In my fantasy world, I'm a real housewife with a wealthy husband who fully supports and finances my shopaholic-ism all while I lounge around in beautiful kaftans all day. LOL! In reality? I'm a hard working wife who has an affinity for stylish, fun and age-appropriate kaftans.
I stopped by the store while visiting LA on a business trip, and not only did I find some great pieces, I got to witness the paparazzi stalk Carmen Electra who was shopping in the store at the same time. I'll save that craziness for another day.
When I tried on this bright colored Native American tribal print piece, I knew it had to go home with me. First of all, the fit was great, the colors and print were beautiful, and the center split in the front of the dress coupled with the drawstring detail across the chest added the right amount of modest
Kaftans get a bad rap as they've become synonymous with "Grandma Loungers". But trust me, every girl should have at least one in her closet. The right one though! It has to include elements and embellishments that exude feminine style and versatility.
Auntie Oprah in Camilla Franks
This one by Paradis is very close second to Camilla's designs, and I love it and can't wait to get more.
Hope this post inspires you to find a kaftan that suits you and your style!!! Trust me, you won't be disappointed! Thanks for stopping by!
All photos by Markus Moore for BigTime Images.