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What Rodricks leaves behind | HT Editorial

From LGBT issues to fashion, the designer was a trailblazer

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Have Lost a Great, Talented Man: Madhu Chopra on Wendell Rodricks

The Indian fashion stalwart passed away at his home in Goa on 12 February at the age of 59.

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Wendell Rodricks, the designer who dared to tell the truth

Rodricks was a designer par excellence. But his real strength was that he dared to say the truth, even if it was about shameful traditions from his beloved state.

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QuickE: 'Angrezi Medium' Trailer; B'wood Bids Goodbye to Wendell

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Wendell Rodricks envisioned fashion as a tool for empowerment

Designer Wendell Rodricks presented his unique garments, inspired by the rich Goan culture and heritage in the years he worked in the fashion industry.

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Designer Wendell Rodricks Passes Away at 59

He passed away at his family home in Colvale in North Goa.

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Wendell Rodricks, Fashion Stalwart & a Champion of LGBT Rights

The veteran designer passed away in his home in Goa.

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Designer, activist, writer: Wendell Rodricks wore many hats

Moda Goa — a fashion museum with more than a hat tip to Goa’s deep heritage — which will open later this year, arose out of Rodricks’ deep wish to celebrate not just Goa, but also his lifelong passion for style, sustainability, design and fashion.

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Leading designer Wendell Rodricks dies at Goa home

Deputy superintendent of police (Mapusa) Gajanan Prabhudesai said Rodricks died after collapsing at his residence. The police got to know about his death around 6:30pm and a team was rushed to his house, he added.

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RIP: Ace Designer PadmaShri Wendell Rodricks Passes Away At 59, Due To Prolonged Illness

Life surely is uncertain, just a few days ago Wendell Rodricks was in the news with his comment about Priyanka Chopra’s dress and today the ace-designer is no more. The designer breathed his last on Wednesday evening following a prolonged illness. Speaking to IANS on Wednesday Nilakanth Halarnkar, BJP MLA from the Thivim Assembly constituency and a longtime associate of the 60-year-old designer confirmed his death. "Yes, it is true. He died at 5.45 p.m. today. He was ailing for a long time," Halarnkar said. His family informed his funeral is scheduled for Thursday. The death of the famous designer has been mourned by several Bollywood celebrities who took to their official social media account to share their condolences. Rodricks was one of the most popular Goan fashion designers and was awarded a Padma Shri in the year 2014. The designer was also accorded the Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts Et Lettres by the French Ministry of Culture in 2015. As a designer, he has been credited with reviving the Kunbi saree, worm by the indigenous Kunbi tribal women of Goa. We at Desimartini.com pray for his soul to rest in peace. We also hope his family gets the courage to cope up with this irreparable loss.

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Wendell Rodricks, the pioneer of Indian resortwear, dies in Goa

Wendell Rodricks was instrumental in planning the first ever Lakme India Fashion Week (LFW) in 2000 and guiding it in its formative years.Wendell Rodricks is survived by his partner Gerome Marrel

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Priyanka Chopra Reveals a Secret About Her Grammys Outfit

The actor’s Grammys outfit was the talk of social media.

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The art world’s private eye

In a year when several public institutions have lost steam, private museums across India have emerged as the new spaces for cultural narratives

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