Patternbank brings you our final report from Paris Spring/Summer 2014 Fashion Week. In this third and final instalment we have selected designers showing key print trends for S/S 2014. Now that the dust has settled and all the shows have finished we are busy working on our ‘Catwalk Print & Pattern Trend Report for Spring/Summer 2014′. Our resident trend experts are scouring the thousands of incredible images we’ve seen and breaking down the key trends from the Catwalks of New York, London, Milan and Paris. Sign up to our Weekly Digest to be among the first to hear about this indispensable report.

Valentino S/S 2014

Highly Decorative Embroideries – Folksy and Ethnic Looks – Placements as Jewellery – Elaborate Edgings and Borders – Egyptian Graphics – Beauty in Craftsmanship

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Alexander McQueen S/S 2014

Graphic Geometry – Mondrian Grids – Tribal Ethnic – Perforated and Lattice Cut-outs – African Zulu Warriors – Lazer-cut Leather – Intricate Grid and Block Patterns – Graphic Checkerboard – Crafted Skill

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Chanel S/S 2014

Colour Swatch Paint Charts – Broken Patterns – Art School Influences – Spray Painted – Collaged Ensembles – Appliqué and Patchwork Fabric Areas – Ombre Colour – Deconstructed Details

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Jean-Charles de Castelbajac S/S 2014

Illustrative Portraits – Quirky Drawing Style – Doodles and Writings – Bold Paint Marks – Brancusi Colour Palette – Gold Touches – Over-scaled Imagery

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Paul & Joe S/S 2014

Tie Motifs – Small Scale Elements – Pyjama Checks and Stripes – Liberty Florals – Pattern Patchwork – Clever Overlays – Kaleidoscope Layouts – Fading and Merging Florals

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Stella McCartney S/S 2014

Overexposed Florals – Allover Print Layouts – Image Outlines – Crammed Daisies – Distressed Texture – Mono-print Styles – Monochromatic Colour – Crocodile Pattern

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Vanessa Bruno S/S 2014

Small Scale Motifs – Geometric and Optical Patterns – Sportswear Stripes and Checks – Tartan Experiments – Vertical Stripes – Cute Ditzy Florals – Butterfly Prints

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Miu Miu S/S 2014

Art Nouveau Style – Delicate Stylised Florals –  Surreal Hidden Imagery – Unusual Placements – Dusky Pastels and Brights Mix – Retro Prints – Colour Clashes

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Hermés S/S 2014

Henri Rousseau Jungle Paintings – Palm and Leaf Prints – Unusual Botanicals – Over-scaled Prints – Large Decorative Snake Motifs – Art Nouveau Natural Forms – Intense Jungle Greens – Sunset Orange

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Yohji Yamamoto S/S 2014

Layered Looks – Clashing Colour Combination – Asymmetric Shapes –  Neon Brights – Digitised Camo Prints – Electric Blue and Orange – Luminous Green and Yellow

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Elie Saab S/S 2014

Floral Trails – Bouquet Arrangements – Rose Gardens – Bleed and Watercolour Marks – Soft Focus – Deep Border Prints – Graduation in Texture – Monochromatic Sketchy Pattern

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