Designer Wendell Rodricks passes away in Goa at the age of 59; Details Awaited

The award winning fashion designer's death was confirmed by one of his family members. It is reported that Wendell Rodricks passed away at his home in Goa.
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Fashion Designer Wendell Rodricks passed away on Wednesday in Goa. The award winning fashion designer's death was confirmed by one of his family members to Indian Express. As per reports, Rodricks, 59, passed away at his home in Goa. The cause of Wendell's death has not yet been disclose. The designer donned many hats of a author, activist, environmentalist and a gay right activist.

Wendell also was honoured with one of highest civilian award, the Padma Shri, back in 2014 by the government of India. Born on 28 May, 1960, Rodricks grew up in a Goan catholic family. The designer recently lost two of his pet dogs within a span of one week. Wendell was currently involved in the construction of his dream project -- India's first museum on costume history. 

Just a few days ago, he shared a photo of the same on his Instagram. "@modagoamuseum final plastering at work," the designer had shared. Fashion designer Ashley Rebello mourned Wendell's death as he wrote, "One of the nicest people I knew , his zest for life , and love for food and life , was overwhelming , it’s not sunk in , that he is no more , this is one of the lovely memories I had with him on his boat and house in goa the last time I met him , u will always be missed." Stylist Ami Patel also mourned Wendell's loss. The funeral will reportedly be held on Thursday afternoon. 

More details about Wendell's sudden demise are awaited. 

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OD

most probably ODed

Sad and untimely.

We all know who did it to him.

That's so mean .....you ppl should dig a grave and bury yourself in shame! May his soul rip!

Aunty Chopra gave supaari..confirmed.

Madhu Chopra’s anger towards him caused it?

#Karma

#Wonderwhatyourkarmawillbe

How cruel and insensitive are you? Criticism of a dress or look equivalent to death? Shame on you!

Ok teacher

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