Our designer kaftans are just perfect for you next holiday to Barbados. Designer Lindsey Brown has handpicked a few of our must have items designer kaftans, to pack for your trip next luxury holiday, that are wonderful to keep you looking stylish and keep cool in our breathable fabrics in the warm Caribbean sunshine.
What to wear for a beach day in Barbados
White drop waisted beach dress paloma is a lightweight cotton and short dress, perfect to wear on the beach. Paloma is in a soft cotton breathable fabric, ideal to wear during the day to feel relaxed and comfortable in the heat. The drop waist design hides the tummy and helps to slim the hips creating a flattering look. The V neck and back style slims the bust for both petite and fuller frames. The neckline is decorated with delicate feminine motifs in shades of coral and aqua sequins that add a summery vibe. This flattering luxury holiday dress can also be worn in the evening with slim white jeans and metallic high heels, paloma will see you looking fabulous from day to night.
Our animal print designer beach cover up is a beautiful light and bright kaftan called Madagascar. The exquisite animal and orchid print with vibrant colours is created by Lindsey herself. Made from soft floaty durable silk crepe that drapes beautifully over the body to give the body a flattering silhouette. Decorated by hand with crystals around the neckline using traditional artisan techniques makes this designer beach cover up truly special. Madagascar is opaque, so it can easily be dressed up with gold accessories and neutral espadrille wedges to wear from the beach to a bar. This striking cover up fits all sizes from medium to xlarge and also comes in a plus size 2xlarge-4xlarge and 5xlarge to 7xlarge.
Wearing a silk printed designer beach cover ups like rhodes or madagascar on a relaxed beach day will see you stylishly through from morning to dusk. These beautiful designer silk cover ups are knee length and have three quarter length sleeves to help keep your skin safe from the hot sunshine. The vibrate colours and stunning distinctive prints, drawn and designed by Lindsey Brown will look fantastic on the sandy white beaches. Madagascar animal print designer beach cover up and rhodes pink silk designer cover up are not see through, so perfect to wear from the beach to a restaurant for lunch and then a beach side bar for sundowner cocktails. Available in sizes small to medium and large to xlarge, also in plus size up to 7xlarge.
The Best Designer Beach Dresses to wear in Barbados
Our white Atheni strapless beach dress is decorated with gold coin sequins and gold embroidery across the neckline and hemline to create a timeless classic. The ruffle neckline is echoed by the tiered ruffle hemline, creating an hourglass silhouette. The top can be rolled down to the waist to also wear Atheni as a skirt. Atheni is perfect for dining al fresco daytime to avoid strap marks. A stylish designer beach dress to take you from beach to bar.
The pretty white designer beach dresses called Toulouse and is perfect for a holiday in Barbados. This loose and sleeveless dress is in a soft breathable cotton fabric that is light and cool to wear for humid days and nights. With an adjustable gold cord neckline so that any height can wear this pretty beach dress. The tiered skirt flares out, designed to suit all body shapes and flatter the legs. Wear this cool and comfortable dress over swimwear with flip flops and an oversized neutral tote bag. Style for the evening with gold jewellery, heels, and a brightly coloured clutch bag for a pop of colour. Toulouse is a versatile dress that will be a staple in your holiday wardrobe.
The paloma cotton designer beach dress is also a great holiday dress to wear when walking to the pool from breakfast, or your hotel room as its long enough to feel covered and is very flattering. The drop waist effect slims the hips and hides the tummy whilst the v neck front and back creates a fashionable and flattering look. Choose white or black and simply add metallic sandals or wedges and a beach bag. If this style suits you, we guarantee you will wear this every morning to breakfast and brunch.
Best Designer Kaftans to wear wear in a Five Star Luxury Resort
You will need a few designer kaftans and daytime designer kaftans if you are staying in a luxury resort, as you probably won’t want to leave and why not!
The silk designer kaftans are perfectly cool and floaty with crystals to subtly shimmer in the sunshine and will look a million dollars. The curved hemline slims the body and you can add our white sicily shorts to wear for lunch around the pool. Add toning pink or metallic wedges to slim the leg and feel dressed to perfection. The pretty jewel print, designed by design director Lindsey, is shaped to take the eye away from the body creating a slim silhouette.
Rhodes silk designer kaftan is so eye catching, in the beautiful colour of aqua which suits all skin tones. The soft and floaty silk crepe sparkles in sunlight with the hundreds of crystals hand decorated exquisitely. You will be effortlessly dressed for breakfast in this stunning knee length opaque designer kaftan. A perfect look for daytime strolling around your luxury resort.
If you prefer something more dramatic and longer in length with the wow factor then the santornini designer silk maxi resort wear dress is for you. Made from eight meters of luxurious floaty hand dyed silk, this dreamy dress is full and long yet comfortable to wear. The neckline can be adjusted with silk ties to suit your height. Santorini has a ombre graduated dip dyed hemline in stunning vibrant colours, making santorini the ultimate designer maxi dress for any stylish event or special occasion.
What to wear on a Catamaran Cruise in Barbados
Our beautiful silk designer kaftans called manhattan is perfect for a catamaran cruise as the stunning tops can be worn over any swimwear, from a bikini to a one piece, they always look stunning. Every manhattan silk designer kaftan is handcrafted with eye catching interlocking sequin patterns that are matched with the striking kaftan colourway. The deep v neck and loose flowing sleeves add to the super flattering silhouette. Add shorts when travelling to and from your trip, you'll feel perfectly well dressed when stopping off for rum punch.
Orange silk designer beach dress called Monterey is a new style for this season that is perfect for wearing on a boat. This floaty soft silk is semi sheer that has a vertical tie dye print in papaya to create a very flattering silhouette that suits all skin tones. Monterey is longer in the body, with a drop waist style that sits lower on the hips, creating a longer dress length of coverup. The glamorous sleeves have a ruffled cuff that matched the hemline. Beautifully decorated by hand with a subtle line of gold beads around the neckline and cuffs. This silk drop waisted beach dress looks fabulous with gold gladiator style sandals, for an evening out add a skin tone slip dress underneath with wedge espadrilles and you have a pretty dress to wear for cocktails at sea.
Acapulco silk designer kaftan is so pretty and comes in a selection of the most striking colourways that suit all skin tones. The neckline, hem and cuff are decorated in pretty flat white sequins that are all hand sewn, they softly shimmer as you walk. This stunning designer kaftan with a deep v neck and back that flatters fuller busts. Style over swimwear for a day on a boat, add a pair of white shorts for lunch as the pretty silk is semi opaque.
What to wear on a Nights out in Barbados
Knowing what to wear and packing for your Caribbean holiday can be quite daunting if you haven't been before. Don’t worry, we have designed tops that you can wear in the daytime or evening, whether you are travelling to the Caribbean, where their nights can be very humid in high summer and even Spring, where only cotton or silk fabrics will do.
There are many casual nights out to enjoy, like the fabulous beach BBQs and the famous fish fry in Oistins fishing town. Wear our cool cotton super stylish shorts and bardot tops that coordinate perfectly, they can be dressed up or down with stylish flat sandals for casual evenings but also dressed up for cocktails back at your hotel by adding metallic wedges and a fabulous clutch bag.
Positano is a new stylish off the shoulder soft cotton designer bardot holiday tops. Decorated with metallic gold thread and gold sequins on the cuffs and shoulders, this detail helps to slim the waistline. Wear on or off the shoulders with the three-quarter sleeves worn long or pushed up, this is a super chic designer bardot holiday tops that can be teamed with our soft cotton shorts or worn with lower cut trousers as Positano is longer in the body, you can see all our designer bardot holiday tops. Our designer off the shoulder tops look great over any style of skinny pants or wide leg trousers or wear with our stylish sicily black or white light weight cotton shorts with flat sandals for walking on the boardwalk at night. Evening strolls after sunset are very popular in Barbados with a cooler breeze near to the sea shore.
The floaty Paris midi maxi dress is designed to be loose fitting so is airy and will help keep you cool in the humid evenings. This cotton designer holiday dress in black or white, is so easy and comfortable to wear and light to pack. The drop waist hemline gently flares out creating a flattering silhouette. The neckline can be adjusted by a pretty metallic cord that can also change the length of this holiday dress. You can wear with flats or wedges and it’s a relaxed dress if you are shopping in Lime Grove and then heading for a few drinks before returning to your hotel.
Silk maxi dresses to wear to a wedding in Barbados
The Santorini maxi dress is a great dress to wear to a wedding or a special occasion in Barbados. This stunning floaty dress is created from 8 meters of our luxurious hand dyed silk with a unique ombre dip dyed hem. This popular dress comes in three striking colourways, turquoise and blue, yellow and lime or orange and coral. Santorini flares out from the waists giving a full and floaty skirt but Santorini is lightweight and cool to wear in the heat as it is made from natural fibres. The neckline can be adjusted with pretty silk ties to suit your desired neckline height. The santorini dreamy maxi dress is timeless and one you will want to wear at every summer occasion.
When you choose a Lindsey Brown designer kaftan for your holiday in Barbados, we can ship to our USA customers USA duty and tax paid with DHL express delivery which takes two to three days. For UK customers our delivery service is very prompt shipping next day delivery within UK if you order before 12noon. View our shipping page for EU duty tax paid shipping.