Woman standing near fountain wearing Ocean + Main Gauze Caftan.

Woman standing near fountain wearing Ocean + Main Gauze Caftan.

Woman standing near fountain wearing Ocean + Main Gauze Caftan.

Woman standing near fountain wearing Ocean + Main Gauze Caftan.

It doesn’t get any easier than wearing an easy, breezy caftan! You’ll feel cool and look hot all summer long. Caftan’s are simple, yet elegant…comfortable, yet polished and can take you from day to night in total style.

According to celebrity stylist Rachel Zoe, “caftans are one of the most versatile pieces of clothing.  Whether you’re going to a wedding on the beach, a backyard barbecue or a black tie affair,  you and your caftan will glide glamorously through this summer’s schedule of events. Caftans are timeless and are the perfect travel pieces because you never know where you’re going to end up and need a caftan.”

Today I’m sharing 4 reasons you should wear a caftan and I’m thrilled to introduce you to my favorite brand for the most gorgeous, sustainably produced caftans with styles for everyone, Ocean + Main. CODE: MEGANSAUSTAD saves 15% sitewide!

4 Reasons You Should Be Wearing A Caftan:

Stay chic all year!

Caftans are loose-fitting, free-flowing, vibrant and yet, always flattering. While most women tend to think of caftans as the perfect beachwear (because it is), caftans are perfect for all seasons. You can wear them over a pair of leggings fin the fall and obviously, you can flaunt them all summer long. It’s a perfect choice for a staycation anytime, anywhere.

Mind over Matter!

The best part about owning a caftan is that no matter your body type or age, it would look as flattering on you as it would on anybody else. You can wear a caftan without having to worry about a beach body. Both lean-sized and plus-sized women can wear a trendy caftan, accessorize it to their will, and style away! You should get to wear what you want, whenever you want. Caftans cater to that choice!

Caftans are a minimalist approach to being fashion forward.

It is not a secret that old 2000s fashion trends are coming back and are not going anywhere. Retro styles are shown to not be very practical in terms of comfort but again, the caftans reign supreme. They date back to the Mesopotamian era and were used by designers like Christian Dior and Balenciaga in their collections in the 1950s. It is also a great way to go minimalist in an excessively materialistic world.

Caftans are one outfit for all occasions.

Caftans are the perfect solution to overpacking and over-purchasing. Pair it with strappy sandals to make a beautiful beach caftans outfit. Wear it with a pair of stilettos or high-heeled boots to get a date-night ensemble. Pack a caftan, style it your way, and voila! You’ve got yourself a multi-purpose fit. Even for a staycation, it seems perfect as it caters to all your dressing moods and different styles. Yay, you!

Ocean + Main Caftans

Ocean + Main is inspired by the ocean, made on Main Street in Los Angeles and dedicated to responsible, sustainable production since 2015. Made BY women, FOR women and founded by my very talented sorority sister, Mary Price, Ocean + Main’s gorgeous designs are loved by women of ALL ages world wide.

With several fabrics to choose from including cotton, gauze and silk and a wide array of silhouettes, I think you’ll love adding an Ocean + Main caftan to your summer rotation.

All Ocean + Main garments come with a numbered hang tag so you know exactly how many were produced and the provenance of the fabric.

What I’m Wearing

I’m wearing the very chic Petrol Gauze Dress ($245). Designed with a flattering asymmetrical hem, raw edge details and pockets in the softest, 100% cotton fabric…you feel like you’re wearing your pajamas. It comes in over 10 stunning colors and a sleeveless version as well.  I’m in a s/m size.

Be sure and check out all the gorgeous caftans by Ocean + Main! I have my eye on the new Mykonos Cupro Caftans…so perfect for my European getaway this summer!

CODE: MEGANSAUSTAD saves 15% at Ocean + Main

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