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Swirl around in a Kaftan

THE ASIAN AGE. | NAYARE ALI
Published : Jun 7, 2020, 6:58 pm IST
Updated : Jun 7, 2020, 6:58 pm IST

The kaftan dress has been popular for quite some time and in this lockdown time, it has found its own revival

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If working from home (WFH) is the new normal, then dowdy attire is not the answer. Lounge wear is the go-to attire for both working professionals and fashionistas.

Kaftans are the current fashion rage as you can spend an entire day in this comfy attire; even slipping into formal ones for those Zoom calls or social media snaps.

 

Not everyone likes the long flowy kaftan, many opt for the kaftan dress too. It’s shorter but has the basic loose free style. Here’s a round up of current trends that our fashion designers offer

Manoviraj Khosla

The kaftan dress has been popular for quite some time and in this lockdown time, it has found its own revival. This is because of the fluidity and comfort that this design provides where someone can just lounge about in it at home or else accessorise it and dress it up for a party.
Price: Rs 7,800 to Rs 9,500

Namrata G

It’s a loose garment with drapes and details so it mostly hides your flaws and very easy to wear and lounge at home. For sure it has become a fashion statement lately. Even in the comfort of your home you are stylishly dressed and feeling good about yourself.

 

Price: Rs 6,500 to Rs 14,500

Jyoti Sachdev Iyer

Kaftans have always been considered the go to lounge wear. With the new normal, comfort will be top priority and kaftans are all about comfort and no fuss. Primarily we have used Bamboo fabric in this collection, which is easy to breathe. Our artisans have intricately worked on minimal embellishments to highlight the ensemble.

Price: Rs 8,000 to Rs 15,000

Ravina Belani

Kaftans are being worn a lot! It’s comfortable and stylish to chill at home or even step out to an informal evening. Floral, tie and dye, printed with light embroidery look lovely. Fabrics used are georgettes, muls,crepes,
cotton.

 

Price: Rs 1,500 to Rs 3,000

Neetu Gupta

Kaftan is a vintage garment, it has been there since 600 BC and falls under the category of ancient dress, and is as much a fashion Haute couture. Kaftan is a dress made by the House of Chanel, Vivienne Westwood or Stella Mc Cartney.

The fashion designer created the modern kaftan for models and movie stars alike and indeed there is kaftan revival happening today.

Long mid length or tunic style they remain as popular as ever. Kaftan has been revived and brought out, pulled out from our wardrobe as it is easy, stylish and cool to lounge in.

Price: Rs 8,500 to Rs 12,000

 

Tags: coronavirus lockdown