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  • n  a woman's dress style that imitates the caftan cloaks worn by men in the Near East
  • n  a (cotton or silk) cloak with full sleeves and sash reaching down to the ankles; worn by men in the Levant

  • McBride's flowing white gown is apt for a lovelorn bride, but Tomasson courts her while encased in a shapeless kaftan that looks like a bleached potato sack.

  • Robbie Williams in The Sun
    Robbie, who tells the mag he wants to be in TV's Loose Women, said: "It's easy in, easy out. It's as comfortable as the kaftan I wear normally...... I do only wear kaftans around the house."
  • Celia Birtwell in Independent
    I don't remember the dress either,says Birtwell today, for the time being at least, having the last word. "I know I was wearing a kaftan when we first posed for the picture, but it's a very good dress, isn't it. I can remember little...
  • Cheryl Cole in Stuff.co.nz
    I've got loads of bits I bring out for a holiday,Cheryl explained. "I do love a kaftan for when it gets a bit chilly and I love maxi dresses - they're brilliant if you've overdone it by the beach with the chips. They hide a multitude of...

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