Fluorescent Fabric Paint

Often referred to as “DayGlo” hues, fluorescent fabric paints have been lighting up the apparel industry since their first appearances more than 80 years ago. Developed between the 1930s and 1950s, fluorescent fabric paint shades have been favorites among fans of standout, high-energy designs. Because fluorescent fabric pants are super-saturated with pigments, they’ve been highly sought-after by theater and television production companies since the mid-1950s. By the 1980s, with the emergence of MTV and the music video culture, fluorescent fabric paint was the go-to when it came to costume designs for pop artists. Today, fluorescent colors are some of accessible, easily applied of fabric paint choices.