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An Indian Ethnic Wear Guide: Men’s Edition 

When it comes to Men’s Indian Ethnic Wear there is no dearth of options! They can carry traditional Indian wear as nicely as a suited formal wear. Comfortable, trendy and stylish sets the tone of their preferences while shopping ethnic wear for their wardrobe. 

But if you find yourself in a tough spot while choosing the perfect attire for a milestone celebration there are many different types of traditional Ethnic Wear varying from regions to occasions: 


The classic that never goes out of style, a kurta  is a comfortable and versatile Indian attire that fits well for occasions both formal or casual - ceremonial celebrations, day events like "Haldi" or "Mehendi" and much more. A kurta is a long loose fitting shirt usually paired with a salwar or a churidaar. It can also be well accessorized with a nehru jacket, a colorful stole or even a brooch. For you to carry a sleek and sophisticated style all along the way! 


This one is a groom’s favorite, a long coat-like garment worn over a kurta and is usually worn on grand events and occasions. A sherwani comes in different designs from simple embellishments to intricate work made usually in luxurious fabrics like silk or velvet. Accompany it with churidaar pants or a slim pyjama and feel like royalty. 


Another on the list is the Jodhpuri design ethnic fit - a format suit worn by men consists of a long ‘bandhgala’ coat commonly worn over churidars. It gets its name from a state in Rajasthan - Jodhpur and is commonly worn in the surrounding regions of west and north giving one a princely look. 

Nehru Jacket 

A short collarless jacket best paired with a kurta with a good flair - this one is a classic staple from Mens Ethnic Wear collection. A must have!  Popularized by Jawarlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, a crisp shirt also goes well with a Nehru jacket and makes for a delightful ensemble altogether. 


Truly in line with their name, these outfits are a refreshing blend of Indian and western designs to bring a unique style to the attire. A cowl hemline, asymmetric hemlines, printed long coats are some typically adorned western attires, gaining an immense popularity amongst men from the last couple of years. Alternatively, a Dhoti, Kerala Style Mund or a Lungi are also go-to ethnic fits commonly paired with a kurta. Indo western attires are a go-to, evergreen choice to opt for, perfect for a grand wedding celebration, religious festivals and events.

From WeaverStory’s collection 

Velvet Stitched Nehru Jacket 

Handcrafted velvet stitched Nehru Jackets with intricate floral jaal work in various hues. A perfect fit for winter weddings and occasions, the fancy buttons make the piece look royal. 


Raw Silk Pathani 

Pathani has an old world charm, and this one in a bold blue shade handcrafted in raw silk is a headturner - perfect match for formal and casual occasions. The delicate dabka and sequin embroidery in the front looks lovely and will definitely be a comfortable attire to adorn. 


Pure White Raw Silk Kurta Set 

The classic - A pure white kurta is a basic must have in every man's wardrobe. This one in pure raw silk has a soft texture and comes with pants in the same shade. 


Banarasi Nehru Jacket 

Men ace it in pinks and this Nehru Jacket handwoven in Pure Katan Silk fabric is a class apart. The golden booti on a bright, hot pink looks amazing for a wedding celebration or any other occasion. 


Check out more from WeaverStory here - Tatva . An exclusive collection dedicated to timeless pieces of Men’s ethnic wear. From classic raw silk kurta designs, stunning kurta sets to statement nehru jackets. 

Author - Aarushi Sharma