A kaftan is ankle length robe with long sleeves that was originally worn by men in the Middle East. It has been worn as traditional attire throughout Middle East since centuries. With fashion trends changing, kaftan fashion in Middle East has evolved and nowadays is worn by both men and women.
Islamic clothing requires women to cover up more. But covering up doesn’t make women in Middle East unfashionable. In fact they scavenge for new fashion trends and are constantly experimenting with their clothing. The Kaftan fashion has seen many changes over the years, becoming a popular casual and formal wear. Modern kaftans come in variety of lengths and fits with vibrant color and fabric combination.
Kaftans are comfortable to wear and an exceptionally versatile piece of clothing that can be worn in many trendy ways. Kaftans can be worn over stylish abaya’s for evening parties. Chiffon kaftans are very fashionable and can be color coordinated with stylish abaya’s to create an exclusive formal look for the evening. During summer, knee length cotton kaftans are preferable which can be paired up with long skirts or trousers.
For casual wear, kaftan tunic tops are great and come in different designs and colors. Girls can wear kaftan tops with long skirts or jeans. For formal occasions, long sleeved Moroccan kaftans worn with beautiful hijabs create a very elegant look. Moroccan kaftans can be worn for weddings or dinner parties.