Yesterday, the news of acclaimed fashion designer Wendell Rodricks’ demise took everyone by shock. The designer breathed his last in his Goa residence. He was 59. It was a huge loss for the fashion as well as Indian film industry as Wendell Rodricks was the reason behind the success of many acclaimed models and actresses. Bollywood celebs as well as the fashion industry took to their social media and remembered him. Malaika Arora, Anushka Sharma among others, mourned his demise.
Following the demise of Wendell Rodricks, his family put up a notice outside his Goa residence, which read, "Let Wendell rest in peace, no visitors please”. A family member told Indian Express, “He passed away peacefully. His partner Jerome (Marrel) was by his side.” Schulen Fernandes, the Creative Director for Wendell Rodricks label shared on her Instagram story that Wendell Rodricks passed away peacefully in his sleep at his home on Wednesday around 5 pm.
Schulen Fernandes, in her Instagram story, wrote, “Darkest day today. I’m numb with deep sorrow and the loss of the dearest one. He should still be here. With us. Here’s what I must say, while I find the strength to speak very little. Wendell passed away today at 5 pm in his sleep. In his home, his sanctuary. Surrounded by the love of the familiar. (Let all other theories be put to rest. Period.) Stay with the man if you must in his legacy and play ‘somewhere over the rainbow’ in fond remembrance.”
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