June 08, 2020 4 min read

Dreaming of your next holiday? Are you going to a beautiful island, a European getaway or a cruise? When it comes to packing the perfect vacation essentials, we have got the perfect plus size kaftan for you. Kaftans are a great item to pack for your getaway as they can be worn on a variety of occasions.

No longer just for throwing over your bathers at the beach, the kaftan has become a major player in the fashion world. Brands are building their reputations on creating the perfect kaftan for nights out on the town or even as a boho option for wedding dresses. They truly are the most versatile piece of clothing you can invest in. And they are perfect for curvy women who want to look and feel fabulous on and off the beach.

Black Cotton Kaftan

Take a leisurely scroll through our kaftan collection or click below to jump straight to the style you're interested in. 

Styling Your Kaftan

Plus size Moroccan kaftans with their beautiful crystals, beading and braiding, these long length kaftans are perfect for a beach wedding. These oversized silk kaftans can be worn 10 different ways, watch this video for styling your Moroccan kaftan. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zikQJuMNX-s

Do not be afraid to try out these styling tips at home. Stand in front of a full-length mirror and try all these different options. Some will suit your body shape and height better than others. Remember a high heel or a wedge will give you a little more lift, making your legs look slimmer and longer and give you better posture by flattening your stomach and lifting your bottom.

 

Full Moon Kaftan

Curvy Swimwear’s Full Moon Kaftan is the perfect plus size kaftan cover up that can be worn over swimsuits but also out to lunch or shopping. The design is cut exactly like its name as a full moon, or large circle. When you lift your arms up it gives you a bat wing shape that falls beautifully to your sides, hiding those lumps and bumps. The V neck front has a tie with crystal beads at each end.

 

The batik inspired print gives this kaftan an on trend boho feel, while adding interest to an otherwise simple design. Although it is lightweight, the fabric is still thick enough that you can’t see through it, making it a perfect option for wearing out at night or for a day of shopping.

Available in one size fits most from a size 10 – 22 in navy and white and black and white.

 

 

Full Moon Kaftan

Cotton Overshirt

We also a great range of cotton kaftans in plus size. Our newly released overshirt style kaftan is a great shape and length sitting just above the knee. The sleeves can be folded up with a button and strap on the outside of each arm to stop them from falling down. Cute rounded pockets are on each side. Who doesn’t love a pocket when you’re going to the beach? Perfect to pop your keys, phone or money in. These lightweight cotton kaftans are available in Peachy Coral, Navy Blue, Black and White.

 

Cotton Kaftan

Our box shaped kaftan is also available in black and white for only $49.00 in one size. The plus size white kaftan dress is made from 100% cotton and has a pin stripe through the fabric. V Neck at the front, and cotton pom pom detail at the bottom.  This style is super loose, comfortable, and light weight to pop on when you go to the beach. If you want to add a bit more shape or show a bit of leg then tie one of the corners together to pull the sides in.

 

White Cotton Kaftan

Luxury Designer Kaftans

You can now purchase a fabulous plus size kaftan dress from brands like Camila that have beautiful embellishments. Indulge in one of these luxury silk bohemian inspired long length kaftans that can be worn over your one piece swimsuit to the beach and dress it up with a pair of high heels and large earrings to wear to dinner or a special occasion. Designed in Australia these plus size kaftans are iconic and noted for their bright bold colours and prints made in luxurious fabrics.

Designer kaftans are like a work of art, with one Australian artist literally putting her artwork onto gorgeous silk for you to wear. Discover the silk kaftans created by Sydney artist Libby Watkins. Her tropical inspired artwork has been transformed into wearable art and they look and feel amazing.

These kaftans are a true investment piece which you will have forever. Follow Instagram stylists like Fashionista in Suburbia for ideas on how to style a beautiful embellished kaftan for everyday wear.

 

As you can see, the kaftan is a summer wardrobe essential. We highly recommend packing a couple of kaftan styles into your suitcase for your next vacation, so you will have every occasion covered!

 

On a budget? Discover more cheap plus size swimwear here.

 


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Size guide

AUS 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30
USA 4 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26
CANADA 6 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28
UK 8 10 12 14 16 18 20 22 24 26 28 30
EUR 34 36 38 40 42 44 46 48 50 52 54 56

Size guide

AU USA CA UK EUR
8 4 6 8 34
10 6 8 10 36
12 8 10 12 38
14 10 12 14 40
16 12 14 16 42
18 14 16 18 44
20 16 18 20 46
22 18 20 22 48
24 20 22 24 50
26 22 24 26 52
28 24 26 28 54
30 26 28 30 56