Designs are taking a geometric switch for the Pre-Fall 2021 time of year. Designers are integrating designs into their pieces, in the form of repeated and concrete patterns that will add angles and level to a color palette.
MSGM used rhombus shapes into many sweaters for what seems to be a modernization of the traditional argyle pattern, while Beliefs, Alberta Ferretti and Marina Moscone took a similar method in modernizing tartan designs with the use of rectangular prints. Developers including Burberry and JW Anderson took this style a step further, with repetitive square motifs reminiscent of each checkerboards and plaid.
We now have seen angular patterns increasing for several seasons, as each gingham and plaid turn out to be increasingly popular in the past two years. Whilst gingham is most frequently utilized during warmer seasons plus plaid for cold weather, this particular recent use of hybrid geometric prints for the transitional Pre-Fall season represents an advancement of classic patterns. Tory Burch, Pre-Fall 2021
Alberta Ferretti, Pre-Fall 2021
Geometric patterns are always within trend, though Pre-Fall 2021 will see a shift through classic check patterns in order to smaller, repeating prints. Look out for sharp angles plus small shapes, seen all through all categories of womenswear : eveningwear, casual clothing and maybe even athleisure.
Images: Unsplash, Tory Burch & Alberta Ferretti (Pre-Fall 2021) Catwalk Images