These brightly painted and lightweight caftans used to be a beach wear, but have made a huge comeback onto the fashion scene becoming versatile for both casual and formal wear. This lightweight sheer piece is exactly what you need in order to beat the summer heat! A caftan is versatile and can be worn as a top, dress, skirt, and so on. The styling opportunities for them are endless. So, if you find out how to style a caftan in several ways, you can form a variety of outfits that can help you save money on clothing while staying in fashion.
Caftans come in a variety of designs, colors, and fabric types that suit women of almost any size or shape and are ideal for hiding problem areas such as the waistline and the thighs. With its “one size fits all” feature, kaftans are a great clothing option for plus size women too. Made of soft fabrics such as cotton and polyester, caftans are ideal to wear for any occasion since they make you feel relaxed, comfortable, and classy.
Caftans generally look formal due to their conservative design and elegant patterns. Thus, they can be used as work attire by most women, even those who need to wear typical business attire. The key to pulling off a professional look with a caftan is by combining them with other items that look professional. For instance, wear decent footwear such as platforms or strappy sandals, and even ballet flats in neutral shades. However, it is essential to ensure that the caftan is not too transparent, as it would make it too revealing, destroying the professional look of the outfit. Also, the garment should not have too much of a plunging neckline, to guarantee it looks professional.
For some bohemian style, pop on a pair of leather ankle boots, or leather slip on sandals. You may accessorize some bohemian inspired accessories such as leather belts, floppy brimmed hat, fringed bags, or even designer sunglasses will instantly perfect your bohemian chic outfit that you can wear on casual summer parties or even night walk on the town.
At the summer’s vacation or party, the long flowing caftan dress is ‘in,’ but it can easily look frumpy and unflattering. So, it’s important to balance out your proportions by wearing belts to tame their beautiful voluminous nature. Some caftans have a belt or a sash around the waist with long or elbow length sleeves. You may also streamline that volume with skinny pants, shorts or bodycon dress. Moreover, necklines in a low V-neck are incredibly flattering for women with a bigger bust. Also, extend your with nude heels.
With so many variations and colorful designs of caftans, it may add some colors to your summer. Nowadays, there are numerous multi colored prints, watercolor strokes, ornate designs, floral patterns, abstract prints, and even animal prints adorning a caftan dress. Also, there are lots of kaftans featuring brocades, colorful beads, embroidered designs, and funky prints.
However, white caftan made from lace always looks great especially with the appropriate accessories such as necklaces, bracelet, and rings to create feminine and alluring outfits.
Be a style setter while keeping stylish and relaxed in these caftan dresses. Styling them to fit your individuality makes you confident and comfortable in your summer fashion style.