Season-to-season, colour blocking has remained one of the key print trends for both menswear and womenswear. With the ability to execute a minimal aesthetic whilst maintaining a strong sense of pattern direction, it’s clear to understand why this trend continues to inspire. As it develops into the Spring/Summer 2017 season, we see designers experiment with proportion play and unconventional placements to enhance its statement appeal.
Block it Out
Images left to right: Jonathan Saunders, Kevin Olberg, Altuzarra.
Bold colour blocking makes a statement in Womenswear Spring/Summer collections. Teams of stripes inspire a sportive feel, while vibrant combinations of shades make for standout looks.
Images left to right: Etudes Studio, E Tautz, Q Design & Play.
Menswear goes playful this spring, as cut ‘n’ paste effects demonstrate a fresh approach to blocking. Stripes and shapes are executed with unconventional placements and a play on scale.
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