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Patternbank brings you Part 3 of key print highlights from the Pre Fall 2014 collections. Even though these pre season collections are not as print heavy as other seasons, there are still some interesting developments that caught the teams eye.

House of Holland – Pre Fall 2014

 College Conversational – Slogan Graphics – Painted Illustrative Style – Typographical Build ups – Manipulated Collage Imagery – Repeated Prefect Badge Prints – Quirky Colour Combos

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Hervé Léger By Max Azria – Pre Fall 2014

Lace Prints – High Contrast Pattern – Linear Pattern Plays – Optical and Sculptured Constructions – Ombré Stripe – Gradient Patterning – Symmetrical Abstract Nature

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M Missoni – Pre Fall 2014

Sophisticated Repeat Prints – Kaleidoscopic Forms – Modernised Signature Prints – Twisted Art Deco Looks – Inverted Colour Use

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BCBG Max Azria – Pre Fall 2014

Sophisticated Camouflage – Minimalism with a folkloric Edge – Embroidered Motifs – Floral Camo Looks

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Sass & Bide – Pre Fall 2014


Optical Repeats – Gold & Metallic Colour Plays – Opulent Geometric Prints – The Great Gatsby References – Modernised Art Deco Edge

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Honor – Pre Fall 2014

Dragonfly Wing Detail – Overlaid Pattern Plays – Decorative Hand Drawn Studies – Lace Work Detail – Embroidered Insect Wing Structure

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Bottega Veneta – Pre Fall 2014

Painterly Form – Scribbled and Sketched – Intense Pattern Mixes – Metallic Exposed Print Areas – OverLaid Paint Strokes – Black Intarsia Pattern – Textured Petals

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Nonoo – Pre Fall 2014

Abstract Digital Pattern  – Textured Prints – Mineral and Digitalised Florals – Ombré Effects – Mottled Pattern Plays

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Preen By Thornton Bregazzi – Pre Fall 2014

Nature & Bird Print References – Dark Muted Tones – High Contrast Prints – Colourful Florals – Animal Patterns

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Dennis Basso – Pre Fall 2014

Beautiful Illustrative Designs – Re-Engineered Houndstooth Prints – Sixties Edge – Over Scaled Prints

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Eugène Séguy (1890 – 1985) was a French entomologist who published many portfolios of illustrations and designs from the turn of the century to the 1930s who worked in both the Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles. Séguy wanted to use his artistic skill to glorify the sublime beauty of nature, creating what he called a ‘world of sumptuous forms and colours.’ He then transformed these beautiful illustrations into textile designs. Incredible – see more here.


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