Womenswear FW 17-18 Print Direction

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This week, WeConnectFashion readers get an exclusive insight into three of the essential womenswear print directions emerging at the European trade shows and fresh from the street that will be impacting on the Fall/Winter season. Heightened Blooms and Into the Wild see bold florals and exotic animal prints reworked for Fall with high contrast brights on darkened grounds creating a graphic yet sophisticated look. Talk the Type brings a youthful appeal to typographic prints through novel placements and irreverent slogans.

Heightened Blooms

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Floral prints come in bold high contrast palettes with vibrant blooms against solid color grounds.

  • Colorful blooms contrast with solid background shades.
  • Oversized and all-over floral motifs make a strong print statement.
  • Black and neutral tones update florals for Fall.
Top image courtesy of Trendstop: Paris street style, July 2016.

Talk the Type

#Trendstop FW 17-18 Womens trends on #WeConnectFashion. Directional Prints: Talk The Type, trend theme

Typography prints and graphic lettering brings a feeling of youthful rebellion through slogan statements and fun phrases.

  • Large lettering and bold fonts have impact.
  • Monochrome color-ways create dynamic contrasts.
  • New placements reenergize slogan prints.

Into the Wild

#Trendstop FW 17-18 Womens trends on #WeConnectFashion. Directional Prints: Into the Wild trend theme

Animal prints are refined for Fall with clean vector graphic spots and stripes in exotic fashion-forward color combinations.

  • Wild animal patterns get a modern makeover.
  • Vector graphic prints offer a clean-lined aesthetic.
  • Exotic inspirations are reflected in bold hues and metallics finishes.
All images courtesy of Trendstop.
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