Traditional Indian Wear For Men

Saree the traditional Indian wear for women has found recognition around the world. A salwar suit is also quite popular as traditional Indian wear for men, though not as popular as a saree. Men’s Indian wear, however, have not been as popular. Although the sherwani has gained some popularity, but apart from that the traditional Indian wear for men, remain practically unknown to the world. Lets have a look at some of the important traditional Indian wear for men.


Sherwanis are quite popular as wedding wear among Indian men. The fashion wedding sherwanis are quite popular in the rest of the world too. They are usually in rich colors and texts with traditional Indian embroider work and with an added fashion accessory, the men’s stole.

Kurta Pyjama

Kurta pyjama is the basic style of traditional Indian wear of men. The sherwanis have been inspired from the men’s kurta pyjama. Designers have modified and manipulated the basic kurta pyjama design to make different kinds of sherwanis. With a little variation in the kurta or the pyjama a simple men’s Indian attire can be worn in different ways. Some common styles are:

Kurta Pyjama

Chridaar Kurta Pyjama,
Pathani Kurta Pyjama
Some of the popular traditional Indian kurta pyjamas are the Kolkata Kurta pyjama & the Lucknow Kurta pyjama.


Dhoti is not a commonly wore traditional Indian wear, but it’s one of the important Indian wears. Dhoti is worn by men during the festive occasions and wedding. Dhoti is an important wear for weddings as dhotis are worn by the men during religious ceremonies and rituals. Usually white, ocher, yellow and saffron colors of dhotis are preferred. Indian priests wear the dhoti the most.