The Indian traditional costume of Sherwani -Churidar, has an aura of majesty and sophistication about it. Originally , a Central Asian dress, Sherwani was the official costume for the Turkish and Persian aristocrats, present in the court of Delhi Sultunate .
However, this royal fascination earned immense popularity in North India, specifically, in Punjabi. The elegant Sherwani is a body-hugging , knee-length, long coat-like garment, with embellished buttons, stitched on the front portion . The Sherwani is buttoned up while wearing, in order to attain the desired get-up. It can have for its fabric, raw silk, tussar, and quality cotton and even terry wool.
A Sherwani has a Nehru collar (collars worn by the first Indian Prime Minister, Jahawarlal Nehru, the trendsetter). This coat-like knee-length upper garment is perfectly matched with body-hugging Churidar-trousers. Indian men, assume the best of their manly appearance in Sherwanis. Sherwanis are usually, available in light shades like, white, crème, or beige. Especially a groom`s apparel, the Sherwanis are decked with gorgeous embroidery, such as Zardozi . Zardozi is a type of brilliant Persian embroidery, studded with stones, gold and silver thread, and at times with copper wire, gilded with gold , or gold coloured thread .
A Churidar is a close-fitting trousers, topped off by Sherwanis. Churidars are commonly light in hues. It gives the final touch of splendid sophistication to the total appearance of men, and certainly to a groom.
A Sherwani-Churidar is accompanied to dazzling embroidered Indian shoes, for example, Nagra, Khussa, Mojri .
Sherwani-Churidar , thus on the whole , gifts a halo of magnificence to the wearer , who seeks its radiant glory.