Why Caftans Deserve A Place In Your Evening Wardrobe

We're going less midday sun, more sophisticated at sunset. And the best part is they literally work for all shapes and sizes.
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The caftan (also spelled kaftan) dress has been a stylish choice for glam women worldwide for generations (it’s believed that it dates back to ancient Mesopotamia!).

Well, it’s as fashionable today as it ever was. Name a coastal town - from Nantucket to Capri - and chances are it’s dotted with caftans.

It’s no wonder: They’re relaxed and breezy, the casual ones are perfect for a stroll in town or lunch out, and the dressier options bring pure sophisticated chic-ness to any evening. They literally work for all shapes and sizes, and we REALLY love them for that.

Today, we’re skipping beachwear (don’t worry, we’ve got you on cover-ups soon) and bringing you caftans befitting that next summer dinner, sunset soiree, cocktails at the club, or a night out at the resort. Less midday sun, more sexiness at sunset.

Our advice? They’re best when they hit just above the ankle, wear them with strappy, flat sandals or wedge espadrilles (nothing too heavy), and for the best effect, pair them with a gorgeous earring and the cocktail of your choice!

Caftan Dresses For The Summer

Pomander Place Carolina Caftan
Anthropologie Printed Tiered Shirt Dress
Bel Kazan Poppy Kaftan
Maeve The Bettina Tiered Shirt Dress
Boden V-Neck Tie Waist Mini Kaftan
Masai Copenhagen Nora Print Midi Dress
Ro’s Garden Exclusive Leaf Blue Clorinda Long Kaftan
Alexis Belia Caftan Dress
Frances Valentine Rosa Belted Abstract-Print Caftan
Silvia Tcherassi Magel Kaftan Cotton Dress
Sachin & Babi Alyssa Caftan
Three Graces London Magenta Veronica Dress

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