If you are someone who likes to keep up with the fashion trends, you’d probably know that Kaftans are all over social media. From Kareena Kapoor to Nimrat Kaur, even celebrity stylists like Sabyasachi (we're hinting at the Sabyasachi X H&M drop) are shining the spotlight on kaftans. For those who don't know, kaftans are long tunic-like dresses that are comfortable, chic, and super versatile. If you are clueless about where and how to buy kaftans, we’ve got you covered. The Sabyasachi X H&M would be one place, but prepare to shell out them big bucks. If you want to save and still look stylish, check out these super cool brands instead.
Kaftans That Are Chic, Trending And Definitely NOT Aunty-Type
Bud And Tulip
Comfort over anything, right? You can now enjoy both comfort and style with kaftans from Bud And Tulip. Bud And Tulip is a Jaipur based online store that specializes in salwar suits, kaftans, and loungewear. They have kaftans made out of cotton and silk with hand embroidery and fun prints. Find short kaftans with cotton pants for loungewear, floral viscose cotton kaftan that you can wear for grocery shopping, or even tea with friends. They also have silk kaftans with embroidery that can be paired with pearls and worn for a festive occasion or a house party. Plus, you can be a part of your zoom meetings looking great and feeling comfortable at the same time. Prices here start at INR 1000 for kaftans. You can shop on their website and get it delivered at your doorstep.
The Kaftan Company
Love kaftans so much that you want to wear them in every form and everywhere? Then check out The Kaftan Company, an online store that has a kaftan for every mood and occasion. We are talking about kaftans as nightwear, casual wear, maternity wear, resort wear, party wear, and workwear. Sounds exciting, right? They stock up on kaftan nightgowns depending on the length you want. Going for a brunch with friends or a family function, check out their party wear section for embellished kurtas. Expecting a baby? Make your pregnancy and post-pregnancy fashionably comfortable with their maternity kaftans as well as nursing kaftans. You can check out their website and choose your pick(s).
Kaftans are a great form of loungewear plus they look chic and stylish. Combining comfort and style is what Kaftique does the best. Kaftique is an online clothing label based out of Chennai. Their range of kaftans is made out of cotton with accents of hand block prints as well as kaftan kurta and pant set with dupattas for your everyday functional wear. Their kaftans come in different patterns too - tunic kaftans, kaftan maxis, kaftan with an inner slip, bridal kaftans, and more. You can also bring your own fabric and get the tailoring done at Kaftique. You can check them out on their Instagram and place your orders with them.
The Boozy Button
Some Days we want to put our hair down, relax, and still look chic? The Boozy Button will make it a reality for you. Get stylish kaftans made out of cotton and silk that can be worn as loungewear, resort wear and you can sport it for a special occasion. Imagine champagne in your hand, watching the sunset in the garden, and walking around wearing a kaftan. Sounds like a dream right? The Boozy Button has kaftan in various colours and lengths with mostly Indian and Mughal motifs on them. You can check out their website and place an order with them.
A sucker for prints and everything quirky? Then check out Chhapa which literally translates to stamping or printing. Chhapa as the name suggests specialises in hand block prints on dresses, kaftans, blankets, and sarees among others. Think colourful polka dot kaftans, kaftans with flamingos, and cactus made out of cotton in fun colours like yellow, sea blue, and white to name a few. Check out their website and start your kaftan shopping with Chhapa.
The House Of Viraasi
Navyas Fashion makes kaftans romantic, and honestly, we want to wear them everywhere, dare we say dates too! This has to do with their pretty block prints -- everything from florals, paisleys to shibori, tie-dye, to bagru and kalamkari. We say these kaftans are so wearable because, together with comfort, they are hella stylish! Plus, aside from kaftans, Navyas Fashion also make Kaftan sets (with a bottom) and kaftan tops. Their entire, glorious kaftan collection is at your disposal, here on The LBB Shop.
Kaftans that will uplift your mood, do justice to your figure and keep you looking like the desi goddess you are, need we say more about Chokhi? Their kaftan collection maybe limited, but there are some gems in there like a short peacock feather printed kaftan dress that cinches right at the waist or another short kaftan but with pretty dabru print? We see ourselves dressing up in these to play host at an intimate family dinner. All these kaftans come with pockets too!