What they are saying
The kaftan is beautiful. However, the dye is quite overwhelming on a first wash. It had a strong dye smell so I opted to wash it before wearing. Three hand washes later and very green hands/sink/tub, I wish I had followed the directions in the posting to wash on delicate cycle in machine separately instead of hand wash, because hand washing was indeed overwhelming. No harm done though, and I ended up with a beautifully clean and gorgeous kaftan.
Gorgeous green perfect for summer. Quality cool fabric!!!