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Red happens to be the most popular colour among the brides even today. It is not only a colour that boasts of traditional significance and deep-rooted cultural value but also a colour that stands for sanctity and power. Picking a groom's outfit that complements the bride's red lehenga is a bit tricky. You'd often find yourself wondering, will a blue sherwani look good with the red lehenga or should it be green?
To answer all your questions with suave styles that are sure to steal the show and make you and your bride in red lehenga look perfect, we have curated a list of handpicked groom's outfits for inspiration. Read on and don't forget to bookmark your favourites for the big day!
The Emerald Green Sherwani
This emerald green sherwani from the house of ace designer Anita Dongre is sure to cast a spell on the beholder. The rich dark colour is sure to add the much-needed contrast to your bride's lehenga while complementing the combination beautifully. If the lehenga has a golden Zari work or a red Zardosi lehenga, the finely detailed golden buttons are a winner.
The Ivory Sherwani with a Tinge of Peach
From the house of ace couturier JJ Valaya, this ivory sherwani with a tinge of peach is a regal piece that was showcased at the FDCI India Couture Week 2020. The hand-embroidered Resham work that runs so delicately across the sherwani enhances the royal feel of the piece and makes it perfect for your D-day. The tinge of peach will be just right to complement your bride in red.
The Black Sherwani with Heavy Embroidery
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Black is a colour that is not only evergreen and chic but also tends to complement the royal look of a red lehenga. This black sherwani with pink and silver floral motifs teamed with black tone on tone pants from the house of Falguni Shane Peacock is just right for your big fat Indian wedding look.
Ivory Embroidered Sherwani
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One of Kunal Rawal's most recognisable piece is a hoot. The deconstructed silhouette with French knotted embroidery in all ivory that is the signature embroidery pattern of a Kunal Rawal piece, this sherwani's simplicity is the elegance that will make your D-day look an unforgettable one.
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The Red Quilted Sherwani
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Not only can the bride walk down the aisle draped in red, but the Prince Charming can be dressed in red too! Here is a self embossed scarlet brocade sherwani with gleaming gold buttons from Nomi Ansari with same coloured Karandi shawl with a classic gold embroidered border and simple pyjama to complete the look for your wedding. This colour is sure to match your bride's red lehenga without a doubt.
The White & Silver Sherwani
Image Courtesy: Manish Malhotra
From the house of couturier Manish Malhotra, this luminous piece is a showstopper. The intricate hand embroidery craft of Dori and Resham thread with the signature sparkle that makes it THE Manish Malhotra ensemble is just perfect to be a groom's wedding outfit pick. The sheen of the couture piece is absolutely unmatched!
The All Black Chanderi Sherwani
Featuring an all-black sherwani for men in Chanderi designed by none other than Rohit Bal is sure to turn the heads as you wait for your bride to walk down the aisle. The linen shawl in digital print enhances the embroidered sherwani and adds a perfect balance to the tone while the reds in the shawl make it perfect to complement the red lehenga of the bride. It's a match!
The White Silk Sherwani
Another piece of art created by Rohit Bal in Chanderi with silk lining, this sherwani is for the gallant grooms who wouldn't mind experimenting with the silhouette. Shahid Kapoor looks urbane in this white sherwani and the minimal embroidery in silk threads makes it all the more charming for all the grooms-to-be.
The Cream Coloured Sherwani
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Another classic colour that complements a bridal red lehenga is cream. This cream coloured Bandhgala sherwani with beautiful traditional motifs is a tranquil ensemble by Sabyasachi. Pair it with a Satlada haar to enhance your look and take those pheres while looking nothing less than royalty.
The Velvet Sherwani in Maroon
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Velvet lehengas are very popular among the brides especially if it is a winter wedding or a December one. The fabric's spectacular finesse fits perfect for a wedding outfit. To complement your bride's red velvet lehenga you could opt for this Sabyasachi maroon velvet sherwani with golden zari embroidery in subtle traditional motifs. The golden churidar completes the look with magnificence.
Ivory Chikankari Sherwani
Like all classic Indian menswear, adding layers and replicating the drapes with structured drapes looks stunning. Chikankari Bundis or Chikankari sherwanis with long kurtas lining inside and fitted churidars is a head-turner. The shawl is just the cherry on top and you are ready to look dapper next to your bride in a red lehenga. You can get your hands on this piece at any Tarun Tahiliani outlet or their website too.
You could wear exactly outfits that coordinate or you could actually wear matching outfits as a couple. From contrasting colours and edgy silhouettes to subtle hues and traditional motifs, this list has it all. Pick your favourite look and don't forget to accessories it right.
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