Australian designer Camilla Franks will appear in the latest episode of The White Lotus wearing her signature kaftans.
Franks filmed a cameo for the hit TV series in Noto and Taormina, as per Daily Telegraph.
“I love that The White Lotus celebrates style in this magical world that we’d all love to play in – minus the mystery deaths of course,” Franks told the publication.
She added, “That inspires viewers to push their own aesthetic further. Take risks, colour the world.”
And while it’s Franks’ first appearance on the show, it’s not the first time her work has appeared on The White Lotus.
Starring actor Jennifer Coolidge wore five different Camilla pieces through the first season of The White Lotus, the role that won her her first-ever Emmy Award in the outstanding supporting actress in a limited or anthology series or movie category.
In the current season both Bruno Gouery who plays Didier and Paolo Camilli who plays Hugo wear Camilla’s male fashion label, Hotel Franks.
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“It was like hanging out with old friends,” Camilla explained.
“We share the same pulse. Storytelling is the beating heart of all my collections and my favourite stories come from travel.
“When you take the lesser trodden path and immerse yourself in intoxicating places that flood the senses, your truest self is revealed.
“The White Lotus is the embodiment of all those things.
“A faraway fantasy hotel, a collection of imperfect humans who arrive and leave as different versions of themselves, and the sensuality of language, food, music and exotic landscapes.”
Of course, Jennifer Coolidge continued to wear Camilla throughout the second season of The White Lotus, and the show’s costume designer Alex Bovaird said that he was inpsired by bot the clothes, and Camilla herself.
“I fell in love with the brand and the lady behind it,” Bovaird said/
“When season two came to be in Sicily, it seemed fitting that we get more of her amazing prints in the mix.
“I found out there was a men’s line and thought this could be the way to go, so we used quite a few fantastic shirts and short-sets.
“As luck would have it, Camilla and her incredible team were in Italy at the time so I invited them to be part of the scene. Camilla, in Camilla, on the (set of) The White Lotus. It was an absolute blast.”
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