Wearing Caftan Dresses With Hijab - Tips and Ideas
Thinking of wearing caftan dresses with hijab for casual, formal or office wear? Here you will find tips and ideas that may help you.
Nowadays contemporary kaftans come in variety of designs and styles whether long flowing gown kaftans or short tunic kaftans.
Day Wear or Casual
Wear a vibrant colour kaftan top for running errand or leisure activities on weekends with matching hijab either amira, pashmina, shayla or scarf and long flare skirt. Team them up with cute flat jewelled shoes or sandals and trendy handbag for stylish look. Chic handbag is not only handy to put all our everyday necessities like purse and mobile but also added accessories that enhanced our overall appearance.
You could add your own personality with your favourite accessories. Dress up your kaftan with chunky bracelets, lovely rings or necklaces. Choose one or two of these accessories at a time for style and simplicity. Add large glam shades and fashionable watches to be right on-trend with your caftan dresses.
Smart Casual Wear
Depending on the design of the kaftan top, you can vary it with tailored pants and neat style and mute colour shayla or pashmina for smart casual look that suit for office wear. I find great thing about wearing hijab is that you can wear one particular garment in variety of styles by matching it with different hijab colour and style.
Formal or Evening Wear
Long flowing caftan dresses are very feminine and elegant for evening wear. Avoid figure hugging kaftan for modesty and too voluminous loose kaftan which on the other hand will drown your silhouette. Loose and stylishly cut kaftan designs are the most flattering, perfect for modest clothing and yet will still keep you looking on-trend.Caftan dresses made of luxurious fabric such as silk and satin suit for formal occasions. You could also opt for more feminine and elegant style by choosing a kaftan gown made from layers of luxurious, sheer chiffon preferably of dark colour for finesse look without compromising modest fashion.
Colour Burst Formal WearYou may be in the mood for Crayola colours kaftan evening wear especially in spring/summer. Be a shining style star by wearing bright blue, juicy orange, lime green or punchy pink caftan dresses. For this vibrant colour, you will be comfortable when the kaftan design is made with clean lines, simple shapes and structured silhouettes worn with minimal accessories. Why not paint vibrant colours across the occasions that will keep you smiling all day long be it for eid, wedding or party.
Lime green is one of the hot colours nowadays. Wear lime green kaftan gown for formal occasions, but remember to skip the accessories as a tone this bright is adequate of a fashion statement especially with jewels and beads embellishments around the neckline, sleeves and across the chest area.
Office Wear KaftanKaftan tops come in many different colours and designs and they are also great for office wear. In the winter, choose a kaftan tops in a thicker, warmer fabric and wear it over tailored pants and simple heels.
In the summer choose a lighter fabric, such as silk or cotton, and wear your kaftan tunic over A-line long skirt or pants. Dress up your kaftan top with minimal fashion jewellery to achieve perfect smart office wear look.
Tips on How to Choose a Kaftan That's Right for You
With a large variety of kaftans on the market now it could sometimes be difficult to decide which is the correct one to choose from.
Though there are lots of colours and styles featured in the clothing stores, there are basic factors that should be given much consideration in choosing the correct kaftan for you, primarily the questions of
- Does the kaftan dress flatter your appearance and provide the style that you want?
In addition to the ideas given earlier on this page, when shopping for kaftan use the mirror in the store and it might also help to bring a friend to help you decide.Bring along the hijab that you want to wear with the kaftan for perfect match.
- Does the color flatter your skin tone?
General rule of colour suitability suggests that cooler tones for fair skinned and warmer colours for dark skinned women.
However this rule may not always apply to all instances.
Camel colour will look terrific on some fair skinned women; whereas white, pink or yellow in some occasions will enhance many darker complexioned women.
- Is this kaftan dress right for the occasion and/or your lifestyle?
Buy kaftan dress as and when required. No matter how flattering the kaftan is, if the design does not suit your personality or lifestyle, you are not going to wear it.
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