When it comes to festive and wedding wear for men, nothing can beat the style and elegance of a classic Sherwani. This 19th Century invention has come a long way since its inception during the British era. What was initially used as an official court dress has now evolved as the attire of glitz and glamour? Initially, Sherwanis were made exclusively for the nobles and aristocratic men of society. At present, these ensembles cater to different budgets, personal tastes and requirements. This article is an ode to the splendour of this timeless outfit, in which we discuss the main features, importance, along with the latest Collection of Sherwani designs for men.

Importance of Sherwanis For Men:

Sherwanis are the most sought-after ethnic wear outfits in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. They are reserved for important occasions like weddings, social gatherings and important events, for their grandeur. These stylish ensembles are designed to make one look special at any occasion and get into the celebration mode. They are extremely versatile for styling and can be worn in multiple ways to create new looks.

What are The Main Features Of A Sherwani?

Here are some of the characteristic features of a Men’s Sherwani suit:

  • A Sherwani comprises of a long coat-like garment, which starts from the neck and extends up to the knee or sometimes below it.
  • The collar is usually buttoned and resembles a Mandarin style collar, along with an optional pocket square.
  • Most of them come with a centre button panel, which is either highlighted with shiny buttons or concealed under a layer.
  • There are different styles of Sherwanis like Jodhpuri, Achkan Style, Angrakha, Pakistani, Indo-western and Chipkan style. They vary from each other in terms of style, cut and pattern.
  • The coat is accompanied by suitable bottom wear. Depending on the expected look, different types of these pants are available like a dhoti, harem pants, churidar, salwar etc.,
  • Depending on the budget, a variety of designs are available for choice—these range from conventional plain Sherwanis to the latest heavy embroidered ones.

Different Types of Sherwani Designs for Men in Trend:

Let’s look into the catalogue of new style Sherwani designs for men:

1. Wedding Sherwani For Men:

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Check out this stunner from Anita Dongre. The navy blue sherwani is an eclectic mix of the traditions and modernity. It comes with a unique tiger print, which brings out the royalty in you. The fabric is a superior quality Banaras silk which is designed in a slim-fit model and a mandarin collar, and it has a concealed button placket for a neat finish.

  • Design: Navy Blue Sherwani with Tiger Print
  • Fabric: Banarasi Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Reception, Cocktail parties

2. Manyavar Sherwani:

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Manyavar is renowned for making some of the best Sherwanis for men. Here is one such piece tailor-made for a handsome groom. The beige colour outfit is filled with embroidery all over the Kurta and accentuated with red piping on the collar, placket and the cuffs. Ornate buttons and collar work lend a grand look to this ensemble.

  • Design: Beige Colour Sherwani with Floral Embroidery, Zari and Stone Work
  • Fabric: Cotton Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Groom wear, Weddings

3. Jodhpuri Sherwani:

This black Sherwani takes back into the gone-by era with its design and styling. The classic Jodhpuri Sherwani is made with a texture jacquard fabric and highlighted with glossy black buttons. To create a perfect north meets south look, the kurta is paired with a pre-stitched white dhoti. A well-groomed look with a pair of aviator glasses is all you need to steal the show!

  • Design: Black Jodhpuri Sherwani with White Dhoti
  • Fabric: Jacquard
  • Suitable Occasion: Reception, Cultural Events, Social Gatherings

4. Indo Western Sherwani:

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This peach colour Indo western sherwani design for men who love to experiment. The asymmetric Kurta is structured with a layered effect, using a combination of plain and textured fabrics. It leaves a sort of edgy look with the sharp cuts at the end of the hemline. A silky dhoti with a pair of Jutis, make for a perfect combo.

  • Design: Dark Peach Colour Embroidered Asymmetric Sherwani with Dhoti
  • Fabric: Art Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Reception, Sangeeth, Social Gatherings

5. Designer Sherwani For Groom:

Nothing can bring out the radiance in you as gold does! Here are one such latest wedding Sherwani designs for groom which is ideal for the D-day. The dreamy outfit is adorned all over with heavy golden embroidery that is too good even to take your eyes off. The navy-blue base offers the right background to highlight the work. Wear it with matching churidar and a golden turban to woo your bride!

  • Design: Navy Blue and Golden Heavy Embroidered Sherwani for Wedding
  • Fabric: Art Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Reception, Baarath, Weddings

6. Pakistani Sherwani:

Look imperial in this Brown Brocade Sherwani. The traditional Pakistani style Sherwani is converted into celebration wear by adding hints of embroidery on the cuffs and collar. Gold colour buttons enhance the overall look, and the intricate details of the fabric take it to the next level. Wear it with a simple white pyjama to look refined.

  • Design: Brown Woven Design Sherwani with Embroidered Cuffs and Collar
  • Fabric: Art Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Cultural events, get-togethers

7. Punjabi Sherwani:

It’s time to show your Bhangra moves in this Sherwani. The beige and golden-brown outfit is just what you need on a long dancing night. It is the best pick for Sangeeth, as the loose Punjabi Patiala can keep your airy and comfortable. The Kurta is minimally designed, expect for highlights on cuff and button placket.

  • Design: Beige and Golden-brown Sherwani with Patiala Pant
  • Fabric: Poly Cotton
  • Suitable Occasion: Sangeeth, Wedding, Festive Wear

8. Party Wear Sherwani:

Parties are good reasons to dress up and look your best. This pale green outfit is one such design, which truly lives up to the term “party wear”. The light cotton-based Kurta and dhoti are layered with a floral printed Brocade jacket. If you want to stay comfy, remove the outer layer, and you have a whole new outfit altogether.

  • Design: Green Brocade Sherwani with Embroidered Jacket
  • Fabric: Cotton and Brocade
  • Suitable Occasion: Evening Parties, Cocktail Events

9. Bridegroom Sherwani:

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Pamper yourself on the best day of your life, with this lavish outfit, The wine colour Sherwani is made with fine Velvet material for a soft feel and touch. The weave looks like a quilted work, which is further accentuated with silver Zardosi motifs. An ornamental brooch is added on the pocket, along with a matching Safa to get all eyes on you!

  • Design: Wine Colour Sherwani with Zardosi Motifs
  • Fabric: Velvet
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Receptions, Groom wear

10. Short Sherwani:

This handwoven white Sherwani is designed in a short length model to create the illusion of a lengthy figure. This Sherwani made with a brocade material; the traditional Turkish art inspires the motifs on it. The collar has shiny crystal work on it, and the rest of the outfit is kept lightweight. It can be worn with a pair of plain pants.

  • Design: Short Sherwani with Hand-Woven Design
  • Fabric: Brocade
  • Suitable Occasion: Cocktail Parties, Receptions, Sangeeth

11. Western Sherwani:

Here is a look at this inspired by western suits. The blazer gave way to a Bandhgala and the trouser to a salwar. This off-white, self-woven fabric stitched to perfection to suit your body measurements. The overlap design is highlighted with gold colour buttons, and the pocket square has a tiny golden brooch.

  • Design: Off White Sherwani with Side Buttons and Golden Brooch
  • Fabric: Poly Cotton
  • Suitable Occasion: Cocktail Parties, Receptions, Sangeeth

12. Plain Sherwani:

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Those who believe in the concept of “simplicity is the best beauty”, can take a look at this handsome suit. The grey outfit has a soothing effect on the eyes. It is made with a viscose material that has a sophisticated look. Notice the buttons which are colour coordinated with the rest of the outfit. It is worn with a pair of white churidar pants.

  • Design: Grey Coloured Plain Achkan Sherwani
  • Fabric: Art Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Mehfil Nights, Cultural Events

13. Velvet Sherwani:

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Check out this bespoke Sherwani in maroon velvet. The gorgeous piece makes for an irresistible outfit choice for weddings and large gatherings. You can either wear it on your own or go for this layered look on a silk Kurta. Check out the foil printed Pajama that takes the outfit to a whole new level.

  • Design: Maroon Velvet Sherwani with Golden Buttons
  • Fabric: Velvet
  • Suitable Occasion: Night Parties, Receptions, Cocktail Parties

14. Long Sherwani:

Here is a different colour theme to inspire you! The greenish Sherwani is adorned with heavy embroidery all over the body. The base fabric is brocade, which supports the external work on it. The neckline is also highlighted with gold colour beaded work. The front slit in the centre adds a different look to the body. This outfit is paired with a cream colour Chudidar and a dupatta.

  • Design: Heavy Embroidered Long Sherwani with Beaded Work
  • Fabric: Brocade
  • Suitable Occasion: Festive Wear, Family Events, Night Parties

15. Rajasthani Sherwani:

Here is another Sherwani from the green colour scheme. But here, it is designed in the Jodhpuri style. This beautiful outfit can give you a regal appearance with the addition of a coordinated dupatta. The collar is decorated with Zardosi embroidery for a neat shine. A plain churidar pant goes quite well with this dress.

  • Design: Green Sherwani with Gota Patti and Zardosi Hand Embroidery Work
  • Fabric: Brocade
  • Suitable Occasion: Reception, Weddings, Sangeeth

16. Casual Sherwani:

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There are days when you are not in a mood for heavy dressing. In such cases, pick a practical design like this casual Sherwani. The woven design Kurta goes very well for any occasion, by changing the way your style. You can either go grand with shiny accessories or choose to keep it simple with a plain, white Churidar.

  • Design: Purple Woven Design Sherwani
  • Fabric: Cotton Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Casual Events, Family Gatherings, Festivals

17. Embroidered Sherwani:

Check out this ivory white Sherwani that is befitting of royalty. Made with fine raw silk, the outfit is decorated with glittery sequin work to make you shine. What pleases us, even more, is pink. Crushed silk dupatta which has a golden lace border that is so aesthetically contrasted with the outfit. Stunning, isn’t it?

  • Design: Ivory White Embroidered Sherwani
  • Fabric: Raw Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Night Receptions

18. Fancy Sherwani:

Look dapper in this black and beige fancy Sherwani. The innovative design and choice of accessories on it makes for a must-try outfit this season. It is suitable for casual and semi-formal events and is also versatile to style with. A dash of gold thread work is added on the collar and chest part.

  • Design: Black Sherwani with Embroidered Yoke Design
  • Fabric: Jacquard
  • Suitable Occasion: Cocktail Events, Reception, Sangeeth

19. Floral Sherwani:

The Floral trend is here is to stay for long and leaves a refreshing feeling on our minds. Here is one such pattern which has a sober floral print on the golden beige Kurta. Addition of pink-coloured work adds a pretty feel to it. Whether it to a summer wedding or a sudden family event, you can be assured of compliments in this one.

  • Design: Golden Beige Sherwani with Pink Floral Print
  • Fabric: Brocade
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Reception, Sangeeth

20. Pathani Sherwani:

A Pathani suit is very much like your regular Sherwani, with the only difference of a baggy Patiala Salwar. Here is one such latest design, which combines comfort with style. The deep bluish-black colour can also make your skin tone appear lighter and radiant. Wear them with formal shoes to rock the look!

  • Design: Blue Colour Pathani Sherwani with Patiala Salwar
  • Fabric: Art Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Sangeeth, Reception, Cocktail Parties

21. Quilted Sherwani:

If you a fan of quilted work, look no further. Here is a teal blue outfit that is made painstakingly designed to produce this cushiony, quilt look. There are a certain sophistication and unspoken lavishness in this Sherwani that comes with the colour and the technique of work. The velvet dupatta makes it a class apart from the rest!

  • Design: Royal Blue Quilted Sherwani with Bengal Tiger Buttons
  • Fabric: Murshidabad Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Groom wear, receptions

22. Sabyasachi Sherwani:

When it comes to Indian ethnic clothing line, none can come close to the creative genius, Sabyasachi Mukherjee. This Sherwani is from this brand, which features a geometric design on the textured fabric. Just look at the way he plays with the shades of pink and maroon, highlighted with golden sequins. If this cannot impress you, we don’t know what will?

  • Design: Pink Sherwani with Sequin Work
  • Fabric: Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Groom wear, Reception

23. Zardosi Work Sherwani:

Take a look at this golden outfit that can bring out the best in you. The fawn colour Sherwani is decked with a rich Zardosi work that doesn’t fail to get your attention. The textured surface is made with Zari threads, stones and beads. This is paired with a plain maroon Churidar and a pair of matching Jutis.

  • Design: Gold Colour Zardosi Work Sherwani
  • Fabric: Silk
  • Suitable Occasion: Weddings, Groom wear, Reception, Night Parties

24. Celebrity Sherwani:

When we talk of Celeb fashion, how can we leave out Ranvir Singh? Spotted here is this handsome dude wearing a Rohit Bal designer Sherwani that comes in a never-seen-bore style. The black suit features the beauty of both texture and print, which leaves him looking stunning. Check out the collar and cuff accents in black Velvet.

  • Design: Black Designer Sherwani with Texture Print
  • Fabric: Velvet, Cotton and Silk Mix
  • Suitable Occasion: Family Weddings, Receptions, Night Parties

25. Cross Button Sherwani:

The Indo-western style of Sherwani is also called a Cross Button Sherwani. The glamorous red outfit features a sharp cut on the hemline and an overlap style, fastened with black and gold buttons. This minimal beauty is paired with a white Salwar and a matching pocket square to make you look like a cool dude-next-door!

  • Design: Red Indo Western Sherwani with Cross Button Detail
  • Fabric: Poly Cotton
  • Suitable Occasion: Small Events, Family Gatherings, Night Parties

Those are some of the best Sherwani designs for men which are ruling the men’s clothing line, this season! Depending on the look you visualise, you can choose from one of these designs and style accordingly. These outfits are extremely comfortable and deserve a special place in your wardrobe. So, if you are planning to steal the show, don’t compromise on ordinary ones and invest on these instead!

About Yashita

Yashita is a senior content writer in Fashion & Lifestyle. She works involved writing blog posts and articles on diverse topics. She developed a passion for content writing, made it her full-time career. She loves writing for the online media and specializes in fashion, lifestyle and travel-related content. Yashita loves to explore the new places, and the different flavours/foods and photography are hobbies.
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