Organic by John Patrick Resort 2016

Organic by John Patrick Resort 2016

Australian surf culture and more than a touch of preppy plaid found its way into John Patrick’s laid-back resort lineup.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2015

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2015

In the lineup presented in his showroom, “elongating” was key.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2015

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2015

John Patrick’s spring collection for Organic underscored what he’s always done best: accessible, comfortable clothes with enormous visual appeal.

Organic by John Patrick Resort 2015

Organic by John Patrick Resort 2015

For his Organic resort collection, the designer started off by thinking about the contrast between urban and country living.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2014

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2014

In a strict, minimal lineup, Patrick drew inspiration from NASA photographs, which translated into modern clothes with wearable ease.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2014

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2014

The designer stuck to his tried-and-true formula of tactile organic cottons and silks cut in classic shapes.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2013

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2013

The designer showed his version of a Sixties-inspired collection, demonstrated mostly with a few little black dresses.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2013

Organic by John Patrick RTW Spring 2013

The must-haves for spring include his superlong T-shirts, lean skirts in navy knitted linen and great long parkas.

Organic by John Patrick Resort 2013

Organic by John Patrick Resort 2013

The designer’s resort collection was a good example of how mixing it up can offer a broad appeal.

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2012

Organic by John Patrick RTW Fall 2012

He’s always shown lots of great sporty items at Organic, but this season the designer said he “wanted to elevate our basics to the next level.”