Strong contrasts in line and pattern are key to this Spring/Summer 2021 trend. Whether it be black and white or strong bold colour this trend packs a punch.

GEOMETRIC PATTERN MIXING / DECORATIVE PAISLEY PATTERN / TREE OF LIFE PLACEMENTS / EXOTIC CHINTZ / CONTRAST LACE PATTERNS / BOLD TROPICAL SCROLLS / OVER-SCALED DAMASK PATTERN / TILED ALL OVERS / SIMPLE CONTRAST / ENLARGED KASHMIR PATTERN / ART DECO SCROLLS

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Patternbank brings you our in-depth catwalk report, highlighting the key Spring/Summer 2020 Print and Pattern trends from the latest New York, London, Paris and Milan Catwalk and Runway shows. The team has gathered information from the designer’s collections and compiled a selection of the most prominent print looks trending for SS20 together with an insight into the key colours for the season. This is the essential Print Catwalk analysis trend report for every brand, designer, and studio.

  • 10 print trend stories for Spring/Summer 2020
  • Over 68 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence
  • Over 400 on trend hand-picked images
  • Covers New York, London, Paris & Milan SS20 shows
  • The top 24 print focused shows highlighted
  • 6 colour trends for SS20

6 Colour Story Pages

Fall 2019 Runway Print and Pattern Show Highlights

We’ve selected 24 of the most influential Print and Pattern focused shows from New York, London, Paris and Milan. These shows are not to be missed and are presented in easy to view format giving you the opportunity to use them to aid the developments of your new season collections.

The Patternbank team travelled to Paris this September to absorb and experience Première Vision’s Autumn/Winter 20/21 show. Along with thousands of industry professionals, designers and students flocking to Parc d’ Expositions, the team joined the throng to gather and record the print and pattern trend forecasts for Fall20/21.

Puzzling Geometry | Tidy Flowers | Tinted Blooms | Toxic Mixtures | Exotic Vegetation | New Abstract | Night-time Tropics | Obscured Nature

New Abstract

PAINTED TERRAZZO PATTERN / PAINTED ANIMAL PATTERN / SCRIBBLED ABSTRACT SHAPES / BRUSHED MARKS / DRAWN SKIN MIXES / ABSTRACT SPOTS / BLOTCHY LEOPARD PRINT

Night-time Tropics

DARK WOODLAND / MIDNIGHT JUNGLE / FLORAL COLOUR POPS / DARK TROPICS / WOODLAND FLORA / JARRING COLOUR CLASHES / SKETCHED NATURE / ABSTRACT PHOTO EFFECTS

Exotic Vegetation

INDONESIAN BATIK / SMALL SCALE INDIENNE PRINTS / AFRICAN WAX PATTERNS / ARTISTIC LEAVES / BOLD GRAPHIC FOLIAGE / VIBRANT ETHNIC ABSTRACTS / LARGE SCALE PAINTED PAISLEY / PSYCHEDELIC ETHNIC PRINTS

New London SS20 catwalk print & pattern highlights on the studio. Updates include Erdem, Toga, Ports 1961, Ashish, Matty Bovan, Victoria Beckham, Temperley London, House Of Holland, Richard Quinn & Preen by Thornton Bregazzi. Visit patternbank.com for the full report.

Erdem

Preen by Thornton Bregazzi

Ports 1961

New NYFW SS20 catwalk print & pattern highlights now live. Updates include Anna Sui, Carolina Herrera, Coach 1941 & Oscar De La Renta. Visit patternbank.com to review our latest top print & pattern collections from New York Fashion Week SS20.

Carolina Herrera

Oscar De La Renta

Anna Sui

Check out all the latest runway SS20 Print & Pattern highlights here!

Jungle camouflage covers in rich tonal colours bring a tropical vibe for this Autumn/Winter 20/21 trend. Enlarged flower heads and textured leaf patterns play alongside more formal layouts.

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Sophisticated floral layouts and organised border patterns reminiscent of formal garden symmetry are the inspiration behind this Autumn/Winter 20/21 print trend.

ORGANISED BORDER PATTERNS / FLORAL AND GEOMETRIC COMBINATIONS / FORMAL GARDEN LAYOUTS / TRADITIONAL FLORAL MOTIFS / SHAPE REPETITION / RANGOLI FLOWER PATTERNS

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Futuristic shapes and textures in bold colour combinations are the new abstract trend for autumn/winter 20/21.

ROCK FORMATIONS / CRYSTAL STONES / GEOMETRIC MIRROR PATTERNS / FUTURISTIC SURFACES / TRANSPARENT FORMS / SPARKLING DIAMONDS / DIGITAL COLLAGE

HOLOGRAPHIC PATTERN / SCENTIFIC SPACE / GEOMETRIC FRAGMENTS / JEWELLED KALEIDOSCOPE / CRYSTAL FORMATIONS / 3DIMENTION / PASTEL NEONS

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See by Chloe Fall 19 / Victoria Beckham Resort 20

This Autumn Winter 20/21 trend is a quirky play with all things equestrian and our love of man’s best friend. Illustrative horse and dog motifs adorn spacial conversational prints along side scenic paintings and sketched monochromatic images.

Stella McCartney Resort 2020 / Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood SS19

SPACIAL CONVERSATIONAL / HORSE & HOUND MOTIFS / SILHOUETTE PATTERN / MONOCHROME SKETCHES / GALLOPING HORSES / SCENIC PLACEMENTS / QUIRKY DOG PRINTS / DETAILED PAINTINGS / ILLUSTRATIVE PLACEMENTS

Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood SS19 / Alejandra Alonso Rojas Fall 2019
Burberry London Pre Fall19

Our 2019 Summer Sale is on until 14 July with a 20% saving on everything on our site. This includes all Standard, Extended and Premium Designs. Use code SUMMER19 at checkout.

Don’t forget to check out our new Trends area on the site for fresh ideas on trends and prints for the new season. Below are a selection of trends for Spring/Summer 2020 – view the trends for free in more detail here.

Featured Design: Tropical Pattern on Dark Background With Palm Leaves Filled With Tropical Hibiscus Flowers by SUPERNOVA

Translucent coloured florals with a romantic touch are key to this trend. Faded vintage rose prints and ice cool colours give a fresh new look.

VINTAGE ROSE / TRANSLUCENT COLOUR / FADED PINKS / PASTEL FLORALS / DIGITAL AND WATERCOLOURS MIXES / SPACED LAYOUTS / MODERN ROMANCE / LAYERED TEXTURE / GREYED BACKGROUNDS

DUSKY REFLECTIONS / AGED PRINTS / DELICATE LAYERS / VINTAGE FLORAL ARRANGEMENTS / HAND PAINTED FLORALS / ICE COOL PALETTE / PRETTY ROMANTIC

Explore five Swimwear focused print and pattern trends for Spring/Summer 2020. 

Skin Deep

Animal prints and skins are a key direction for swimwear this Season. Here, bold mixes of abstract skins and vibrant markings drive this summer trend.


Tropical Brush

Tropical flowers and leaves are applied using arty brush paints to this swimwear trend. Abstract marks and fast brush movements are drawn in vivid colour.


Retro Bloom

Drawing inspiration from the 60s & 70s florals used in vintage sun-loungers. In this trend florals get a modern revamp with varied scale and an injection of retro colour.



Birds of a Feather

Feathered plumes in exotic colours are placed for maximum interest in this dynamic summer trend. A psychedelic twist adds dimension and detailed interest.


On Safari

Safari themed prints and African wax jungle themes are key in this swimwear trend for Spring / Summer 2020.

Spring/Summer 2020 is full of tropical gardens where exotic birds display their brightly coloured plumes amongst the dense foliage.

EXOTIC BIRDLIFE / PARROTS, COCKATOOS, TOUCANS, FLAMINGOES AND HUMMING BIRDS / TROPICAL BACKGROUNDS / VIBRANT PLUMES / INTENSE COLOUR / JUNGLE LEAVES / TROPICAL FLOWERS / HAND PAINTED / WATERCOLOUR BIRDS

Taking inspiration from the world of graffiti, Spring/Summer 2020 takes on a solid graphic feel in this bold, vibrant print trend.

GRAPHIC FLOWER / SPRAY PAINT EFFECTS / SOLID COLOUR / BOLD OUTLINE / GRAFFITI SCRAWLS / CRAYON DRAWINGS / PAINT DRIPS / SPLASHY MARKS / GRAFFITI LETTERS / BOLD GRAPHICS

Colourful fruity mixtures and fruit segments create fun tropical prints for Spring/Summer 2020.

JUICY FRUITS / CHERRIES, STRAWBERRIES, POMEGRANATES, ORANGES, LEMONS, AVOCADOS, MANGOES, PEACHES & KIWI FRUITS / FRUIT SEGMENTS / SCATTERED REPEATS / SUMMER EXOTICS

COLOURFUL ARRANGEMENTS / FRUITY MIXTURES / ZESTY FRUIT PLAYS / FRUIT SALAD / FRUIT TREES / SMALL SCALE PATTERN / VIBRANT TROPICAL FRUITS / INTERNAL FRUIT STRUCTURES

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Stylised florals and bold African patterns clash in bright colour combos for this vibrant Spring/Summer 2020 story.

BOLD TROPICAL FLORAL / COMPLEX GEO / VIBRANT FOLIAGE / AFRICAN SUMMER GEOS / CLASHING PATTERN / COLOURFUL STRIPE PATTERNS

STYLISED ETHNIC / DIAMOND AND ZIG-ZAG STRIPES / CHAOTIC GEOMETRY / VIBRANT AFRICAN PRINTS / STYLISED AFRICAN FLOWERS / AFRICAN GEO TROPICALS

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Spring/Summer 2020 heads east, exotic birds adorn blossom prints and mystical dragons decorate beautiful fabrics.

EXOTIC BIRD PRINTS / DECORATIVE FLORALS / ELABORATE FLOWER HEADS / TREE BLOSSOM / DELICATE PEONIES / DRAGON TATTOO PRINTS / ORCHIDS / STYLISED FLOWER PATTERNS

TREE AND BRANCH PLACEMENT PRINTS / ELABORATE BORDERS / DARK GROUNDS / TRAILING FLORALS / CHINOISERIE / KIMONO STYLES / CHINESE ORNAMENT / ORIENTAL SCENES

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Delicate floral detail and flowing daisy pattern make up this smart trend for Spring/Summer 2020.

MINIATURE LEAF AND PETAL PRINTS / SCATTERED MINIS / SPACED PLACEMENTS / FLOWING MOVEMENT / PACKED ALLOVERS / DITSY DAISIES / BLACK AND WHITE GRADIENTS / MICRO DETAIL

SCATTERED DAISY PATTERN / SMALL CLUSTERS / STRIPED MIXTURES / GEOMETRIC DITSY / WILD DITSY FLOWERS / PAPERWEIGHT PATTERNS

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Patternbank brings you our in-depth catwalk report highlighting the key Autumn/Winter 2019 Print and Pattern trends from the latest New York, London, Paris and Milan Catwalk and Runway shows. The team has gathered information from the designer’s collections and compiled a selection of the most prominent print looks trending for Fall 19 together with an insight into the key colours for the season. This is the essential Print Catwalk analysis trend report for every brand, designer, and studio.

  • 10 print trend stories for Autumn/Winter 2019/20
  • Over 68 pages of inspirational print forecast intelligence
  • Over 400 on trend hand-picked images
  • Covers New York, London, Paris & Milan Fall 19 shows
  • The top 24 print focused shows highlighted
  • 6 colour trends for Fall19

10 Inspirational Print Trends

Dogtooth / Kitch Floral / Abstract Zebra / Oversized Paisley / Rose Garden / Morphing Camo / Floral Engravings / Precise Pattern / Pixel / Plaidy

Fall 19 Catwalk trend – Oversized Paisley
Fall 19 Catwalk trend – Rose Garden
Fall 19 Catwalk trend – Dogtooth

6 Colour Story Pages

Fall 2019 Runway Print and Pattern Show Highlights

We’ve selected 24 of the most influential Print and Pattern focused shows from New York, London, Paris and Milan. These shows are not to be missed and are presented in easy to view format giving you the opportunity to use them to aid the developments of your new season collections.