Diwali Fashion for Men: Traditional and Trendy Options

Diwali, the festival of lights, is a joyous occasion celebrated with great enthusiasm and splendor in India. It’s a time for family gatherings, festive meals, and, of course, dressing up in your finest attire. While Diwali fashion is often associated with women’s clothing, men too have a wide array of traditional and trendy options to choose from. In this blog, we will explore Diwali fashion choices for men, from classic traditional wear to modern and trendy ensembles.

Traditional Attire

1.Kurta and Churidar

Jaypore Gold Hand Embroidered Silk Cotton Long Kurta

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Jaypore Black Abla Embroidered Cotton Kurta with Pyjama

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The classic combination of a kurta and churidar is a timeless choice for Diwali. Opt for rich, vibrant colors like deep reds, royal blues, or elegant maroons. Embellished kurtas with intricate embroidery or simple, well-tailored ones both work beautifully. Pair this outfit with traditional juttis or mojaris for a complete look.

  1. Sherwani:


KISAH Self-Design Cotton Sherwani Set

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 A sherwani is the epitome of traditional Indian elegance. It’s perfect for Diwali celebrations, especially if you’re attending formal gatherings or family functions. Choose a regal sherwani with ornate detailing and pair it with churidar pants. Accessorize with a matching stole and embroidered footwear for a royal appearance.

  1. Bandhgala Suit:


House of Pataudi Men Thread Work Embellished Sequined Jashn Sherwani Set

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  A bandhgala suit is a versatile option that combines traditional and contemporary elements. The bandhgala jacket, often adorned with exquisite embroidery, can be paired with trousers or churidar pants. This outfit exudes sophistication and is ideal for those who prefer a refined look.

Trendy and Fusion Wear

  1. Nehru Jacket and Jeans:

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Fabindia Red Cotton Printed Slim Fit Nehru Jacket

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 For a more contemporary Diwali look, consider pairing a Nehru jacket with well-fitted jeans. The Nehru jacket can be plain or patterned, and you can experiment with various colors. This ensemble strikes the right balance between traditional and trendy, making it suitable for informal gatherings and card parties.

  1. Pathani Suit:

Jaypore Brown Cotton Pathani Set

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Pathani suits are gaining popularity among men for their comfortable and stylish design. These suits typically consist of a long kurta paired with straight-cut salwar or churidar pants. Opt for a richly hued Pathani suit with subtle embroidery for a fashionable yet traditional appearance.

  1. Kurta with Dhoti Pants:

Anouk Men Polyester Kurta Dhoti Pant Set

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Dhoti pants are making a comeback in men’s fashion. Pairing a well-fitted kurta with dhoti pants can create a trendy Diwali outfit. This combination is comfortable and provides a unique twist on traditional attire. Add a stylish stole and you’re ready to shine.


  1. Pocket Square and Brooch:


Sanjog Men Stone-Studded Statement Brooch Chain Lapel Pin

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  To add a touch of elegance to your outfit, don’t forget the details. A well-folded pocket square and a stylish brooch can elevate your look. Match these accessories with your kurta, bandhgala, or sherwani.

  1. Footwear:

Lusso Lifestyle Tan Pathani Sandal

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  Traditional juttis, mojaris, or even embroidered loafers are excellent choices to complement your Diwali outfit. Ensure they match the color scheme of your attire for a well-coordinated look.

3 . Wristwatch:

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 A sophisticated wristwatch can be a subtle yet impactful accessory. Choose one that complements your outfit’s style and color.

Diwali is a time for spreading joy and celebrating with loved ones. Dressing well is not just about adhering to traditions but also a way to express your joy and respect for the occasion. Whether you opt for classic traditional wear like kurtas, sherwanis, or bandhgala suits, or embrace the trendier options of Nehru jackets, Pathani suits, and dhoti pants, the key is to wear what makes you comfortable and confident. Accessorize thoughtfully to complete your Diwali look, and remember that the spirit of Diwali is about happiness, togetherness, and looking your very best. So, this Diwali, choose your style and attire wisely to make the festival of lights even more special.

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