Tory Burch’s Fall18 NY collection was a powerful floral mix, that was staged upon an field of pink carnations. Patchwork prints and stylized painterly florals gave a elegant vibe to this Fall2018 Ready to Wear collection.
The Patternbank team are loving the latest Spring 2018 ad campaign from Zara. A rich print mix of diverse patterns that take inspiration from the four corners of the globe. The campaign is partnered with a stylish shoot directed by Fabien Baron. The short video focuses on a true sense of diversity through model selection and seasonal styling. Check out the full collection & campaign at Zara.com
The Patternbank team bring you part 2 of our key Print & Pattern Trends from the Pre Fall 2018 Catwalk shows, alongside our curated collections of trend driven print designs from The Patternbank Online Textile Studio.
VICTORIA BY VICTORIA BECKHAM / Simple Form Florals – Abstract – Line – Leaves by Sonja Sporrer Hornfeck / GIVENCHY / CHRISTIAN SIRIANO / RODEBJER / GIAMBATTISTA VALLI / Leafage – Foliage Vector Repeat Pattern by Barbie McGuire / ROCHAS
Pure Zen – Yoshi Landscape View by Fran Elliott / VILSHENKO /Chinese Landscape Painting by Tim Lee / ANTONIO MARRAS / ERDEM / Dark Pastel Landscape Mountains Cloud Sky by Oana Soare / KAREN WALKER / GIAMBA
JOSEPH / Check 1 by Amora Print Studio / FENDI / MSGM / TOMAS MAIER / PIAZZA SEMPIONE / Purple Check by KS Designs / SACAI
PAIS29 Olivia Paisley by Alice Lam / EMILIO PUCCI / Yns-111 by Ynsalkn design studio / DUNDAS / GUCCI / PD Little Flower by Charlotte Prinsen / TIBI / MISSONI
Hello Spring by Rositsa Karagiozova / ZAC POSEN / CO / ERDEM / ALTUZARRA / Oblivion by Kamil Kmie / CYNTHIA ROWLEY / Vk249 by Victoria Krupp
The Patternbank Team have been analysing the latest Pre-Fall 2018 collections and have put together the strongest print trends alongside designs from the Patternbank Online Textile Design Studio that perfectly complement each story. The Pre-Fall 2018 collections give us a sneak preview of what we can expect from the Autumn/Winter 2018 Catwalk shows. Here’s are our top picks of the strongest print stories, look out for Part 2 to follow, with more curated pattern collections.
SACHIN AND BABI / Yns-105-Neon Night by Ynsalkn design studio / GUCCI / Just Flowers by Sofia Perina-Miller / CYNTHIA ROWLEY / LELA ROSE / Drawn Flowers Botanical by Marlou Severijns / NICOLE MILLER
Peach Sunset by Sunpattern / ISSEY MIYAKE / GUCCI / FENDI / ALTUZARRA / PIAZZA SEMPIONE / M MISSONI / Folkloric Pattern by Anastasia Buchinskaya
GIAMBATTISTA VALLI / Persian Ornament by Nataliia Timkova / DIANE VON FURSTENBERG / Indian Paisley-2 by Vikram Chelumalla / Carousel by Rositsa Karagiozova / ETRO / Decorative Pattern by Tatyana Anisimova / LEONARD PARIS
EMILIA WICKSTEAD / Snake Skin by KSDesigns / STELLA McCARTNEY / PREEN BY THORNTON BREGAZZI / Africa Wild Animal Skin Collage by Ahmet Senel / ADAM LIPPES / J MENDEL / LEONARD PARIS
vk29 by Victoria Krupp / ETRO / SEA / TADASHI SHOJI / TADASHI SHOJI / Modern Patchwork by Sarah Radcliff / SACAI / Vk116 by Victoria Krupp
Exciting news, Uniqlo are launching a collaboration Spring/Summer collection with Finnish print specialists Marimekko. The collection will be available online and in-store from March 29th. This limited-edition range will feature clothing & accessories that include t-shirts, wide cropped pants, dresses, sneakers, and bags. “The special edition Marimekko and Uniqlo brand collaboration collection allow us to share the joy of bold self-expression in print and colour with consumers around the world. We are very excited about this collaboration and can’t wait to see how people will wear the pieces in the collection to reflect their own style and personality,” said Tiina Alahuhta-Kasko, President and CEO of Marimekko. Take a look on Uniqlo.
If you are looking for a slightly Mediterranean flavour to the festive Holiday experience, check out the Smeg, Dolce & Gabbana takeover at Harrods (November 2nd to December 28th 2017). The most famous British department store is showcasing a traditional Italian marketplace amidst puppets, lights and well-groomed trees that all give off an Italian & Sicilian style.
Patternbank are loving the new additions to the Smeg Dolce & Gabbana small appliance collection, which include Juicers, kettles & toasters. All decorated with themes and iconic motifs from Sicilian Culture. Get one on your Christmas wish list!
Patternbank were out at the London Illustration Fair launch last night. London’s contemporary illustration event has returned this weekend with a programme packed full of the most exciting illustration, printmaking, and design! Back in residence on London’s Southbank at the raw industrial space of the Bargehouse, this year The London Illustration Fair puts the emphasis on play with interactive artworks and hands-on workshops. With over 65 exhibitors, from the hottest emerging talent to established names, The London Illustration Fair is the destination to discover the best in illustration today. The fair runs from 1st – 3rd December, more info here. Check out our favorite artists/studios seen at the fair.
Patternbank brings you a concise overview of the most important print and pattern collections, from Spring 2018 RTW Paris shows.
Dries Van Noten
Images via Vogue
Graphic Scarf Prints – Abstract Florals – Large Scale Paisley – Loose Checks – Oriental Florals – Brocade – Outline and Simplified Florals
Patternbank brings you a concise overview of the most important print & pattern collections, from Spring 2018 RTW Milan shows.
Images via Vogue
Painted Conversations – Vibrant Embroideries – Oversized Blooms – Brushstroke Florals – Art Hand Aesthetic – Embellished Detail – Mixed Scale Prints
Patternbank brings you a concise overview of the most important print & pattern collections, from Spring 2018 RTW London shows.
Images via Vogue
Rich Embroidered Florals – Paint-by-numbers – Oversized Blooms – Floral Studies – Lego Block Pattern – Embellished Detail – Sportswear Edge
Design students and graduates are invited to bring their portfolio of work for advice, guidance and review from industry experts, who include Nissan Design Europe creative and Arts Thread to name a few. Patternbank’s very own Neil Elliott, Senior Trend Editor, will be guiding students & graduates on how to fine tune their portfolios for optimum effect. If you are a textiles student or graduate and in London this Monday pop down to the V&A with your Portfolio.
Monday September 18 2017 1pm – 3.30pm ‘Drop In Portfolio Review’ V&A, Art Studio, Sackler Centre for arts education – Free Drop In Event
Marc Jacobs SS18 RTW collection was a bright burst of retro florals and over-scaled abstract shaped prints. Watch out for the highlights from London Fashion Week to follow.
Marc Jacobs photos via Vogue.com
Patternbank loved the Michael Kors Collection, a breezy palette of pastel tropicals with a beachwear vibe for SS18 at New York Fashion Week. Subtle Tie Dying and a shadowed palm tree print were among the highlights of this laid back collection.
Michael Kors Collection via Vogue.com
Diane von Furstenberg’s SS18 RTW NY collection was a strong palette of rich colours, striking colour blocking and lush hand painted oriental Lilies and graphic flora.
Diane von Furstenberg photos via Vogue.com
Vivienne Tam’s SS18 RTW NY collection was a mix of Chinese mystical cultures, with this seasons focal point being the Chinese blockbuster Sci Fi film, Monster Hunt.
Vivienne Tam photos via Vogue.com
Patternbank loved Warm’s SS18 RTW NY collection, a mixture of prints and patterns from far flung travels to India, Japan, Africa, the Aegean and Provenance.
Warm photos via Vogue.com
Tory Burch showed a fresh collection of spring hues and graphic patterns for her SS18 New York RTW collection. There were interlocking tiled motifs on silk wrap dresses and a beautiful medallion placement pattern.
Tory Burch photos via Vogue.com
Patternbank bring you our new quick response catwalk print analysis, we aim to highlight the key and most directional print & pattern focused collections. In the first of our New York Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2018 print and pattern designer highlights, we look to Red Valentino’s collection of bold red and blue Bandana prints.
Red Valentino photos via Vogue.com
Watch out for our Spring/Summer 2018 Catwalk Print Trend Report to inspire you in all your new seasonal developments. This will include print trends seen through out New York, London, Milan & Paris Fashion weeks.
Wow, Patternbank is loving Gucci’s latest Campaign for Fall-Winter 2017. Rewind to the 50s/60s and Sci-fi B-movie aliens and fantastical worlds. Enhanced colour filters and retro future visuals beam you to a surreal universe. Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele worked with Photographer Glen Luchford and art direction by Christopher Simmonds, to visit worlds straight from the back catalog of iconic TV classic ‘Star Trek’ – ‘Beam me up Scotty!’ See Gucci’s fantastical campaign in its entirety below.