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The Patternbank team have been busy extracting all the key print looks for you in the final instalment of New York Fashion Week. Once again we saw designers take a trip to the 60’s and 70’s, with Glam rock and bohemian styling being the key print trends coming through from New York this Fall season. Look out for our forthcoming reports on London Fashion Week.

Libertine F/W16


Modern 60s Graphics & Prints -Pattern Riots – Funky Political Statements – Beautiful Embellishments –  Decorative Typography – OTT Styling & Patchworks

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Anna Sui F/W16


Sixties Enhanced Pattern – Modern Pop Art Plays  – New Biba References  – Psychedelic Prints  – Bohemian 60s Retro Prints

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Vivienne Tam F/W16


Turkisk Carpet Patterns – North Asian Traditional Costume References  – Eclectic Folkloric Plays  – Explored Patchwork & Ikat

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The Patternbank team have been busy extracting all the key print looks for you in the final instalment of New York Fashion Week. Coach for Spring/Summer 2016 tempted us with pretty prairie floral combinations, a recurring theme seen on the catwalk this week. Tommy Hilfiger and Anna Sui showed bright beach tropicals from the Caribbean and Hawaii for a laid back summer vibe. Other important trends came from more far flung destinations of the orient where kimono style prints caught our eye. Look out for our forthcoming report on London Fashion Week.

Coach S/S16


Wild Flower Mixes – Pretty Patchworks – Minute Texture Marks – Varied Colour Backgrounds – Tree Blossom Prints

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Tommy Hilfiger S/S16


Josef Frank Inspired Tropicals – Colourful Stripes – Beach Vibe –  Patch-worked Fabrics– Conversational Tropicals – Crochet Details – Ragga Style

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Anna Sui S/S16


Tropical Pineapple Prints – Bold Stripes – Simplistic Flower Shapes  – Black and White Tribal – Ethnic Pattern Mixes – Outlined Florals – Hawaiian Florals

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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

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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

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Tanya Taylor A/W 15/16


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

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Opening Ceremony A/W 15/16


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

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Libertine A/W 15/16


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

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Gary Graham A/W 15/16


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

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Honor A/W 15/16


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

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Diane von Furstenberg A/W 15/16


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

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Costello Tagliapietra A/W 15/16


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

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Carolina Herrera A/W 15/16


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

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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


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

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Carolina Herrera S/S 15


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

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A Détacher S/S 15


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

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Donna Karan S/S 15


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

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L.A.M.B  S/S 15


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

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Custo Barcelona S/S 15


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

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Mara Hoffman S/S 15


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

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M Missoni S/S 15


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

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Milly S/S 15


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

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Patternbank brings you our third and final print highlight report on the recent New York A/W 2014/15 Fashion shows. In this instalment we have again selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for Autumn/Winter 2014/15. Keep an eye out for our reports on London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Clover Canyon A/W 2014/15

Engineered Fabric Placements – Digital Photographic Backgrounds – Heavy Folk Embroidery – Constructed Pattern Mixes – Fluorescent Rainbow Prints – Rich Painterly Florals – Stained Glass Window Prints – Garish Plaid and Tartan – Vivid Lime Landscapes

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Libertine A/W 2014/15

Seventies Floral Mixing – Floral Silhouettes – Clashing Eclectic Pattern – Embellished Graphic Motifs – Screen Printed Types – Distressed Mono-print Texture – Grid-like Checks – Graffiti and Skate References – Badges and Emblems

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Anna Sui A/W 2014/15

Chinoiserie Florals – Scarf Print Layouts – 1920’s and Art Deco References – Stylised Florals – Simple Outline Pattern – Book Illustration Prints – Decorative Pattern Details – Border and Panel Prints – Graphic Flat Colour – Paisley and Navaho Elements

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Tracey Reese A/W 2014/15

Textured Abstract Florals – Monochromatic Backgrounds – Heavy Embroidered Print Styles – Silhouette Leaf Prints – Pattern Overlays – Shadow and Offset Imagery – Detailed Paisley Borders – Winter Landscapes – Herringbone and Monoprint Texture

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Vivienne Tam A/W 2014/15

Psychedelic Marble Surfaces – Abstracted Cave Prints – Minute Pattern Detail – Seventies References – Mandela Patterns – Chinese Cave Frescos – Crocheted Lace Appliques – Full Pattern Cover Ups – Wavy Expressive Line

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Carolina Herrera A/W 2014/15

Geometric and Tessellated Pattern – Depth and Dimension – Appliquéd Details – Bold Abstract Shapes – Red and Blue Colour palettes – Hand Painted Pattern – Graphic and Simple Repeated Prints – Modern Simplicity – Geometry

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Proenza Schouler A/W 2014/15

Psychedelic Wood Grains – Speckled Highlighted Texture – Graphic Giraffe Skin – Vivid Monochrome Safari Prints – Rich and Multilayered Pattern – Sculptural and Volume – Geometric and Colour Blocked Layouts

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Diane Von Furstenberg A/W 2014/15

Stylised 70’s Psychedelia – Border Framed Prints – Love Not Patterns – Bold Mix and Match Combinations – Abstract Shapes – Repeated Moon and Stars – Swirls and Wave Pattern – Monochromatic Colour – Black and Gold

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Tommy Hilfiger A/W 2014/15

Workwear and Alpine References – Technicolour Plaids – Tartan and Stripe mixed – Varied Layouts – Diagonal Stripe and Plaid Pattern – Contrasting Pocket Details – Pieced and Patched Combinations

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Honor A/W 2014/15

Hand Painted Rose Prints – Stand Out Colour – Photographic Floral Collage – Dark black Backgrounds – Simplistic Bias Checks – Subtle Colour Washes – Spliced and Cut Florals – Subtle Tonal Shading

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Custo Barcelona A/W 2014/15

Geometric Snakeskin Panels – Abstract Pattern Mixing – Digital Cityscapes – Lurex and Lame Fabric Reflections – Weird and Wonderful Optics – Disco Inspired – Kaleidoskope Pattern – Digital Photographic Pattern Plays – Fluorescent Textile Touches

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Patternbank brings you our second print highlight report on the recent New York S/S 2014 Fashion shows. In this instalment we have again selected key designers showing the strongest print trends for Spring / Summer 2014. Keep an eye out for our reports on London, Milan and Paris Shows which we will also be covering here at Patternbank.

Custo Barcelona S/S 2014


Bright Candy and Neon Mixes – Tribal Pattern Injection – Colourful Kaleidoscope References – Geometric Mirroring – Checkerboard and Floral mixes – Quirky Pattern plays

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Libertine S/S 2014


Iridescent Foil Prints – Kaleidoscope Pattern build ups – Simplistic Bold Floral Placements – Blurred Brushstrokes – Clashing Brights

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Vivienne Tam S/S 2014


Linear Florals – Monochromatic crosshatch – Black and White Stylized Skyscapes – Checks and Stripes – Large Scale Single Blooms – Optical Geometric Prints

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Zero + Maria Cornejo S/S 2014


Fractured Mirror Print – Bold Geometric – Pixelated Glitch – Block Prints – Manipulated Computer Imagery, Kaleidoscopic Aspects – Filtered imager and Pattern Forms

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MM6 Maison Martin Margiela S/S 2014


Blurring and Distortion – Tonal and Monochromatic – Fused Photographic Landscapes – Enlarged Urban Photographic – Translucent Tones – Industrial Beauty

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Marc By Marc Jacobs S/S 2014


Minimal Colour use – Linear Pattern plays – Simplified Pattern – Bold Graphic Shapes – Contour lines – Optical Pattern forms –

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Sass & Bide S/S 2014


Minimal Black & White – Bold Graphic Shapes – Optical Pattern Plays – Monochromatic – Floral Embroidery – Dense and Structured Pattern

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Vera Wang S/S 2014


Ethereal Beauty – Blurring and Distortion – Bleed and Watercolor Markings – Over-scaled Paint Brush Marks -Watery and Aquatic Movement – Painted Brushwork

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