Saturday, February 28, 2009

Kaftan or Caftan?

Nothing makes me think of lounging on a beach somewhere than a kaftan (according to wikipdedia the spelling "caftan" is also acceptable). Although, I would wear these kaftans below on any given weekend with a great pair of sandals or heels and some funky jewelry.
Garconiera
This gold and chocolate kaftan ($250) from Garconiera is your ticket to capturing that bohemian 70's vibe this spring and summer. I love the length and the the great indian print.
Dress is made in India. Also available in navy and pink and in a short poncho style from shopplanetblue.com.

Vintage
There are some great vintage kaftan and dashiki's out there as well. I love this vintage dashiki ($30) from etsy seller violetfolklore.
At these prices you can get a few of these beauties!



Or, there's this great vintage 70's golden caftan ($55.50) in a cotton print from Thailand. I may just have to snap this one up!


Rebecca Taylor

Finally, for a bit more refined look I like this shorter paisley print dress by Rebecca Taylor ($450). Night quite as dramatic as the long kaftans, but still with that cool bohemian vibe. It can be worn loose like a kaftan or cinched at the waist and dressed it up with heels. 100% silk.

2 comments:

Veena said...

beautiful kaftans loved them.

herrik william said...

Planning to don a beach wear? Go for super hot Beach Kaftan Dresses in bright colors. For a more formal occasion, don a glam silk kaftan dress with embellishments.