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Prints and patterns are innovative solutions and really appealing designs, capable of transforming your look into uber fresh and stylish interpretations. Thus, in order to single out every trend and to introduce the basic examples that will play as trendsetters, let’s take a look at prints those are here to stay, all of 2015!
Print Trend #1: Gingham Patterns
Checks are generally easy to carry off and can be styled quite effortlessly to suit most personalities. From pleated frocks and jumpsuits to crisp shirts and finely tailored blazers, everyone has a choice to play checkmate here.
While going all matchy-matchy is a tad tricky, keep it simple and pair one statement checked piece with plain solids in the rest of your ensemble.
Print Trend #2: Unusual Animal Prints
Animal prints are like neutrals—they’re made up of brown, beige, and black, after all. “They’re seasonless, and you can wear them with almost anything.
Unlike leopard and zebra prints which are common now, there is something interesting in the trends this season. Designers have tried their hands on unique creature animal prints like seahorses, jellyfish, crabs and scorpions, tiger faces etc. The look is totally new and unique. Wild animal prints being regular, this season designers have worked on marine life more.
Print Trend #3: All Forms of Stripes
Stripes, as usual rule the trendy statement; Fashion labels like Jonathan Saunders to Reuben have flaunted stripes in their collections, and stripes are here to stay! Stripes as regular fashion trend have a lot to style with. Classic stripe pattern with a twist of placement, styles and colors are going to be seen in all over, in 2015. Bold stripes with asymmetric placement are something to buy this year.
Print Trend #4: Relaxed Geometry
The optical effects of geometry most often accompanies relaxed geometry! From Urvashi Kaur, Hemant and Nandita, Payal Singhal to Anupamaa Dayal present a vibrant color story, inspired by geometry.
Since geometric shapes look very good together, it is possible to wear this look, either as a blend of several shapes or as a single piece. Relaxed Geometry is truly the most chic look of the season!
Print Trend #5: Floral and Nature Patterns
Blooms continue to flourish on clothing and accessories for 2015. In the hands of talented designers, florals have finally managed to break new ground. Blooming prints, fine and delicate motifs, floral appliqué work and flower inspired designs never fail to impress. Rajputana by Samant Chauhan and Neeta Bhargava and Rohit Bal injected a fresh air of floral magic in their collection. Send blooms scribbling around the body into asymmetric ruffles.
Print Trend #6: Pop Culture Prints
Pop Art inspiration is a quite new, quirky, and curious fashion trend ready to rule 2015. Comic strips, lipsticks prints running on stoles and tunics, celebrity signatures as prints on saris (Masaba Gupta’s Chetan Bhagat sari), Manish Arora’s designs are mostly inspired by pop art are the upcoming ‘eyecandies’.
Print Trend #7: Ethnic Patterns
The Incas of Peru and Chile, the Aztecs of Mexico, the woodblock printing from China, and the Egyptian prints are all making a fashion trend from 2014, and are expected to stay longer!
Embroidery and surface embellishments face their first big challenge in Indian fashion as expressionist prints push a design shift in the fashion market.
From pop art patterns to the Tamil and Sanskrit script, unconventional trademark prints are becoming more and more popular.
However Ikat, Maheshwari, Ambi motifs, are survivors of Ancient Indian textile prints, are breaking the print trends of 2015. Read more on Indian prints in fashion in our next blog post.