We love our grooms as much as we love our brides. And experience has taught us that it is as difficult to find those perfect wedding outfits for a groom as it is for the bride. Well, the grooms these days are equally selective and picky and do not just go ahead with anything that they see. We love our grooms to look dapper, suave and all sorts of handsome on their wedding day. A couple looks only as good individually as they look together as a couple. This thought prompted us to compile together the most trending wedding day outfit ideas for grooms in 2023.
There is no dearth of designer labels and brands that are doing some great outfit designs for grooms these days. The topmost in the league is definitely designers like Shantanu and Nikhil, Raghavendra Rathore, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, Kunal Rawal, Rohit Bal, Sabyasachi, Siddhartha Tytler to name a few. But there are also a lot of other labels that do some exquisite menswear collections. One can definitely browse through the online and store collections of Manyavar, Diwan Sahib, Ethnix by Raymonds, and Awadh by Kamal Lakhwani. For those, who do not wish to spend exuberantly on top-notch designers of India, there are also a lot of luxurious designer stores that specialize only in wedding day outfits for grooms. Our personalized Trousseau Shopping and Styling services will have our team of stylists work on your preference and shop the best of these looks for you.
Best Wedding Day Outfit Ideas for the Groom in 2023
1. Luxurious Sherwanis and Achkans in Off-white, Whites, Ivories and Beige
Well, this one’s no surprise. This is probably what most grooms opt for. The reason is that this has been a classic for years. But while opting for a light-coloured sherwani or achkan suit, do focus on the detailing like buttons, and cuffs. These are what define the outfit. Also, the embroideries and the handwork shall be very delicate and rich in appeal. Also, a lot of grooms prefer this combination because it really complements any colour that the bride chooses to wear.
2. Sherwanis in Prints, Embroideries and Solid Colours
For grooms who wish for a stronger style statement with their wedding day outfit, some bold colours and embroideries really work well. One can opt for a sherwani or an achkan. Keep the silhouette rich and traditional. Wear an accessory like a Shawl, neckpiece or stole to amplify the overall effect. This look comes out best when it is also colour coordinated with the bride’s outfit. You can either wear hues of the same colour or contrasting colours. If your bride is wearing a very neutral colour like ivory, or gold, or light pink, the groom can opt for a dark contrasting shade. For more on coordinated outfits, read our blog post.
3. Short Length Achkans or Blazers Paired with Trousers or Jodhpuris
This one is for grooms with bold and daring personalities. If you wish to experiment opt for something that is moderately modern yet luxuriously traditional, opt for a short length embroidered blazer and pair it with neutral trousers. Wear some smart accessories and make sure to wear a stunning piece of footwear as it would be a lot more visible in this case. Also, short looks go best with grooms with a tall and lean frame. You would not want any extra flab to show off in such a silhouette.
4. Indo Western Looks with Embroideries and Embellishments
This will be the hottest trend in 2023 in the groom’s outfits. Grooms these days want looks that have elements of both modernity and tradition. Wearing something too they are not too comfortable carrying or that doesn’t go with their flamboyant personality is passé. If you have the charm and the body language to carry this off, then do go for it. Grooms are opting for sherwanis and achkan suits with a strong eye-catchy motif; embellished patchworks or embroideries or gold leafing are also very much in demand. Just ensure that what you wear also goes well with the vibe of your bride’s outfit. Colors like Blues, browns and pastels work really well in such looks.
5. Royal Looks in Velvet and Other Rich Fabrics with Old World Traditional Silhouettes
If heritage, luxurious, and old world are the words that resonate well with you, go all out for such a look. Brocade silks, rich velvets, and pashminas will all suit you well. Opt for a very traditional silhouette like a kurta with salwar and a pashmina shawl. Keep everything from the accessories, shoes, jewellery very royal, and heritage and bespoke. Pair it up well with your Bride who shall also choose a very luxurious and royalty-befitting outfit. If you both can carry the look well, it would surely look like a couple of old-world regal settings.
We hope you have bookmarked your favourite looks out of these for probably your own wedding or of a loved one.