Jan 11

Trending – Spring Novelty Prints

Fruits, Animals, Everyday objects…….as prints?

For Spring 2011, designers have taken a whimsical approach in their design process. Novelty is proving to be a dominant trend in prints.

The ongoing mix & match concept goes hand in hand with this playful use of random objects and abstract forms to make fun conversational patterns!

See more of our novelty patterns..

via stylecaster

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Jan 11

Womenswear – Dressing To The Max

With everyone anxiously awaiting the arrival of Spring, we couldn’t wait to share some of our favorite trends just on the horizon. Get inspired by the Maxi Skirt! It has been shown everywhere as the go-to item for 2011 & it’s time for you to get started visualizing, downloading, and designing today!

Check out our bright and happy color palette full of hues that are sure to inspire anyone!

Jan 11

On the Street – Mix those Prints

One of our correspondents was in Miami recently and spotted a great head-to-toe look on the beach!

Mixed prints have proven to be a trend to watch out for after a handful of designers showed eclectic collections of eye-catching pieces for the Spring season! Check out how this fashionista mixed a strong geo pattern on a casual top with a dainty neutral floral pattern on chic harem pants!

Click for some great similar geometric prints!

Miami, Florida

Jan 11

Trending – Ripe Stripes

According to this recent Stylecaster report, stripes are a major trend for Spring 2011.

Runway shows had everything from your typical horizontal symmetrical stripe to stripes in varying weights and sizes, even find stripes in vertical layouts. For Spring, think technicolor and 70’s prep style…no more boring pastels and muted stripes here!

Go bold with our stripe inspired board!

via Stylecaster

Jan 11

Accessories – Bag It Up

If you design bags, this is your year! We’ve been seeing tons of prints in all shapes and sizes popping up on satchels everywhere. From clutches to messenger bags, you can design it all using our extensive library!

For more ideas and to get started, click our printed bags!

Jan 11

Pets – Bark Couture

Who says man’s best friend can’t be fashionable too!

We love our pets, especially in knits and printsCreate and play with different designs in our Knit and Print categories!

Click to check out our dog-wear inspired board!

Jan 11

Morphed Animal Skin

We love seeing users experiment and get creative with EzTextiles! Check out LeFashion‘s latest blog post using morphed animal prints and her interpretation using our royalty-free patterns…..

via LeFashion

Jan 11

Trending – Retro 80’s

The New Year has us planning ahead but also looking back for inspiration! We decided to go through some old tear-sheets in our vintage magazine collection and found this gem of an article. Look at these prints that we found in VOGUE, Feb 1988!

Start designing your own collection at EzTextiles based on this 80s trend!

Via VOGUE Feb 1988