PHILIPS INTRODUCES ‘POPOLOGY’ WITH WENDELL RODRICKS FOR LFW 2015
Philips India, the leading lifestyle brand for male and female grooming gadgets, today showcased the styling prowess offered by its gadgets during Wendell Rodricks’ show at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/ Resort 2015. Making a comeback to Lakmé Fashion Week after 3 years, ace designer Wendell Rodricks presented his collection ‘Popology for Philips 2015’ inspired by Pop Art for the eager fashion fanatics.
The exclusive collection by Wendell Rodricks represented unique, edgy and fearless styling which lies at the heart of the Philips Personal Care. In addition to this special show, Phillips has associated with Lakmé Fashion Week as the ‘styling partner’ for the entire show with all the models being styled using Philips grooming gadgets.
The ‘Popology for Philips 2015’ collection was also a reference to the Pop Up concept used to merchandise at unusual places other than a flagship store. Keeping the latest styling trends in mind, Rodricks’ POPOLOGY Collection for Phillips 2015 defined the narrative of a nostalgic 60’s emotion with a fashion forward look. For the first time ever, for Phillips Personal Care, Rodricks unfurled a vast colour palette that included sunshine yellow, burnt orange, olive green, pale mint, dove grey, black, candy pink, pale lilac, Turkish blue, turquoise blue and signature white. This fit perfectly into the concept of youthful fashion at Philips, which is known for its personal care products that marry the latest technology with ease of use to make styling oneself at home a reality.
In attendance were the crème de la crème of the city including Maria Goretti, Mushtaq Sheikh, Zaher Khan, Anjana Sharma, Pooja Bedi, Sharmila Khanna, Pooja Batra, Suzanne Sablok. The collection caught the fancy of the spectators and the styling for all models, done using Philips grooming gadgets, blended rhythmically adding to the glamour on ramp!
Wendell Rodricks with the showstopper Waluscha De Sousa for Popology for Philips 2015
Wendell Rodricks, Waluscha De Sousa, Arunita Chopra and ADA Ratnam
Pleased with the success of the show, Mr. ADA Ratnam, President – Consumer Lifestyle, Philips India said, “We, at Philips are very pleased to have associated with Lakmé Fashion Week, the ultimate fashion event in the country, and with the overwhelming response we have received here. This association contributes to Philips Personal Care’s aim of putting the power of self-expression in the hands of the youth in the form of high-tech yet easy-to-use grooming gadgets.”
“The POPOLOGY collection is the perfect representation of the vibrancy and fearlessness of today’s youth. This exciting collection perfectly complements the vision of Philips Personal Care that strives to ’empower’ young men and women of today to be themselves. To look amazing, feel amazing, everyday. Wendell’s collection was simply exquisite and we are happy that the Philips gadgets helped enhance the entire look on the ramp!” added Anurita Chopra – Business Head – Personal Care, Consumer Lifestyle, Philips India.
The inspired creator of the collection, Wendell Rodricks commented on this association, “The POPOLOGY Collection is very close to my heart as it represents what it means to express oneself fearlessly! It’s edgy, it’s unique, it’s nothing like you’ve ever seen… it just pops! This is exactly what made Philips Personal Care the Perfect styling partner for LFW and the inspiration behind my collection.”
With the latest technology and innovation, Philips Personal Care range of styling gadgets allow you to create your own personal style, or keep up with the hottest trends in grooming. These styling tools have been specifically designed to give you with the confidence to achieve any look you desire and express yourself through your personal style. Philips offers electronic shavers, trimmers, hair clippers and bodygroomers for men; and a range of hairstyling gadgets including dryers, straighteners, and stylers as well as an extensive range of epilators for women. The young and popular stars Arjun Kapoor and Alia Bhatt are the brand ambassadors for Philips Male Grooming and Philips Beauty businesses respectively.