Shoppers’ Stop, Mumbai. Ogaan, Delhi. Ogaan , Calcutta.
Using the tunic shape as a platform of inspiration, twelve avante garde garments in white, black, caramel and sea blue constitute the Wendell Rodricks Trunk Collection for Shoppers’ Stop, Mumbai. The twelve Tunics collection was also presented at the Derby in Calcutta as part of a fashion show.
At an exclusive fashion presention in Banglore, Wendell Rodricks introduced a portfolio collection of his renowned styles blended with recent creations. In shell pink, white and gold, the collection was a major success in India’s Garden City. The wonder fibre TENCEL was introduced for the first time by designer for retail in India.
THE SPICE COLLECTION
The Fashion Bistro & Bar, Mumbai.
A pioneering event in Indian fashion. Cosmetic giant, LAKME commission a range of garments inspired by their new seasons colours. Wendell Rodricks creates a selection of fourteen garments in Hot Paprika, Ginger Spice, Toasted Cinnamon, Burnt Cardamom, Tangy Tamarind and Too Chilli. The slicky choreographed show by the designer earned much praise and publicity for an unusual blend of cosmetic colours and fashion.
The womb of creativity Wendell Rodricks Couture Show, Solar dos Colacos -Goa
A hippie trail leading out of Goa to embrace the tribes of the world. The designer unveiled his collection at a surprise party that moved venues from a cruise boat to a Portuguese heritage home on the Mandovi river. Forty garments inspired by world tribes were put togethered in an Indian spirit. Departing from his signature style, the designer experimented with new age fabrics and a “look” oriented line ideal for the new millenium. Indo – West gives way to “Indo – International”.