caftan


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a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East

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a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles

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It will showcase a collection of caftans, a traditional Moroccan garment, acquired by Saint Laurant and his business partner Pierre Berge.
Together, the ladies decided to focus on elegant caftans.
The brand freshens the traditional ethnicity of the caftan in graceful way, highlighting Middle Eastern feminine beauty, with appealing hues and unique contrasts that continue to resonate and appeal to clients.
SM Woman is also all about inclusivity with the SM Woman Plus line, boldly embodied by the large-and-in-charge model Kat Gumabao (wearing a flowy botanical printed caftan and matching pants) and powerful voices Bituin Escalante (in loose top and matching pants), Frenchie Dy (printed swimwear worn with denim jacket and pants) and Radha (tropical printed caftan and matching pants).
EC rappeler que, le weekend dernier, la capitale mondiale de la mode, Paris, a accueilli de celebres stylistes de la haute couture marocaine, mais aussi de jeunes designers marocains et de la diaspora, qui ont presente leur travail, pour le plus grand bonheur d'un public nombreux compose de professionnels de la haute couture, de personnalites du monde de la mode, mais aussi de simples admirateurs du caftan marocain dont la reputation a depasse les frontieres nationales.
The catalogue description of Ozzy's outfit reads: "A black long-sleeved floor-length caftan with gold embroidered designs of skulls and crosses with bat wings, embellished with black rhinestones, worn by Ozzy while performing on stage.
The sheer chiffon sleeves that fluttered down the runway gave a subtle nod to North African caftan; organic lotuses drew from Persian embroidery patterns; and the collarless silk-trimmed slit at its neck was the only thing planting the dress in the Levant.
The holiday caftan collection, for example, starts at BD70 and those with crystal embellishments can often demand prices of around BD300.
In support of this worthy cause, some of Morocco's most celebrated fashion design talents were brought together at the 12th glorious year of Caftan with Passion, an annual celebration of Moroccan and Oriental Haute Couture, which attracts professionals from the global fashion industry as well as the international glitterati that proliferate in this cutting edge industry.
BLUMARINE designs caftan gown with sequin accents of blue, lavender and green floral print with blue/lavender, sequinned band at neckline, sleeves and thigh-high side splits.
The dictionary definition is that a Kaftan is a woman's dress style derived from the Caftan cloaks worn by men in the near East.
J'ai choisi le caftan car c'est un domaine qui m'a toujours passionnee.
In the '60s the caftan was cool--beloved by Diana Vreeland and gay mogul Allan Carr (right).
Philip Taaffe's illustrations for the book provide a good visual simulacrum of the young man's preoccupations: photographic reproductions of record albums, newspapers, money, and postcards; photographs of Driss lounging in his caftan; a single Honcho-like shot (a negative, printed in purple ink) of a formidable erection (Driss', perhaps?).
Actualites Eecrit par Maria Souinida Caftan entre tradition et modernite Sous le theme [beaucoup moins que]Caftan entre tradition et modernite[beaucoup plus grand que], l'association Mains Blanches d'El Jadida organise la 3e edition du Caftan Mazagan.