To start off the week 1 of New York Fashion Week, The Epson “Digital Couture” Fashion Presentation was on display last night (February 10) and featured new cutting edge fabric printing and design technology which have been donated by the global leader in image printing technology, Epson. The Long Beach, Calif. – based company partnered with 11 fashion designers from North and South America during New York Fashion Week for the Digital Couture project. The event featured collections of each designer’s work using fabrics printed on the Epson® SureColor® F-Series dye sublimation printing machine. The fashion show illustrated the capabilities and design possibilities offered by the technology.

“We’re excited for today’s fashion designers to bring their creative visions to fabric in new and versatile ways with advanced digital technologies during New York Fashion Week,” said Agustin Chacon, vice president, subsidiary sales and operations, Epson America. “Epson’s dye sublimation printing technology provides another level of creativity and functionality for young fashion entrepreneurs and well established fashion brands looking to produce their art in a more efficient and affordable manner.”

ATTENDED:

Analeigh Tipton (Mississippi Grind), Jessica Stroup (The Following), Lilla Crawford (Into the Woods), Julie Henderson (Sports Illustrated), Kira Dikhtyar (ANTM), Cory Kennedy

WHAT:

The Epson “Digital Couture” fashion presentation featured new cutting edge fabric printing and design technology donated by the global leader in image printing technology, Epson.

On February 10th, 33 looks showcased the perfect marriage between fashion and technology in a two hour presentation with cocktails. Featuring 11 emerging designers from Latin America and the United States, the collections showcased the future of fashion technology. Designers included Pilar Briceño of Colombia, Dual of Costa Rica, Ay Not Dead of Argentina, Moah Saldaña of Peru, Marco Antonio Farías of Chile, Ma. Elisa Guillén ofEcuador, Pineda Covalin of Mexico, ESOSA of the US East Coast, Mariana Morrell of Brazil, Leonor Silva of the Caribbean (Venezuela/Miami) andMaggie Barry of California.

The two hour presentation at Industria Superstudios displayed interactive design interface monitors, a special art projection installation, and aLiquiFusionIV vitamin drip bar, alongside new digital techniques for fabric printing and pattern making from Epson’s SureColor F-Series printers.

Posted by Up Close With Sam

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