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Patternbank brings you our biggest in-depth catwalk trend report. Highlighting the key Spring/Summer Print and Pattern trends from the latest New York, London, Paris and Milan catwalk and runway shows. The team have gathered information from the designers collections and compiled a selection of the most prominent print looks trending for Spring/Summer 2017 together with an insight into colours for the season.

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The Ready to Wear Autumn/Winter 2016-17 catwalk shows began last week in New York and Patternbank have compiled the strongest print looks from the designers in two inspiring and informative posts. In this first selection we see designers taking a trip to the Seventies, revisiting historic exotic wallpaper and exploring elegant stylised floral pattern use. Watch out for our Part 2 New York Print round up which will be live later this week.

Custo Barcelona F/W16


Optical 70s Geometrics – Modern Mosaic Pattern  – Patchwork Geo’s  – New Tribal Motifs  – Decorative Graphic Pattern

Custo Barcelona Photos via

Zimmerman F/W16


Reworked Wallpaper Prints – Indian Inspired Pattern – Exotic Motifs & Scenes – Stylised Woodblocks – Historic Archive Prints

Zimmerman Photos via

Mara Hoffman F/W16


70s Glam Pattern – Ethnic Edge – Persian Rug References – Exotic Botanical Prints – Fantastical Florals

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The Spring/Summer 16 catwalk shows have begun in New York and Patternbank have compiled the strongest print looks from the designers so far. Our first instalment brought to you today includes a relaxed hippy vibe from BCBG Max Azria with tie dye and pretty tropical looking florals. Other key trends that caught are eye were Mara Hoffman’s Prairie inspired collection of swaying wheat prints and bright blue cloud filled skies, we’re already dreaming of next summer!

BCBG Max Azria S/S16


Painterly Floral Impressions – Relaxed Tropical – Ethnic Geo – Mixing Styles – Edged Details – Textured Stripes – Boho Traveller

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Diane Von Furstenberg S/S16


Patchwork Patterns – Ethnic Batiks – Foulard Prints – Scarf Borders and Placements – Stylised Florals – Pointillist Paintings

Diane Von Furstenberg Photos via

Mara Hoffman S/S16


Cloud Prints – Colour Blocked Geos – Prarie Wheat Prints – Stylised Tropical Leaves – Bold Outlines – Giant Flower Heads – Rainbow Stripes – Holiday chic

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In the final instalment of Fall/Winter 15/16 New York Fashion Week we’ve featured some of the key designers on the runway. Here the Patternbank team have edited through all the New York shows to bring you a quick overview of the strongest print focused collections. Watch out for our print highlight posts for the London, Milan and Paris shows, coming soon on Patternbank.

Vivienne Tam A/W 15/16


East meets West Styling – Ornate Baroque Prints – Late 17th Chinese Art References – Decorative Birds and Bonsai Tree Scenic Patterns – Inspiration of Victorian and traditional Asian prints

Vivienne Tam photos via

Thakoon A/W 15/16


Bouclé stripes – Folksy Bohemia – Terracotta Florals on Dark Grounds – Colour Blocking – Rich Floral Embroideries – Rustic Tones – Unicorn and Floral Sequin Looks

Thakoon photos via

Tanya Taylor A/W 15/16


Plaid Prints –  Optical Stripe Effects – Holographic Fish Spines Motifs – Abstract Reef Reference Prints – Ocean Inspired Prints – Outlined Pattern

Tanya Taylor photos via

Opening Ceremony A/W 15/16


Colourful Film Brand Logo Use – Collage Prints – Photo Contact Sheet Prints – Cut and Paste Allover Photo Pattern

Opening Ceremony photos via

Libertine A/W 15/16


Cosmic Background Pattern – Random Motif Patches – Bold Brush Stokes – Andy Warhol References – Photographic Collages

Libertine photos via

Gary Graham A/W 15/16


Reworked Tapestry Looks – Stylised Tribal Detail – Intricate Border Prints – East Meets West Styling – Crafted Ethnic Marks & Pattern Motifs

Gary Graham photos via

Honor A/W 15/16


Woodland & Fauna Pattern – Simplified Folkloric Print Plays – Symmetrical Effects – Graphic Pattern Structure – Winter Folk References

Honor photos via

Diane von Furstenberg A/W 15/16


Bold Brush Marks – Dark Ground Florals Prints – Polka Dot & Pinstripe Mixes – Mottled Pattern – Large Scale Polka Dots

Diane von Furstenberg photos via

Costello Tagliapietra A/W 15/16


Digital Woodland Prints – Large Scale Photoprints – Natural Striping Effects – Bark and Tree Pattern

Costello Tagliapietra photos via

Carolina Herrera A/W 15/16


Digital Cloud Prints – Embroidered Swan Graphic – Linear Waves – Water Drop Print – Water Ripple Print – Houndstooth & Chevron Pattern

Carolina Herrera photos via

Patternbank brings you some of the key print trend highlights from Pre-Fall 2015. The team have put together groups of the most inspirational and current prints appearing throughout the collections this Pre Season

Botanical Studies


Valentino / Akris / Valentino – photos via & Vogue

Rich Embroidered Botanicals – Ditzy Floral Heads – Black Backgrounds – Floral Studies – Long Stems – Leaf and Foliage – Deep Border Prints  

Fragmented Geometrics


Clover Canyon / Givenchy / Derek Lam 10 Crosby / Kenzo / ICB / Burberry – photos via & Vogue

Geometric Overlays – Colour Blocked Checks – Deconstructing Blocks – Air Brushed Edges – Over-scaled Geometrics  



Alice & Olivia / Nicole Miller / Giamba – photos via & Vogue

Oriental Motifs – Over Scaled – Faded and Worn Areas – Voysey Patterns  – Paisley Mixing – 70’s Styling  

Small Scale


Sonia Rykiel / 10 Crosby / Sonia Rykiel / Valentino / Sonia Rykiel / Giamba – photos via & Vogue

Dotted Texture – Crammed Ditsy Florals – William Morris Pattern – Camouflage Colour – Laura Ashley Types – Dark Backgrounds – Multi Coloured Florals 

Skin & Scales


Just Cavalli / Max Mara / Just Cavalli – photos via & Vogue

New Skin Patterns – Snake Scales – Faux Fur Pattern – Photographic Animal Prints – Geometric Pattern Skins

Abstract Camo


Sonia by Sonia Rykiel / Diane Von Furstenberg / Gucci – photos via & Vogue

New Colour Combinations – Camouflage Clash – Over Scaled Animal Prints – Abstract Leave Shapes – Silhouettes and Shadowed Imagery 

Faded Textiles


Nicole Miller / MM6 Maison Martin Margiela /Nicole Miller / Antonio Maras / Nicole Miller / Antonio Maras – photos via & Vogue

Worn Pattern Fade Outs – Darned and Repaired – Pattern Mixing – Merging Marks – Off Set – Soft Colour Backgrounds – Smudged and Blurred  

Mono Floral


Lela Rose / Diane Von Furstenberg / Erdem – photos via & Vogue

Two Colour Prints – Relief Florals – Bold Simplicity – Large Stencilled Florals – Monochromatic – Over-scaled Blooms

Neo Classical


Tory Burch / Dsquared2 / Alice & Olivia – photos via & Vogue

Large Scale Rocco Pattern – Symmetrical Repeats – Interior Furnishing Styles – Opulence – Bold Print – Structured Jacquard – Embroidered Embellishment

Ink Effects


Emporio Armani / Elie Saab / Marissa Webb / Elie Saab / Milly / Lela Rose – photos via & Vogue

Blurred Distortion – Inky Marks – Dark Blacks and Blues –  Photographic Techniques – Bleached out Highlights – Paint Smudges – Large Scale Florals

Patternbank brings you Part 2 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 our eye. Check back soon for further updates from the shows.

Diane Von Furstenberg – Pre Fall 2014


Abstract Pattern Form – Organic meets geometric – Skyscraper Checks – Murano Glass Inspired Prints – Cut Out and Collage – High Contrast Pattern

Diane Von Furstenberg photos via

Fendi – Pre Fall 2014


Solid Colour Placement – Dip-dyed Ombré Look – Masculin Colour Blocking – Weave and Texture Mixes – Oversew Effects

Fendi photos via

Just Cavalli – Pre Fall 2014


Persian and Turkish Inspiration – Pattern and Plain Constructions – Mashed Up Tapestry Patterns – Traditional Kilim Rug Prints – Animal Print Panels

Just Cavalli photos via

Nicole Miller – Pre Fall 2014


 Plaid and Floral Combinations – Geometric Embellishment – Native Funk & Flash Inspiration – Indian Embroidery – Crazed texture with Soft Plaid – Dip Dye – Boho Pattern Mixes

Nicole Miller photos via

Opening Ceremony – Pre Fall 2014


Optical Sculptured Constructions – Torn and distressed Textures – Distorted Geometrics – Micro Chip Prints – Abstract Pattern Placements

Opening Ceremony photos via


Marissa Webb – Pre Fall 2014


Optical Block Patterns – Soft Inky Tartan – Bleed and Watercolour Markings – Blurring and Distortion – Print and Weave Mixes

Marissa Webb photos via

 Lela Rose – Pre Fall 2014


 Over-scaled Paintbrush Marks – Variations in Scale Play – Etched Florals – Over-scaled Scrolling – Baroque References

Lela Rose photos via

 Missoni – Pre Fall 2014


Textured Repeats – Intense Pattern Build-ups – Linear Doodle Repeats – Irregular Stripe Forms

Missoni photos via


Patternbank brings you the second instalment of our highlights from New York Fashion Week. Here we have selected designers showing the key print trends for Spring / Summer 2013. We will also be covering London Fashion Week, Milan and Paris in the next few weeks. See part 1 here.

Proenza Schouler SS2013

Abstracted and Distressed / Photographic Landscapes / Graphic Impact / Patchwork Pieces

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Diane Von Furstenberg SS2013

Stylised Florals / Silhouettes / Large Scale Skins / Strong Graphics / Drawn Marks

Diane Von Furstenberg photos via


Marc by Marc Jacobs SS2013

Mix Matched Prints / Maasai-Inspired Checks / Gingham Mixes / Urban Graphics

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Sophie Theallet SS2013

Printed Motifs / Kaleidoscopic Effects / Brush Strokes / Dragonflies / Burn Orange / Iridescent Colour

Sophie Theallet photos via


Tory Burch SS2013

Country Chic / Prairie Florals / Embroidered Folk / Tribal and Travel Mixes / Tie Dye Effects

Tory Burch photos via


Marc Jacobs SS2013

Horizontal and Vertical Stripes / Circus Stripes / Psychedelic Curves / Checkerboard Squares / Stripes and Check Mix

Marc Jacobs photos via


J.mendel SS2013

Rich Florals / Inky Watercolours / Floral Overlays  / Jewel Colours

J.Mendel photos via


Zero Maria Cornejo SS2013

Mono-print and Woodblock Prints / Primitive Futuristic / Monochromatic Palette

Zero Maria Cornejo photos via