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The Patternbank team in January 2017, recently went to the Première Vision New York show for the new Spring/Summer 2018 season.  They had an opportunity of visiting the trend forum areas and have curated the key print trends.

Below is a quick recap of the key print trends that the Premiere Vision Fashion teams have highlighted for Spring/Summer 2018.

Distressed Textures / Bark / Crackled Surfaces / Soil Erosion / Subdued Spices / Muted Earthtones / Rustic Fibers / Unrefined

Image credits: Cristopher Cichocki, Christopher Kane SS17, Wood Abstractions V.2 by Harding Penney, Found on Enjoythekisss, Wood Texture Nature by Camila Coelho, Jean-Yves Noury, Driftwood Beach by rctfan2

Iridescent Effects / Scales / Tentacles / Dreamy / Watery Florals / Palest Aquas / Icy Pinks / Powdery Lilacs

Image credits: Blurred Peonies by Angela23, Isaac Lonetree – Abstract Water Like Marbled Paper, Giorgio Armani S17, Natalie Westling and Carly Moore by Sølve Sundsbø for V Spring 2015, Dominique Dieulot, Lionhead Goldfish, Watercolour Abstraction by Shara Mays

Inverted Silhouettes / Simplified Florals / Tone on Tone / Non-solid Solids / Open Lace

Image credits: ​Zen Garden by Kostin Sergey, Wijnants S17, Joshua Bates, Anna Shirron – Limousine Bull, Rogan Brown, Bouroullec brothers design slatted Palissade outdoor furniture for Hay, Lorca-Hand Painted Floral by Jan Olive

Uneven Stripes / Candy Colours / Bright Citron / Happy Pinks / Sweet Tangerine Sunshine Yellow / Placed Floral Motifs

Image credits: Elie Saab S17, Scribble Marker Blotch Spots Brushstrokes by Selma Ahmed, Found on Pinterest, Vanessa Mckeown, Sasha Cresdee, India Mahdavi Partners With Manufacture Cogolin, Beach Stripe by Rosann Murray-Langdon

Irregular Polygons / Street Art / Tribal Insignia / Post-modern Heraldry / Snakeskin / Clashing Colours / Deep Bright Rainbow Palette

Image credits: Dabney Frake-Kinder Ground’s Modern Modular Carpet, Victoria Topping, Mario Gerth Hotspot Media, Seamless Circular Fashion Abstract Texture by Chenpei, Utopia Manufactory, Broc02 Batikish by Alice Lam, Chanel SS17