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Spring 2015 Runway Trends: Global Ikat

Spring 2015 Runway Trends: Global Ikat via Aaryn West

Ikat prints have been at the forefront of mainstream fashion for several seasons now, and continue to inspire designers, even at the runway level. The primitive hand and global sensibility of these simple motifs make them both universal and able to transcend typical seasonal parameters. You can never have enough of these prints in your collection.

Matthew Williamson, Baja East, Pam & Gela all via Style.com
Background print © Aaryn West

Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
17 Dec 2014

Resort 2015 Runway Trends: Butterfly Effect

Resort 2014 Trend: Butterfly Effect via Aaryn West

As both animal skins and novelty prints have been growing in popularity over the last few seasons, it makes perfect sense that butterflies would reemerge as a Resort print trend. Whether presented as small and cute, or enlarged and abstracted, the intricate and colorful patterns found inside of their wings can be stylized to work within a wide range of markets.

Valentino, Matthew Williamson, Temperley London all via Style.com
Background print © Aaryn West

Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Trends
18 Aug 2014

Fall 2013 Runway Trends: Nature Scenes

Nature Scenes: Fall 2013 Runway Trends via Aaryn West

We love a good photo-based placement print here at Aaryn West, so we were excited to see several great examples on the runway featuring scenic nature views. This season we’re seeing the trend lean slightly away from realism and more toward fine art in some way. They appear subtly removed from reality, slightly enhanced by color, blur, or traditional fine art techniques.

 

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Posted by:  aaryn
In:  Fashion
22 Apr 2013