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Sequin Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
Sequin Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
Capturing ethereal elegance, the sequin embroidered kaftan is a flawless representation of Fatma with Love's luxury. Gradient embellishments cover the garment's round neckline and long, sheer sleeves, while the rest of the dress is kept minimal with a lightweight, tulle overlay. A glittering clutch bag and embellished sandals will match the dress' chic details beautifully.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
Fatma with Love originates in Dubai, so it makes sense that the label's designs reference regional silhouettes. This floor-sweeping creation is cut from soft flowing tulle decorated with intricate floral-inspired beading. Slip it on over the included silk inner dress and accessories with sparkling jewellery.
AED2,950.-
Ounass
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
This floor-length edit from Dubai-based label, Fatma with Love, captures elegance in its simplicity. The flowing tulle kaftan is decorated with intricate beading inspired by cherry blossoms, and sits comfortably over an opaque inner dress. Sweep hair into a sleek chignon and accessorise with sparkling jewellery.
AED2,950.-
Ounass
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Tulle
This modest edit from Dubai-based label, Fatma with Love, evokes a delicate springtime breeze. Designed to drape gracefully around the frame, the voluminous kaftan is framed with a gently scooped neckline and sheer sleeves. Accessorise with shimmering eyeshadow and gold-tone jewellery.
AED2,950.-
Ounass
Moroccan Style Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Chiffon
Moroccan Style Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Chiffon
This kaftan from the new Fatma with Love collection is inspired by traditional designs from Morocco. Crafted from chiffon with a tonal lining, its V-neckline and long sleeves are opulently adorned with hand-stitched and beaded embroidery. Complement this piece with sparkling crystal-set jewellery and point-toe mules.
AED2,650.-
Ounass
Abstract Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Silk
Abstract Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Silk
Fatma with Love's passion for designing creative and luxurious modestwear is showcased in this new-season abaya. Fluid and softly draping, it is crafted from glistening metallic silk with abstract embroidery opulently embellishing the bodice and sleeves. Opt for sleek gold jewellery to keep its rich details in the limelight.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Flowing Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Chiffon
Flowing Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Chiffon
Fatma with Love brings a creative flair to modest styling with this new-season chiffon kaftan. Delicate floral embroidery accents the stylised neckline and is scattered across the front, while fluttery ruffled tiers gracefully enhance the long sleeves. Match this piece's femininity with a petite bag and strappy sandals.
AED2,650.-
Ounass
Sequin Embroidered Kaftan in Crepe
Sequin Embroidered Kaftan in Crepe
Fatma with Love's latest collection is all about timeless elegance and lavish details. Part of the edit, the sequin embroidered kaftan was made from light, flowy crepe, with dazzling embellishments covering its round neckline. Accentuate its flared sleeves with a beaded handbag.
AED2,100.-
Ounass
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Chiffon
Floral Embroidered Kaftan in Chiffon
Fatma with Love gives a nod to its Dubai roots in the modest design of this kaftan. Impeccably tailored from airy chiffon, the floor-sweeping silhouette is richly embroidered by hand and drapes gracefully around the frame. Accessorise with glossy silver-tone jewellery and a sky-high stiletto.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Soft Flowing Kaftan in Hand Beaded Silk
Soft Flowing Kaftan in Hand Beaded Silk
Update the traditional wardrobe with this intricately embellished kaftan from Fatma with Love. Crafted in flowing silk, it is designed with a sophisticated V-neckline and long sleeves while floral beading throughout adds a sophisticated finish. Wear with metallic mules to further the feminine effect.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Sequin Embroidered Kaftan in Chiffon
Sequin Embroidered Kaftan in Chiffon
Uplifting and elegant, the sequin embroidered kaftan will instantly stand out with its joyful shade and artful details. The design's lightweight chiffon fabric lends the maxi-length silhouette an effortless flow, while the sequin embellishments ensure a lavish feel. For special occasions, complete the kaftan with towering, plexi pumps.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Floral Beaded Kaftan in Tulle
Floral Beaded Kaftan in Tulle
Fatma with Love uplifts the new season with charmingly feminine design such as the floral beaded kaftan in tulle. Showcasing its label's craftsmanship, the kaftan features delicate, beaded florals scattered all over its soft tulle fabric. Add a structured touch to the design's flowy silhouette with a metallic box clutch and square-toe sandals.
AED2,100.-
Ounass
Soft Flowing Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Chiffon
Soft Flowing Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Chiffon
The flowing lines of this Fatma with Love kaftan give it an ethereal quality. Delicate hand-applied beading infuses it with luxe shine, while the chiffon fabric's soft drape is showcased by the floaty cape sleeves and fluid silhouette. Echo the fine embellishments by selecting gold jewellery and metallic sandals.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Moroccan Style Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Silk
Moroccan Style Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Silk
Dubai-based modestwear label Fatma with Love looked to North Africa for inspiration for this kaftan. Iterated in fluid and lustrous silk, it recalls traditional Moroccan designs with intricate hand-embroidered detailing and a straight-fitting relaxed silhouette. Choose polished silver jewellery and accessories to complement the fabric's rich gleam.
AED2,450.-
Ounass
Embroidered Kaftan in Metallic Silk
Embroidered Kaftan in Metallic Silk
Opulent fabrics and embellishments pair with a traditional modest silhouette in this Fatma With Love kaftan. Fluid and shimmery in metallic silk, its square-neck bodice and layered sleeves are lavishly adorned with delicate embroidery and sparkling sequins. For festive occasions, style it with crystal jewellery and stiletto-heeled sandals.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Moroccan Style Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Silk
Moroccan Style Kaftan in Hand Embroidered Silk
Bring an ethereal touch to your modestwear edit with this Moroccan-inspired abaya from Fatma with Love's new collection. Its fluid silhouette is iterated in opulent silk with traditional hand-stitched embroidered embellishments that enhance its timeless allure. Complement it with ornate metallic jewellery and stylish mule sandals.
AED2,450.-
Ounass
Abstract Embroidered Kaftan in Chiffon
Abstract Embroidered Kaftan in Chiffon
Make an elegant first impression when you attend important events wearing this Fatma with Love kaftan. Soft ruffles cascade down the sides showcasing the chiffon fabric's fluid drape and accenting this piece's graceful lines, while delicate embroidery adds an alluring touch of shine. Complete the look with luxurious metallic jewellery.
AED2,750.-
Ounass
Free Flowing Kaftan in Embroidered Chiffon
Free Flowing Kaftan in Embroidered Chiffon
This kaftan is a graceful proposition from Dubai-based label Fatma with Love. Designed in chiffon with a floaty and free-flowing silhouette, the gauzy fabric is enriched with delicate sparkle via intricately beaded vine embroidery. Balance this piece's softness by choosing a boxy bag and block heels.
AED2,750.-
Ounass

About Caftans

It is strange how a lot of people are still unfamiliar with the idea of a caftan. There was a time when the now favourite dress remained hidden from the eyes of the world except the Arab world and its neighbouring countries. It is so refined and simple yet elegant but wasn’t getting the acclamation it deserved.   

However, over the years, it was recognised by brands and designers who obviously did their best to get it forward. Today, a caftan dress is not only worn by celebs and icons across the globe but loved by people everywhere. It is one of the most popular casual dress choices, owing to its simplicity, uniqueness, and style. However, it’s not a very popular choice because people don’t know about it. Excluding India, Pakistan, and some of the Gulf countries, this style is not famous or even recognised in other parts of the world. So, the next time you head shopping for another LBD or a tube, maxi, or anything else, why not try the caftan? It is modest yet sophisticated, and you never have to worry about someone else wearing the same thing!   

Different types of caftans to choose from   

Although a caftan has a unique shape and similar designs on most traditional ones, choosing the right one can still be a daunting task. This is because you’re probably not used to shopping for it. There are very few things that can go wrong when you consider wearing a caftan. So, choose one that is slightly longer. It gives the illusion of being tall and also looks much graceful. You can also opt for traditional printed or embroidered caftans, as they look delightful. This way, you can tone down on the accessories. If you wish to up your look, long earrings or a heavy neckpiece will look simply stunning!    

The classic caftan   

This traditional type is readily available and great for any occasion. Pure cotton outfits work best, especially in the summer. They’re a modest choice due to their length and perfect for older women as well. You can also pair them with flats or slip-ons for a day at the beach or when catching up with friends at the neighbourhood café. Not to mention, adding a scarf or a shrug enables you to further experiment with your style. Of course, you can also adorn yourself with some funky accessories. However, since caftan is very different from other kinds of dresses, it is best to let it be simple. You can pair it up with traditional accessories and makeup if you wish to. But a caftan looks elegant and fabulous just on its own.   

Cotton caftan dresses   

Close to the classic type, a simple cotton caftan dress won’t let you down. It is super versatile and comfortable. If you like the shorter variations, pairing them with leggings or tights for workwear is a good idea. You can invest in a couple of caftans since there are multiple ways to include them in your outfits. We recommend you choose different prints and textures, so you can add variety to your wardrobe. Want to wear the simple ones? You can use them as a cover-up at the beach, for an evening walk, to brunch, or even to a casual party. It all comes down to how you carry them off and choose to style them.   

The beach caftan   

Why not switch the bikini or sarong with another stylish option? Well, beach caftans make for stunning beach outfits too. They are generally short and made of sheer, delicate cotton fabric. Newer options like the netted and crocheted styles are also fabulous beachwear. If you’re still unsure, throw one over your bikini or wear it instead of the cover-up that you use at the beach. Caftans also look classy with an oversized beach hat, sunglasses, and flip-flops. You can even include some chunky beach jewellery like neckpieces and rings to complete your look. However, avoid caftans that are too short, as they look awkward. An inch or two above the knees is suitable and allows stepping into the water without wetting your outfit.   

The maxi dress style caftan   

This is the latest caftan trend. While the general ones reach an inch or two above the ankle, the maxi outfit is floor-length. The additional length adds a flowy touch to it. This type is great for tall women and makes the wearer appear slimmer. It also looks suitable as elegant non-formal evening wear. You can don this with heels or flats depending on your comfort level. Since it adds height to the wearer's body, this would be the ideal type for you if you’re short. Long maxi caftans also allow you the possibility of wearing heels or wedges as you fancy. However, ensure the length is just enough so you can walk comfortably.    

The plus-size caftan   

Perfect for heavier women, this type looks magnificent and adds charisma to the wearers’ overall appearance. A good plus-size caftan works well to hide curves and looks great on its own. However, plus-size women should opt for the full-length caftan dress and not the shorter ones. Elbow-length sleeves are ideal for such outfits. If you’re buying them for the summer or as beachwear, opt for shorter sleeves though. Again, cotton is the best fabric for caftans if you’re plus-size. You can pair it with slingback shoes and jewellery as you fancy. It is never restricted to one occasion or season, and you can flaunt it wherever you wish.    

Tips on wearing Caftans

Definitely a choice that everybody can flaunt, caftan dresses are chic, elegant, and look stunning no matter the season. Whether you’ve been wearing caftans for years or want to give them a try for the first time, modern caftans can add a little spice to your outfit. Although the original is always the best, something pushing things up isn’t bad. Here are some tricks that will help you choose the right one when shopping online.   

  • Pick a short caftan dress for the summer -  If the full-length or maxi-style outfit isn’t your style, how about a shorter one? Great for pool and beach parties or just for chilling out at home, this is beautiful in its own way. It generally ends at the knee while some may even be shorter.  
  • A knee-length caftanmakes for amodest choice - You can wear the knee-length one with comfy open shoes, slippers or wedge heels. For an authentic look, use Kohl for some dramatic makeup while keeping the rest of your face simple. You can also add some chunky neckpieces or bangles to take your style up a notch. 
  • Pick a Moroccan caftan dressfor parties and events - The Moroccan caftan dress is perfect for a party or as a cocktail dress replacement. This one comes from the rich culture of Morocco and has charm, unlike any other. It generally features heavy embroidery work, sequins, and designs that it to another level altogether.
  • Go for a full-embroidered caftan for festivities - This one usually comes in full length but can be customised. A lot of designers make custom-made full embroidered caftans for special occasions. These outfits are heavy, beautiful, and pricey too. You can reserve them for fancy events, and they will turn you into a queen!   
  • The plunge neck caftan is perfect beachwear - Do you love a little skin-show? Then this one is for you! The caftan has a plunging neckline and looks stunning as a casual wear option. Opt for a printed or sequinned bandeau bikini or a tube top on the inside. You can also choose a dramatic neckpiece as an option with this outfit.  

You can choose to go as far or keep it completely simple with a caftan. We highly recommend getting comfortable with the simple type when you begin and then go ahead. Over time, you can keep adding different styles and colours to your collection.  

Question & Answer

Why should you choose a caftan?

Caftans are different from regular dresses. They’re more comfortable, roomy, and make you stand out in the crowd. Plus, they are ideal to be worn at work or at a party, as they look great and suit the occasion. You can also choose to keep them as simple or trendy as you want. Ideally long, caftans look elegant and pleasing to the eye. They suit all body types and are especially great for plus-size women. Most importantly, there is so much you can do with them. You can wear them to just about anywhere and style them as much as you want. Since there are no set rules for wearing a caftan, they work in various ways. The best part is that no matter how you style them, they always make you look lovely, feminine, and fresh!    

Are caftans in style?

Well, caftans are not well-known all over the world, but this hasn’t made them any less popular or stylish. In and around the Gulf countries is where you’ll be able to find caftans in abundance. Caftans were regular clothing pieces at one point of time for the women living in these areas, and they still wear them regularly. So yes, caftans are always in style, but they are still undiscovered in many parts of the world today. This fact makes them unique, intriguing, and beautiful. You will generally have many compliments coming your way if you flaunt a caftan.    

Where can you buy caftans in Dubai?

A good number of online stores have varied choices when it comes to these. Both caftans and kimonos are readily available, and you can choose as per your preference. When it comes to brands, check out options like H&M, Zara, ASOS, Gucci, River Island, Hermes, Dolce & Gabbana, Ted Baker, Versace and Forever 21. Caftans are very popular in the UAE, and hence, a lot of designers and stores offer many variations to select from.   

Which are the best picks for cheap caftan dresses in Dubai?

Well, it is a must to check out what  Go the List, Ounass,Menakart, Tryano, and Mamas & Papas  have in store. The good news is, you can explore their products here on Shops.ae. Since we’ve got everything you need under one roof, forget about having to visit multiple sites to compare products and prices. Shopping on this superfast product search engine means you’ll be able to save a considerable amount of time, money, and effort. So, what else are you waiting for? Explore what we have here today!   

There are a lot of things that you can do with caftans. It is in itself gorgeous and unique. Adding the right stuff to it enhances its charm but overdoing it will eliminate its simplicity. So, we recommend you try mixing and matching your accessories and styles to see what works best with your caftan.