Raksha Bandhan Styling Tips for Men

Raksha Bandhan is a popular festival celebrated all over India. This festival is dedicated day for men to honor their sister and vice-versa. This festival finds its roots in Hinduism however it is widely celebrated all over India by people of all religions. The celebrations mostly take place in the day time and the custom involves a sister tying a symbolic colorful cord around the wrist of her brother. Generally this is followed by a full course family meal or even dining out. Like most occasions, Raksha Bandhan is also celebrated by wearing bright ethnic ensembles and both men and women dress up in ethnic wear for this festival. Bearing in mind that ethnic wear trends are constantly evolving, read further to know more about ethnic wear styling tips for men for the upcoming Raksha Bandhan celebrations.

Casual Kurta Pyjama with Nehru Jackets

Kurta Pyjama with Nehru Jackets

The Kurta Pyjama is a staple for most Indian festivals however one can add a lot more desi swag to ones look by pairing the kurta pyjama with a trendy Nehru jacket. The Nehru jacket comes in a wide range of fabrics and colors and one can buy these ethnic garments online or at a store. For the occasion of Raksha Bandhan one can pair up a casual white slim fit kurta pyjama with a bright and vibrant colored Nehru jacket or it can work the other way around and one can pair up a vibrant colored ensemble with a white, cream or beige Nehru jacket. Stick to Nehru jackets in fabrics like Khadi, linen and cotton for day wear on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Kurta with Denims and Straight Legged Trousers

Kurta with Denims and Straight Legged Trousers

For a more casual and less dressy look, men can pair up the kurta with straight legged trousers and denims. This look is casual yet stylish and perfect for day wear.  One can achieve a dapper indo-western look with a pastel shade kurta with dark blue denims or a vibrant shade kurta with beige or white straight legged trousers.

Jodhpur Pants

Jodhpur Pants

The Jodhpur pants are another ethnic silhouette one might want to try out for the occasion of Raksha Bandhan. The Jodhpur pants work best with a casual mandarin collar shirt and Nehru jacket. This look is dapper and sophisticated while at the same time casual. This is a great outfit for family dining out plans on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

Bandhgala Blazer

Bandhgala Blazer

The bandhgala blazer is the full sleeved version of the Nehru jacket that can be worn as the upper half of a suit or even paired up with casual trousers and denims. The bandhgala blazer for summer wear and the occasion of Raksha Bandhan would be best when stitched in comfortable summer wear fabrics like cotton, linen and Khadi. Opt for the usual subtle yet trendy colors like blue, grey, beige, tan and white. Bandhgala blazers are easily available online or at a store near you giving you good reason to try this trendy blazer on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan.

 

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Top 5 Wedding Wear Trends for Men and Women

With the wedding season fast approaching it may be worth your while looking in to some of the top trends for wedding wear this year. Everyone enjoys a great wedding celebration and that joy is magnified when it is a wedding in the family or the nuptials of a close friend. While weddings on the whole are joyous occasions, the pressure is definitely on when it comes to picking out the right outfits. Both men and women have vast range of appropriate western and ethnic garments to choose from that are appropriate for a wedding celebration however lets create a look book for wedding year with some of the top trends this season. This includes designer kurtis for weddings, Nehru jackets, kurta pyjamas, anarkali suits, designer sarees and indo-western sherwanis. Read further to know more.

Designer Kurtis for Weddings

Designer Kurtis for Weddings

A great high sheen kurti in silk fabric that is embellished and embroidered can make for great wedding wear when paired up with a lehenga. This look is ultra feminine and work well for younger women who are comfortable experimenting with fashion. If you thought designer kurtis for weddings was an absurd idea, think again.

Ombre Shade Sarees

Ombre Shade Sarees

Ombre shade sarees are trending in big way right now. These pastel shade saree where one color merges with the next is a huge favorite as wedding wear and will continue to trend this year. These sarees work best as wedding wear when sufficiently embellished and embroidered. For evening wear, one should go for bright vibrant ombre shade sarees while it’s best to opt for delicate pastel shades for morning wear.

Anarkali Suits

Anarkali Suits

The Anarkali suit is trending in a big way right now for festive and wedding wear and this not surprising bearing in mind the larger than life grandeur of this ethnic garment. The anarkali suit is an ethnic frock from the Mughal era that is fitted at the bodice and flares out in an umbrella formation from the upper waist downwards. Traditionally the Anarkali suit is highly embroidered and embellished which makes it a favorite for festive occasions.

Kurta Pyjama and Nehru Jacket Ensemble for Men

Kurta Pyjama and Nehru Jacket Ensemble for Men

The Kurta pyjama when paired up with the Nehru jacket is the perfect ensemble for male attendees at a wedding. This ensemble is essentially Indian yet the indo-western silhouette of the Nehru jacket adds a dapper quality to the whole ensemble. The Nehru jacket comes in many different fabrics and is often embellished and embroidered to suit the mood of festive celebrations and weddings.

 

Bandhgala Blazers

Bandhgala Blazers

Bandhgala blazers make for great evening wear for male attendees at a wedding. The bandhgala blazer is preferred for wedding for its smart formal silhouette and dapper mandarin collar. The bandhgala blazer comes in both summer wear and winter wear fabrics which makes it ideal for wear at any time of the year. Most Indian designers have their own line of bandhgala blazers and most major retail brands sell bandhgala blazers.

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Shop Online for Trendy Men’s Ethnic Wear

Men’s shopping has become all the more pleasurable with the advent of e-commerce and online retail. Now men do not need to tolerate queues, crowds and trial rooms; all the things that we hate, anytime we want to buy something to add to our closet. Online shopping is as easy as sitting in front of the idiot box watching a game and eating pizza; all the things that men love which is enough impetus to hop aboard the online shopping craze. To add to that impetus here are the best of ethnic wear garments for men like kurta pyjamas, bandhgala blazers and Nehru jackets easily available online. Read further to know more.

Nehru Jackets Online

Buy Nehru Jackets Online

Buying Nehru jackets online is a great idea as these trendy jackets work well with most men’s clothing and is truly versatile. Nehru jackets make for great casual wear as they can be easily paired up with a mandarin collar casual shirt or a tee and denims while it also makes for great formal wear as you can wear it over a mandarin collar dress shirt with trousers and dress shoes. These jackets come in wide range of fabrics so one can easily take their pick from lightweight summer fabrics like linen and Khadi while one can also opt for warm winter wear jackets in woolen blends and velvet. Buying Nehru jackets online is a great idea as one can choose from a wide range of options and many e-commerce platforms also provide competitive discounts to attract customers during festive seasons.

Casual Kurta Pyjamas

Casual Kurta Pyjamas

Casual kurta pyjamas make for great every day ethnic wear and can easily be purchased online. This buttonless ethnic tunic and cotton bottoms combination ensemble is favored by many Indian men as it is elegant and sophisticated yet very casual and comfort oriented. Cotton fabric casual kurta pyjamas are one of the most popular ethnic wear garments for Indian men.

Festive Wear Kurta Pyjamas

Festive Wear Kurta Pyjamas

Kurta pyjamas in exquisite high sheen fabrics like silk, jacquard and brocade make for great festive and wedding wear garments for men. These ensembles are genrally designer made, highly embellished and ornamented or worn with an embroidered Nehru Jacket. These ensembles are truly in keeping with the Indian festive theme which involves vibrant colors and lots of bling.

Sherwanis for Wedding and Festive Wear

Sherwanis for Wedding and Festive Wear

In India the sherwani is highly favored and makes for trendy ethnic wear for weddings and festivals. These highly embroidered and embellished ethnic overcoats often worn over a kurta and pyjama or kurta and dhoti is mostly preferred by grooms across India. Many men even wear minimally embroidered and embellished sherwanis for festive events and social gatherings. The sherwani is truly the pinnacle of ethnic clothing for Indian men and the creativity that goes in to making these garments is indicative of that.

Bandhgala Blazers

Bandhgala Blazers

The Bandhgala blazer which is a full sleeved variation of the Nehru jacket is a very popular ethnic blazer. This blazer is preferred for its western silhouette and is best paired up with Jodhpur pants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Eid Fashion for Men

Eid is around the corner and like any other festival celebrated around the world Eid is a time for merry making, grand feasts and fashion. During this joyous festivals followers of Islam end a whole month of fasting with thanksgiving prayers, feasting with family and friends and much merry making. Like most other major festivals, this important occasion also encourages men, women and children to wear new clothes and look their best. In countries like India, Pakistan and Bangladesh, followers of Islam celebrate Eid by wearing bright and vibrant ethnic clothing that is often embellished or embroidered. While men and women both dress in their ethnic best, let us look in to fashion for men and the choicest Eid garments for men. Read further to know more.

The Kurta Pyjama is One of Favored Eid Garments for Men

The Kurta Pyjama is One of Favored Eid Garments for Men

The Kurta Pyjama is one of the most favored outfits for Eid prayers. This simple yet elegant ensemble is most favored in simple white cotton fabric for special prayers on the occasion of Eid by young and old men alike however many are now opting for bright vibrant colors like red, green, yellow and purple.

Sherwani for Eid Celebrations

Sherwani for Eid Celebrations

After special Eid prayers many men opt for the sherwani for Eid celebrations. This resplendent ethnic overcoat is definitely on e of the most popular examples of favored Eid garments for men and is easily available online or at a store near you.

Bandhgala Blazers and Nehru Jackets for Eid Celebrations

Bandhgala Blazers and Nehru Jackets for Eid Celebrations

Nehru jackets and bandhgala blazers make for great festive wear during the Eid celebrations. These trendy jackets and blazers are very versatile and can be easily worn with western and ethnic wear. One can easily team up the Nehru jacket or bandhgala blazer with a mandarin collar shirt and trousers or pair the Nehru jacket with a kurta pyjama ensemble.