From crisp bandhgalas to printed bandis, embroidered achkans to floral printed kurtas, read on to find everything you need for a perfectly styled look this wedding season. Stand out from the crowd with tailored Indian menswear from the best couturiers.
Amit Aggarwal’s exclusive menswear collection is inspired by the spirit of victory and is aptly named Victore. Actor Vijay Varma played muse and protagonist for Aggarwal’s first standalone menswear collection, comprising of 27 unique styles across prêt and couture. The edit spotlights the use of the brand’s signature metallic polymer using techniques of handweaving, hand-moulded appliques, 3D pleating and hand painting. Tuxedos, jackets, waistcoats, bandhgalas, sherwani, kurtas, dhoti pant sets, long-line shirts and kimonos make an appearance in subtle shades of ivory, blush, beige, mint to bold tones of ink blue, bottle-green, pewter and black.
Keep an eye out for this one, especially if you’re looking for something special for the kids. This designer’s Vision Quest collection made waves when actress Sonam Kapoor headlined its debut in a white threadwork jacket during India Couture Week 2021. The menswear edit has 55 unique styles crafted using techniques like French knotting, double layering, pleating, patchwork, and fraying. The collection also marked the launch of the label’s new junior line for boys aged 4-14 years.
Classic with a colourful twist is what Tanna does best, making his outfits perfect for the brother of the groom during the wedding season. A pista green textured kurta with lilac thread work, a powder blue kurta set, a red and pink striped bandi are all part of Kunal Anil Tanna’s new arrivals.
Designer Krésha Bajaj’s newly launched menswear brand makes a splash with its experimentative yet wearable style. Featuring brick-coloured linen jackets with textured white stripes and green jackets with pink shirts, the edit has shirts, bomber jackets, sherwanis and bandis.
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House of Masaba
House of Masaba launched their Masaba Man collection recently, where straight silhouettes meet Masaba’s signature prints. The new Autumn Winter ’21 Collection is filled with florals, colour and bold motifs. Inspired by the traditional Kashida embroidery, this exclusive edit unfolds in raw silk and natural crêpe fabrics.
Experiment with colourful bandis by designers Sukriti & Aakriti. The duo celebrates phulkari embroidery with their bright-neon phulkari bandi and kurta set. Their menswear aesthetic is perfect for a chic mehendi and haldi function.
The designer duo’s festive collection is filled with shades of deep emerald, maroon, olive green, black and navy. The assortment of kurta sets, sherwani sets, churidar sets, and waist jackets are made with the typical elegance and panache that are the trademark of the designers, Rohit Gandhi & Rahul Khanna.
In this SS21 collection, Raghavendra Rathore pairs floral embroidery with pastel tones, Art Nouveau printed bandhgalasand linen achkans in peach pink and navy. The bespoke menswear brand is perfect for those who love simplicity and sartorial elegance.