First Lesson: Patterns


Patterns give the illusion of texture without, well, actual texture. Think depth but without the clunkiness of heavier fabrics. Patterns allow the opportunity to add more variety to your personal style. While Fall 2019 showcases a plethora of patterns that are residual from the Spring season these are the can’t miss back to school trend patterns for Fall 2019.


All the products featured below are now available in-store.


1. Stripes


Patterns Stripes

White Stuff • $139 • 95% cotton, 5% cashmere


This fun and colourful striped White Stuff knit top has a boxy fit without being shapeless. Add some interest without the effort.


2. Paisley


Paisley Patterns

soyaconcept • $99 • 100% viscose


Embrace your inner hippie. Add a cinch belt to give shape to your silhouette.


3. Camouflage


Back to School Patterns

Mavi Jeans • $149 • 97% cotton, 3% elastane


Not only are these jeans super comfortable, but they also give any outfit a rebellious edge (without leather being involved).


4. Houndstooth



b.young • $129 • 85% polyester, 12% viscose


Everyone needs that classic blazer to add a polished finish to an otherwise basic look, and this one from b.young is right on trend with its chocolate brown and cream houndstooth pattern. Matching slacks and skirt are available.


5. Leopard Print


Back to School Patterns

Joseph Ribkoff • $199 • 96% polyester, 4% spandex


You simply can’t beat the way leopard makes you feel – powerful!


6. Polka Dots

Back to School Patterns

ICHI •$69 • 100% viscose


This button-up short-sleeved blouse from Ichi is a good choice if you are looking for a business casual look. The asymmetrical polka-dots make it fun without being too flashy.


7. Plaid

Back to School Patterns

Iris Setlakwe • $289 • 88% viscose, 8% wool, 2% elastane


Everyone who knows espy knows that we love Iris Setlakwe. This straight plaid skirt is cut to give a flattering feminine silhouette with an added polyester lining to ensure comfort. Matching slacks and blazer are available.


8. Statement Slogans

Back to School Patterns

Hilary MacMillan • $129 • body: 90% polyester, 10% viscose • sleeve: 50% polyurethane, 50% polyester • lining: 100% polyester


This 100% vegan varsity jacket says what you want to say without you actually having to say a word. Also available in “Don’t Tell Me to Smile.”


9. Snakeskin


Back to School Patterns

Lisette L • $139 • 64% cotton, 30% polyester, 3% elastane, 3% polyurethane


In terms of patterns, the other popular animal print must-have this Fall is snakeskin. These Lisette pants allow you to get in on the trend while still feeling classy and sexy!


10. Dark Florals


Back to School Patterns

YaYa • $159 • 100% viscose


This dark-toned tunic-style top is beautifully built from YaYa and falls perfectly under one of the hottest pattern trends of the season- dark florals. Pair it with some flattering slim pants and pumps and you have yourself a killer look.


What’s it going to take to get an A+ in Patterns?


Need an update to your fall wardrobe for the Back to School season? Book your appointment here and one of our talented stylists will make sure you’re ready for the semester ahead.

If you feel like you already have all the right patterns in your wardrobe, move on to our second lesson: Textures >