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Oriental Flavours - Kaftan Dress & Recolours

by Calline Posted 3rd Apr 2010 at 10:32 PM
23 Comments / replies (Who?) - 17 Feedback Posts, 6 Thanks Posts
This is a new mesh recolour, and means that you will need to download the particular mesh itself in order for this to show up in your game. See the Meshes Needed section or read the text for more information.
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Hey everyone! I'm back and I come bearing gifts! Well, one gift, but still.

So, I present to you my favourite dress as of yet, and oh my gosh it took forever. Yes, it is photoskinned, but it's not a copy/paste/done kind of thing, seriously. The textures were blurry, wouldn't fit properly around the mesh, and led to a few days of sitting around putting everything off trying to get it right.

Anyway, here's a kaftan dress with plain black pumps, perfect for a stroll in an exotic marketplace or neon bazaar.

Mesh is by Just Sims 2 and is included in the .rar file.
These show up under both Everyday and Formal sections in CAS.

I also made some recolours (see attached images, yay for selective colouring!), because I wanted to and because I had a feeling I was going to be nagged to make them lol.

Well, enjoy! And please spare a second to hit the 'thank you' button or leave me a comment, those always make my day (:


Skintone: Cutephail at GoS

Additional Credits:
Adobe Photoshop CS4, JASC Paint Shop Pro, Forever21 and Sophie.

Age: Adult
Gender: Female
Clothing Type: Everyday Formal
Clothing Style: No Style
Other Type: Not Applicable
Maxis Flags: Not Applicable
Outfit Type: Full Outfit

You must have the expansion or stuff packs listed below installed to use this custom content. Please see the post text for any exceptions.

Sims 2
Key: - File was updated after upload was posted
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Size: 1.75 MB · Downloads: 18,489 · 3rd Apr 2010
1.75 MB 18,489 3rd Apr 2010
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Basic Download and Install Instructions:

1. Download: Click the download link to save the .rar or .zip file(s) to your computer.

2. Extract the zip, rar, or 7z file.

3. Place in Downloads Folder: Cut and paste the .package file(s) into your Downloads folder:
  • Origin (Ultimate Collection): Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims™ 2 Ultimate Collection\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows Vista/7/8/10: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Non-Origin, Windows XP: Documents and Settings\(Current User Account)\My Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads\
  • Mac: Users\(Current User Account)\Documents\EA Games\The Sims 2\Downloads
  • Mac x64: /Library/Containers/com.aspyr.sims2.appstore/Data/Library/Application Support/Aspyr/The Sims 2/Downloads
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23 Comments / Replies (Who?) - 16 Feedback Posts, 6 Thanks Posts
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Field Researcher
#2 Old 3rd Apr 2010 at 11:50 PM
Wonderful texture ! thanks a lot !
Test Subject
#3 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 1:22 AM
This is so adorable! Thanks!
Test Subject
#4 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 1:19 AM
Very nice indeed, thank you.
Lab Assistant
#5 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 4:14 AM
The weirdest thing happened today - I saw this dress at forever 21. I was wondering where I had seen it before, and I remembered it was the 'show off your creations' thread @ GOS. It was funny. xD

Anywho, thanks for making this. The texture looks nice!
Original Poster
#6 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 9:36 AM
Thank you guys!

lolligirl320 - haha, I plan on buying that dress soon xD


Test Subject
#7 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 9:39 AM
Calline, you are amazing at this stuff, this is no exception.
Make more! (:
Mad Poster
#8 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 9:54 AM
I love you! Well, you knew that already, but I love you even more for this dress :D
#9 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 10:51 AM
very pretty! Thanks!
#10 Old 4th Apr 2010 at 3:23 PM
Thanks for another pretty upload, btw i think we live in the same place, lol

"Wit beyond measure is man's greatest treasure"

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Test Subject
#11 Old 5th Apr 2010 at 2:40 PM
the dress is beautifull! Coudl you make it a long dress perfect for my arabic neighboorwod...?
Lab Assistant
#12 Old 27th Apr 2010 at 12:28 PM
Absolutely beautiful >_<
Mad Poster
#13 Old 30th Apr 2010 at 3:46 AM
I put this on a sim, and it's absolutely gorgeous, until she crouches down to tickle her toddler, and then her ankles don't bend and she folds over on her toes. I don't know much about this, but I'm assuming it's a mesh thing, and thus not really anything you can do anything about, but maybe I'm wrong? Anyway, perhaps you'd find it useful to know.
Test Subject
#14 Old 30th Apr 2010 at 4:25 AM
That is stunning.
Original Poster
#15 Old 3rd May 2010 at 9:07 PM
Thank you guys (:

Sunbee: I think it's a problem with the mesh, I'll check to see if that happens in my game as well - do you know if it happens with any other actions?


Test Subject
#16 Old 30th May 2010 at 11:20 PM
I've been meaning to write a comment for ages! This is a very lovely dress, there's something about it that draws me to this post everytime I see it Thank you!
Test Subject
#17 Old 12th Jun 2010 at 10:01 PM
I love all, but I planned on my laid-back sims wearing it on holiday on the beach - so the shoes aren't perfect for me :P
Do you know how to change the shoes or can you recommend a guide so I can do it myself? :]

I didn't slap you. I high-fived you in the face...
Original Poster
#18 Old 16th Jun 2010 at 3:38 PM
DJ_Tiffi; The shoes are part of the mesh, unless you know how to mesh, the shoes can't exactly be changed. :p


Test Subject
#19 Old 7th Jan 2011 at 11:26 PM
Very pretty. It really caught my eye. Thanks a bunch
Test Subject
#20 Old 8th Jan 2011 at 5:06 AM
the dress is simply amazing!!
too bad i don't play TS2 anymore..
there's a chance that this can be converted to TS3??
Test Subject
#21 Old 24th Jan 2011 at 10:45 PM
I have this dress in real life. xD It's lovely, thanks so much!
Test Subject
#22 Old 10th Sep 2011 at 4:51 PM
This is pretty
Test Subject
#23 Old 26th Jul 2014 at 8:51 AM
It's beautiful! I seriously love it :)
Test Subject
#24 Old 17th Aug 2014 at 3:09 AM
So so beautiful! How do you DO it??!