Trend Report: Top Patterns at Paris Fashion Week

Posted on October 17, 2017 by Molly Hannelly

Paris was filled with patterns this season, models draped in everything from floral to check. It's time to take a look at the top patterns from Paris Fashion Week Spring 2018.

Ombre

This popular pattern just won't fade, as it was quite popular at PFW this year. Dries Van Noten's coffee colored ombre is perfect for ordering a latte while running fashionably late to a charity ball, while Elie Saab's gown is always on time. Saint Laurent's multicolored ombre jacket is ideal for late-night bowling with friends, while Tsumori Chisato's ombre overalls are great for tossing a ball around in the backyard. Talbot Runhof's ombre cocktail dress is perfect for hosting dinner parties, and impressing your friends with how well put together you are.

Dries Van Noten | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Dries Van Noten | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elie Saab | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Elie Saab | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Talbot Runhof | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Talbot Runhof | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Tsumori Chisato | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Tsumori Chisato | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Go all out in ombre:

Blue and Ivory Ombre Silk Chiffon

Blue and Ivory Ombre Silk Chiffon

Dachshund and Deep Teal Ombre Silk Charmeuse

Dachshund and Deep Teal Ombre Silk Charmeuse

Paisley

Paris and paisley made a great pair this season. Atlien's wrap top in paisley is perfect for international travel, while Loewe's bohemian dress was made for lounging at home or walking through fields. Explore new cities in Tsumori Chisato's funky paisley suit, or tone it down with Y/Project's grey paisley coat. Vanessa Seward's paisley jumpsuit is perfect for any occasion, from spring weddings to museum tours.

Atlein | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Atlein | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Loewe | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Loewe | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Tsumori Chisato | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Tsumori Chisato | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Vanessa Seward | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Vanessa Seward | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Y/Project | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Y/Project | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Pick out some of these paisleys:

Purple Paisley Printed Cotton Poplin

Purple Paisley Printed Cotton Poplin

Desert Rose and Colony Blue Paisley Printed Stretch Cotton Sateen

Desert Rose and Colony Blue Paisley Printed Stretch Cotton Sateen

Patchwork

Patchwork was popular this year at Paris Fashion Week. Designers like Barbara Bui and Gypsy Sport simply patched together denim, while others like Christian Dior embellished their patches with funky artwork. Loewe gracefully fades a white dress into a tasteful patchwork, creating the perfect ensemble for just about any function, fancy or funky.

Barbara Bui | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Barbara Bui | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Christian Dior | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Christian Dior | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Gypsy Sport | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Gypsy Sport | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Loewe | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Loewe | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Patch yourself together with these fabrics:

Italian Bubblegum Pink Patchwork Printed Batiste

Italian Bubblegum Pink Patchwork Printed Batiste

Witches Patchwork Printed Cotton Canvas

Witches Patchwork Printed Cotton Canvas

Mood Exclusive Flores al Amanecer Navy Cotton Poplin

Tie Dye

This hippie style was made sophisticated at PFW. Lemaire's tie dye pajamas glittered elegantly, and Chanel's tiered dress in tie dye mixes chic and hippie. Esteban Cortazar's tie dye denim is ideal for hanging out at the drive-in movies, while Bernhard Willhelm's version of tie dye denim fits right in at an indie coffee shop. Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood's tie dye sweater is a great garment for keeping warm and looking cool.

Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Andreas Kronthaler for Vivienne Westwood | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Bernhard Willhelm | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Bernhard Willhelm | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Chanel | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Chanel | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Esteban Cortazar | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Esteban Cortazar | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Lemaire | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Lemaire | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Take a look at these tie dyes:

Navy Tie Dye Rayon Jersey

Navy Tie Dye Rayon Jersey

Red and Black Tie Dye Floral Stretch Lace

Red and Black Tie Dye Floral Stretch Lace

Windowpane

Windowpane check is the height of fashion, making an appearance on almost every runway. APC's coat and matching the is the perfect example of this simple yet stunning style, while Dice Kayek gets a little more intricate with the pattern. Ellery's brown skirt is both stylish yet professional, and Chanel's tunic and skirt work perfectly for garden parties. Balmain's windowpane check trousers and top are perfect for brunch with the girls.

APC | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

APC | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Balmain | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Balmain | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Chanel | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Chanel | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Dice Kayek | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Dice Kayek | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Ellery | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Ellery | Spring 2018 Ready-to-Wear

Check out these windowpane fabrics:

Sunbrella Abbott Rust Windowpane Check Woven

Sunbrella Abbott Rust Windowpane Check Woven

Demitasse Windowpane Check Wool Twill

Demitasse Windowpane Check Wool Twill

What's your favorite pattern of the season? Let me know in the comments!

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