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Kaftan Styles: Fashion tips to style your Kaftan outfit

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If you are a fashion girl, you know Kaftan dresses are in the limelight and are making a comeback in the fashion world. As Kaftans have been closet staples for decades and are traditional garments that in earlier times were usually worn by women in Asia and the Middle East but in the past few years, this outfit has become a fashion trend and has found worldwide acceptance. We can see kaftans from the runway to streetwear. 

Its easy-breezy, comfortable, and laid-back silhouette is one of the main reasons it has gained popularity. Kaftans let you lounge around, yet give you a luxurious vibe. Also, during lockdown when comfort took precedence over fashion, the fuss-free kaftans managed to make a grand return and now they are a staple in every woman’s wardrobe.

From Kareena Kapoor Khan to Sonam Kapoor, almost all the Bollywood actresses introduced us to the new kaftan styles during the pandemic, styling kaftans for almost everything in their routine;  be it lounging, dinners or weddings. Bollywood celebrities have made Kaftan the ultimate trendy outfit and even years after the lockdown the kaftan trend has managed.

The fact that kaftans come in all shapes and sizes make them more wanted by modern women. Whether it's a Kaftan dress, oversized maxi kaftan, or a deep-neck Kaftan top, Kaftans have found their place and are here to stay forever.  

There is a kaftan for every event, from weddings to beach outings. This is the reason in  recent years, kaftans have become one of the most widely worn summer garments worldwide

While many of you may consider donning a Kaftan as brunch wear or pulling an all-nighter with your girlfriends, you can also wear it as workwear or for Indian festivals like Diwali, Rakhi, Navratra, etc. They will not only keep you comfortable in your skin and at complete ease but also give you that extra glam you want to stand out.

At Nama:Stay offer us our collection of Aari Embroidered Summer Kashmiri kaftans made by our artisans in Kashmir, that you can take from comfortable home wear to comfortable occasion wear. Below are some styling tips for Kaftans for different occasions:

Styling Solid Kaftans: The Simplistic Choice

Solid kaftans are key trendy, yet safe pieces that are a must-have in every women's wardrobe.

Solid-colored aari embroidered kaftan can be worn as dresses or you can combine them with jeans or pants for a more formal and traditional look.

girl on solid purple color kaftan dress

Styling Kaftans For Occasion Wear 

Our Kashmiri Kaftans are a must-have for occasion wear like friends' birthday parties, office parties, and kids' parties. You can wear our kaftans with statement accessories like bold necklaces, chandelier earrings, and embellished clutch bags that can enhance the overall look. However, keep in mind the balance – if your kaftan is heavily embellished, go for simpler accessories and vice versa.

Also Read: Beginners guide on how to wear a Kaftan

Styling Kaftans For Weddings And Indian Festivals Like Diwali and Rakhi:

Our Kashmiri aari embroidery Kaftans are crafted in luxurious crushed cotton fabric and come in a variety of cheerful colors making them a perfect choice for comfortable wedding wear. Add a belt to define the waist and accessorize with statement jewelry like kundan or polki pieces as shown in the photo below. Pick kaftan colors that match the wedding theme. Complement with heeled sandals or embellished flats. For hair and makeup, go for a sophisticated updo and makeup that enhances features. 

girl on a wedding look with ivory kashmiri kaftan

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Styling Kaftans For Winters

You are  Master winter style with our Kashmiri kaftans by layering them tactfully.  Layer over thermal tops or turtlenecks for added warmth. Cinch at the waist with a wide belt for a defined silhouette. Choose rich, deep colors and aari embroidery patterns that go with the winter vibe.

Styling Kaftan For Casual Wear

For Styling our Kashmiri kaftans for casual wear you can follow the key kaftan fashion trend which is to wear the kaftan as a maxi dress or wear short kaftans as dresses. If you are stepping out you can add minimal jewelry and makeup and you are ready with a casual wear look

Styling kaftans For Formal Wear

Our Kashmiri kaftan comes in different styles, midi-length kaftan, short-length kaftan, and maxi-length kaftan. For a formal look, you can wear our midi-length kaftan and short-length kaftan with Chikankari bottom wear or jeans. You can also wear short and maxi-length kaftans as dresses and tie a belt for a more chic and formal look. 

kaftan with pants for a formal look

Styling Kaftans for Beach Wear

Kaftan styles for the beach include wearing dresses or coveralls. For this, our Ivory embroidered Kashmiri kaftan is the best choice for you. You can wear it as a cover all above your bikini or you can also wear it as a dress by adding flip-flops and some minimal beach makeup.

There are numerous kaftan styles that you can incorporate into your dressing routine. Kaftans are the most comfortable and versatile piece of clothing you will ever own. The pandemic brought the resurgence of the kaftan dressing fashion trend but it is very evident that Kaftans are here to stay and Kaftans have become more like a Classic that each person should own.

At Nama:Stay we bring you an exclusive collection of aari embroidered Kashmiri Kaftan in modern kaftan designs, crafted in luxurious crushed cotton. We offer you different types of kaftans lengths to choose from that best suits your body. We are proudly plus size inclusive and our kaftans are made for all bodies and all occasions.

Shop our Kashmiri kaftans here

If you are a beginner and want to learn more tips on choosing the fabrics, embroidery, and other styling tips for kaftans you can read our blog 

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