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IPEX 2017, 31 Oct - 3 Nov 2017, NEC Birmingham UK

Substrates Catwalk in association with London College of Fashion

London College Fashion LogoStudents from world-renowned university, London College of Fashion, are collaborating with IPEX to host a substrates fashion catwalk show on each of the four event days.

Designs by the students will incorporate digitally printed textile, paper and cardboard stocks, or other print-capable substrates, such as vinyl and acrylic. They will work closely with printers to create stunning and innovative outfits, themed in the style of Bladerunner.

It will be a visual feast showcasing PRINT IN ACTION which is the theme for IPEX 2017. The show will take place 3 times each event day.

Competition for Students of The London College of Fashion

Students will be invited to compete in this catwalk, and those selected by an awarding committee, jointly staffed by LCF, IPEX and print stakeholders, will travel to the NEC to actively participate in IPEX.