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


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

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Josie Natori S/S 2014


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

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Diane Von Furstenburg S/S 2014


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

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Prabal Gurung S/S 2014


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

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Nicole Miller S/S 2014


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

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Whit S/S 2014


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

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Tanya Taylor S/S 2014


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

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Jeremy Laing S/S 2014


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

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Red Valentino S/S 2014


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

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