Charming Grooms, get ready to impress your beautiful bride on your “D-DAY”.
A big fat Indian wedding is absolutely incomplete without ethnic dresses. Usually from the very first idea of wedding dresses we think about “what should be dress for the bride”? But perceptions are changing. Nowadays beside brides, grooms are also going crazy about their outfit for His special day.
The Sherwani Story
Talking about mens ethnic wears for wedding, traditional Sherwanis are the most fabulous one.
SHERWANI, also known as “Achkan” originated from the Mughal dynasty. Since 1820s’, predominantly at Lucknow, it was slowly incorporating in Indian culture. At the late 18th century it had almost became a sign of royalty and aristocracy. Beside India, sherwanis are equally famous at Pakistan and Bangladesh.
Being an integral part of both Hindu and Muslim weeding ceremony, dazzling sherwanis , complementing the groom are now on trend. So proper choice and knowledge becomes a key point.
Check out some best types of nuptial Sherwani !!
Jodhpuri Sherwani or Jodhpuri Suit
One of the most precious and jaw dropping Sherwani in the queue is also known as “Bandgala” due its elevated collars.
Jodhpuris’ are perfect blend of Western and Indian style. Its shape resembles formal western suit yet parried up with gorgeous embroidery work.
A match of lavish waist coat and trouser glorifies it.
Accessories like pagdi (turban) with “kalgi” tipping on it, studded with semi-precious stone and a contrasting dupatta makes a groom look splendid.
Achkan or Rajput Sherwani
Rajputs!! Bangs the impulse with a sketch of majestic physique and unanonymus sense of dressing. They are the real admirer of sherwanis.
Achkans is also petted as “Baghal Bandi” due its side opening style.
Special mention is its extensive zaardozi or brocade embroidery work which adds to aesthesis.
Shape – usually touch knees, and are wore with churidar or designed dhotis.
Nopes!!…..Mr. Groom, you are not yet ready to make the grand entry to mesmerize all………………some last minute grooming plans for you…………….
Be the man of the day with Golden colour Rajput sherwani, accessorized with pearl stippled turbans, kamarbandh for resting the sword and moti haar (neckpiece) to strut pompously as demanding Rajputana Dulha.
They are simple yet sophisticated, essentially worn by Muslim groom, generally made up of silk or even wool. Gold brocade, green or maroon is most preferable.
It resembles a tunic having a shape like coat, often accompanied with golden buttons.
Upper half of the sherwani is narrow while lower part is broadened.
Rumi topi (cap), linen pocket square and leather shoe matches well with Pakistani weeding sherwani.
Chipkan type sherwani
Last but not least the most royal one-Chipkans is originated from Mughal craftsmanship. It somewhat looks like a frock, wore with sleeveless long jacket.
We found Hritik Roshan in Jodha Akbar adorned with Chipkan as drop dead gorgeous and valorous Akbar.
Chipkans made up of silk with intricated zari and stone work makes it extremely impressive.
Sehera, handcuffs and shahi jootis (shoes) looks brilliant with this type of outfit. It makes you head turner and showstopper.
Just to touch up, some points to be remembered before buying a wedding sherwani.
You should be careful about tailoring. Fitting is on top of the priority list.
Colours like red, maroon, golden yellow along with creamy white are appropriate for this occasion and equally suits with any complexion.
If comfort is the prime issue then light wear printed Indo-western sherwanis are best buy.
Selection of accessories is another most important concern.
So, men be prepared to start new innings of your life dressed as a prince!