Patternbank brings you the highlights from New York S/S 2014 Fashion Week. This is the first instalment where we have selected designers showing key print trends for Spring / Summer 2014. Watch out for Part 2 which will follow shortly and also the up and coming London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

BCBG Max Azria S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Hand Painted Florals – Pattern build ups - Flowing Florals – Distorted Beauty – Monochrome Expression – Ink Marked Pattern – Sectioned structure

BCBG Max Azria photos via Vogue.com

Josie Natori S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Abstract Forms – Blurred Pattern – Monochrome Patterns – Rainbow-Bright Checks - Creative Print Mixes - Abstract Geometrics – Ombre Blurred Checks

Josie Natori photos via Style.com

Diane Von Furstenburg S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Tribal References – Linear Pattern – Gradient In-fill Pattern – African Animals - Light Distortion – Graphic Pattern

Diane Von Frustenberg photos via Style.com

Prabal Gurung S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Floral Collage – Pattern Patchwork – Bright Colour Use – Black & White Floral Painted - Cut-Up Pattern use – Abstracted Structure

Prabal Gurung photos via Style.com

Nicole Miller S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Floral and Print mix – Blurred and double exposed Prints – Shared & Fractured Looks – Intense Micro Kaleidoscope Effects  - Painted Floral -Abstract Texture Combinations

Nicole Miller photos via Style.com

Whit S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Delicate Summer Floral – Contrast Prints – Simplified Painted Blooms – Intense Colour Contrast – Fern and Flower References

Whit photos via Fashionising.com

Tanya Taylor S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Striped Form – Colour Plays through Striped Pattern – Stipple Brush Techniques – Flowing Pattern – Contrasting Colour use through Stripes – Hand Painted

Tanya Taylor photos via Style.com

Jeremy Laing S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Squeegee’d Pattern - Large Scale Photographic Florals – New York Artist Julia Dault’s Art - Fluid Studies – Movement Through Print - Ethereal Foliage

Jeremy Laing photos via Style.com

Red Valentino S/S 2014

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks

Painted Floral Studies – Full-on Blooms – 60′s Gardening Illustrations – Intense Looks – Summer Blooms – Hand Rendered Studies

Red Valentino photos via Style.com

New York Fashion Week – Spring/Summer 2014 – Print Highlights – Part 1 catwalks