Resort Life: Stylish Kaftans

What are Kaftans?

  1. A robe or tunic, which is often worn as a coat or overdresses
  2. Typically extends to the ankles with long sleeves
  3. Made of wool, cashmere, silk or cotton
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Photo Credit: Vogue/ Dundas Pre-Fall 2018

Although Groundhogs day said otherwise, we still live in a fashion industry that moves on to the next season.

This season the city-appropriate kaftans are having a fashion moment, as they come in more of a jacket or robe-like style. Ask any seasoned fashionista and you will come to find that kaftans form as the basis for any covetable attire. As something functional or fashionable, this essential garment looks great in vivid colors with embellishments. This seventies staple has rebooted in floating appropriate lightweight layers such as raw linens and delicate silks.

Dressing for resort life is a matter of how little you can get away with wearing. Kaftans give volume with the least possible contact to one’s body. This stylish piece is loose with fluid designs. Liberating women with a sense of grace, sensuality, and comfort in the heat. The best kaftan makes a statement while remaining a seasonless piece. This season kaftans come in all forms of floor-length A-line dresses. Multiple new fashion designers Romeo, Dundas, Etro, and Delpozo have taken to the runway to show theirs remodel of the inspired Kaftan look.

Here are Kontrol’s best Kaftans to shop now.

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Source Credit: Vogue/ Etro Fall 2018 Menswear
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Source Credit: Vogue/ Vilshenko Pre-Fall 2018
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Photo Credit: Vogue/ Christian Dior Couture Spring 2018
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Picture Credit: Vogue/ Schiaparelli Couture Spring 2018
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Photo Credit: Vogue/ Romeo Spring 2018
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Photo Credit: Vogue/ Azzaro Couture Spring 2018
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Source Credit: Vogue/ Reem Acra Resort 2018
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Source Credit: Vogue/ Fendi Resort 2018
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Picture Credit: Vogue/ Rani Zakhem Couture Spring 2018
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Picture Credit: Vogue/ Romeo Spring 2018

These stylish kaftans are no longer found on the resort as a bikini cover-up. Now the kaftan is one of summer’s most essential style trend. A popular everyday dress, the kaftan is now a high-fashion item being worn in the city.

Courtney Wilkins

Celebrity Interviewer & Fashion Blogger

I am a Multimedia Journalist. I specialize in fashion but have a background in social media, editorial styling, content curation, and video production across print, digital and social platforms. As a Curator, I bring a fresh perspective which exposes creative innovative fashion visionaries.