Patternbank brings you the highlights from Milan A/W 2014/15 Fashion Week. This is the first instalment where we have selected designers showing key print trends for Autumn/ Winter 2014/15. Watch out for Part 2 which will follow shortly and also the up and coming Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Etro A/W 2014/15

Mixing Styles – Russian Textiles – Paisley Panel Prints – Sophisticated Layouts – Subtle Overlays – Rich Graduated Pattern – Minute Geometrics – Decorative Details – Lurex See Throughs – Watery Ink Washes – Exquisite Paisley Drawings – Exotic Colour Combinations

Etro photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Alberta Ferretti A/W 2014/15

Enchanted Forest Prints – Birds and Woodland Animals – Folksy References – Tree Bark Textures – Rich Autumnal Colours – Tarnished Areas – Intricate Feather Details – Embroidered Craftsmanship

Alberta Ferretti photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Sportmax A/W 2014/15

Jackson Pollock Expression – Paint Splattering’s – Drips and Squiggles – Speedy Brush marks – Dense Texture – Vibrant Mark-making – Multicoloured Paint Palettes – Mottled Texture – Leopard Spots

Sportmax photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Fendi A/W 2014/15

Abstract Paint Shapes – Off-set Placement Prints – Soft Shading – Collaged and Assembled – Appliqué Patchworks – Dots and Speckles – Standout Colour – Paint Splatters – Artist Canvas – Galaxy Star Prints

Fendi photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Prada A/W 2014/15

Expressive Brush Geometrics – Art Deco Geo Prints – Abstract Graphic Pattern – Diagonal Layouts – All-over Prints – 3 Dimensional Pattern Plays – Colours Contrasts – Geometric Form – Bold Graphic Shapes

Prada photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Just Cavalli A/W 2014/15

Overprinted Collage Prints – Neon Brush Marks – Coloured Photocopies – Deconstructed Animal Skins – Bold Brush Mark Strokes – Monochromatic Colour – Photographic Prints – Rich Floral Bouquets – distressed and abstracted Areas

Just Cavalli photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

LES COPAINS A/W2014/15

Distressed Painterly Prints – Subtle Florals – Faded and Smudged – Metallic Surfaces – Enlarged Butterfly Markings – Inky and Dyed Effects – Engineered Placement Prints – Monochromatic Colour – Fuzzy Areas

LES COPAINS photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Tod’s A/W 2014/15

Super Scale Abstracts – Bold Shapes – Abstract Graphics – Tile Patterns – Graphic Motifs – Mosaic and Lozenge Patterns – Tonal and Monochromatic – Bold Lines – Solid Background Colour – Abstract Patterns – Precision Prints – Bold Graphic Shapes

Tod’s photos via Vogue.co.uk