Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends

Going on discussing the spring 2015 fashion trend reports we come to the following array of the trend-setting factors and accents introducing the top spring/ summer 2015 print trends we encountered during the recent fashion shows. Prints and patterns for the new season manage to surprise us with the wide variety of gorgeous accents, innovative solutions and really appealing designs capable of transforming your looks into uber fresh and stylish interpretations. Thus, in order to single out every trend and to introduce the basic examples that acted as trendsetters this time, we should again have a look at the suggestions from the most popular fashion designers and houses, introducing the following list of trendy prints for spring/ summer 2015!

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #1: Gingham Patterns

These spectacular and beautiful patterns make up one of the most frequently met print trends for the coming spring/ summer 2015 season, coming up with the most enticing and innovative design details and combinations thus also involving a quite big variety of color solutions and creative silhouettes. Michael Kors had a separate and unique interpretation of the gingham prints, coming up with the classic combination of black, white, and gray shades for the classic tea length skirts. The macro patterns of the duo of cropped tops and elongated pencil skirts are what Oscar de la Renta came up with this time. The weightless light blue micro patterns are also here combined with the white background and design details like V-curves for the pieces of Altuzarra.

We may also discuss the perfectly laid and minimalistic combination of gingham patterns picked with some peachy accents for the pure white background suggested by Bottega Veneta. The sporty with classy combo also contributed to the creation of the unique and really noteworthy looks. For more sophisticated variants we may also have a look at the suggestion from Ashish, where the micro checkered patterns come in a synthesis with glittery textures. The brownish patterns are the following variants of gingham prints we encountered this time put as the key design by Karen Walker.

Other interesting designs may also be found in the collections of Lela Rose, where the classic with modern was the main clue, Diane von Furstenberg, where the light fabrics and just as light silhouettes dominate, Ralph Lauren with the weightless blue and white miniskirts, Yves Salomon with the classic outerwear pieces, and many others.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Gingham Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #2: Unusual Animal Prints

When we say animal prints and patterns we mean a really eternal and popular fashion trend that can be found for any fashion show and any season. However, spring/ summer 2015 animal patters are quite unique and interesting in this respect, as the interpretations that animal motifs come up with are really unusual and modern. Such were the looks for outerwear garments by Burberry Prorsum, where the bright orange shades entered into a really catchy combo with yellow and black designs.

The design combination of transparency plays with animal patterns is the key of Julien MacDonald, where the basic shades are those belonging to the shimmery silver overtones. No less creative are the super abstracted animal patterns by Giles, resembling deconstructed patterns of leopard image for floor length gorgeous silhouettes. The ancient-looking option by Gyunel is especially noteworthy, where the white background comes as the base for the orange and black color play of the pattern.

For more contrasted color combinations we may also have a look at the bright combo of symmetrical flamingo images used as a key pattern of Delpozo. Other impressive combinations may also include the suggestions of Mary Katrantzou, in case of which we again had the synthesis of animal patterns and transparency plays, the gorgeous looks from Valentino adorned with shimmery orange images of animals, and the flabbergasting design patterns from Louis Vuitton also coming with bright and spectacular color combos. The combinations we noted during the show of Vivienne Tam can also be included in this list.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Animal Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #3: All Forms of Stripes

Stripes are the following versatile and catchy trend of the season again coming with an array of diverse interpretations thus combining a variety of shades, design patterns and colors. The gray with white vertical stripes designed by Tibi are one of the best combinations of two major trends being the wide-leg silhouettes with the stripes. As for Preen, here we had an array of brighter and catchier versions of stripes put with red and white and used for pieces like long-sleeved turtlenecks.
For even more abstracted striped patterns and design solutions we may also have a look at the wonderful and modern interpretations of Giambattista Valli in case of which the asymmetrically designed wide-leg pants came with really memorable looks.

Optical stripy effects are also here coming as the key design pattern for the asymmetrical skirts by Peter Som. Further we may also note the classic combinations of Michael Kors, the macro patterns by Victoria Beckham, the creamy soothing looks from Chanel, the classy shirt-dresses by Altuzarra made up with black and white, the super energizing and colorful looks from Balmain, and the classy with neo-modern stripes from Givenchy.

In addition, we may also speak about the wonderful stripy patterns by Fisico, Stella Jean, Sportmax, Sibling RTW, Richard Nicoll, Houghton, and the iconic masculine inspired pinstripe patterns of Emporio Armani and Jean Paul Gaultier. The cool looks from Sonia Rykiel can’t be missed out of the list, either. Neither can the impressive patterns from Naeem Khan and DKNY, which came adorned with a specific combo of femininity and charm.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Stripes

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Stripes

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #4: Graphic and Geometric Effects

Graphic and geometric patterns are the following noteworthy spring 2015 print trends that we would like to speak about, mentioning the optical effects that most often accompany the patterns, also matching that with the bold silhouettes and quite memorable design combinations. Thus we may speak about the visual effects attached to the cute mini dresses of Byblos Milano designed with black and white and certain tones of gray, the colorful and energized voluminous pieces from DSquared2, and the curious interpretations like the circles and squares from Fausto Puglisi covering the whole of the textures of the pieces we noted. The blinding effects used for pieces of collections like those of Bibhu Mohapatra, Hermes, Boss Women, Peter Pilotto, Junya Watanabe and Derek Lam are no less striking. What makes these looks so special is probably the visual effect that the patterns managed to create.

In line with those uber-trendy ginghams, we should also mention all sorts of checkered patterns among the hottest print trends of spring 2015, including tartan and plaid, illustrated by Temperley London, Issey Miyake, Miu Miu and Tory Burch.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Graphic and Geometric Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Checkered Patterns

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Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #5: Floral and Nature Patterns

Floral patterns are the following impressive and quite eternal design interpretations that again came up as one of the most noteworthy fashion trends for the coming season. What makes these patterns so unique this time is probably the range of catchy combinations that the pieces came up with. The colors were also quite impressive, encompassing a wide range of shades. For instance, we may speak about the catchy synthesis of semi-transparent black and shimmery golden patterns by Erdem, adorning the whole silhouette of gorgeous floor length gowns. In addition, we may also note the shimmery textures used for the creation of purple and silver color plays by Peter Pilotto, as well as the stunning colorful with sheer combinations by Marchesa.

Marni also managed to come up with some specific floral prints, picking catchy macro patterns for some outerwear garments. Celine didn’t lag behind, either, presenting the catchiest red and black florals, combining that with the minimalistic touches. Saying minimalistic we can’t miss the maxi florals for straight skirts by Miu Miu, either.

Finally, we may also include the mosaic floral patterns from Carolina Herrera, the lovely floral prints of Maison Martin Margiela, Max Mara, Simone Rocha, and Burberry Prorsum.

As for nature motifs, we may also speak about the dramatic prints and patterns presented by Valentino, Fendi, John Galliano and Nina Ricci. Tracy Reese also had some significant looks to show here. We also loved the tree patterns of Chalayan and the big variety of palm tree patterns spotted at Nicole Miller.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Floral Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Nature Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #6: Abstract and Artistic Patterns

Artistic and abstract interpretations are the following catchy print variations that we may note discussing the basic spring/ summer 2015 print trends. Thus, what come first in parallel with the artistic themes here are the abstracted motifs that accompany the looks in almost all the cases. We may point out the black and white abstracted patterns of Isabel Marant, the catchy texture plays by Kenzo, and the iridescent patterns by Leonard Paris making the brightest looks for the range.

Speaking about watercolor prints we may also include Chanel, Cacharel, Emilio Pucci, Badgley Mischka, and Victoria Beckham in the list of the top trendsetters. The combinations suggested by Mary Katrantzou, Tsumori Chisato and Christopher Kane are the next trendsetters for the creation of this important print.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Abstract and Artistic Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Watercolor Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #7: Ethnic Patterns

Ethnic inspired looks form the following impressive fashion trend for spring 2015 that we would like to note especially having in mind the super cute and curious design solutions suggested by Tracy Reese, in case of which the ethnic inspiration came in combo with inky blur patterns thus also combining the blurry prints with the ethnic inspired silhouettes. Vivienne Tam also introduced a special version of ethnic inspired prints, focusing on Chinese landscape images primarily.

The ethnic inspired hints found in the collection of Thom Browne can also be included in this list. Osklen introduced another interpretation of Brazilian motifs this time combining that with the tropical inspired design details. African inspired looks lead us to the show of Erdem, in case of which we could also discover some cool looks. Ancient Greece proved to be the inspiration for the show of KTZ, while the most spectacular ethnic patterns were surely spotted at Etro.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Ethnic Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #8: Exotic Images

Exotic prints and images come right after, introduced with the following impressive and great fashion trend again having its modern and cool interpretations for the coming season. Some cool interpretations of this print were presented by Tracy Reese where we saw the tropical images of forests. More simplified options were demonstrated by from Vivienne Tam, while the modernized exotic prints from Nichole Miller and the classic and super realistic prints from Osklen did charm instantly.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Exotic Patterns

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Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #9: Pop Culture Prints

Pop Art inspiration is another quite new and curious fashion trend appearing quite frequently for a range of fashion shows. For instance, we may discuss the looks from Thom Browne, where the experimental features are formed to match the youthful and colorful patterns and the fresh and creative silhouettes. Au Jour Le Jour also created some cool pop culture interpretations encompassing such design patterns as fruits, ice-cream, “smoking’ lips, and much more. As for Japanese inspired prints and patterns we may also turn to the collection of Maison Martin Margiela.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Pop Culture Patterns

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #10: Star Prints

Playful star patterns form the next cool spring 2015 print trend, giving you the opportunity to look and feel like a true star in the coming bright season. We especially adored the circus-inspired star patterns of Tommy Hilfiger, and the mystique interpretations of the trend by Diesel Black Gold. Valentino’s version of star patterns bears some sea motifs, looking especially playful and beautiful.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Star Prints

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trend #11: Polka Dots

Finally, the last but not least significant pattern trend we would like to note belongs to the category of timeless options, again including some classy with neo-modern interpretations. Thus, we may start with the pieces of spring/summer 2015 collection of Dolce & Gabbana, coming with the combos of dots and floral patterns, the classic black and white interpretations of Philipp Plein, the micro patterns of Max Mara, the designs of black patterns on creamy background, the combos of pink and green shades by Orla Kiely, the modernized looks from Marc by Marc Jacobs, the white on black patterns of Thakoon, the colorful combos of Trina Turk, and the classic macro polka dot patterns of RED Valentino. In addition, we may also speak about the abstracted polka dot patterns from Roksanda Ilincic, and the bright and energizing looks from Stella Jean.

Spring/ Summer 2015 Print Trends: Polka Dots

These were the basic spring/ summer 2015 print trends that we would like to note, providing you with the most noteworthy details and elements using which you may create the freshest and the brightest looks ever! So just keep following our trend reports and learn everything and anything about the stylish looks and nuances you may make use of in order to refresh your wardrobe and add a breath of fresh air to your looks!

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Written by Rima Kh.
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