Patternbank brings you the highlights from Paris 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.

Manish Arora S/S 2014

Creative Placement Layouts – Kitch Motifs – Kaleidoscope Pattern build ups – Symmetrical arrangements – Art Deco Jewelled Prints – Geometric and Optical Plays

Manish Arora photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Dries Van Noten S/S 2014

Floral Overprints – Masked and Silhouetted Flowers – Botanical Engravings – Decorative Details – 3D Embroidery – Gold Baroque – Ethnic Melting Pot – Eclectic Mixes

Dries Van Noten photos via Vogue.co.uk 

 

Ann Demeulemeester S/S 2014

Intricate Pattern Prints – Wisteria Blossoms – Bold and Regular Stripes – Decorative Flocking – Art Deco Inspired Flora – Monochromatic Colour  – Vertical Borders

Ann Demeulemeester photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Carven S/S 2014

Chintz Floral Sprays – Bouquet Arrangements – Clever Appliqué Placements – Pastel Camouflage – Lace as Camouflage – Creative Gingham Cut-Outs

Carven photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Nina Ricci S/S 2014

Crammed and Clustered Florals – Graduation and Merging of Blooms – Areas of Detail – Outline and Drawn Qualities – Border Pattern Changes – Romantic Lace Appliqué

Nina Ricci photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Christian Wijnants S/S 2014

Bold Brush-mark Checks – Textured Mark Making – Painted Camouflage Shapes – Blurring and Distortion – Ethnic Influences and Sportswear Mix – Textured Animal Skin – Colour Pops

Christian Wijnants photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Cédric Charlier S/S 2014

Painterly Stripes – Hand Painted Texture – Deep Border Layouts – Horizontal and Vertical Mixing – Imperfect Lines and Bold Contrasts – Vibrant Burn Orange – Tidy Stripes – Monochrome Uniformity

Cédric Charlier photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Barbara Bui S/S 2014

Engraved Flora Prints – Applique Cut-outs – Frayed and Distressed Areas – Large Scale Placement – 3D Texture – Faded Denim – Sculptured fabric and Beadwork – Worn-out Softness

Barbara Bui photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Julien David S/S 2014

Conversational Prints – Pixelated Sparkling Fruits – Coral Leave Prints – Playful Nautical Motifs – Desert Island and Palm Leaf References – Allover Print Layouts

Julien David photos via Vogue.co.uk