How the Kaftan Went Global

A symbol of exoticism and a bohemian lifestyle, over the years “kaftan” has become the catchall term in fashion for any kind of loose-fitting robe or tunic—often used to describe a number of different garments of Middle Eastern and North African origination (the djellaba, abaya, and burnouse, for example). A true kaftan is a narrow … Continue reading How the Kaftan Went Global