When it comes to wedding shopping, the most foreseen long list has to be the bride's shopping list. From the lehenga to her jewellery, hair accessories to shoes, it is an exhaustive list of a variety of major and minor details that need to be in place. The grooms, on the other hand, have somewhat limited choices with their sherwanis and suits or the types of shoes, when compared to the variety available for the brides.
More than the ensembles and silhouettes, the scope of exploring for the groom lies in the world of accessories. From a Satlada haar with the traditional Bandhgala to a beautiful brooch in the Safa that holds their head high, accessories complete the wedding look.
Here are some lapel pins that not only adds to the traditional galore but also balances it out with the right touch of quirk making the groom or his squad look dashing.
Traditional with a Twist
With the shell jewellery making its way up the list of trends, men are not far behind. With this amazing piece created by Outhouse Jewellery using cowrie shell trinkets and pearls that add to the pretty bling. The rose gold coloured brooch with the tiger shaped detailing and stone-studded design make it apt to be a traditional accessory. The links shaped like studs match the lapel pin.
The Wooden Aesthetics
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This wooden lapel pin is simplicity at its best. However simple it might look like, the leaf-shaped wooden lapel pin has precise carvings and it fits best for a day wedding ceremony with a light coloured tuxedo. This lapel pin will fit right for the Christian wedding ceremonies that happen during the latter part of the year with fall at its best and it is also aesthetically pretty to look it while adding quirk to the whole look.
Add Some Quirk with Shapes
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Miniature carvings have taken the world of art and modern art by a storm. This bicycle shaped lapel pin is the perfect touch of quirk to the groom's attire for his engagement or the wedding. When the groom or his squad is all suited up in sharp tuxedos, this cute bicycle shaped lapel pin will bring the fun part of it. Being such a western concept, when this is worn with a sherwani or a Bandhgala, this also brings that tiny touch of Indo-western element.
The Personalised Badge
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Personalisation has been quite the talk of the town. From Latkans on blouses to the Kalire designs, Safas, earrings, shoes and now lapel pins, everything can be personalised with the name of the bride or groom or both for the wedding. These wooden badge shaped lapel pins are personalised with the groom's name on it. Similar ones can be created for the bridesmaids and groomsmen or even the particular relatives like the brother of the bride or the mother of the groom and so on. It is especially fun on Sangeet ceremonies where #teambride can go against #teamgroom!
One for Tuxedos
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For the quirkier grooms, here are lapel pins that will add to their persona. This tuxedo shaped lapel pin with the title mentioned on it and a bow tie is a typical one that has been a rage among the grooms who choose to wear suits. This is also a great pick for the Cocktail nights because the shiny borders that run on the lapel pin make it just the right pick for a night ceremony.
The True Blue Desi Lapel Pin
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The team divisions are pretty evident - TeamBride and TeamGroom. Add the true blue desi touch to it during the wedding especially if it is a destination wedding with everyone at one place, with this Indianised version of team names like Ladkiwale and Ladkewaale. It is not only easier to identify who comes from which side during the ceremonies, but it also keeps the healthy competition alive throughout!
These are few of the lapel pin designs that made to our list for inspiration. Even though they look small, there are many more brooches and lapel pins that add to the overall look of a groom and make him stand out and there are some that make the wedding more fun, apart from colour pops added by the pocket squares and other wedding accessories.
If you have a personal favourite picked from these lapel pins, get in touch with our vendors who can help you find the right accessories to go with your look. Share some quirky lapel pin pictures on the comments below!