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Fall ’15 Runway Trends: Black and White Optics

Fall '15 Print Trends: Black and White Optics via Aaryn West

Here’s a trend that is guaranteed to put you in a groovy mood. Graphic, eye-popping prints in stark shades of black and white evoke a complex mixture of playful and serious, and can often be a challenge to create; the trick is to find the perfect combination of scale and level of detail. Such dazzling optical prints were spotted in various Fall 2015 collections, with examples coming from Trina Turk, Protagonist, and Custo Barcelona in addition to the designers credited below.

Emilio Pucci, Zero + Maria Cornejo, Christian Dior all via Style.com
Background print © Aaryn West

Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
16 Mar 2015

Head to Toe


I have noticed a rising trend spanning multiple runway designers and retails stores lately, although I’m not entirely sure how I feel about it. Printed maxi dresses are fairly common but now we are seeing other ways of wearing head-to-toe print: rompers and tailored suits. Anytime I see a matching printed suit I can’t help but picture the fabulous elderly women I’ve seen at the grocery store, you know, the kind that wear leather driving gloves when they go into town. I’m not sure whether this printed pant-suit trend will catch on among my generation, but I’m kind of hoping it does. I want to be that little old lady wearing flamboyant, printed suits one day.


Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Fashion
08 Jul 2011