Different Types of Ethnic Outfits for Men

Kurta Churidar

In the ethnic game, the kurta-churidar combo definitely has more fans than any other ethnic outfits among men. Apart from being extremely comfortable, it is easier to wear and style and hence is a popular choice among men.
The best part about a kurta churidar is that it is extremely versatile, from being your savior for an Ethnic day or Diwali celebrations at office to wearing it to your cousin’s Haldi ceremony!
Moreover, if you feel that your solid colored kurta is too bland and boring, you can easily pull on a printed jacket or use a elaborately decorated brooch and maybe a turban in a contrasting shade and Juti to complete the look.

Kurta Salwar

Just like the kurta churidar, the kurta salwar is another great combo that provides lot more comfort along with style. The salwar, being much more of a loose fit and a bit baggy, provides a totally different look. There are even Patiala kind of Salwars, as well as salwars with embroidered patterns or gold or contrasting borders to create a modern or contemporary look.


The groom’s favorite, the classic Sherwani! Usually worn for a grand affair, from simple ornate ones to Indo Western exquisite and designer wears, today, there are so many different varieties of sherwani, in myriad fabrics, that it has become difficult to choose one. Sherwanis, originated as the northern Indian dress for the Mughal royalty, have evolved to wedding wear for men in the modern day.
More so often, they come accompanied with a safa, churidar/dhoti pant styled bottoms as well as a dupatta.

Bandhgala or Jodhpuri Suit

Often referred to as the prince coat, a bandhgala has now become a must-have in every man’s wardrobe. It will lend you a sophisticated yet masculine look, be it for a wedding or a celebration dinner with family.
The ultimate benefit of owning a bandhgala is that it can flatter any body type and promises a royal look. To achieve the original look of a bandhgala, one needs to be extremely particular about getting the right cut and fit. It should always be like second skin. The length is ideally dictated by the body type.
Moreover, you can easily accessorize it with a brooch, pocket square or turban with kilangi.

Pathani Suit

The Pathani suits are among the most stylish and popular mens ethnic clothing which can be worn on all occasions. This ethnic and elegant outfit exudes a sense of style and class. The traditional suits feature simple kurtas with front buttons and stand collars. However, the modern suits feature beautiful embellishments with stylish collars in so many different shades and fabrics.

Nehru Jackets

Named after Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, these mandarin collared vest jackets, are a trendy and one of the ‘must haves’ in a man’s closet.
Nehru jackets can easily compliment each and every look flawlessly and is capable of taking your traditional look to a whole new level. They can transform your outfit instantly and making you look ethnically fashionable.

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