Spring Summer 2013 Trends from Patternbank

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Pinch me. I’m a sucker for fabulous prints, and this Spring Summer 2013 forecast by Patternbank (one of my very favorite UK trend agencies!) is chock full of them. Looks like we’ll have some stunning fashion options once the snow finally gives way to warm, sunny skies!

African graphic impact ~ Tribal abstracts & geometric elements ~ Linear build ups ~ clashing repeats ~ Border and placed pattern ~ Painterly effects ~ Outline graphic art ~ Two tone effects ~ Batik and block print textures ~ Bold colour usage
African graphic impact ~ Tribal abstracts & geometric elements ~ Linear build ups ~ clashing repeats ~ Border and placed pattern ~ Painterly effects ~ Outline graphic art ~ Two tone effects ~ Batik and block print textures ~ Bold colour usage
Tropical vegetation focus ~ Photo-real jungle scenes ~ Micro and large-scale tropical flower studies ~ Watercolour textural effects ~ Symmetrical prints ~ Fern leaf overlap pattern forms ~ Engineered tropical placements ~ Distorted jungle prints
New form polka dot expression ~ Painterly textures ~ Pencil and delicate line work ~ Large and micro scale use of dots ~ Abstract compositions ~ Inverted circle formations ~ Shadowed and ghostly techniques ~ Muted colour hues
Fresh colour use ~ Garden life illustrations ~ Flowers and vegetable mixes ~ Botanical spring floral blooms ~ Traditional country garden flowers ~ White ground patterns ~ Stylised linear looks ~ Playful pattern
Fresh colour use ~ Garden life illustrations ~ Flowers and vegetable mixes ~ Botanical spring floral blooms ~ Traditional country garden flowers ~ White ground patterns ~ Stylised linear looks ~ Playful pattern
Abstracted geometric patterns ~ Stripe, Dot and zigzag pattern interaction ~ New Geometric variations ~ Bold clean looks ~ Overlapped geo pattern ~ New fractured pattern effects
Abstracted geometric patterns ~ Stripe, Dot and zigzag pattern interaction ~ New Geometric variations ~ Bold clean looks ~ Overlapped geo pattern ~ New fractured pattern effects
Digital blurs ~ techno tie-dye effects ~ Strong and vivid saturated colour mixes ~ Soft and subtle colour blends ~ Sunset colour banding ~ Fluid movement ~ Blurred and translucent layered effects
Digital blurs ~ techno tie-dye effects ~ Strong and vivid saturated colour mixes ~ Soft and subtle colour blends ~ Sunset colour banding ~ Fluid movement ~ Blurred and translucent layered effects
Tropical vegetation focus ~ Photo-real jungle scenes ~ Micro and large-scale tropical flower studies ~ Watercolour textural effects ~ Symmetrical prints ~ Fern leaf overlap pattern forms ~ Engineered tropical placements ~ Distorted jungle prints
Tropical vegetation focus ~ Photo-real jungle scenes ~ Micro and large-scale tropical flower studies ~ Watercolour textural effects ~ Symmetrical prints ~ Fern leaf overlap pattern forms ~ Engineered tropical placements ~ Distorted jungle prints

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