On 18th April 2017, Goan designer Schulen Fernandes for Wendell Rodricks scored a coup d’etat by opening the Ministry of Textiles’ Weaves of India fashion show. The collection in Malkha cotton caught the eye of the Hon Minister for Textiles, Ms. Smriti Irani and she insisted with the organizers that the Schulen Fernandes for Wendell Rodricks open the show in Delhi.
Tonight, 30th June 2017, for the grand Textile India 2017 mega event to which 23 countries have been invited to see the grandeur and legacy of Indian Textiles, Schulen Fernandes for Wendell Rodricks will again open the fashion show with the Kunbi sari and Handwoven cotton four ensemble collection. Making Goa proud, Goan designers Schulen Fernandes and Wendell Rodricks are happy and humbled that Goa enjoys the opening of an event of such national prestige.
Padma Shri awardee Wendell Rodricks says “Schulen has proved a worthy successor for my brand. Her creativity, maturity and ease to grasp a subject of national repute is incredible. In a few years at the helm of the Wendell Rodricks label, Schulen has elevated the brand to a level that is enviable. I wish Textile India 2017 the success it richly deserves”
Tonight PM Narendra Modi, CM of Goa Manohar Parrikar and India’s political luminaries will see Goa shine centre stage to open Textile India 2017.
Model Laxmi Rana at fittings in Ahmedabad in the Schulen for Wendell Rodricks Kunbi Sari for the gala Textile India 2017 opening with the Prime Minister, Goa Chief Minster and digintaries of 23 countries in attendance for the major three day conference that will fuel Indian textile business to the world.
Models opening the Weaves of India for the Ministry of Textiles show in April 2017 wearing Schulen Fernandes for Wendell Rodricks Malkha cotton ensembles.