Are you looking for an outfit idea that is sure to make heads turn at the next wedding function? Or are you planning your own wedding trousseau? We have something that will be perfect for you. Luxurious fabric, intricate designs and unique fit – Jodhpuri Bandhgalas are the ultimate menswear for a big occasion.
The Jodhpuri Bandhgala is the quintessential Indian evening formal wear. Originating in the Rajasthani town of Jodhpur, this attire quickly gained popularity all over the country. It is also known as the Jodhpuri suit and consists of a jacket and a matching pair of trousers. A Bandgala is a waistcoat with a standing, closed collar which goes with this entire ensemble and is worn on slightly formal occasions. It can either be long-sleeved or sleeveless depending on the style that you choose.
The Bandhgala has been worn for centuries by people from all over the country, but it gained a considerable amount of fame when Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Indian Prime Minister, donned it on several occasions earning it the nickname of Nehru coat. Several Indian designers have taken their shot at coming up with different variations of this garment, adding their own interpretations, often creating a perfect marriage of modern Western and traditional Indian styles.
Whether it’s a floral printed and gold embroidered jacket from Sabyasachi’s Destination Wedding Collection in 2019 or the more traditional closed neck kurtas found in the markets of Jodhpur, this style is here to stay with a multitude of interpretations.
Its simple and straight cuts combined with lavish thread work and patterns makes it a classic piece. From Nehru to you, everyone can look great in an intricately embroidered Jodhpuri Bandhgala for every special occasion in your life!
Traditionally crafted in silk, what stands out about a Jodhpuri Bandhgala is the complicated embroidery work, painstakingly done by hand for the custom-made suits. The patterns vary from traditional Rajasthani motifs to floral designs. Over time, more innovative designs and motifs from other parts of the country have made their way into the work on the suit.
The beauty of this work lies in the efforts put in to ensure that every stitch is in place, giving every suit a truly unique appeal. Go for a designer Jodhpuri Bandhgala, and you can create your own style statement wherever you go, and you will surely be the one who gets everyone talking.
A Jodhpuri with a detachable stole has also gained unprecedented popularity in recent times purely for its ability to switch effortlessly between a West-inspired silhouette and a truly Indian outfit. The stoles often come with beautiful patterns and embroidery.
So, if your aim is to find yourself an outfit that stands out among the crowd while sticking to your Indian roots, a Jodhpuri Bandhgala is a must-have on your shopping list. You can find some interesting designs and fits on Poetry and Grammar combined with the extravagance of luxury fabrics.
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