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the history of the moroccan kaftan

The History Of The Moroccan Kaftan

The kaftan arrived in Morocco thanks to Moorish history and therefore represents a medieval Andalusian heritage. In Morocco, depending on the region, over the centuries this garment underwent transformations according to location in the country. There are 4 types of Kaftan in Morocco: rbati, meknassi, chamali and fassi.

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It is a ceremonial dress and symbol of elegance of the Moroccan woman.
Moroccans are proud of their kaftan, symbol of a deeply rooted popular culture.
Traditional seamstresses and tailors still devote their energy to creating innovative kaftans that Moroccan women still prefer to the creations of modern designers.
Today, this traditional dress is regularly worn by Moroccan women at weddings, baptisms and religious festivals.

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