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Read and explore in-depth interviews, articles and opinion pieces about BLONI.

22 Nov 2022

Grazia India

Lakmé Fashion Week Was Full Of Tactical Theatricality

19 Oct 2022

Elle India

In Conversation With Akshat Bansal On Bloni’s Collection Titled ‘Preamble’

15 Oct 2022

HT Times

More than he seams: A Wknd interview with designer Akshat Bansal

4 Oct 2022

Vogue India

Indian label Bloni makes its Paris Fashion Week debut

1 Oct 2022

Vogue India

Bloni's chart-topping reflective trench coats and trousers wins the vote of another fashion jury

20 March 2022

Times Of India

FASHION FORWARD WITH SYNTHETICS THAT ARE SUSTAINABLE.
Recycled synthetics made a splash when Alia Bhatt recently flaunted a sari fashioned out of recycled nylon and repurposed faux leather by Delhi-based luxury label Bloni.

30 November, 2021

i-D

THE YOUND DESIGNERS SHATTERING STEREOTYPES AROUND INDIAN FASHION.
While boys his age spent their days playing gully (street) cricket and football, Akshat Bansal pored over yards and yards of intricately printed fabrics in the back of his father’s sari store. He wasn’t just a mesmerised kid in a sartorial candy shop, however. Instead, the interest in textiles he demonstrated back then was an indication of things to come.

21 August, 2021

Grazia

BEYOND THE NORM: DESIGNER AKSHAT BANSAL ON SHIFTING PERSPECTIVES
I envision a future where modern ethical luxury will transcend clothing beyond creativity, resonate with functional relatability, and imbibe it with a purpose to evolve.

31 March, 2021

Zee Zest

ART MEETS TECHNOLOGY IN FASHION DESIGNER AKSHAT BANSAL'S DESIGN
All eyes were on Akshat Bansal of luxury fashion brand Bloni, the winner of the Emerging Talent award at this year’s joint fashion week organised by Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Lakme Fashion Week. Why? Because of his non-conformist, eco-friendly collection that seamlessly blended technology with art on textile procured from marine plastic waste.

17 March, 2021

Voice of Fashion

BLONI: FASHION, TRACTION
“Tomorrow, if clothing needs to become completely digital, I am prepared,” the designer says, as he emphasises the need to cater to busy clients. This includes creating a digital avatar of their bodies so clothes can be tried on virtually—a technology Bloni is in works to implement.

17 March, 2021

Outlook India

GENDER-NEUTRAL FASHION AT THE LAKME FASHION WEEK BY AKSHAT BANSAL
Bloni blends textiles and gives sustainability a new form and edge by using technologies to make eco-friendly clothing, not only supporting Indian artisans, but also introducing advancements and hybrid textiles for the new-tech generation.

11 Mrach, 2021

Indulge Express

FDCI'S NEW 'EMERGING TALENT' CATEGORY'S FIRST WINNER IS BLONI BY AKSHAT BANSAL
Bloni's USP is craft and techniques which give ingenuity to the brand. Blending textiles and giving sustainability, a new form and edge by using technologies to make eco-friendly clothing, it not only supports Indian artisans, but also introduces advancements and hybrid textiles for the new-tech generation, a mission of Bansal.

01 February, 2020

Forbes India

AKSHAT BANSAL: BLENDING CRAFT WITH TECHNOLOGY
Akshat Bansal believes in having the best of both worlds. This is perhaps why his craft, while using conventional handmade tailoring techniques, is also technologically forward in its utilisation of fabric and styles.

MENTOR AND MUSE PROJECT

Vogue India

MENTOR AND MUSE PROJECT
Celebrity stylist, producer, style consultant, social catalyst Rhea Kapoor reconnected with Akshat Bansal of Bloni for a mentorship session in a pandemic-riddled world.

25 December, 2019

Apparel Resources

SENSE AND SUSTAINABILITY: BLONI BY AKSHAT BANSAL
It is seldom that we come across fashion sensibilities going hand-in-hand with sustainability, intertwining perfectly to become a finished garment that seems as though design was its only focal point.

6 September, 2018

Outlook India

LGBTQ: QUEERS FASHION CHALLENGES RIGID STEREOTYPES
Akshat Bansal’s Bloni Label sent out a loud message of equality and regenerate gender norms.

2017

Platform Magazine

BLONI BY AKSHAT BANSAL
Translating the ambiguous into the tangible, Akshat Bansal’s debut collection is a flirtation in black and white. Drawing inspiration from towering snow-clad mountains that shoulder past misty clouds, his palette is reminiscent of cold, stark winters.

18 September, 2017

India Today

YOUNG DESIGNERS REWRITING THE VOCABULARY OF FASHION
Bansal says that fashion in India is still too circumscribed, because people are afraid of change. "I feel that style is now becoming more easy and relaxed now."

25 October 2017

Verve Magazine

INDIAN LABELS WE LOVE: BLONI BY AKSHAT BANSAL
Unorthodox, free-spirited and neoteric — these words best encapsulate the feel of Akshat Bansal’s monochromatic collection at Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2017. Design, to him, is about more than functionality and creativity. “It’s about creating a new perspective.

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