An Ode to the Caftan

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Thank goodness for the caftan… a staple for me, as I’m 35 weeks along and it was 93 degrees last weekend. Pregnant or not, it’s definitely a staple to consider this summer! I’ve got about 4 currently on rotation: two lighter, flowy ones for pool parties and lounging around the house, and two thicker ones in both a solid and a patterned fabric that are perfect for summer dinners. Some of my favorites are below along with some accessories. Hope you guys are staying cool out there.

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Rachel Craven Textiles also have some basic caftan styles to choose from. These images are from last season’s collection. I would keep your eyes peeled for more from her. Another one to watch for caftan styles is Hackwith Design House.

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Another one of my favorite resources for caftans is Ace & Jig. They are famous for their incredibly soft and beautifully patterned fabrics. I have this one in my shopping cart right now.

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If you’re looking for more options, here are some items I’ve pulled from shops to complete that flowy, I-woke-up-like-this look.


The Caftan

Patterned, solid, bright,or neutral, any kind of caftan is ideal as the weather heats up.

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The Perfect Summer Bag

Choose your own adventure! Pick a straw tote for a beach day or farmer’s market run, or a suede number for weekend brunch.

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The Accessories

Naturally you’ll need a pair of shades and a chic hat.

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The Shoes

Caftans go with nearly everything: wedges, mules, sandals, it’s totally up to you!

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BY Kate Arends - June 21, 2016

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  1. Jillian

    June 22nd, 2016 at 4:05 am

    wow girl ! Your style is totally awesome <3 love it.

    Jillian – http://www.cupofcharisma.com

  2. Kate

    June 22nd, 2016 at 8:16 am

    Thanks Jillian! I am feeling like an alien has taken over my body lately 😉

  3. Helen

    June 23rd, 2016 at 8:56 am

    This style is so adorable! Great recommendations 🙂

    xo Helen @ http://www.KaleidoscopeSpinning.com

  4. Larissa

    June 24th, 2016 at 11:09 am

    I like the light blue one with brown/bronze trim!
    -Larissa

    http://www.soloessential.com/

  5. Robin Gilmore

    July 10th, 2016 at 11:04 pm

    I would like to purchase your blue caftan !
    How do I go about ordering? Also I have a store and would like to see about wholesale
    Robin Gilmore
    417-224-5300
    Thank you very much!
    gjojo10@mchsi.com

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