white sherwani as wedding attire

Sweltering summers are around the corner and so is the 2019 wedding season. The sun, sweat and the shades will be out in their full glory. But fret not. Heat will not be on your to-worry-about list once you go through this write-up.
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These four fabrics make the perfect apparel for summer weddings:


Yes, we all know cotton is the best fabric for a hot weather. It’s light, breathable, softer, inexpensive, and perfect for an outdoor function. However, what this fabric does lack is the lustre. Cotton does not give off the dressy appearance as is needed for an Indian wedding event.


Linen, much like cotton, is breathable, durable, light, perfect for a hot weather. This fabric may lack the lustre that one might be looking for, however, it looks smart and somewhat has a rich appearnace to it.


Rayon is that kind of a fabric which started being manufactured specially for hot weathers. Not just that, this fabic definitely has the rich look that cotton and linen lack. To top it all, it’s extremely inexpensive. Rayon makes for a good fabric to get your evening oufits made of.


This list is incomplete without mentioning this fabric. Silk is undoubtedly the best of the lot. It has a beautiful sheen, elegance, is breathable and durable making it the best fabric to get your outfits made of, from the lot.

Do you need some outfit inspiration? Scroll further.

The Shuddh Desi Look:

close up of brown nehru jacket as a summer wedding attire

Simple Nehru jackets are the go-to apparel for some simple old-school ethnic look. These have been in vogue for a while now and don’t seem to be going out of fashion anytime soon.
Go for a Nehru jacket to stay cool in the sweltering summer heat at the same time look effortlessly dapper.

Where Simple Meets Dressy:

green cotton kurta with zari silk jacket as a summer wedding attire

Indian weddings aren’t complete without those dressy attires. And what could be better than a beautiful fusion of simple and fashionable. Opt for this cotton kurta and a silk jacket to look hot and stay cool.

The Cocktail Look:

rayon silk sherwani as a summer wedding apparel for men

Opt for this outfit made out of rayon fabric to dance like no-one’s watching, sweat like you’re in the middle of a desert, at the same time feel (and look) cool like it’s the December.

Smarty Pants:

linen bandhgala as a summer weding attire for men

Smart will never be outdated. So go ahead and opt for a linen bandhgala and amp up your chic factor.

Wedding Look- 1

silk sherwani with zari embroidery as summer wedding attire for men

Attending a day-time wedding? You must experiment with bright summer colours. Silk kurtas/ Bandhgalas/ Sherwanis with zari embroidery could prove to be he perfect wedding apparel.

Wedding Look- 2

Floral sherwani as summer wedding apparel for men

So what if you’re the Dulha, comfort is the most important characteristic of an apparel. Floral silk/ rayon sherwani will not only make look and feel dapper but will also help you stay cool despite the hot weather.

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