Photographs: Karishma Bedi and Vijit Gupta.
Styling by Shaurya Athley.
Arvind Vijaymohan, CEO, Artery India
Style Tip: White, one of the most versatile shades in the colour wheel, allows you the freedom to put together various looks, from traditional to Indo-western.
On Arvind: Handloom Textured Bandhgala, ₹40,000, and Pants, price upon request, Khanijo. Brooch and Ring, price upon request, Jindal Jewellers. Watch, his own.
Param Sahir, Designer
Style Tip: Who said bold shades are only reserved for the bride? A bright pair of pants paired with a muted sherwani makes for a delightful sangeet look.
On Param: Peppermint Sherwani with Geometric Embroidery, ₹57,000, Siddartha Tytler. Shoes, Shoe Society. Brooch, Sambhav Rakyan. Rings and Bracelets, AKM Mehrasons Jewellers. All prices upon request. Pants and Socks, his own.
Varun Agrawal, Blogger
Style Tip: Large prints in pastel hues are perfect for a day function, while solid accessories lend an elegant touch to the ensemble.
On Varun: Peonies Printed Sherwani and Pants, ₹48,000 Siddartha Tytler. Brooch, Jadau Jewellery by Falguni Mehta. Rings and Bracelets, Amrapali. All prices upon request. Shoes, Varun's own
Shivan Bhatia and Narresh Kukreja, Designers
Style Tips: Traditional doesn't have to be boring. Exhibit A: these textured and embroidered kurtas are perfect for a destination wedding.
On Shivan and Narresh: All Clothing, Shivan & Narresh. Rings and Bracelets, Jindal Jewellers. All prices upon request.
Gautam Seth and Prateek Jain, Co-Founders, Klove
Style Tip: Layer a floral sherwani over a crisp white kurta to inject freshness into the look.
On Gautam: Kurta, ₹26,500, Rahul Mishra. Brooch, Outhouse. Ring, DiaColor. On Prateek: Kurta and Sherwani, ₹1,66,900, Rahul Mishra. Brooch, DiaColor. All prices are upon request.
Abhinav Mathur, Blogger
Style Tip: Add a little drama to an all-black outfit with surface sequins for understated elegance.
On Abhinav: Dori Embroidered Bandhgala, Anita Dongre. Brooch, DiaColor. All prices are upon request.
Nikhil and Shantanu Mehra, Designers
Style Tip: Military-inspired elements—including brooches and buttons— work seamlessly with kurtas just as they do with a blazer.
On Shantanu and Nikhil: All Clothing and Brooches, Shantanu & Nikhil. All prices are upon request.
Usaamah Siddique, Blogger
Style Tip: While a cream sherwani might be the minimalist groom's dream, textured details can lend an interesting element.
On Usaamah: Sherwani with Metallic Cord Texture, ₹89,900, and Pants, price upon request, Rimzim Dadu. Brooch, price upon request, Anmol Jewellers. Shoes, price upon request, Modello Domani.
Siddharth Batra, Blogger
Style Tip: Graphic elements—like simple stripes of white across a dark canvas— instantly make an outfit more memorable.
On Siddharth: Black Velvet Sculpted Overlap Bandhgala and Trouser, ₹90,000, both Gaurav Gupta. Brooch, price upon request, Sunita Shekhawat.
Smaran Sahu, Actor
Style Tip: For the big Indian wedding gala, invest in a solid-hued sherwani with an embroidered twist. Keep it monotone, or add a contrasting kurta to kick things up a notch.
On Smaran: Jacket, Kurta, and Pants, all Manish Malhotra. Shoes, Artimen. Socks, Mint & Oak. Rings and Bracelets, Jet Gems. Silver Brooches with Precious Stones, Amrapali. All prices upon request.
Riaan J. George, Blogger
Style Tip: A pair of fun socks are a great way to add a playful touch to your wedding look.
On Riaan: Midnight Blue Concentric Bandhgala and Trouser, ₹95,000, both Gaurav Gupta. Brooch, Rings, and Bracelet, all Gehna Jewellers. Socks, Mint & Oak. Shoes, Artimen. All prices upon request.
Ankush Bahuguna, Blogger
Style Tip: Throw on a shawl in hues matching your outfit to amplify the colour palette.
On Ankush: Bandhgala, ₹28,500, Shawl, ₹27,500, and Shoes, ₹18,000, all Divyam Mehta. Silver Bangles and Rings, price upon request, Amrapali.
Rahul Jhangiani, Photographer
Style Tip: Minimalists will appreciate the subtlety in a jacket that features embroidery in the same tone.
On Rahul: Jacket, Falguni Shane Peacock. Brooch, Dell Art Inde. All prices are upon request
Daniel Bauer, Celebrity Makeup Artist
Style Tip: Bold, metallic accents are perfect for the groom, or guest, who enjoys being the centre of attention.
On Daniel: Handwoven Metallic Polymer Jacket with Corded Details, ₹1,25,000, Amit Aggarwal. All Rings and Brooch, price upon request, Mahesh Notandass Fine Jewellery.
Sahil Sharma (Zaeden), Singer and Producer
Style Tip: Fusing a modern pattern with a traditional silhouette makes for an eye-pleasing effect.
On Sahil: Handloom Silk Bandhgala and Pants, ₹45,000 Khanijo. Brooch, price upon request, Goenka India.
Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna, Designers
Style Tip: Refreshing details like a brooch can instantly spruce up a classic bandhgala.
On Rohit and Rahul: All clothing, Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna. Brooches, Sunita Shekhawat. All prices upon request.
Gurfateh Pirzada, Actor
Style Tip: The easiest way to experiment with your wedding look is by teaming a formal outfit with a pair of printed espadrilles or mules.
On Gurfateh: Asymmetric Moss Green Bandhgala and Pants, ₹37,995, both Dhruv Vaish. Brooch, price upon request, Sunita Shekhawat. Shoes, price upon request, Shivan & Narresh
Rod Anker, Hairstylist and Founder, Rod Anker Salons
Style Tip: A well-tailored bandhgala is all you need to look sharp on your wedding day. Add a jewelled detail to elevate the style.
On Rod: Midnight Bandhgala with Velvet Detailing and Pants, both Rohit Gandhi + Rahul Khanna. Brooch, rings, and bracelets, all Outhouse. All prices are upon request
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