from the Met Costume Institute a panel from mid 16th century Istanbul Kaftan
the most beloved post of all of the little augury readers, perusers, part time lovers-Is Kaftan Love here
So in the spirit of- you like me-you really like me, here is a collection of kaftans gathered for your bliss.
Lee Bouvier , Princess Radziwill in her London decorated Mongiardino Drawing Room
Leigh Taylor Young, Mrs. Ryan O'Neill
a gorgeous Catherine Deneuve in cream velvet, Vogue November 1966
NEW, Dior Resort 2012
Sharon Tate in a blue paisley kaftan, above and highly embellished black and gold below
& from the pages of VOGUE 1966 that unfortunately has gone poof! & can not be found. one of the tribulations of too much paper (I can't believe I'd even think such a thing!)
YSL in Marrakech ,above and below, by Horst 1986.
arresting color and style, from the book Gypset Style
Ralph Rucci, Spring 2012
Gloria Guinness above, photographed by Beaton
Roberto Cavalli, net a porter
see all my Kaftan posts here.