February 24, 2012

Kaftan or Caftan

kaftan |ˈkaftən; -ˌtan| (also caftan)nouna man's long belted tunic, worn in countries of the Near East.• a woman's long loose dress.• a loose shirt or top.ORIGIN late 16th cent.: from Turkish, fromPersian kaftān, partly influenced by French cafetan.Kaftan inspired dress by Anna Sui:
 Azzaro royal blue kaftan inspired dress:
 Erin Fetherson's kaftan inspired:
Another royal blue kaftan; by Issa London:
 Reem Acra's kaftan inspired dresses:




BABAJAAN Maiara Silk-georgette Kaftan, $544


DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Aaliyah Printed Silkgeorgette Kaftan, $486

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Diane Silk-blend Kaftan Dress, $492

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Iniko Beach Printed Silk Kaftan, $455

DIANE VON FURSTENBERG Nannushka Silk-chiffon Kaftan, $447

DOLCE & GABBANA Polka-Dot Chiffon Kaftan

EASTON PEARSON Alexa Embroidered Cotton Kaftan, $507

EASTON PEARSON Amea Kuta Embroidered Cotton Kaftan, $375

EASTON PEARSON Amea Kuta Printed Cotton Kaftan, $340

EASTON PEARSON Marta Embellished Silk-Chiffon Maxi Kaftan, $1213

EMILIO PUCCI Embellished Silk-georgette Maxi Kaftan, $6320

EMILIO PUCCI Printed Cotton and Silkblend Kaftan, $705

LA PERLA Embroidered Voile Kaftan, $717

MELISSA ODABASH Coleen Python-print Silk-chiffon Kaftan, $898

MELISSA ODABASH Kimberly Embroidered Cottongauze Kaftan, $250

MELISSA ODABASH Odabash & Macdonald Jayla Embellished Silk Kaftan, $1204

MISSONI Eire Crochet-Knit Kaftan, $761

ROBERTO CAVALLI Flower Print Silk Chiffon Kaftan Dress, $1799

ROBERTO CAVALLI Printed Silk Chiffon Maxi Kaftan, $1398

TEMPERLEY Martina Kaftan, $2142

Courtesy of vogue.it, lyst.com