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Patternbank bring you the strongest print and pattern trends seen at the recent Resort 2018 collections. A bold mixture of bright vintage inspired florals and continuation of  simple botanical prints, to ornate and decorative paisley border patterns. Watch out for part 2 of our print trend analysis next week.

Vintage Brights

Vintage Floral Background Gray by Rafael Barbosa de Oliveira / Pringle of Scotland / Vintage Outlines Retro Style 70s Spring Summer Poppy Floral by Laura Thompson / MSGM / Gucci / Rose and Flowers on Dark Green by Lauren Eberhardt / Warm / Retro Flowers by Estudio Bloom Prints

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com


 

Border Beauty

Valentino / VK-38 Flower Stripes by Victoria Krupp / Etro / Flowered Paisleys by Aline Chacon / Ornamental Scarf Edge by Debra Scrivener / Chloe / PD Laced by Charlotte Prinsen / Altuzarra

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com


 

Simple Botanical

No.21 / Flora by Slender Prints / Bottega Veneta / Branches with Chrysanthemums by Maite Tiscar / Phillip Lim / Painted Floral by Wren / Marcus Lupfer / Meadow Allover Floral by Nia Martin

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com


 

Delicate Ditsy

Brock Collection / Ditsy Flower by Joseph Sengco / Joseph / Watercolour Ditsy Floral by Guava Print Studio / Brock Collection / Novis / Watercolour Ditsy Botanical by Guava Print Studio / Lela Rose

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com


 

Monochrome Life

B&W Rose with Stripes by Ahmetsenel / ZAC Zac Posen / Chevron Stripe by Melanie Gow / Adam Lippes / Alice & Olivia / Blue Blossoms Stripe Gold by Camila Coelho / Tomas Maier / Black and White Diamond Geometric by Eleonora Yerolemou

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com


 

Hexagon Order

Hexagons and Circles by Michele Tozzi / Bibhu Mohapatra / Patchwork with Butterflies by Sunpattern / Derek Lam / Diane Von Furstenberg / Youthful Kaleidoscope Hexagon by Brittany Zeller-Holland / Antonio Marras / Retro Geometric by Francesca Warren

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com

 

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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of print designer Michele Tozzi in our ongoing series highlighting our great designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Michele has been a designer here at Patternbank for over a year, and his previous technical career is highlighted in his approach to design.  His extensive selection of graphic and textural designs are particularly ideal for activewear and swimwear. Michele’s work was selected to be featured at Munich Fabric Start in 2015 and his designs also caught the eye of Beyonce!  Check out more of Michele’s work here on her Patternbank Studio profile page.

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The Patternbank Team have been analysing the latest Resort 2017 collections and have put together the strongest print trends alongside designs from the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio that we think perfectly complement each story. The Resort collections give us a sneak preview of what we can expect from the Spring/Summer 2017 Catwalk shows. Slightly more commercially focused, but nevertheless important in their instant availability and timely showings, even the men are getting in on the act showcasing men’s pre-collections alongside womenswear. Watch out for Part 2 later this week.

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Floral Solos » Pink Flowers 02 by dancelstudio / Rachel Zoe / Dreamy Pansy Floral by Mercedes Quevedo / Christopher Kane / Alexis Mabille / Daisies and Anemones by Flavia Suguitani Cintra Esteves / Christian Sirano / Painted Tulip Floral by Jo Mitchell

Designs available to buy on The Patternbank Studio, Catwalk images via Vogue.com

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The Patternbank Team have analysed all the key print trends at London Fashion Week and today we bring you Part 1 of the highlights from the first of the shows. Here we saw an abundance of glamorous chintzy florals with a tinge of gothic romanticism. There were a riot of clashing prints too, where dressing up to excess seems to be this seasons hot trend. Watch out for Part 2 of London’s best to follow.

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Layered Photographic Florals – Chintzy Glamour – Floral and Check Mixes – Tonal Camouflage Florals – Romantic Scrolls – Gothic Velvet Devore – Delicate Laced Layers – Distressed Texture – Mixed Pattern Overlays

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi photos via Vogue.com

Mary Katrantzou A/W 16/17

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Fifties Americana – Rodeo Stars and Stripes – Appliquéd Cowboy Detailing – Glittered Scrolls and Swirls – Fairground Decoration – Psychedelic Abstract Shapes – Dressing Up Box – Abstract Butterfly Prints – Bold Outlines

Mary Katrantzou photos via Vogue.com

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Writer and artist Christopher Russell works in mixed-media to create these mysterious and sometimes dark artworks. Working from his studio, a converted garage just outside Los Angeles Russell begins by capturing photographs of ruined and abandoned spaces or wild landscapes and then manipulates them digitally before scratching patterns and images into their surfaces with a razor. Check out more of his work at russellarchive.com

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Patternbank brings you the Menswear catwalk collections for Autumn/Winter 2016/17, where the team have put together the strongest print trends together with a selection of designs from the Patternbank online print studio  complimenting each story. The Autumn/Winter collections are a great indicator as to which print trends will be strong for this season.

Paisley Plays

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Alexander McQueen / Katie Eary / Etro / White Mountaineering / Gucci / Paul Smith photos via Vogue.com

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Paisley Plays inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by AkwaflorellSikdesignEduardo DoreniAkwaflorell.


 

Floral Tribute

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Alexander McQueen / Gucci / Alexander McQueen / Dolce & Gabbana / Casely Hayward / Comme des Garçons Homme Plus photos via Vogue.com

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Floral Tribute inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Oya Gamze KgunerDunya AtaySandra DouseEduardo doreni


 

Sharp Geos

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Katie Eary / Salvatore Ferragamo / Emporio Armani / Gucci / Salvatore Ferragamo / Iceberg photos via Vogue.com

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Sharp geo inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Yordanka PoleganovaUrban Rabaglio, Simonetta De SimoneAmy Mathews.


 

60’s Boho

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Valentino / Casely Hayford / Roberto Cavalli / Topman Design / Dries Van Noten / Topman Design photos via Vogue.com

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60’s Boho inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Ruth DuncanEllys BealeOslo PrintsHolly Cooper.


 

Modern Aztec

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Au Jour le Jour / White Mountaineering / Au Jour le Jour / Ports / White Mountaineering / Valentino photos via Vogue.com

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Modern Aztec inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Hanna ViktorssonHanna VictorssonHanna ViktorssonStudimisty.


 

Tartan Check-out

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Vivienne Westwood / Comme des Garçons Shirt / Sacai / Valentino / Mihara Yasuhiro / Etro photos via Vogue.com

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Tartan Check-out inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Shk DesignBurcu KorkmazyurekKrishna MuraleedharanCNR Design.


 

Simply Skin

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Roberto Cavalli / Gucci / Etro / 3.1 Phillip Lim / Costume National / Etro photos via Vogue.com

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Simply Skin inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by Susie FosterAhmet SenelAhmet SenelElmira Amirova.


 

Ornamental Opulence

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Etro / Gucci / Umit Benan / James Long / Ralph Loren / Vivienne Westwood photos via Vogue.com

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Ornamental Opulence inspired Patternbank Studio Designs by DFLC PrintsElizabeth RachaelVictoria ANatalia Kravchata.


 

Military Detail

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Casely Hayford / Sibling / Balmain / Alexander McQueen / Dries Van Noten / Alexander McQueen photos via Vogue.com

In Character

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Philipp Plein / JW Anderson / Philipp Plein / Gucci / Mihara Yasuhiro / Iceberg photos via Vogue.com

 

Patternbank brings you a snapshot of the key trends happening on the high street for A/W 15/16. This powerful  Black & White statement continues to be strong within print trends pushing through this Autumn, after the colourful hues of late Summer.

 

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Silhouetted Blooms / Flowing Floral Placement / Linear Effects / Dense Coverage

Anthropologie / Givenchy / Issa / ReissMonsoon / Chloe / Marks & Spencer


 

Folk Inspired / Stylised Florals / Embroidery & Appliqué / Decorative Borders

French Connection / Marks & Spencer / Temperley London / Valentino / Monsoon / Urban Outfitters


 

Painted Effects / Drips and Dabbed / Mottled Brush Marks / Random Pattern

Anthropologie / A.L.C / French Connection / Whistles/ MCQ Alexander McQueen / Anthropologie


 

Niave Geometrics / Navaho Prints / Ethnic Borders / Bold Stripes

Chloe / Karen Millen / Monsoon / Sea / Monsoon  / Valentino

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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of textile print designer Stacey Liddall in our ongoing series, highlighting the fantastic designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio.

Stacey has been a member of the Patternbank Design Studio since February 2014. With many years experience in the textile design industry, Stacey has a keen eye for commercial print design in womenswear, teenage fashion and also has a wide range of designs in the Patternbank Studio which are ideal for stationary and interiors.

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Stacey also designs for Patternbank Premium our collection of one-off designs (once a design is sold it is instantly removed from the site), this section of the site is a members-only area aimed at key buyers in the fashion and surface design industry where access is granted on application.

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Skin Flower Mix Print available exclusively on our Online Textile Design Studio

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Patternbank loves the work of Michigan born artist and sculptor Jason Middlebrook. His captivating geometric paintings on slices of tree trunk give the surreal effect of a contemporary, abstract grain. The artist says,”No matter what I paint on those planks, I have to take into account that the tree did so much more work than what I did. The tree lived for a hundred years, and it compressed all that time into the grain. Every time I do a plank painting, I’m trying to respect nature, but also create my own parking lot, my own highway. I think that’s what the planks are about, trying to draw attention to the tree, draw attention to the form, and then delicately make a statement with my hand. Because the tree is the narrative.” See Jason’s website here. 

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Today Patternbank are featuring the work of textile print designer Melanie Gow in our ongoing series highlighting the fantastic designers here on the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Melanie is a versatile designer with 13 years experience in developing her skills in both photoshop and illustrator using photography alongside hand painting to create some beautiful designs.

Inspired by nature her work is varied in style with florals alongside geometric patterns and some lovely conversational prints that would suit both the fashion and homeware market. Based in the UK Melanie has sold her designs to a variety of fashion houses and well known high street brands such as Miss Sixty, Victoria Secret and Calvin Klein. We have chosen a varied selection of designs to showcase her work including florals, geometrics, tropicals and conversational’s you can view more of her work here on the Patternbank studio.

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Melanie also designs for Patternbank Premium our collection of one-off designs (once a design is sold it is instantly removed from the site), this section of the site is a members-only area aimed at key buyers in the fashion and surface design industry where access is granted on application.

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Ethnic Tiles available exclusively on our Online Textile Design Studio

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Theses textural and sculptural artworks are the creations of textile artist Chung Im Kim. Born in Korea, Chung relocated to Canada back in 1990, here she set up work in her Harbourfront Centre textile studio in Cooktown, Ontario. Chung likes to use the patterns in organic plant structures combined with the sturdy characteristics of felt to create her textural art works, Chung say’s, ‘Mother nature produces seemingly complex and yet ultimately ‘simple’ solutions to form living things, creating uniqueness and efficiency.  I hope to conjure a sense of the refined energy that nature demonstrates and the awesome ability of continuous renewal’. Visit Chung’s website to see how these pieces are created and check out her other projects.

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Last week New York’s Metropolitan Museum launched its latest exhibition ‘China Through The Looking glass’ . Organised by The Costume Institute in collaboration with the Department of Asian Art, the exhibition explores the influence of Chinese arts and aesthetics on western fashion, and its historical references throughout film, art and design. Chinese costume and vintage ceramics sit alongside modern creations from designers such as John Galliano, Valentino and Roberto Cavalli, with excerpts of Chinese cinema playing throughout the exhibition revealing its powerful influence on our understanding of Chinese culture. The exhibition is on until August 16th if you’re fortunate enough to be stateside, if not check out the museum website here.

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Patternbank bring you the final highlights from Paris fashion Week Autumn/Winter 2015/16.  We will be looking back at all the collections and compiling our findings looking in detail at the key print and pattern trends for the season ahead, this inspirational report which will be available to buy on the site.

Valentino A/W 15/16

Realistic feather Prints – Enchanted Forests – Mythical Creatures – Decorative Lace Ensembles – Quilted Patchworks – Simple Flower Shapes – Clustered Florals – Embroidered Butterflys – Chinese Ornament

Valentino photos via Vogue.co.uk

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Decorative and Stylised – Bold Borders – Geometric Tiles – Abstract Ikats – Stylised Floral Silhouettes – Tapestry and Carpet Patterns – Embroidered Silks – Rocco Swirls – Decorative Placement Embroideries – Mono Floral Exotics

Andrew Gn photos via Vogue.co.uk

Kenzo A/W 15/16

Ribbon Stripes – Bold Line Variation – Vertical Stripes – Paint Marks – Textured Dabs – 3-Dimensional Geos – Camo Texture – Zig-Zag Stripes – Stylised Florals – Oriental Chinoiserie

Kenzo photos via Vogue.co.uk

Isabel Marant A/W 15/16

Ethnic Borders – Rug Texture and Pattern – Ikat Mixtures – Breton Stripes – Black and White Simplicity – Micro Floral Texture – Bold Ethnics

Isabel Marant photos via Vogue.co.uk

Chloe A/W 15/16

Patchwork Knitwear Mix-up – Vintage Eclectic – Delicate Botanical Studies – Dark Nature – Bohemian Pattern Mixes

Chloe photos via Vogue.co.uk

Leonard A/W 15/16

Distressed Fabrications – Jacquard Pattern Texture – Delicate Distress Print – Worn Areas – Merging Pattern Marks – Geometric Allovers – Oriental Style Florals – Detailed and Unfinished Areas

Leonard photos via Vogue.co.uk

Vivienne Westwood A/W 15/16

Large Scale Rose Prints – Painterly Applications – Slogan Graphics – Chintz Style tapestries – Small Floral Clusters – Eclectic Fabric Mixing

Vivienne Westwood photos via Vogue.co.uk

Givenchy A/W 15/16

Peacock Feather Prints – Victoriana Styles – Detailed Border Patterns – Subtle Colour Changes – Rocco and Baroque – Rich Velvets

Givenchy photos via Vogue.co.uk

John Galliano A/W 15/16

Stylised Leaf Prints – Outline Details – Metallic Surfaces – Fish Scale Texture – Characterful Goldfish Placements – Abstract Stiched Work – Geometric Pattern Mixes – Playful Fish Embellishments – Sequin Decoration

John Galliano photos via Vogue.co.uk

Sacai A/W 15/16

Abstract Stripes – Bold Chevron Prints – Mismatched Placements – Constructed Stripe Ideas – Reinvented Traditionals – Check Mixtures – Reworked Knitwear – Fairisle Patterns

Sacai photos via Vogue.co.uk

Christian Dior A/W 15/16

Organic Shapes – Bold Abstracts – Futuristic Camo – Amorphous Imagery – Abstract Animal Prints – Unusual Colour Combos

Christian Dior photos via Vogue.co.uk

Tsumori Chisato A/W 15/16

Comic Book Layouts  – Super Hero Imagery – Abstract Placements – Illustrative Styles – Humour Graphics – Naive Drawing Style – Bold Graphic Prints – Textured Areas

Tsumori Chisato photos via Vogue.co.uk

Print and pattern inspiration for Autumn/Winter 2015/16 debuted on the New York Fashion Week catwalks last week. With shows still coming thick and fast over the next couple of weeks the Patternbank team will be selecting the key print looks for this season. Look out for more of the catwalk collection to follow over the coming weeks.

Mara Hoffman A/W 15/16

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Bold Geometrics – Kaleidoscope Effects – Gradient Stripes – Micro Texture – Engineered Placements –  Bohemian Edge

Mara Hoffman photos via Style.co.uk

Suno A/W 15/16

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Dark Grounds – Spacial Prints – Brushed Florals – Border Detail – Varied Floral Plays

Suno photos via Style.co.uk

Rodebjer A/W 15/16

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Dotted Prints – Swirling Pattern Forms – Abstract Stripes – Wave Textured Prints – Splatted Designs – Late 70s Vibe

Rodebjer photos via Style.co.uk

Kate Spade A/W 15/16

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70s Florals – Bold Geometrics – Flat Graphic Pattern – Storybook Illustrations – Blotched Floral Marks – Whimsical Playful Vibe

Kate Spade photos via Style.co.uk

Trina Turk A/W 15/16

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Retro Inspired Prints – Hand Brushed Florals – Kitsch Styling – Art Deco References – Large Scale Blooms

Trina Turk photos via Style.co.uk

A Détacher A/W 15/16

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Large Scale Photo Prints – Graphic Texture – Brushed Pattern Mark Build-ups – Abstract Scrawled Pattern –  Full Panel Photographic Print Statements

A Détacher photos via Style.co.uk

Nicole Miller A/W 15/16

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Forest Illustrations and Scenes –  New Camouflage – Rainbow Prints – Patchwork Effects – Digitised  Prints – Dark Woodland Prints

Nicole Miller photos via Style.co.uk

Zimmerman A/W 15/16

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60s & 70s References  – Soft Hued Paisley – Bold Colour Blocking – Abstracted Geometrics – Contemporary Boho Print Styling

Zimmerman photos via Style.co.uk

Karen Walker A/W 15/16

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70s Vibe – Psychedelic Looks – Retro Geometrics – Optical Graphic Prints – Trippy Pattern Plays – Clock Face Elements – Floral & Swirl Patterns

Karen Walker photos via Style.co.uk

Alice & Olivia A/W 15/16

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70s Boho Print References – Floral Print Jacquard – Brocade Glamour – Bohemian Prints – Rich Pattern Mixes

Alice & Olivia photos via Style.co.uk

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At Patternbank we love to showcase creativity, ingenuity and talent in our Featured Designer posts, so this month we’d love to introduce you to one of our Premium designers Eugenia Zeiser in the Patternbank Textile Print Design Studio. Born in Russia with a childhood spent in Germany, Eugenia went on to study in the Netherlands, and is currently enjoying her tropical home on Magnetic Island, off the East coast of Australia.

With plenty of experience working in the fashion industry, Eugenia loves the pace, experimentation and scope which this industry offers. One of the designer’s latest collaborations was with Wergo, a sheltered workshop in Berlin, which helps support people with different disabilities, here Eugenia produced her first collection ‘Multicultural Mix’. More recently Eugenia has worked with emerging Sydney based designer Katya Komarova on her fashion brand ‘Style by Mosquito’.

Travel serves as a prominent inspiration for Eugenia’s design work and in her current location, particularly the Great Barrier Reef. With a passion for Gaudi’s creations and her photographic collection of Portuguese tiles, foreign cultures and diverse surroundings are a strong influence, not forgetting her Russian soul which follows her wherever she goes. Take a look at more of her amazing designs here on her profile page. The featured design above is Anm_07 and is available exclusively on the Patternbank Studio as are all the designs shown here.

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Eugenia also designs for Patternbank Premium our collection of exclusively licensed designs (once a design is sold it is instantly removed from the site), this section of the site is a members-only area aimed at key buyers in the fashion and surface design industry where access is granted on application.

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Patternbank discovered this funky collaboration between Sight Unseen and the online platform for creative print projects, Print All Over Me. The pair developed a range of apparel and accessories exclusively for the Standard, Miami. The range features prints by Paul Wackers, Ellen Van Dusen, Peter Judson, Rachel Domm, Caitlen Foster, Marta Veludo, Eunice Luk, Branden Collins and Rafael de Cardenas. If you fancy a piece for your wardrobe, the range is available at The Standard for the rest of December. If Miami doesn’t happen to be your back yard, fear not, the range will be available to buy online at Print All Over Me from January 2015.

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In the final instalment of Paris Fashion Week S/S15 we feature some of the key designers on the catwalk, from the stunning underwater gardens and folk floral motifs as scarf prints at Valentino, to Tsumori Chisato’s whimsical take on fashion where summer is a fantasy of flowers and nature. Look out for Patternbanks up and coming S/S15 Catwalk Print & Pattern report which will bring together all the key print trends for the season ahead.

Valentino S/S 15

Underwater Sea Creatures – Psychedelic Floral Motifs – Graphic Scarf Prints – Elaborate Borders and Placement Prints – Floral Outlines – Oversize Prints

Valentino photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Leonard S/S 15

Delicate Indigo Sketches – Floral Scatterings – Pastel and Crayon Texture – Expressive Linear – Beautiful Painted Chrysanthemums – Equisite Embroidery

Leonard photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Hermes S/S 15

African Looks – Perspective Geometrics – Tonal Colour – Blow Up Scarf Prints – Graphic Shapes – Solid and Linear Lines

Hermes photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Maison Martin Margiela S/S 15

Feminine Florals – Soft Botanical Handpaintings – Asymmetric Shapes – Japanese Prints – Daisy Chains – Simple Motifs

Maison Martin Margiela photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Tsumori Chisato S/S 15

Whimsical Painted Illustrations – Handsome Peacocks – Fantasy Florals – Naive Drawings – Unsteady Hand Qualities

Tsumori Chisato photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Sacai S/S 15

Bandana Paisley Prints – Micro Florals – Borders and Placement Prints – Spliced Florals – Breton Stripes – Lace Panels

Sacai photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Junya Watanabe S/S 15

Abstract Geometrics – Origami Folds – Graphic Geometry – Giacomo Balla Futurism – Bold Colour – Intersecting Circles

Junya Watanabe photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Kenzo S/S 15

Cut-out Mesh and Broderie Anglaise – Futuristic Abstracts – Subtle Graphic Shadings – Torn Shapes – Pin Stripes

Kenzo photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Viktor & Rolf S/S 15

Retro Flower Prints – Photographic  – Bold Outline – Subdued Colour – Ombre – Trompe L’oeil Pinched Plastic Prints

Viktor & Rolf photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Stella McCartney S/S 15

Flower Appliqué as Leopard Spots – Jigsaw Puzzle Animal Prints – Block Printed Pattern – Floral and Koi Carp Formations – Cut Out See-throughs

Stella McCartney photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Chanel S/S 15

Paint Splatters – Saturated Colour – Overscaled Watercolour Florals – Emile Nolde Style – Overpainted Tweed – Soft Focus

Chanel photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Andrew Gn S/S 15

Wave Movement – Bold Contrast – Simple Kimono Floral – Woven Checks – Painterly Texture – Solid Lines and Shapes

Andrew Gn photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Paris Fashion Week may have been the more subtle of shows but when it came to showing print it was sophisticated and highly wearable. Dries stole the show with his runway of forest moss where the models relaxed in their exotic travelled prints. Forests seem to be a recurring theme from Chalayan’s Orange Trees of North Africa to the more mystical folk and fairytale inspired at Lanvin and Undercover. Stay tuned for Part 2 later this week.

Dries Van Noten S/S 15

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Pixelated Pattern – Contrasting Boarders – Rich Oriental Carpets – Bright Accents – Bias Stripes – Eclectic Embroidery

Dries Van Noten photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Carven S/S 15

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60’s Retro Cuts – Pop Art Primary Colour – Simple Formular 1 Graphics – Japanese Landscape Paintings – Hokusai Inspired Prints

Carven photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Chalayan S/S 15

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Lattice Pattern – Simple Silhouettes – Grid-like Geometrics – Ariel Land Drawings – Tree Illustrations – Moorish and Arab Culture

Chalayan photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Christian Wijnants S/S 15

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Fine Linear Stripes – Abstract Shapes – Ink Washes – Bias Stripes – Foliage Ink Drawings – Reflective Copper – Simple Petal Textures

Christian Wijnants photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Gareth Pugh S/S 15

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Folk and Pagan Inspired – Black an White Opticals – Bold Diamonds – Magic and Mystery – Bold Stripes Plays

Gareth Pugh photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Lanvin S/S 15

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Delicately Painted – Woodland Scenes – Forest Deer – Autumnal Leaves – Opulent Brocades – Offset Imagery – Trailing Branches

Lanvin photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Manish Arora S/S 15

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Candy Pastels – Kitsch Indian Portraits – Unreal Landscapes – Spacemen and Spaceships – Crafted Sequins and Embroidery

Manish Arora photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Undercover S/S 15

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Delicate Feathers – Maleficent Headpieces – Fairytales and Folklore – Hieronymus Bosch Garden Prints – Swan Imagery

Undercover photos via Vogue.co.uk

 

Print and pattern inspiration for Spring/Summer 2015 debuts on the New York catwalks this week. With shows still coming thick and fast the Patternbank team have had no trouble in selecting the key print looks for this season. With a never ending choice of bold pattern and creative print mixes on offer these collections range from African inspired designs to painterly brush marks and tribal ethnics to over-scaled florals. This season offers a vast array of dynamic and inspiring looks.

Libertine S/S 15

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Optical Pattern – Witty Conversational’s – Photographic Collage – Bold Black & White – Clashing Brights – Embellished Motifs  – Ethnic Cross Stitched Patterns

Libertine photos via Style.com

Carolina Herrera S/S 15

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Over-scaled Florals – Fractured Geometrics – Photographic Blooms – Giant Silhouetted Prints – Greyscale Roses – Hyper Real Blossom Prints – Flower Montage

Carolina Herrera photos via Style.com

A Détacher S/S 15

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Bold African Style Geometrics – Ethnic Spot Prints – African Inspired Placements – Fluffy Cloud Patterns – Playful Landscapes – Star Prints

A Détacher photos via Style.com

Donna Karan S/S 15

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Street Art – Jean-Michel Basquiat Inspired – Brush Marks & Scribble – Hand Penned Lettering – Textural Mark Making – Graffiti Pattern – Distressed Graphics

Donna Karan photos via Style.com

L.A.M.B  S/S 15

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African Tribal Motifs – Nomadic Influences – Cross Hatched Brush Texture – Simplistic Black & White Brush Marks – Mirrored Pattern – Ethnic Pattern Mixes

L.A.M.B. photos via Style.com

Custo Barcelona S/S 15

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Cyber Geometrics – Iridescent Coatings – Optical Monochrome and bright Mixes – Geometric Mosaic – Stripes and Checks – Animal Placements – Embossed Graphics – Print Mash-ups

Custo Barcelona photos via Style.com

Mara Hoffman S/S 15

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Tribal Influences – Candy Colour Mixes – Pastel Geometrics – Sun Ray Designs – Stylised Wave Prints – Stitched Tribal Folk Designs – Tropical Foliage Repeats

Mara Hoffman photos via Style.com

M Missoni S/S 15

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Vibrant Ikat – Frida Kahlo Inspired Prints – Day of the Dead Imagery – Painterly Rose Appliqué – Soft Monochromatic Palettes – Clashing Pattern Mixes – Skeleton & Skull Motifs

M Missoni photos via Style.com

Milly S/S 15

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Artistic Ink Splatters – Colour Bleeding – Printed Mesh – Over-Scaled Blurred Imagery – Illustrative Prints – Lazer Cut Pattern – Pastel and Monochrome Mixes

Milly photos via Style.com