Different Styles for Men's Eastern Dressing | Past and the Present

Prince coats

Prince Coats Design emerged from the mass variation of suits. People from the good old days styled a suit in whatever road fashion took them, among all those twists and turns arose prince coats for a formalistic setting. There are a variety of Prince Coat Designs and how to style them diversely. One can style Prince Coat with Shalwar Kameez, Pent, or a Kurta.

prince coat with shalwar kameez

Uncountable styling techniques emerged from just wearing it with a Maalas to now styling it with a Pocket Square with embroidered collars. The fabrics used stretch from Jamawar, Karandi, and velvet with both warm and cool color tones indulging in dedicated needlework.

Awami Waistcoats

The Waistcoat is a British concept, where men carried a regal aura in it as it provided a sense of formality and depth to every outfit. Its name is derived from the concept of cutting its cloth in order to hew them. In history, an addition of a waistcoat to a gentleman’s attire was phrased as “Oh to be king for a day” as it elaborated all of the finest details. In the 1970s, there was a version of denim and leathers down every street possible.

waistcoats for shalwar kameez

Throughout decades, many genres emerged of waistcoats varying from short to long to highly embellished with pearls and stones on finest silks and lace. With the revolution, new techniques were discovered and settled throughout. Men have multiple options for Formal Waistcoats, it can be single or double-breasted, with collars, pockets, and conjoint necklines ranging from a V to a U shape. It can also be accessorized with a chain. We also offer all these styles and Waistcoats for Shalwar Kameez too.

A waistcoat is an item that all men wear at a point in their life, it’s a must for every gentleman.

Shalwar Kameez/ Kurta Trouser

The word “Shalwar” is derived from the Persian language while “Kameez” is from the Arabic language. Shalwar Kameez was a regional style for women and was introduced in South Asia with the emergence of Muslim women. With the passage of time, it became a cultural symbol for both men and women. For Men, Shalwar Kameez is a ceaseless traditional look with aesthetic hues for a graceful impression. For give a modernistic touch, kameez can be paired with a trouser. Shalwar kameez has many purposes, it can be worn underneath a Sherwani as well as a Waistcoat, prince coats, and shawls for the frosty season.

Kurtas

Kurtas surfaced in the medieval era and evolved stylistically over the times. It is usually made of cotton or silk with a rectangular hem, loose sleeves, with open side seams. Kurtas are secured with loops, buttons, cloth balls, and tasseled ties. For formal settings, embroidery with matching threads is executed either on collars, cuffs or around the buttons with can also be decorated with jewels. One can style Kurta with Trousers for elegance, kurta with pajama for a Mughal aura or Kurta with Shalwar for a Punjabi proclaim.

Lowers

In the Mughal period, men used Choridar or a dhoti as a lower garment to go with their all attires. With the cycle of time came the age of Shalwars. Later came the period of Trousers for Men. The real struggle is pairing the perfect garment to go with your shirts, it can be a hassle, thus men usually opt for that perennial black and white colors for their lowers to go with every Kameez or Kurta. The choices for lowers can be a trouser or a shalwar to match your occasion. 

Sherwanis

The style of sherwani evolved from the Persian cape, it’s an outer coat with long sleeves and buttons down the front without collars following European trends. It was the style that began around the Mughal period and evolved through various generations and periods. Now, sherwanis are only worn around the regions of Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka.

 sherwani for groom Pakistan

Tons of trends of sherwanis emerged over time with everyone adding their touch and details to it, making it their own. Some style’s time could not overflow while others just faded in pages. Now sherwani is a hallmark for grooms especially Sherwanis are for Grooms in Pakistan with the pace of customs. We preserve that hallmark for men all around through our polished craft with multiple cuts and patterns personifying a rich color scheme ranging from beige to black.

Shawls & Stoles

Shawls arose in the 14th century in Persia and were just a rectangular fabric made from goats’ skin that people wore on their shoulders. They were traditional costumes for Males in Kashmir. Many techniques for Shawls emerged from floral to weave like embroidery and Paisley motif. Paisley motif is a union of floral and tree-of-life patterns woven together. During the 19th century, Kashmiri shawls were the trend in Western Europe. Like all things, evolution brought about great change in shawls too like Pashmina, do-shalla (two shawls), knitted Shawls and Stoles for women.

We feature Shawls for Gents and stoles with meticulous embellishments for every festivity.