Epson, a global leader in printing imaging technology, announces the return of the Epson Digital Couture presentation Tuesday, Feb. 9th, from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m. for its new digital textile printing fashion week event. The show will be held in advance of Fashion Week in the heart of the Meatpacking district at Sixty Tenth (between 14th and 15th Street).
The following eleven selected designers from the Americas will showcase their collections created using Epson’s state-of-the-art direct-to-garment and digital dye-sublimation printing. To commemorate the return of this showcase of designers coming together for fashion, this year’s theme for the presentation is “Harmony and Peace Through Fashion.”
Chloe Trujillo from Los Angeles, Calif.
Cristina Ruales from Brooklyn, N.Y.
Fabrizzio Berrocal from Costa Rica
GM by Gustavo Moscoso from Ecuador
Kaleidoscopic by María de Lourdes Ramírez and Isabel Navarro Landa from Mexico
LENERD by Felipe Santamaría Luque from Colombia
Matías Hernán from Chile
Ossira by Agostina Orlandi and Ludmila Osikovsky from Argentina
Pionier by Janet Ríos and Carmen Artica from Peru
Santika by Danny Santiago from Miami, Fla.
Tigresse by Fabio Yukio from Brazil
Digital dye-sublimation and direct-to-garment technologies, a relatively new trend in the textile industry, allow designers to alter textile designs, make color selections with the click of a mouse, and hone in on the fine details of their creations. Epson’s SureColor® F-Series printers give fashion and textile designers alike an accessible means to bring their ideas and inspiration to life, with the signature quality that distinguishes the Epson brand. The SureColor F-Series printers are high-speed, low-cost solutions that produce sharp, vivid images and offer an abundance of rich colors, intense blacks, and smooth gradations onto fabric.
This technology gives both young entrepreneurs just starting out in the fashion world, as well as established fashion brands, a way to produce their art in an efficient and affordable manner. It provides a whole new level of creative and functional versatility. These innovations in technology continue to reinvigorate the fashion industry and inspire creativity among new designers.
For the past two years, Epson’s digital dye-sublimation printing and its new direct-to-garment printing technologies have opened doors to endless possibilities, such as printing in real-time on a variety of fabrics, to include cotton and many synthetic fibers. Designers now have tremendous liberty, versatility and total creative design freedom, enabling artistic visions to become a reality. The end product is original fabric prints that are unique to each designer, fabrics that are of the highest quality and are of precision-detailed fabrication. Ultimately, Epson’s groundbreaking technologies are redefining what it means to be creative within the fashion industry.
The Epson Digital Couture event will once again demonstrate this new revolutionary marriage between fashion and technology. Alongside Epson in this event are a select group of designers from around the world who are pioneers in digital sublimation printing.
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