Tuesday, July 08, 2008

Comfort Clothing Long Sleeve Evening Gown Dress

Comfort Clothing Long Sleeve Evening Gown Dress
Comfort clothing Kaftans accented with beautifully designed embroideries rendering a subtle touch of Middle eastern culture and sophistication. Kaftans are wonderfully comfortable apparel for women. It is a loose single piece outer garment like a cloak or coat. A dress covers the whole body of a woman from the top to bottom. Muslim women wear this type of distinctive clothing for they are recommended to dress in modest clothing, without attracting attention to oneself.

Colorful, roomy, elegant yet casual, they are useful and attractive for both lounging at home as well as for elegant wear. Popular with both young and old, and especially with the plus sized woman, the kaftan is an extremely popular wear today. They are also called a muumuu, jilbab or simply house dress. Historically, the kaftan is a mans cotton or silk cloak buttoned down the front, with full sleeves, reaching to the ankles. It was the traditional wear in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Women wear it as evening gown dress. It is also preferred maternity dress as well as plus size dress. Sometimes these caftans are also refered to as robe or tunic.

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