pictorials – Gold and Silk Details

Just Cavalli photos via Vogue.co.uk

Milan Fashion Week   Autumn/Winter 2013/14   Print & Pattern Highlights   Part 1 catwalks