Pattern Recognition: Graphic Prints Hit Pre-Fall Collections

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Woman with umbrella, by Martin Munkacsi, circa 1936. Photo: Courtesy of Zero Maria Cornejo

Look after look in the pre-fall shows were graphic-heavy, making eyes spin like those Magic Eye posters of yore. Rachel Roy went for horizontal and diagonal stripes, while Versace used swirls in a methodical, precise way. (Not to mention the label's famed Liberty star print came out for a run.) Michael Kors gave us optical illusions with stripes and checks in black and white, and Zero + Maria Cornejo combined yellow squares, orange triangles, and black circles. For these and more shape-inspired patterns fit to print, click ahead to the slideshow.

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