The seventh version of India Beach Fashion Week (IBFW), which is ready to start from Sunday, can be paying homage to late style designer Wendell Rodricks, who handed away in February this 12 months after extended sickness, the occasion’s organisers mentioned on Thursday. The IBFW-Resort version 2020 to be held nearly may also characteristic new collections of designers Ken Ferns and Nidhi Munim.
“I’m glad that despite Wendell’s demise, we have been able to send some of his garments to IBFW Resort Edit digital,” Rodrick’s companion Jerome Marrel mentioned in a press release.
Wendell’s trademark minimalist type and his resort assortment can be showcased as a part of the digital occasion and can characteristic among the final items created by the late designer, as a part of a tribute by the organisers of the occasion.
“It is a huge challenge to move from such a grand and successful on-ground format to a virtual one as the content needs to be super engaging and exciting for the audience. But this will only help raise the bar. We’re excited to have many new audiences in this interesting format!” IBFW founder Pallav Ojha mentioned.
In its new digital avatar, celebrities and stylists to style fans and viewers will now get a front-row seat to some explosive style from Goa’s attractive shores together with “innovative new showcase of the best resort and beach wear in India”, the assertion mentioned.
Designer Ken Ferns is scheduled to showcase his assortment ‘The Fernweh Extension’ impressed by completely different tribes from all over the world, whereas designer Nidhi Munim’s assortment of consolation clothes with a sustainable contact can be additionally featured.
“Our new collection aThe Sunshine’ is inspired by the excessive 80s, with a burst of neon blended in monochromes to add a spunk of positivity in these changing times. I’m truly thankful to IBFW for adding some fun and fashion in our lives,” Munim mentioned.
Rodricks handed away at his dwelling in Colvale village in Goa on the age of 59.
(With IANS Inputs)