It is a fact that Moroccan fashion has created a reputation in the international fashion arena, mainly within Europe. They have managed to bag a number of internationally acclaimed awards for responding towards the modern woman’s needs. Moroccan fashion is famed for its sophisticated appeal and authenticity.
Western and European women have seemed to have a liking towards modern Moroccan fashion as it brings out sheer elegance and a unique sense of style. A fine example would be the Moroccan Kaftan which has made a significant transition from the very traditional apparel which was made from heavy and excessive material to the modern day’s figure hugging, sheer and bare gowns. These dresses have been made to offer women natural movement and without the excess fabric.
Elaborating more on the Moroccan Kaftan, which is also known as the ‘Moroccan Majestic Dress’, this particular apparel is the perfect attire for most women. This is a mix of very subtle as well as luxurious fabrics which are designed according to various shapes and sizes along with each unique artist’s vision to create the perfect dress for a woman. Usually Kaftan’s are worn for special occasions while the designs are very intricate and elaborate compared to other types of apparels that are available in Morocco.
Equally beautiful as bridal garments, the Moroccan Kaftan is traditionally known to be long sleeved and opened at the front, usually like a front-buttoned robe. Traditionally the kaftan was made out of silk or cotton but modern designs have introduced new fabrics along with heavy embroidery designs. There are sometimes very detailed patterns along with unique colours while most kaftans’ are handmade. Brides also adorn the kaftan during various ceremonies. Little did you know that the Kaftan’s history dates back to the Ottoman Empire? This makes the piece of clothing truly traditional and custom Moroccan attire.
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