4 Reasons Why Bandi Sets Are Such a Popular Men’s Ethnic Ensemble

Bandi sets have become a raging trend when it comes to choosing a traditional dress for men. They have emerged from the famous Achkan Sherwanis and have become a fashion statement in men’s ethnic wear. Bandi sets are basically like a pair of modern kurta pajama with jacket for wedding or any other formal occasion. It gives the traditional kurta pajama look a new appeal. These Bandi Sets have been popularised through the years by our country’s political leaders. Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in the Post-Independence era made it a fashion fad and now, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken the reign. He has given this traditional attire a global trend called the ‘Modi Jacket.’
Bandi Sets have shown versatility and evolved to suit the needs of men to wear them on various occasions. They add a contemporary touch to the traditional kurta pajamas.

Here’s why Bandi Sets have become such well-liked men’s ethnic wear:

Indo-western look
Bandi Sets have a jacket or a coat over a kurta which gives an Indo-western look. Suits and tuxedos are western formal wear whereas kurta pajamas and Bandi Sets are Indian formal wear. In ethnic wear, the sherwani for men used to be the top choice but now Bandi Sets have gained popularity due to their Indo-western appeal. Designer Bandi Sets have clean finishes and a mandarin collar which makes them the best outfit choice for various festivities, religious gatherings, and family functions.

Timeless appeal
Bandi Sets are most commonly referred to as Nehru Jacket or Modi Jacket and best describe the timeless appeal of Bandi Sets. They have been in vogue for a long time and still, their charm seems intact given how most men even now opt for Bandi Sets for various occasions. They add maturity to the overall look.

Can be worn for different events
Bandi Sets are versatile and can be worn for various events depending on the look one wants.

Formal look
Pairing up the Nehru Jacket with a formal shirt and trousers gives a formal and sophisticated look. Going for pastel colours to get that formal look seems a good choice. For an elegant look, jackets can be worn with plain kurtas.

Ethnic look
Classic kurta pajama duo paired with jacket and styled with sherwanis or dhotis gives an ethnic look. For festival occasions and family functions, an ethnic look is most preferable. Bright coloured jackets will catch everyone’s attention and give a bold look.

Casual look
For a more casual look for Bandi sets, pair a casual shirt with well-fitted trousers. For a quirkier twist, you can wear it with denim. Different prints and patterns would also add to the casual look.

Easy to style
Bandi Sets are quite easy to style and when styled right, it gives a royal look. You can accessorise the jacket with pocket squares or a brooch. To complete the Indian traditional look, pair it with mojaris or juttis.

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