Next to T-shirts, caftans are the most versatile members of your wardrobe—so why do we unfairly relegate them to the beach and pool? Here’s a refresher course on how to style these billowy confections for the office, the great outdoors and even weddings.
5 Looks That Prove Caftans Are Your Warm-Weather Wardrobe MVP
With tailored accessories and walking shoes, even the brightest caftan looks ready for the office.
Get the look: Eileen Fisher ($198); Ro’s Garden ($215); Diamond Tea Gown ($240)
On your way somewhere pastoral? Make all that green the backdrop for your wild-hued print caftan and let the Insta snapping commence.
Get the look: Natori ($160); Raquel Allegra ($318); Tory Burch ($647)
Entertaining At Home
No matter how late you are with your dinner-party prep, you’ll look très élégant donning a solid-color caftan and a brushed-back hairstyle. Extra points if you add a statement necklace or earrings.
Get the look: Barefoot Dreams ($158); Zara ($199); Baruni ($412)
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.
Get the look: Camilla ($650); Rebecca de Ravenel ($1,576); Josie Natori ($4,00)