Patternbank brings you the key print highlights from the recent Paris Fashion Week catwalk shows. In this report we’ve edited down the strongest print trend highlights for Spring/Summer 2013. Dont miss our final complete SS 2013 Print trend report, covering New York, London, Milan and Paris Fashion Week which we will be live next week.

Tsumori Chisato S/S 2013

Painted Expression – Hand Painted Landscapes -Native American Visual References – Painted Zig-zag patterns – Deep Saturated colour – Free Spirited Illustration – Colour blocking

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Chalayan S/S 2013

Photo Fractured prints – Large Scale Digital Prints  – Abstracted Pattern forms – Intense Colour blasts – Futuristic Edge – Folded Fabric patterns – Overprinted Floral statements

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Cedric Charlier S/S 2013

Refined Brush Marks – Geometric Form – Engineered Pattern placements – Stripes and Bold brushed pattern  – Texture through Brushed paint – Light Grounds

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Hermes S/S 2013

Linear and Subtle Hawaiian Landscape Visuals – Geometric and Optical plays – Tropical Palm and Plant life studies – Mosaic Prints – Tropical Scarf prints

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Dries Van Noten S/S 2013

Printed Organza – Clashing Plaid mash-ups – Midscale Faded Florals – Non Digital Screen Prints – Layered prints – Large Brushmark floral motifs – Pattern Mixes

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Kenzo S/S 2013

Japanese Jungle prints – Oversized Leopard Skin references – Botanical and Tiger print statements – Photographic Junglescape – Abstract Animal prints

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Manish Arora S/S 2013

Embellished Jewel pattern prints – Bracelets and Necklaces visuals – Photo-Printed patterns – Tiger and Temple Visuals – Ornate &  Decorative – Ceramic Painted Imagery – Indian and Middle Eastern pattern plays

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