Textured prints are very seasonless, making it an extremely wearable
look, seen not only on the runway but in high end and mass market retailers as
Sure enough we are seeing it make a comeback for fall. Small scale, brush stroke, mark making techniques and painterly etched line work can be seen in anywhere from Zara, Kenzo, and Rag & Bone.
Karen Millen and Helmut Lang are both showing that black and white texture is not going anywhere and should be a staple in everyone’s collection. Great alternatives to basic textures would be gradient layouts or engineered color placement.
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at the stylecouncil Damask prints have been a great way for us to transition
into Fall ’15. Using rich colors mixed with textured, faded, and distressed
motifs gives the traditional damask an updated feel. Ombre and watercolor
grounds have also been a fun way to spice up the classic print.
At the opening of the Wintour Costume Center, Michelle Obama, seen in Naeem Khan, and Emily Rafferty, a MET employee, were both dressed in Damask. Looks like Anna Wintour gave her seal of approval!
Whether you are picking up great damask at Swell or Mango for the summer, or you use it to transition into fall, as seen on the runway from Paul Smith and M. Missioni, it will be a great lux and sophisticated addition to your wardrobe.
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