Indian Wedding Clothes for Men to Wear at Indian Wedding
In India, weddings are celebrated as big fat festivals. When we receive a wedding invitation, the first question that comes in any one’s mind is, what am I gonna wear? So here we present is the list of Indian wedding clothes for men to wear at the Indian wedding. In Indian wedding culture, there are so many events to attend. Take it from Haldi, Mehndi, Sangeet, to the main wedding ceremony. And of course the grand reception party.
When it comes to clothing for women, they have so many options and varieties to wear. But as men, we also need to look dapper and sharper. We also want to look attractive in wedding albums and social media photos. So today gentleman, I will help you with the top outfits for you to wear at Indian weddings as a male guest.
Firstly, your outfit will be decided by how close your relationship is with the groom or bride. if you are a very close friend or a family member, you can never go wrong with traditional Indian Were like royal Sherwani, Bandhgalas, or Indo-western Sherwani. If you are just a regular guest attending the wedding, you can attend functions in Kurta Pajama, or western wear like suits or formal clothes. For the reception party, you can rock the classic suits or tuxedo suit. And pair them up with modern cut leather shoes. So here, let me present you my list of top 10 outfits for a man to wear at Indian weddings.
Indian Wedding Clothes for Men to Wear at Mehndi or Sangeet Party
As the name suggests, a sangeet party is a dance event. Your clothing for the Sangeet should be simple yet subtle at the same time. Heavy Sherwani and Indo-westerns are there for the main wedding event. In Sangeet, you should wear light clothes hence you won’t get uncomfortable while dancing. If you want to create your style statement at your best friend’s or your relative’s sangeet party, the following are the different outfits that you can never go wrong with.
#1 Kurta Pajama
The Kurta Pajama can make you look classy, masculine yet simple at the same time. A well-fitted Kurta Pajama can enhance your overall physique. For sweaty Indian summers, Kurta Pajama is the perfect outfit to pull off for those crazy dance sessions. To rock the Kurta Pajama with swag, the fitting should be flawless and custom-tailored. Finish your outfit with classic leather loafers or Kolhapuri chappals. Last bonus tip, if you want to grab a lot of female attention at the Sangeet, never forget to roll up the sleeves of the Kurta until your elbows. Show some portion of your forearms, it makes you look more manly. And of course, women love that.
#2 Kurta with Sleeveless Nehru Jacket
If you want to look dressed up at Sangeet, but want to keep it lighter at the same time. Pair up a nice sleeveless Nehru jacket with your well-tailored Kurta Pajama. Take fascinating fashion inspiration from our Bollywood celebs, as shown in photos down below.
You can go all white like Shahid Kapoor as shown in the first image. Or you can create a contrast between your Kurta and your Nehru jacket using colors. Choose a dark and Bright color for your Nehru jacket. It can elevate your overall look and enhance your outfit.
#3 Kurta with Floral Printed Nehru Jacket OR Vice Versa.
Nowadays, floral prints are trending. If you want to add a little fun factor to your outfit, you should definitely try this look. Have outfit inspiration from few photos presented below. You can wear a floral printed Nehru jacket on top of light-weighted simple Kurta Pajama, or you can reverse the same look by wearing a plain Nehru jacket on the top of floral printed Kurta Pajama.
Indian Wedding Clothes for Men to Wear at the 7 Phera Ceremony
You have made a stunning style statement at the sangeet, now it’s final showtime. You can wear different types of Sherwani, Indo-western suits, Bandhgala suits at 7 phera ceremony. The following are my top pics for this occasion.
#4 Heavy Sherwani
The trend of the royal wedding & destination wedding is growing day by day. To match the grandeur and magnificence of the wedding, we must go with glorious heavy Sherwanis. A heavy Sherwani of silk with embroideries like Lucknowi work, Chikan work, or Zardosi work looks great. This Sherwani would glamorize your overall look for an Indian wedding.
#5 Silk Sherwani
If you are attending the wedding of your close family member, a royal silk Sherwani with heavy embroidery of Lucknowi or Zardosi work would be suitable for you.
#6 Nawabi Sherwani / Achkan
Nawabi Sherwani can make you look more formal, extra elegant, stand out from the crowd. When we hear the word Nawab, no one can inspire you better then Nawab of the Bollywood Saif Ali Khan himself. Following are some photos of him wearing a white Achkan with pink turban adding an extra royal element to his dapper look.
In Nawabi Sherwani, you can experiment with different shades of black, white, navy blue, khaki, olive green, and gray. A shiny leather lace-up shoes would add overall weight to this dapper outfit. Else, you can try traditional Indian leather made mojaris with this royal outfit. The following are some images to help you out with this.
#7 Indo-Western Sherwani
These days, the trend of the Indo-western Sherwani is getting popular. Especially the younger generation is loving this outfit. It is a slightly shorter version of long heavy Sherwani and slightly cheaper too.
#8 Bandhgala Suit
Wear it to the wedding party or reception party, you can always rock a heavy Bandhgala suit. A well fitted Bandhgala suit elevates your overall style to the next level.
Indian Wedding Clothes for Men to Wear at the Reception Party
#9 Tuxedo Suit
For the reception party, the classic black tuxedo suit would look great. If you want to create a classic yet modern impression of yours at the reception party, this outfit would work great.
#10 The Suit
If you are just a regular guest attending the reception party, you can never go wrong with a classic well-fitted suit. Wear them with a crisp white shirt. Complete your look with shiny lace-ups, double monk strap or loafer shoes.
Indian Wedding traditional wear is all about glam, colors, shine, and style. Above were a few tips for you to look dapper at the upcoming wedding season. I think all of your confusion regarding Indian wedding clothes for men to wear at an Indian wedding should be solved by now. I hope this male dressing guide will help you a lot in building a style statement for the next Indian wedding!!