Fashion Week Print Trends A/W 2017

It’s official: New York Fashion Week is here! As the fashion editors and glamoratti arrive to see the newest collections hit the runway, we are glued to our Instagram feeds to see what the Spring/Summer 2018 trends have in store for us.

Wait a minute, let’s hit the pause button! Aren’t we just going into Autumn Winter 2017?

True, but the fash pack always likes to be one step ahead. **Cue images of Anna Wintour in sunglasses scouting the hottest bikinis in the midst of a snowy December**

As we eagerly anticipate next seasons trends, let’s take a look at the Fashion Week Print Trends for Autumn Winter 2017. After all, these are the prints we can rock this season. Read on for the Fashion Week Print Trends from New York, London, Paris & Milan that you can wrap up in this chilly season…

Plaid

This one should barely come as a shock! After gingham has conquered our wardrobes for Spring and Summer, it’s time to hand the crown over to the prints darker and more Fall-appropriate cousin: plaid.

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Tory Burch gave the pajama trend an androgynous twist with the incorporation of ‘Grandpa style’ plaid on trousers, skirts and button-up shirts. Well, as Macklemore once said… “I wear your Grandad’s clothes, I look incredible…”

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Mulberry has become synonymous with plaid over the years. The quintessential English label paired plaid trenches with retro style rainboots. This is the epitome of English country chic.

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Dior’s prints were less Grandad undies and more ‘stolen from your rocker boyfriend’. Leather berets and oodles of texture added to the 80s rocker vibe.

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Mint

Geometric print scarf

80s Florals

Laura Ashley nerds, rejoice: according to the Fashion Week print trends, chintz is going to be huge. Floral prints were in abundance and were couch-ier and more Princess Diana-esque than ever!

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Balenciaga goes all out ‘Little Miss Moffat’ with a crazy amount of volume, pleats and a print straight out of an 80s rom com.

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Alexander McQueen’s florals are inevitably a more wearable version of this print trend. A Victorian-style dress and silky fabrics makes this perfect for rocking the PJ trend too.

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Since Alessandra Michele took the reigns at Gucci, the label has become known for paving the way in print trends. The Autumn/Winter 2017 collection saw plaid and country florals clashed to perfection.

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Spring roses wool scarf

Magical/ Mythical

From Disney to the Bible, the A/W 2017 fashion week print trends were inspired by the magical and the mythical.

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Alice & Olivia took cues from Biblical and mythological elements for these magnificent printed dresses and skirts.

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Mary Katrantzou’s prints look straight out of a Disney movie. As a matter of fact, these intricate and detailed prints are inspired by the hit Disney film ‘Fantastia’.

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Turquoise

Mystic branches wool scarf

Patchwork

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(Photo source: vogue.com)

Etro’s patchwork pieces were a stunning conglomeration of retro prints and textures. The puffer jackets are a colorful way to stay warm this Winter.

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Alexander McQueen’s patchwork prints payed homage to the 70s gypsett. Rich red and black hues make this print a great option for Fall and Winter.

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Exotic print silk scarf

After more Autumn/Winter 2017 tips and tricks? Check out our tips on how to style a scarf for Autumn/Winter 2017.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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