Caftans may have originated in the Far East, but once the nomadic Americans of the ‘60s smuggled the airy frocks over, Cali has owned them like no other locale. The roomy garments evoke sandy wild-child fantasies and glam Mid-Century soirées in the Hollywood Hills, plus, they represent freedom like no other piece of clothing (hello, you can eat, drink, and be merry without any battle-of-the-bulge worries!).
Because you know we’re all about blasts from the past, we’re deeming this nostalgic silhouette our go-to statement maker for every occasion. So, take a gander at our 11 far-out picks and plan on going barefoot like the original bohemians — a glass of crisp Sauvignon Blanc is the only accessory these hippie-chic babies will need!