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Kaftans: The Must Have 2014 Beach Trend?

When it comes to fashion, both on the beach and off, the fads and trends seem to always be changing and evolving. This is great as it keeps things fresh, and for the moment the ultimate addition to your summer wardrobe is a Kaftan. Kaftans are a great way to still look fabulous on the beach and in swimwear without necessarily having to bear all. Perfect for those who want to enjoy the sun in swimwear but feel more comfortable when not everything is on show. They are also embraced by the fashion obsessed as an exciting summer trend which is casual and loose but can be easily dressed up for more glam. Plus everyone who is spending a lot of time in the sun should have something to protect their skin when they've have too much sun and a Kaftan is a light and comfy way to do this whilst still looking great. Kaftans come in a variety of styles, materials, and with different adornments, making them both great for adding a personal flair to your swimwear attire andfor fun as well. Kaftans are rocking the runways as well as the beaches and other places poolside. They are amazingly versatile and whether you are lounging under the sun or throwing one on to grab a bite to eat or head to a bar on holiday, you can feel comfortable but still look stunning. 2 (7) These are also catching on in beach side towns and cities as they are perfect for a carefree but chic look virtually everywhere. Gone are the days where a Kaftan was primarily worn by older generations, with billowing extra fabric and antiquated floral prints. The kaftans of 2014 are available in diverse, eye catching patterns, loose cuts, fitted styles, short or long with no end of gorgeous light fabrics and detailing. 3 (8) Were seeing a bit surge this year in Kaftan style, designers see the Kaftan as the beachwear piece they can really have fun with. Seeing as bikinis and swimsuits are so diverse now and styles and trends tend to be re-freshed season after season. Kaftans used to be a fairly plain and lifeless item that women everywhere packed in their case more as a necessity or because they want to cover-up their body. Whereas now Kaftans are becoming more exciting and wearable fashion pieces that are moving more away from their bo-ho hippie roots moving with new trends and appealing to all age groups. 2 Beaded embellishments with belts that cinch at the waist to give you the perfect hourglass figure. Soft and billowy they are the ideal combination of bohemian style and are popular with A-Listers heading out on yacht getaways. Being adapted to make a smooth transition for a long day of tanning on those golden sands and then exploring the city shops and restaurants at night, they are versatile and practical as well as a must have for anyone who loves fashion. r Becoming an inspiration for such designers as Robert Cavalli and Gucci, Kaftans are available in both soft and delicate styles with feminine appeal, or in animal prints for a more tribal sense. No matter your own personal beachwear taste you are sure to find just the prefect kaftan to compliment your bikini or swimsuit. 2 (4) You can choose to adapt your kaftan to yourself further by selecting from varying lengths and neckline cuts. Which is handy for when you need to hide tan-lines and protect delicate skin. Whatever you decide is your style, you're sure to find the perfect piece to wear when you hit the beach!  

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  • Style Tip for wearing Kaftans: Shorter hip-length kaftan top can be worn over a pair of shorts for a casual day out with friends.

    stephenmorhis

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