Folksy inspired designs, handcrafts, and patchwork, boho prints all fall under this dreamy and feminine trend for autumn and winter. This season though, it gets a far more artistic treatment. Go big on print, pattern, and embellishment, with colours ranging from romantic to statement. Folklore is a trend to invest in, and to have fun with.
When you think folklore, it doesn't have to imply merely the subject matter. The composition of the trend is just as important as the aesthetic. Designs that look like they were made by hand, digital and handmade collages, prints with a distinct "cut out" design and more. Apple Seed Paper Cuts "Busy Port" trays is based on an original papercut landscape and the feelings it evokes perfectly sums up this trend. The "Pop Art" Espadrilles by Collage & Co features a stunning print of a collage made up from vintage 1970's magazines.
Another unique way to incorporate the craft inspiration trend into your life, is to opt for products that feature hand drawn illustrations. Pieces featuring these prints look and feel so authentic and original. Barruf's fun and fabulous "Frenchie Summer Style" cut and sew vest top features an adorable hand drawn french bulldog rocking a cool summer vibe. Charlotte MacMillan-Scott's "Tiger Print" swimsuit is the perfect example for handcraft as it depicts a bold and colourful tiger print, from an original hand-drawn design.
The craft inspiration trend draws influences from all manners of craft and art forms. For something a little different, designs made from handmade prints and lino cuts can create a really strong impression. Ollie Terry Illustration practises this craft and it can be seen beautifully on his striking "Bamboo" sweatshirt. To incorporate this aesthetic in your home, invest in Millettia's "Two Tone Cheese Plant" cushion, which features a very clean lino cut design.