British Designers Give Scarves and Wraps the Tapestry Treatment for Fall 2014

Looks like scarves and oversized wraps fashioned with the carpet treatment are what we should expect for the coming fall season — that is, if we take a cue from the shows that took place during London Fashion Week. Burberry Prorsum’s collections for both men and women showcased carpet printed throws that were either belted on the waist or worn over flowy trenches or coats.

burberry prorsum fall 2014 womens printed wraps-horz

The London Collections: Men Autumn/Winter 2014 - Burberry Prorsum - CatwalkBurberry glorifies the tapestry by infusing similar prints into its bags and scarves for fall 2014 

We also found the same oversized wraps on the Issa catwalk. Their toppers were printed with much brighter hues and looked more modern than the usual tapestry. Peter Pilotto also followed suit with his brightly printed mufflers and capes.

London Fashion Week - Issa - CatwalkSpotted in full force on the Issa fall 2014 runway were oversized wraps with bold and bright patterns

LFW A/W 2014 - Peter Pilotto - CatwalkPeter Pilotto channels color and art deco for his patterned mufflers and capes

Another interesting show we found was that of Osman. Their scarves were mostly plain, but still very tapestry inspired with their fully fringed edges.

London Fashion Week - Osman - CatwalkHeavily fringed scarves reminiscent of rugs and carpets ruled the fall 2014 Osman runway during London Fashion Week 

And not one to be missed was the Paul Smith presentation, which was very masculine-feminine, with the models showing up in trouser ensembles accessorized with printed silk scarves that were printed with paisley and other tapestry-inspired patterns.

LFW A/W '14 - Paul Smith - CatwalkPrinted silk scarves cap off the many masculine-feminine looks of Paul Smith’s fall 2014 collection  

So is this bit of trend getting you all excited? Are you loving all the prints coming our way this fall? If you want to stay ahead of the game, you can actually do so by grabbing these fall-2014-worthy pieces. 

david young folk square scarfDavid & Young Folk Square Scarf, $18

nordstrom romantic jewels wool cashmere scarfNordstrom Romantic Jewels Wool and Cashmere Scarf, $66 (was $98)

vince camuto striped oversized wrapVince Camuto Striped Oversized Wrap, $38

tory burch wool and silk print scarfTory Burch Wool and Silk Print Scarf, $175

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