SUITE OF SEVEN CHOLI’S
Using the basic Indian “choli” blouse, a collection of seven cholis explore varied dressing options. The cholis are titled ‘Line & square’, ‘Cowl’, ‘Kaftan’, ‘Peacock’, ‘Dhobi bundle’, ‘Dupatta’ and ‘Mala’.
Textures, weaves, fabric and embroidered surfaces create a vision in pure white. Simple cottons, elegant linens and exotic silks blend to create the designer’s favoured colour.
A collection of ensembles for Ensemble, India’s premier fashion store. White, black and grey create a lean long line. Titled ‘Minimal, Movement and Geometry, the garments are cut on a long geometric line resulting in drapes typical of Indian garments. Tunics hit the floor and pleated fabric spirals in wrapped styles.
WENDELL RODRICKS COUTURE SHOW
Kala Academy, Panaji, Goa.
The first solo showing by the designer done in couture style. Eighty garments reflect the personal style, decade long career and culture of Goa. Innovative fabrics include leather, net and woven cotton tweed. The garments are embellished with materials to resemble dew drops, rain, stars, exotic insects and petals.