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30 Jacket Sherwani Looks for Grooms & Groomsmen

If there is one outfit that comes to mind when one thinks of men’s ethnic wear, it is the sherwani jacket! Rooted in royal history and Mughal heritage, this piece of clothing cannot fail to make you look regal! Many variations of the sherwani jacket can be seen today like the achkan, the bandhgala etc. Each of them upholds the tradition of royal fashion which is the very essence of Indian weddings. Let’s look at 30 sherwani jackets today that will inspire both grooms and groomsmen for the upcoming wedding season!

30 Sherwani Jackets for Grooms & Groomsmen

1. Drama of Metallic Tones 

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The intricate work on the sherwani jacket gives it a metallic texture and an opulent look. Metallic embroidery on ivory is timeless and this classic look is reminiscent of the outfits of the Mughal royals. Such sherwanis represent true elegance in ethnic menswear.

2. Lavender Short Sherwani Jacket 

Lavender Short Sherwani Jacket  itsabhisheksaklani 

Another unique variation you can bring about in your jacket sherwani look is a longer kurta paired with a shorter jacket. This particular outfit uses a very subtle lavender shade and on the kurta there are silver bootas all over! On the jacket we can see all over self tone embroidery in big floral boota motifs.

3. Ivory and Gold – Jacket Sherwani

Ivory and Gold Sherwani celebrationmenswear

As decadent as it sounds, this combination is classier than all other sherwani jacket looks. The ivory sherwani is a cult favourite when it comes to groomswear. Combined with that is intricate gold zari work in the form of embroidery or brocade! It creates a magical look which is to die for!

4. Go Abstract – Jacket Sherwani

Go Abstract f2fusionfashion_

For the wedding guest look, the jacket sherwani isn’t something to avoid. Sherwanis are not reserved for the groom alone. Such fusion sherwani jackets with contemporary abstract art embellishment are perfect if you are a guest at an Indian wedding. The rich black silk, the border on the kurta hem, the loosely fitted churidar bottom wear complement each other excellently!

5. Yesteryear Glamour 

Jacket Sherwani Looks for Groomstoraniofficial

It’s the classic example of a jacket sherwani and it takes you back in time and reminds you of the glamour of the bygone days! On opulent silk, hand embroidered aari motifs create bands and intricate vintage motifs. The creators say that these motifs are inspired by designs on authentic vintage Persian rugs and are reminiscent of the architecture of the Safavid era!

6. Stone Work on Midnight Blue 

Stone Work on Midnight Blue Sherwanisaree.com_by_asopalav

Midnight blue is the ultimate color for ethnic menswear because it isn’t common or boring, yet extremely masculine and contemporary. At the same time it looks luxurious and opulent. This particular sherwani jacket is in velvet and has an Indo-western cut. It showcases silk thread embroidery and stone work. The glittering stones create a midnight sky look which is simply stunning!

7. Duo Tone Embroidered Sherwani

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This outfit portrays another unique style statement. This silk sherwani features a color transition effect. The combination of white and purple is stunning. The sherwani jacket showcases all over embroidery in white and sequins. The silk fabric is rich and looks beautiful with the ombre effect.

8. The Swag of Dark Tones 

Jacket Sherwani Looks for Groomsaapkaannu

Solid tone dark green kurta and trousers have been paired with an embellished sherwani jacket! Embellished buttons have been used. On the open jacket we see thread work in a dark maroon shade and sequin work as well! Though the outfit is comparatively simple, the dark color, the luxurious fabric and the depth of the texture make this ensemble exceptional.

9. Red Reasonings 

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Though it is not easy to carry a red sherwani, one with an open jacket should not be that much of a challenge! This true red sherwani jacket has all-over embroidery in contrasting blue threads. That is juxtaposed with mirror work and the sherwani has been paired with white tapered trousers.

10. Pastel Tone Jacquard Sherwani Jacket

Pastel Tone Jacquard Sherwani Jacket jabri.designer

It’s one of the most sophisticated designs on the list! For this type of a look, you can go for any pastel shade. In this case, a basic pastel pistachio green has been used. It has a jacquard texture and networked design! To contrast the complexity in the design of the jacket, the kurta has been kept plain and white with embroidery only around the neckline!

11. Short Jacket Sherwani 

Short Jacket Sherwani  puitcom

A one-of-a-kind sherwani jacket which is short, has a neutral base yet is colorful in its own way! There are multicolor zigzag patterns and other motifs all over the white jacket which goes really well with the sea green kurta!

12. Sky Blue Radiance – Jacket Sherwani

Sky Blue Sherwani - Jacket Sherwani

This sky blue jacket sherwani redefines groom fashion! The charm of the color sky blue is timeless. This sherwani is made up of a decadent silk and adorned with embroidery and a bit of mirror work. The outfit remind one of the sky and the sparkling sunlight!

13. Salmon Pink & Grey Silk Sherwani Jacket 

Salmon Pink & Grey Silk Sherwani Jacket saree.com_by_asopalav

This outfit showcases an unique color combination. A rich silk fabric has been used for both the kurta and the sherwani jacket. The kurta and trousers are in a solid tone of salmon pink. A bit of embroidery adorns the neckline. The jacket, on the other hand, showcases all over floral embroidery in grey. The contrast of grey and pink is stunning!

14. The Indo-Western Look

The Indo-Western Look poriumoutfits

This look is perfect for groomsmen! It’s the quintessential Indo-western sherwani jacket look. A long front buttoned shirt in solid tone has been paired with a short sherwani jacket in brocade. The same color has been used along with gold zari. It has been paired with tapered trousers.

15. Gotta Patti Jacket Sherwani

Gotta Patti Jacket Sherwanikayadesignerlounge 

A short ethnic jacket with all over heavy work is perfect for the groom in any pre-wedding function. This linen short sherwani jacket has been paired with a kurta. Both are in a fiery orange tone. So the gold and silver gota patti work looks beautiful on it. Subtle floral prints and striking mirror work makes the ensemble really different from anything else on this list!

16. Self Design Black Sherwani Jacket 

Self Design Black Sherwani Jacket thehanger_panvel7

Choose any deep color you like and get a silk kurta and trouser made in that color! Make sure it is totally in a solid tone. Now pair that with a jacket sherwani in black self design! The look that gets created is dapper, smart and cutting-edge GenZ! On your elder brother’s wedding or as a groomsman, you can definitely sport this look!

17. Pastel Prowess

Jacket Sherwani Looks for Grooms & Groomsmenthehanger_panvel7

From dark, deep tones let’s go to subtle, muted or pastel shades. This is in a very light shade of powder blue! It’s one of the classiest looks in this series. The sherwani jacket has all over embroidery in white! It resembles chikankari but this stitch is creates a more textured look. With a white undershirt and white trousers, it should definitely be able to turn heads during any morning wedding!

18. Go for Gold 

Jacket Sherwani Looks for Grooms & Groomsmen


This luxurious gold front-open sherwani jacket is perfect for the mehendi or sangeet look! The color is unique – a blend of gold and henna green. On soft cotton silk, exquisite resham embroidery creates the desired effect. The inner kurta also showcases zardozi hand embroidery.

19. Short Jodhpuri Sherwani Jacket 

Short Jodhpuri Sherwani Jacket malhotrasapparels 

This look is perfect for the groom’s tribe! A Jodhpuri sherwani always looks extremely smart. Keep it front open and get it paired with a solid tone silk kurta and trousers. The jacket is embellished mainly with resham thread embroidery. The contrast of the complex embroidery and the solid tone kurta make this look even more appealing!

20. Blush white with Ivory 


This ensemble uses the lightest shade of blush white on the sherwani jacket. This has been paired with an ivory kurta and trousers. The open jacket has all over embroidery in boota-like motifs. The kurta has a white embroidered border reflecting the sherwani jacket.

21. Steel Grey Combination 

Steel Grey Combination  Sherwani for Groom

Pairing an all-over embroidered jacket sherwani with a solid tone inner kurta is a styling idea which can never fail. The embroidery on the jacket is so dense it creates an almost jacquard or textured look. Though both the jacket and the kurta are in the same steel grey color, the work on the jacket gives it a different sheen. That creates a beautiful contrast with the unembellished yet luxuriant grey raw silk kurta.

22. Paired With A Velvet Shawl

Paired With A Velvet Shawlmalhotrasapparels 

We see an aesthetic play of contrasts here! The sherwani jacket, with beautiful self tone embroidery and sequin work, is in a pink pastel tone. It has been paired with a dark maroon velvet shawl with an intricate zari embroidered heavy border. The two colors create a contrast which is quite appealing!

23. Magic of Monotones 

Jacket Sherwani Looks for Grooms & Groomsmen bubbercouture

Being a wedding guest, no one really wants to wear a very heavy attire! This sherwani jacket look is perfect for the wedding guest! Monotones have such a classy rich vibe that an outfit does not require embellishment to appear ‘Indian wedding-worthy’! Moreover, the combination of black and grey is timeless!

24. Royal and Floral

Royal and Floral Sherwani jiyabyveerdesignstudio

The gold floral embroidery looks resplendent on the royal blue sherwani jacket. You can add some traditional embroidery of this type on any monotone sherwani look to add a royal vibe! The lustre of the silk and the intricate zari work complement each other like magic!

25. Embroidery Overlay

Embroidery Sherwani for Groom and Groomsmenvanshik_official

It’s a classic ivory sherwani jacket look for the groom but what makes it extraordinary is the floral embroidery overlaid on the jacket and the stole. The jacket is a tad bit shorter than the kurta, giving the ensemble an Indo-western vibe. A bit of pearl work has been added with the floral resham thread work on the decadent tussar silk. The style is unique and represents the perfect blend of classic and contemporary elegance!

26. Unconventional Appeal

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Solid on solid looks are pretty much still unconventional when it comes to ethnic menswear! Moreover, the play of colors here is also not stereotypical. With a black kurta and straight trousers, a front open sherwani jacket in dark wine shade has been paired! The silk woven jacket has subtle self designs that might not be prominent but definitely give it some dimension.

27. Chikankari Charisma

Chikankari Sherwani For Groommalhotrasapparels

One of the most elegant crafts to go for in an Indian wedding is chikankari! Nothing can beat the classy appeal of this embroidery technique from Lucknow! This pistachio pastel green open sherwani jacket does justice to this craft by highlighting it to the fullest! The polki motifs, paisleys, floral bootas look so regal! Combined with that is a bit of zari work.

28. Fresh with Lilac

Lilac Sherwani For Groom and Groomsmens

Some floral colors look really nice on menswear! This jacket sherwani uses two tones of the color lilac. It’s a simple sherwani for the groomsman or a wedding guest. Hence it’s light and has a fresh appeal. The jacket has self jacquard design which contrasts well with the light lilac of the kurta.

29. Yellow Zigzag Jacket Sherwani 

Yellow Zigzag Jacket Sherwani 

The marigold yellow color of this sherwani sets it apart. The rich raw silk fabric adds more depth to the look. The self work and geometric zigzag patterns on the jacket really creates the main difference and makes this ensemble unique.

30. Slay In Black 

Black Sherwani For Groom and Groomsmenvanshik_official

The ‘black on black’ look is the smartest ever! The neckline of this silk kurta and bundi jacket showcases self tone embroidery. This can be the perfect reception outfit for the groom or it can even look great on the next most eligible bachelor ‘friend of the groom’!

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