Diane von Furstenberg, the queen of the prints, is never shy with bold graphics, and her show on Sunday was no exception. But her optimistic and decidedly floral perspective seems to have spread to other designers for their Spring/Summer 2012 collections. Everyone from the normally austere Derek Lam to the usualy feminine Tracey Reese swirled flowers or offered Pucci-influenced patterns. There was (and will continue to be) a quiet parade of black and white on the runway, but there is also an equally strong sentiment that everything will be coming up roses (or lilies if you're Vivienne Tam) next summer.
Diane von Furstenberg print from her Spring/Summer 2012 collection