Inks bleed and fade to form hazy prints and washed-out effects and hand-painted technique update indigo prints this season. Brushstrokes and splatters are crucial to capture this expressive and artful trend. Tonal indigos or stark white with midnight blue form detailed florals and patterns to abstract marks. Linear patterns are inspired by handmade scribbles and written notes. Mottles effects update the popular ombre trend for the winter season, now overhauled in smoky tones for a more refined and sleek look and the speckled gradient emerges. White-to-black ombre is a go-to favorite, reflecting the ongoing monochromatic trend, while rich reds are popular for the season.