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20 years on, being gay will be a non-issue: Wendell Rodricks


September 19th, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Twenty years on, being gay will be a non-issue, says Indian fashion guru Wendell Rodricks, who wants people to look at gay relationship as a ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks closes boutique to protest illegal mining


September 17th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) Green activists have welcomed ace designer Wendell Rodricks' move to close down a boutique in a five-star resort which was run in collaboration with a company ... Read more...

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63 designers finalised for WIFW spring/summer edition


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The spring-summer edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) returns with an exciting list of 63 designers who will showcase their contemporary collection ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks protests against illegal mining, closes boutique


September 14th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 14 (IANS) World-renowned fashioned signed Wendell Rodricks has closed down his fashion boutique in a hotel co-operated by a mining company in protest against the illegal mining in ... Read more...

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Wendell displays his ‘Timeless’ collection at LFW


August 5th, 2012 - 1:19 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Designer Wendell Rodricks showcased his new collection titled "Timeless", featuring long dresses, georgette circle dupattas, satin silk long line cholis, kurtas, high waist dhoti among others, ... Read more...

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LFW Winter-Festive puts spotlight on new talents, Indian weaves (Curtain-raiser )


August 1st, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 1 (IANS) It will be a celebration of Indian weaves, crafts and young talent. The Lakme Fashion Week Winter-Festive 2012, which kickstarts here Friday, will present collections ... Read more...

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Designers pen fashion bibles; legacy for younger lot


July 20th, 2012 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Moving from needle and thread, fashion connoisseurs are putting pen to paper in a bid to share their experiences and expertise with the younger lot. ... Read more...

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86 designers to showcase at LFW Winter fest


July 11th, 2012 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 11 (IANS) In its 13th year, Lakme Fashion Week has lined up 86 designers, including veterans Pallavi Jaikishan and Ritu Beri, from across the country.From big names such ... Read more...

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‘Kitchens becoming style statement in South Asian homes’


May 14th, 2012 - 12:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) Often pushed to the background in South Asian homes, the kitchen is becoming a style statement with a spiritual feel, says leading Indian designer Wendell ... Read more...

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Rodricks to judge best poster contest for queer film fest (With Image)


March 9th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Kashish 2012, the third edition of queer film festival, has sent out an open call to artists from across the world to design its official ... Read more...

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JJ Valaya is WIFW 2012 finale designer


February 2nd, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 2 (IANS) Designer J.J. Valaya will bring the curtains down on the autumn/winter edition of the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), the second time will do ... Read more...

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Shantanu-Nikhil to open WIFW 2012


January 31st, 2012 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) Designer duo Shantanu-Nikhil will Feb 15 open the autumn-winter edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week( WIFW) 2012 at the Pragati Maidan here.WIFW organiser Fashion ... Read more...

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138 designers to participate in WIFW autumn-winter 2012


January 27th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) The upcoming edition of Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), to be held next month, will witness a record number of 138 designers showcasing their ... Read more...

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Goa was birthplace of Indo-Western garments: Wendell Rodricks (Interview, With Image)


January 27th, 2012 - 1:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Veteran designer Wendell Rodricks has carried the sartorial legacy of Goa to a new level by documenting it in "Moda Goa" - a first-of-its kind ... Read more...

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A mass, a cremation…adieu Mario Miranda


December 12th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Loutolim (Goa), Dec 12 (IANS) Goa bid a moving, teary farewell to acclaimed artist Mario Miranda, who was consigned to flames at a crematorium after a funeral mass at a ... Read more...

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No one quite like Mario, say Goan artists


December 12th, 2011 - 12:52 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Dec 12 (IANS) Creative artists from Goa have lamented the death of legendary cartoonist Mario Miranda, saying he introduced their state to India and the world in the real ... Read more...

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Designerwear show affecting local business in Goa?


December 10th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Bambolim (Goa), Dec 10 (IANS) Goa's picturesque beaches and churches apart, tourists also throng the state for local shopping. But the first edition of the India Resort Fashion Week (IRFW) ... Read more...

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Goa needs special status to retain its identity: Wendell Rodricks


November 2nd, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) Known more for his classically minimalist fashion statement, Goa born fashion designer Wendell Rodricks Wednesday talked tough about preserving the identity of the state, whose beaches ... Read more...

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Goa beach jam sessions inspire Rodricks’ new collection


November 2nd, 2011 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 2 (IANS) Memories of jam sessions on pristine Goan beaches in the 1970s and flowing, glamourous evening gowns of the time will be the flavour of ace designer ... Read more...

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Business at fashion week broke all records: FDCI chief (Review)


October 13th, 2011 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) The five-day Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) spring/summer extravaganza ended Wednesday with business breaking all records, said Sunil Sethi, president of the Fashion ... Read more...

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Business, not Bollywood, in focus at WIFW: FDCI chief


October 7th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) With over 120 designers, 200 buyers and an expected revenue of at least Rs.30-35 crore, the focus of the upcoming spring-summer edition of Wills ... Read more...

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From huts to high streets: Khadi comes of age (Feature)


September 30th, 2011 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) Once a symbol of India's independence movement popularised by Mahatma Gandhi, handspun khadi has got a makeover and become a style statement. It's no longer ... Read more...

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Goa tourism gives up hope on Wendell Rodricks’ designs


September 6th, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Sep 6 (IANS) Internationally renowned fashion designer Wendell Rodricks' busy schedule and "co-ordination issues" have forced the Goa tourism department to give up hopes of getting slick uniforms for ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks splashes water on the LFW ramp


August 21st, 2011 - 2:05 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 21 (IANS) Drawing inspiration from the majestic Himalayas, the major source of water in India, Goa-based designer Wendell Rodricks presented the ethereal organic "Himalayan Live Natural Collection" to ... Read more...

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LFW Winter/Festive 2011 all about business (Curtain raiser)


August 15th, 2011 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 15 (IANS) There will pret and couture collections from top notch designers and there will be a fair share of glamour and glitz. But the main focus of ... Read more...

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With Wendell busy, Goa tourism scouts for designer to make uniforms


June 10th, 2011 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 10 (IANS) With Wendell Rodricks preoccupied, the Goa tourism department is scouting for a designer to weave fancy threads for it's in-the-making Tourism Security Force (TSF), one of ... Read more...

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A book on ‘melting pot’ called Goa (With Image)


March 13th, 2011 - 1:55 pm ICT by IANS
Panjim, March 13 (IANS) Goa Writers, a group of disparate individuals, has launched a book which draws together a wide range of experiences and ideas, and gives a hint of ... Read more...

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FDCI forms new board, Sethi remains president


March 1st, 2011 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1(IANS) Sunil Sethi will continue as the president of the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI), the country's apex fashion body, which has reconstituted its board.The new members on ... Read more...

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Wendell Rodricks: No longer Mentor For Gen Next In The Lakme Fashion Week


January 22nd, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Ace fashion designer Wendell Rodricks is a disillusioned man these days. According to latest reports, the designer was in for a big surprise or rather shock when he discovered that ... Read more...

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The ‘Sari’ Story Of Indian Fashion


December 8th, 2010 - 4:31 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
A number of Indian designers have been experimenting with the nine yards of cloth for a long time now and have finally come up with new designs for the Indian woman. ... Read more...

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WIFW gets grander with bigger venue, 115 designers


October 22nd, 2010 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
By Shilpa Raina New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Its biggest ever venue promises to make the Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) - which kicks off Saturday - a grand affair this ... Read more...

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Top Designers To Showcase Their Creations At WIFW This Weekend In New Delhi


October 20th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 20, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Come October 23rd and New Delhi gets ready to embrace the collections of 115 designers across the country at the Wills India Fashion Week – Spring/Summer ... Read more...

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Wendell to design for Goa’s tourism security force?


October 5th, 2010 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 5 (IANS) Goa's soon-to-be launched tourist security force (TSF) might be patrolling the beaches in uniforms by renowned designer Wendell Rodricks.Swapnil Naik, director of tourism, said Wendell had ... Read more...

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Dabangg girl Sonakshi Sinha trips off ramp at Bangalore’s fashion show


September 27th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
By SwetaBangalore, Sep. 27 (ANI): Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha tripped while walking the ramp at the grand finale of Blenders Pride Fashion Tour (BPFT) held here over the weekend. She, however, ... Read more...

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Men’s week high on fashion, low on glamour (Review)


August 30th, 2010 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was more work and less play at the second edition of the Van Heusen India Men's Week (VHIMW) Aug 27-29 that showcased a concentrated umbrella ... Read more...

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