Epson, a global leader in printing technology, is teaming up with select fashion designers from across the Americas to bring a unique experience to the runway in New York City during Fashion Week in February. Marrying fashion and technology, the Epson “Digital Couture” event will feature 11 designers’ collections created using Epson’s state-of-the-art dye sublimation printing and will demonstrate the design freedom and capabilities of the technology for the fashion industry.
“We are 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, VP, subsidiary sales and operations, Epson America, Inc. “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.”
Epson printing technologies enable endless design possibilities across the fashion industry. The end result is original prints of the highest quality unique to each designer on fabrics that can define their signature style. The Epson “Digital Couture” event will showcase the capabilities through the featured collections from select designers who are early adopters of digital sublimation printing, including:
· Ay Not Dead from Argentina
· Pilar Briceño from Colombia
· Dual from Costa Rica
· ESOSA from New York City
· Leonor Silva representing the Caribbean (Venezuela to Miami)
· Ma. Elisa Guillén from Ecuador
· Maggie Barry from Los Angeles
· Marco Antonio Farías from Chile
· Mariana Morrell from Brazil
· Moah Saldaña from Peru
· Pineda Covalin from Mexico
The Epson® SureColor® F-Series dye sublimation printing technology provides fashion and textile designers an accessible means to bring their ideas and inspiration to life with unsurpassable quality. The high-speed, affordable SureColor F-Series printers produce sharp, vivid images with rich colors, intense blacks, and smooth gradations onto fabric – enabling designers to create and print original designs with greater control and flexibility.
Fashion designers and professionals interested in learning more about Epson’s digital printing technologies can visit www.proimaging.epson.com.