Fall/Winter 2013/14 Apparel and Accessories Trend Report 2
III. Prints, Patterns and Motifs
Florals: Dark floral prints emulating flowers seen at night, large flower patterns in apparel. In accessories the scale shrinks and prints are more clustered. We see digital clusters and overlapping watercolor prints, retro style repetitive patterns. Jewelry is more organic.
Earth, Moon and Galaxy: Appreciation for nature, literal landscape prints and photo prints, galactic look. Apparel sees literal photos and abstract digital prints. In accessories stones mirror galactic swirling pattern and design.
70s Prints: Retro prints and patterns of paisley and bold graphics.
Graphic Blocking: New take on color blocking playing with the placement of color and different shapes. Geometric blocks are in different proportions. Accessories see a focus on the black and white color scheme with 2 and 3 tone colors.
Damask and Baroque: In apparel prints get the royal treatment with damask and baroque swirls on rich fabrics. Accessories see needlepoint and hand-sewn threading.
To be continued...