Epson – New York Fashion Week – Fall 2018 Digital Couture Collections

VenuePier 17. DateTuesdayFebruary 6th.

Epson opened New York Fashion Week with their 4th annual fashion show presentation, featuring cosmopolitan themed capsule collections from North & Latin American designers. Using Epson’s world-class dye-sublimation printing technology designers concocted signature styles, while detailing distinct cultural accents to each wardrobe piece.

Alexandra Pizzigoni x Patricia Franklin for Thomas Jefferson University (Philadelphia) 

The design students at Jefferson Uni presented fluorescent abstract patterns in creatively crafted layered styles.

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Ana María Guiulfo (Peru)

Using Peruvian inspired textiles, Ana Maria Guiulfo breathed life into ruffled dresses, reinvented the trench with a drape feature, incorporated richly colored satin waist wraps, and made headlines with an aquatic themed pantsuit, paired exquisitely with a yarn-woven hand-beaded clutch handbag.

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Candice Cuoco (Los Angeles)

The Gothic elegance of a Trent Reznor music video, Cuoco tapped into Victorian fashion with a quadruple belted floral dress, an embossed metal corset, sleek leather gloves, and a Kentucky derby hat draped in a tulle veil, with tiered garments and tulle petticoat. Reoccurring theme included belled sleeves. Modern touches popped with a self-portrait graphic print, wide brim hat, zippered leather crop top and two-toned striped pants.

Designer (Candice Cuoco) with her models

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Eduardo Figueroa (Guatemala)

Eduardo Figueroa’s angel tears are captivating in a trio color palette of powered blue, royal purple and sand.

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Emilio Mata (Mexico)

Emilio Mata celebrates Mexican heritage, featuring a traditional floral/lace combo dress. Dazzling favorites included a geometric pleated corset with tassel detail and matching skirt, and a call to nature with a monarch butterfly wrap dress belted with a satin corset.

Designer (Emilio Mata) with his models

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Fernando Alberto Atelier (Miami)

Fernando Alberto takes us to church. His cathedral inspired collection featured gold, diamonds and a plunging neckline, loosely fit trousers, Baroque styled pant suit adorned with chain belt hemlines, and neck-tie halter dress cinched with a wide leather belt.

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Hayley Elsaesser (Canada)

Hayley Elsaesser’s psychedelic sci-fi collection invoked 90’s inspired pop art fashion.

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 Ilse Jara (Paraguay)

Ilse Jara featured deeply poetic avant-garde pieces with elaborate accents, fluid floral detail and a magnificent deep-sea coral.

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Karyn Coo (Chile)

Karyn Coo brilliantly marries watercolor and tie dye into contemporary dresses and separates.

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Lina Cantillo (Colombia)

Lina Cantillo’s fascinating constellation themed menswear is cleverly executed and deeply profound.

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Michele Gevaerd Lua Luá (Brazil)

Michele Gevaerd takes us to the ultimate pajama party, luxurious menswear inspired sleepwear with elaborate floral accents.

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Stephanie Ruiz (Ecuador)

Stephanie Ruiz fascinates us with a whimsical interpretation of the earth’s crevices in tiered, pleated, ruffled and sheer styles, fashioned with zippered and laser-cut features.

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Gabriel Asfour, Angela Donhauser and Adi Gil for threeASFOUR (New York) 

threeASFOUR deep-sea bioluminescence motif is wondrously enchanting.

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