Moda Goa: History and Style by Wendell Rodricks

Category: Non-fiction
Publisher: HarperCollins India
Rights Available: World (excluding Indian subcontinent)

 

Wendell Rodricks places the history of Goan Costume in the spotlight for an archive that has never been researched before. Through the book, Rodricks traces the early settlers, the world’s first Indo-Western clothes and the final return to Indian dress after the Portuguese left Goa. Through illustrations by European travelers, a wealth of photographs by Mark Sequeira and Bharat Ramamurtham, as well as access to the fine clothing and jewelry of Goans, Wendell Rodricks debuts as an author to reveal a rich tapestry of history and clothing with passionate prose taking the reader to the beauty and backwaters of India’s golden state.