Men's fashion has always taken a backseat as compared to women’s clothing trends, and when it comes to men’s ethnic wear most men remain clueless. While the fairer sex has a plethora of options to choose from, men often have to resort to the same old look for a traditional event. Well this festive season can be different, you can stun all with a trendy look. Want to know how? We come to your rescue with 5 looks that guarantee to earn you praise from women and men alike.

Jacket it Right :

Nehru jackets are not just a wannabe politician’s sartorial choice, it can lend a dignified look to anyone if worn in the right colour and fit. On the other hand waistcoats or short jackets are now a must in every man’s wardrobe, they can transform a dull kurta into an enviable ensemble if worn in bright colours. A popular choice with the young brigade, waistcoats are available in various fabrics and are the perfect addition to any festive occasion.

Ooze some Rustic Charm :

Pathani suits are a preferred choice among Muslim men but their popularity has surged barring religions. They are designed to complement most men’s bodies and can be flaunted on any occassion. Similarly the ‘angrakha’ though having originated in Rajasthan, is now a popular attire with a rustic feel. It is a long-sleeved V-neck kurta worn with overlapping panels in rural motifs or prints that add the perfect ethnic touch.

Royalty is thy Name :

You just can’t go wrong with a classic Bandhgala, also known as the prince suit, it can be worn with churidars, jodhpurs and dhoti-pants. Another favourite amongst the royals from the north is the ‘achkan’, it’s basically a long-sleeved coat-like kurta with a stiff collar that doesn’t require a duppatta or stole.

Go Indo-western :

With the ever changing fashion trends, Indian ethnic fashion has also changed with the incorporation of a western touch to it. As the name suggests, the indo western look combines the sophistication of western wear with beautiful Indian aesthetics. If the quintessential traditional attire does not appeal to you, you can try this style and yet rock the festive look. Short jacket kurtas paired with dhoti pants or collared shirt style kurta with cigarette pants can make for a stylish look on any festive occasion.

The tried and tested :

Kurta pyjamas spell comfort and no one can get this look wrong. If you are not the experimental types and like sticking to the traditional route then a well tailored kurta pyjama is the answer to your ethnic queries. Similarly the sherwani will never go out of fashion, whether you are the groom or the best man at a wedding sherwanis remain a popular choice among most men.

So all you men out there now no more confused stares into wardrobes, go festive shopping for the above listed ethnic wear and you are sorted for the coming festive and wedding season. Let the ladies turn green with envy at the effortless style and charm you exude.

Posted in Mens Wear By

Dhruv Mehta