Caftanology: 101



Students, welcome to Caftanology 101. I'm thrilled to know you're eager to learn, there's nothing more gauche than being caftan-dumb! The good news is there's only 5 quintessential caftaning elements - and upon completing, you'll be have mastered the art of caftan elegance! Sew, without further adieu, let's begin.

  1. If it's not WHIPLASH causing, it's not a caftan.

  2. If the sleeves don’t catch aflame amidst a candle lit cheers, it’s not a caftan.

  3. If it doesn't OWN YOU, it's not a caftan.

  4. If it doesn’t sweep the dust bunnies off the floor, it’s not a caftan.

  5.  If you aren’t mistaken for a sashaying explanation point, it’s not a caftan.

Okay, are we clear? Splendid! Now, go off and buy one my dear!

1. Amanda Wakeley Embellished Caftan 2. Monique Lhuillier M'O Exclusive V-Neck Caftan 3. Naeem Khan Ivory + Gold Caftan 4. Oscar de la Renta Embroidered Silk-Crepe Caftan

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