The retreat
Sri Lanka

In sunny Sri Lanka, it’s easy to feel as though you had to make for the beach or go on an excursion each day of your stay. But sometimes, dressing up for a leisurely day at the resort can be fun, too.




This story first appeared in The Next Chapter Issue, available in print and digital.

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01Linen shirt: Vilebrequin
Olive ‘Zip Punk’ shorts: YMC
Hand-crafted traditional Sri Lankan beads: model’s own
02Cotton jacket and shorts: Barena Venezia
Linen t-shirt: 120% LINO
Leather sandals: Grenson
03 – 04‘Malick’ shirt and olive ‘Zip Punk’ shorts: YMC
05 – 06Camouflage print cotton shirt and shorts: Wood Wood
07Linen shirt: Vilebrequin
Olive ‘Zip Punk’ shorts: YMC
Hand-crafted traditional Sri Lankan beads: model’s own
08Mid-length swim shorts: Orlebar Brown
09 – 10Short-sleeve cotton shirt: YMC
Traditional sarong: Barefoot Galle Fort
Leather sandals: Grenson
11 – 14‘Mola Tai Navy’ cotton shirt and ‘Trabaco Tai Navy’ cotton pants: Barena Venezia

Photography by Martin Perry

Styling by David Hawkins

Model: Kapil Galpihilla

Special thanks to Yaseen Therun

Shot on location at Kaju Green Eco Lodges, Galle, Sri Lanka