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Kaftan cool: why covering up is the new skimpy dressing this summer15 May 10:06am

Kaftan cool: why covering up is the new skimpy dressing this summer

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Forget the slogan T-shirt – the kaftan is the new political fashion statement to make So I’ve got a party coming up, the kind that requires a proper look. A party where people who look really good at parties will bring their A-game. A party that has already provoked an advance period of what-are-we-wearing discussion with other guests. The sort of party, in other words, that is a full-blown wardrobe crisis waiting to happen. Except not this time, because I know exactly what I want to wear. I know the look that will feel zeitgeist but not fashion victim, glamorous but not self-conscious. What’s more, it is super comfortable, I don’t have to wear heels with it and it requires zero beach-body-ready nonsense, because there is no waistband to do up. And it covers most of my body, so I won’t even have to sheep-dip myself in St Tropez like I normally do when I go out.
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