Sherwani signifies the royal attitude and imperial style. Being an important part of Indian handloom, they are carefully embroidered with gold, silver or various colored threads to enhance its beauty. Apart from this, Kundan work is also used to decorate a Sherwani. They can be worn on wedding occasions or any less important occasion with minimal work on it.
When it comes to an Indian wedding, sherwanis counts amongst the most popular dressing options for the groom. A traditional attire of Indian men, it was initially worn only by the males in Uttar Pradesh, along with the city of Hyderabad. However, with the passing time, sherwani came to be the ultimate wedding attire, wooing grooms in almost all the parts of India.
Sherwani is a long coat resembling achkan in styling. It is buttoned upto the collar and lengthwise it is usually below the knee. It adds to the charm and grace of men, especially the taller ones. Indian men spend lavishly on buying the sherwani suit for the special occasion of their wedding. This traditional clothing for Indian men is witnessing mushrooming growth in its demand.
The Sherwani is usually worn over the churidar and Jodhpurs, which are either of the same or contrasting colors. It is teamed with a matching scarf or a sash that is draped over one or both shoulders in order to complete the look. The modern designs are also available in indo-western styles. This attire is best suited for formal occasions especially for weddings or receptions.