The institution of marriage established to give stability to the society. Marriage is the legal union of two people who share common goals. That is why the celebration of marriage is the grand affair in India. It is the celebration of the union of two souls in the presence of God. In addition, clothes play a big part in this celebration. Both bride and bridegroom have to look their best on their wedding. Indian wedding clothes are becoming more and more elaborate these days not only for brides but for bridegrooms also. Since there are many pre – wedding functions, it necessitates an outfit appropriate for each function.
Trends for Bridegrooms
Nowadays not only bride but bridegrooms also get due attention, so they also have to look picture perfect. The trends in bridegrooms’ attire have opened a completely new scenario for the designers who until now catered to the clothes of brides only.
Sherwani is the long coat type garment worn especially in the weddings. It is considered the attire of royals of the Mughal era. Being associated with aristocracy, it is the obvious choice of many bridegrooms. Gone are the days of pale gold, beige or cream Sherwani. Nowadays bridegrooms opt for bold colours like red, maroon, purple, sky blue and the like. Intricate embroidery or little embellishments enhance the look of sherwani manifold. The fabric for Sherwani range from brocade, silk, raw- silk, jute jacquard, etc. Even cotton sherwani looks elegant if it is stitched perfectly. Accessories such as necklaces and pocket squares are also teamed up with Sherwani to give royal wedding attire.
Bridegrooms also prefer the traditional look on their wedding day, so they choose Dhoti- kurta. They look their ethnic best on their wedding day by wearing dhoti-kurta in rich fabrics like brocade and silk. The colour palette goes from reds to blues to golden.It can also be teamed with appropriate jacket. Dhoti –kurta not only furnishes an ethnic look, which is in- thing now but increases the element of dignity, related to manliness. The colours for kurta ranges from red, yellow, maroon, blue, shades of orange but the dhoti normally comes in shades of white, cream and beige.
Many bridegrooms choose outright professional look at the time of their wedding. They opt for a suit or blazer with different coloured trousers. In the western suit, tie plays a very important part. Tie enhances the overall look of the bridegroom. Wear light coloured pocket square with the dark coloured suit. The variation in design, cut and cloth, such as two-and three- piece, or single – and double-breasted depends on the personal choice of bridegrooms. The suit of the bridegroom must coordinate with the attire of the bride otherwise; they look poles apart on their special day.
A jodhpuri suit is like the western suit but with mandarin collar. It is often referred as prince coat. It is so typical attire for weddings. These days’ bridegrooms prefer embroidery on their jodhpuri suits, which give it a different lookfor the occasion of wedding. You can also accessorize the look with a necklace, bracelet and pocket square. Jodhpuri suits are designed in arange of styles, collar and sleeve details with western cuts. The material for making jodhpuri suit can be silk, linen, Irish linen or cotton chino.
The conclusion is that whatever a bridegroom chooses it should reflect his personality.It must also be coordinated with the bride’s outfit. To enjoy one’s is wedding clothes must be comfortable. It would make the wedding more pleasant for the couple as they can feel relaxed and feel great in the process of wedding rituals.