Trend Alert - Caftan Clothing is a Cute, Fun and Easy-to-Wear Summer Trend For 2009

Caftan Clothing is a Trend We Love

Homa Linen CaftanMuch like tunic dresses, chic caftan clothing options are easy to throw on in the summer and are easy to accessorize. Caftans sometimes have an open neck, which can allow for scarves or a necklace, and, like tunic dresses, caftan clothing is often on the longer side, floaty and has an easygoing silhouette.

Caftan chic – caftan dresses, mainly, and a few caftan tops – was spotted on Dubai Fashion Week’s runways this year; Royal Rickshaw, which usually showcases glamorous caftan clothing, did not disappoint this year. Bright colors, ombre shades, slight jeweled embellishments along the neckline or V-neck and sheer sleeves and skirts cascaded down the runway. Belts cinched at the high waists of the fashion models made for a more chic, modern caftan look.

For the day to day lifestyle of a Hijabi woman, caftan clothing can be worn several different ways.

Casual caftan chic: For summer especially, this means paring caftan clothing with flats or flat sandals. Comfort is a must! It’s hard not to be comfortable in a loose, free-flowing caftan, but yes, flats are best for comfort. Accessorize with simple jewelry and a simple bag.

Work appropriate: Power heels mean business in the workplace. Make your caftan clothing work appropriate with sensible high heels. No gladiator heels, no strappy stilettos – close-toed or open-toed mid-high heels work perfect with a caftan dress.

Glitzy: Some caftan clothing pieces are just meant to shine. Take this gold Safiya hand embroidered silk caftan gown. It’s elegant, stylish, beautifully embroidered and embellished and begs to be seen! For special occasions, don’t be afraid to go all out and wear glitzier caftan clothing pieces, like this gold Safiya caftan gown, with fancier flats, like gold flats or jewel-embellished sandals, or step up your style with high heels.

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