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Get resortwear right, ‘The White Lotus’ style

HBO’s hit show may be a scathing examination of white privilege, but that doesn’t stop us from drooling over its aesthetic

Connie Britton as Nicole Mossbacher in The White Lotus (iMDB)

The first taste of the White Lotus aesthetic comes during the opening credits, when one gorgeous tropical-theme wallpaper follows the other, all palms and hibiscus flowers and seascapes printed on rich, creamy paper—and soon turning into more sinister and provocative imagery involving sleeping leopards and coiled snakes and a fish caught in the tentacles of an octupus.

The show might be an intensely discomfiting look at white privilege, but it is also a visual delight, not only because of the stunning Hawaiian location but the on-point outfits and accessories that define the rich guests of the upscale resort in which the show is set. 

Here's how you can rock theWhite Lotus vibe (minus the nasty entitlement).

Zaina Kaftan By Hemant & Nandita

Zaina Kaftan By Hemant & Nandita
Zaina Kaftan By Hemant & Nandita

A tropical print comes alive in this viscose crepe kaftan with a tie-up knot at the back, a thigh-high slit, and balloon sleeves. Tanya would approve. 

Available on HemantandNandita.in; 20,125

Dance of Frondescence Wallpaper from India Circus

Dance of Frondescence wallpaper 
Dance of Frondescence wallpaper 

As close as you can get to those title-sequence wallpapers, this exquisite design from India Circus by Krsna Mehta truly brings the outdoors in, and can be customised for any wall.   

Available on Indiacircus.com; 3299 per sq meter

Rose Of Love Rib Top by Vineet Rahul

Rose of Love Ribbed Top by Vineet Rahul
Rose of Love Ribbed Top by Vineet Rahul

An elegant rose print and the kitschy tracksuit jacket style come together seamlessly in this top made of chanderi fabric with a white cotton slip. Perfect for those tense dinners!

Available on Ogaan.com; 14,600

Pineapple Paradise Duffle Bag

Pineapple Paradise duffle bag by UnderOneSky
Pineapple Paradise duffle bag by UnderOneSky

Super whimsical (in an ironic way, naturally) with a pineapple print and an iridescent finish, this tote by UnderOneSky will be perfect for that moment when you just want to pack your bags and leave. 

Available on Nordstrom.com; 4,332

Tuber Collection of Planters From Indigenus

Tuber planters from Indigenus
Tuber planters from Indigenus

Created by South African product designer Haldane Martin, these luxe planters are built to last (unlike relationships). 

Available on SourcesUnlimited.co.in; price on request

Fuchsia Stripe Shirt By Wendell Rodricks Men

Shirt from Wendell Rodricks Men (available on https://wendellrodricks.com)
Shirt from Wendell Rodricks Men (available on https://wendellrodricks.com)

This linen shirt with a standout stripe is perfect for a beach day (or for getting sloshed around the pool while examining your privilege). 

Available on Ensembleindia.com; 5,000

Gypsy Soul Leaf And Pearl Flora Necklace

Gypsy Soul Leaf and Flora Necklace
Gypsy Soul Leaf and Flora Necklace

While it may not be a $75,000 bracelet like Nicole Mossbacher's, this gold-plated necklace with a leafy motif can also be a conversation starter. 

Available on Isharya.com; 5,000

 

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