If brides want to look beautiful and astonishing at their wedding then why not grooms? Weddings are the event of celebration for both bride and groom.
With changing trends in fashion and mind sets, grooms also wanted to wear something very special on their big day just like brides. In the past, grooms didn’t spend time and money on selecting special attires for themselves but now in this 21st century grooms are equally concerned about their appearance.
Wedding are not simpler now a days as in the past, but has become a huge extravaganza with depictions of vibrant colors and styles. Every moment in weddings hold specific significance as starting from mehndi ceremony to auspicious nikkah and barat to walima celebrations, brides and grooms count them all.
To help you to stand out of the crowd with your appealing appearance and dashing looks, latest men attires has been discussed.
Mehndi Dresses for Men
In Pakistan, weddings are usually celebrated according to the traditions of particular province. With changing in fashion trends, grooms also move from wearing simple dresses to more fancy ones. Designers, now a days, crafted stylish and embroidered outfits that portrays the particular traditions and customs.
As wedding celebration started with event of mehndi and mayun in Pakistan so here are enlisted the possible outfits that groom can wear at Mehndi.
Kurta with Pajama
Colorful event of mehndi becomes more flamboyant with elegant yet mesmerizing look of a groom. Kurta with pajama is famous style adopted by grooms. Mostly white kurta pajama is be of choice but some grooms go with prints and colors kurtas. Both the prints and bright colors enhance their look.
The selection of dupatta is very crucial as mostly grooms matched it with color combine with bridal dress. Or it can be matched with the embroidery or motifs that will make complement the dress. Silk fabric is preference for mehndi dresses but in Pakistan grooms wear a fabric in which there is comfort ability.
Grooms sometimes go for the embroidered kurta and shalwar. In this case white is also the color of preference because of its decency but different shades of grey, black and brown also give elegancy to one’s personality and appearance.
The embroidery is intricated mostly on collars or on neckline while some grooms prefer to have motifs near front pockets or at the back. This style is usually carried when grooms don’t want to have dupttas or waistcoats etc.
Simple, plain shalwar kameez is also the preference in Pakistan. But most of the grooms choose to wear embroidered kameez and shalwar for classy look.
White, off-white and black colors are the colors that makes men’s personality more sophisticated and graceful, and if it has unique, bright colored embroidery on it then it will be perfect outfit for mehndi night.
Waistcoats have become a trend in men’s fashion. Waistcoats are seen styling up men everywhere. Plain Shalwar kameez with embroidered waistcoats or kurta with waistcoats make flawless outfit for mehndi as well as for nikkah ceremony. Exemplary in style and ethnic in essence, waistcoats brings sheer elegance for grooms. Richly embroidered waistcoats with patent motifs are another way to vaunt style.
Barat Dresses for Men
Most memorable and significant day of one’s wedding is Barat’s day. It is the when the couple wanted to look most astonishing and stand out of the crowd. This unique day can be more unique and wonderful with unique selection of outfits. Everyone wears according to one’s comfort level as some goes with trendy attires while some goes with traditional ones. There are different styles and designs available for barat dresses. Some of these are:
Sherwani is the first choice for barat. White color holds prominent position in Pakistani wedding celebrations. Mostly grooms who wear some bright colors at mehndi function will go for classic white or off-white embroidered sherwani.
White is the color of sacredness as well as depicts beauty. Some grooms instead of having heavy embroidered sherwani choose self-print off-white sherwani for more stylish and graceful look. The charm of groom has been enhanced by the addition of dupatta or sehra.
To get fancier look, embroidered sherwani is the perfect choice. Embroidered sherwani with floral thread work gives fine look and Excellency is achieved with addition of contrast dupatta, sehra and traditional khussa.
Coat Style Sherwani
An unification eastern sherwani style and western suiting styles resulted in iconic piece of wedding outfit. There is resemblance of sherwani with coats. The embroidered and printed, delicate designs make them fancier and chic.
This coat style sherwani has trendy version Jodhpuri style, in which one can vary the length of coat according to choice. These are also available in medium to rich embroideries and all suit equally well to grooms. It gives amusing fusion of all.
Walima Dresses for Men
After wearing traditional sherwani or sherwani coat style on barat day, grooms mostly preferred to wear western outfits on walima ceremony. Walima is the reception of wedding and it is from groom’s side, so grooms wanted to be everything perfect. And wearing western style attires on walima ceremony gives neat and classy look. Grooms usually have following choices on walima day.
Pant Coat Suits
Dressing have powerful impact on one’s personality and for fine and strong impact grooms usually go for pant and coat style with tie matching with the bridal dress. For stylish and modish look grooms also wear bow ties.
Brown, grey, Navy blue and black are the color of preferences with lovely pastel hues of shirts or ties. Addition of elegant shades of shoes give the fine manly outlook. A neat and classic suit with an absolute grace can enlighten the atmosphere around the groom.
The best alternative to traditional waistcoat style is Vest suiting. If wearing complete suit on your barat and walima bothers you then this western look is perfect for you.
Assembling the fine and classic vest with monohued shirt, a tie and dress pant makes the groom a true gentleman.
Famous Designers for Wedding dresses
Pakistan’s Fashion Industry is rich with imaginative designers who are well-known for crafting astounding Pakistani wedding dresses. The Pakistani wedding dresses are known worldwide for their unique and graceful designs. Pakistani culture lays great importance to the wedding dress. As compared to other cultures, the Pakistani wedding dresses are very traditional having vibrant colors and hefty embroidery. They have a touch of classy Mughal or Maharajah look.
Among so many professional designers it is a matter of extreme effort to choose renowned ones. Below enlisted are the top five best designers for groom dresses.
HSY (Hassan Sheheryar Yaseen)
He is the king of Pakistani Fashion industry. His strength lies in innovative designs and chicest bridal and groom dresses. He crafted the dresses with unique cuts and styles. All of his outfits provide comfort and confidence and make the events more memorable and jazzier.
Deepak Perwani is an international icon and has conducted many successful shows across the border and has left powerful impact on neighboring country in terms of wedding dresses. It is very well-known brand for bridal and groom dresses. Deepak Perwani line includes men’s kurta, casual wear, groom sherwanis, bridal wear, bride & groom accessories, formal and semi formal wear, saris etc.
Established in 2003, this brand has been leading in fashion industry. His work depicts detailed thread work with unique cut techniques and vibrant and soft colors combination. This brand has received much appreciation for generating buzz not nationally but from our next-door neighbor as well. Many pieces of its art are adorned by Bollywood stars.
He is one of the top-notch fashion designer of Pakistan that has taken Eastern attires to whole new level. He has crafted the attires that are entirely unique themes and styles. His work is a figment of edgy-yet-traditional shadows which he glamorizes by enhancing them in over-the-top Mughal tones.
Nomi Ansari attires has provide utmost exclusivity and luxury in terms of styles and designs. He has detailed and elaborate embellishments, embroidery and motifs curates for every wedding occasion. His designs excel the normative realms of the customary ghaghras and cholis to present long trailed floral and elegant patterned gowns.
Apart from these designers, some other designers such as Maria B, Umar Sayeed, Karma, Rizwan Beyg, Faiza Samee, Asifa & Nabeel, Ammar Bilal, Ameer Adnan, Aijazz Aslam, libas-e-khas and Zardozi are also known for their amazing Pakistani bridal & groom dresses.