Next to T-shirts, caftans are the most versatile member of your wardrobe—so why do we unfairly relegate them to beach and pool purgatory? Here’s a refresher course on how to style these billowy confections for the office, in the great outdoors and even as a wedding guest.
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With tailored accessories and walking shoes, even the brightest caftans looks ready for the office.
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On your way somewhere pastoral? Make all that green the backdrop to your wild-hued print caftan, and let the Insta-snapping commence.
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Entertaining at Home
No matter how late you are with your dinner-party prep, you’ll look très elegante with your hair brushed away from your face while donning a solid-color caftan. Extra points if you add a statement necklace or pair of earrings.
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A baggy caftan looks sexy when it’s knee- or mini-length. And it’s so much cooler (in every sense of the word) than tight jeans or leggings. Add some flat sandals and a hat and you can endure crowds for hours.
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In a silk or linen blend, with maybe a sequin or two (or perhaps paired with glittering heels), the caftan displays its most elegant side. Bonus: lots of room for dancing.