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In today’s world, design ceases to be only about functionality and creativity, it’s now also about creating a new perspective, feels Bloni’s Akshat Bansal
Akshat Bansal

The pandemic has made us crave warmth, care, and affection. It has made us more curious about the feeling a garment evokes – looking at the broader perspective of what clothes are and re-imagining them for a new, mindful meaning. Fashion moves beyond personal interests and choices. It is no stranger to revolving around cultural shifts. All fashion movements mostly happened after a major event in history. We are transmitting, opening ourselves up to blend. Resilience allows us to blend our capabilities, reforming our identities. Upgrading to virtual platforms allows us to live parallel lives. This comes with owning multiple personalities that collectively reflect our real emotion; the new normal. Digital fashion shows and 3D virtual garments not only encourage designers to think beyond the traditional ways of presentation but also reduces the carbon footprint.

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