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Resort 2015 Runway Trends: Brush Stroke

Resorty 2015 Trends: Brush Stroke via Aaryn West

Moving right along in our series of posts highlighting the most important Resort 2015 runway trends, we have abstract, painterly brush stroke prints. Keeping the color palette minimal or subdued will give designs a more sophisticated feel to an otherwise youthful and chaotic trend.

Piazza Sempione, Barbara Bui, Prabal Gurung all via Style.com
Background print © Aaryn West

Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
19 Aug 2014

Fall 2013 Runway Trends: Bokeh

Bokeh: Fall 2013 Runway Trends via Aaryn West

Unless you’re a photographer, the word ‘bokeh’ might be a new one for you. It’s a Japanese term for the blurred, out-of-focus effect used in photographs, often resembling ethereal dots of color and light. Technical jargon aside, I think we can all agree it’s rad, and makes for the perfect marriage of photography and abstract textile design.

 

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Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Fashion
11 Mar 2013

Resort 2013: Abstract Artists

Resort 2013 Recap: Abstract Artist - Fashion Trends via Aaryn West

Stark, colorful brush strokes and watery, ethereal paintings make up another of our favorite trends spotted within the Resort 2013 collections. Styles ranged from the bold and minimal, to the sort of colorful complexity that can only be captured in a digital print. Luckily, you don’t have to be Picasso to nail this one, just get out those paints and start having fun. Maybe even keep one for your refrigerator.

Resort 2013 Recap: Abstract Artist - Fashion Trends via Aaryn West

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Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Fashion
03 Sep 2012

Vintage Polish Album Covers: Inspiration Found

Vintage Polish Album Covers

I have no clue what the music sounds like, but these vintage Polish album covers I discovered on 50 Watts are totally groovy. Created in the first half of the 20th century, I love the juxtaposition of abstract art paired with classical music. How amazing would it be to stumble across one of these puppies at a yard sale? See even more over at the original post.

Vintage Polish Album Covers
Vintage Polish Album Covers
Vintage Polish Album Covers
Vintage Polish Album Covers
Vintage Polish Album Covers
Vintage Polish Album Covers
Vintage Polish Album Covers

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Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Inspiration
01 Apr 2012