After a month of fasting and prayer Muslims around the world celebrate the joyous festival of Eid al-Fitr. With the high population of followers of Islam on the Indian subcontinent and primarily in countries such as Pakistan, India and Bangladesh, Eid is celebrated with much fervency in these countries. A month of fasting and prayer known as Ramadan comes to the night of Chaand Raat which means Night of the Moon which is declaration for an end to fasting and a call to celebrations and special prayers marks the festival of Eid. As it is with most celebrations across the world, Eid is day of feasting and merriment. Quite alike any other major festival Eid is day when children, men and women dress in their finest clothes. In contemporary times, many opt for western formals and casuals however a majority of the followers of Islam celebrate Eid wearing trendy, vibrant and colorful ethnic garments as tradition demands. Ethnic fashion for men on the festive occasion of Eid mainly centers on kurta pyjamas however contemporary fashion trends have made other options like the sherwani, Bandhgala Jackets and Nehru jackets just as popular. Read further to know more about desi fashion trends for men for the occasion of Eid.
Style Your Kurta Pyjama with a Nehru Jacket
While it is customary to wear the kurta pyjama or other variations of this garment for prayers on the day of Eid, one can easily add some ethnic class to this look with a Nehru Jacket teamed up with the kurta pyjama. Go for the all white look for prayers as this is what tradition demands and there is nothing wrong with a tradition that has men looking dapper and suave and at the same time elegant and peaceful. For an after prayer look, simply swap your white Nehru jacket with one in a vibrant color such as royal blue, sophisticated beige or a bright red.
Kurta Pyjamas in Vibrant Shades
If you are looking to add some color to your look, it is definitely recommended to try high sheen grey, silver and black kurta pyjama ensembles with an ornate embroidered Nehru jacket. This is a traditional yet contemporary choice that will definitely find favor with younger men looking to enjoy the festivities in style. A great pair of mojris is the perfect finishing touch to this look.
If you’re festive plans include looking dapper in a sherwani, its best to opt for a garment in a vibrant color such as royal blue that unembellished an unembroidered. This is because embroidered and embellished sherwanis are best reserved for your wedding day. Match your vibrant sherwani with a sober shade salwar bottoms and tan or brown mojris. Remember with men’s fashion, less is more unless it’s your wedding.
If you are looking for a more contemporary look and you prefer western silhouettes, it definitely quite a look when you pair up a Bandhgala blazer with Jodhpur pants and pointed toe shoes. Complete the look with a pocket square and look like royalty on the joyous occasion of Eid.
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