Kaftans have come a long way,one fabric enthusiast can follow the trail of Kaftans all the way from mesopotamia.When jewel studded,hand embroidered Kaftans in rich fabrics ranging from crape to silk were worn by kings and Queens alike.Even though ancient kaftan hasn't changed much in it's most transitional capacity.This fluid,sensuous,playfully naughty piece of garment is a work of art that embodies a figure so seductively,that it won't be an exaggeration to admit that the one carrying it is bound to make many go green out of jealousy.
Kaftans are believed to be a trousseau of herdsman,the horse riding men and women chose to wear this piece of cloth for it's comfort while riding,graves from Taklamakan desert region of present China dating back to 1000 b.c.e are the earliest evidence of Kaftan wearing tribes.Kaftans have evolved with region and time,While fabrics ranging from velvet,crape,silk and cotton remain the same in most regions,the peculiarity can be seen in the type of work done on them,hand woven,silver and gold thread work,borque and beads are some types of embroideries.
Persian,Manghalese,West African,Jewish and Russian are few of the most popular Kaftans found in the world.
Mirraw understands trends,and what millennial women demands of it.When Kaftans are busy creating the undercurrents on ramp why would you be the lost soul of the town??This long,traditional,flowy silhouette is one most sorted piece of wardrobe for the beach lovers and the trend setters,for that causal stroll on a busy throbbing road to hiding your post maternity flabs,for owning the party to walking to a wedding like a celebrity,kaftan is your ready piece of garment.
Talk about celebrities,Kaftans are a star studded show in themselves.From Kim kardishian west to Jessica Simpson and our own Aishwarya rai bachchan,all the new moms in the town took to the refuge of ever stylish Kaftans, to catalyse their extra pounds to make it look like a yielding pear shaped figure.Though Christian dior isn't the guy to be given credit for making Kaftans an undeniably must have piece of cloth for celebrities,his work sure added some stars to it,such was the love of renowned Elizabeth Taylor for Kaftans that she wore it even for her second wedding to Tim Burton(talk about unconventionalists).Uma thurman,Rihanna,Gigi Hadid are the other celebrities to have taken up the Kaftan trend in full vogue.
There is no shying away from the fact that summers leave you sweaty,wanting to run from beach,cos it's too hot and the skin is burning,Kaftans are your perfect escape to a hot day lounging around the beach,one airy replacement to your tight,stuffy denims and leggings,one go getter outfit when your friends downstairs are yelling for you to come out on the top of their lungs,just put a long flowy kaftan dress or team up one with a legging and you are ready to hit the road.But don't confuse yourself with all the advantages it has in summers,kaftan remain as sorted out in winters as in summers.The only change it undergoes is a change of fabric,when in winters the fluid cotton and georgette is replaced by heavy,mystic and appealing velvette.
Seeing the versatility of this evergreen piece of clothing,mirraw decided to bring this vogue trend to your very doorstep.From long sleeved,full length designer Kaftans with hand embroidered hem and sleeves to knee length pakistani style kaftan kurtis with style to match celebrities.We bring you Kaftans in almost every colour known to men,in fabrics ranging from soothing cotton to feminine georgette to suit the body shapes from pear to cucumber.Highlighting the best feature of your body shape and excellently taking off the pain it takes when deciding on wearing an outfit that adds comfort,oomph and luxe to your looks,when heading out.