15+ accessory trends for the stylish groom
Grooms, step up your game with these gorgeous wedding accessories ideas!
If you thought a groom was only defined by his sherwani or tuxedo when it came to wedding style, think again! Our curated list of over 15 style trends for men includes jewelry, floral elements, military badges, trendy turbans, and dashing draped stoles. Check them all out here.
1. Minimalistic Elegance
Pair a solid monochrome sherwani or clean cut suit with a simple brooch or a pocket square to add a pop of color to your look.
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2. Coordinated Charm
Who says wedding jewelry is just for brides? Adorn your look with a necklace and turban ornament (such as a kalgi or sarpech), featuring polki, pearls or gemstones that complement your outfit colors.
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3. Cascading Necklaces
Bold neckpieces with multiple layers of precious and semi-precious stones or pearls add a subtle yet definite aristocratic vibe to your outfit.
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4. Chain Charmers
Pretty chains are a great option for grooms who like to keep their look minimalistic. Flaunt a double brooch with single or multiple chains over your Indian or Western formals for an elegant edge.
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5. Embroidered Elegance
Don’t forget to amp up your footwear! While several designers carry a wide range of ornate Indian men’s footwear options, some designers also customize them to match the fabric and embroidery of your outfit.
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6. Pearl Power
Nothing beats the delicate charm of pearls. Wear them in any form, from brooches and necklaces, and even turban ornaments to add a layer of soft sophistication to your masculine look.
Photo Courtesy: Lin & Jirsa Photography
7. Waistbelt Wonders
A kingly addition to your attire, a waistbelt or ‘kamarbandh’ ties together your look, especially for the grooms carrying a sword as part of their custom. It can also be a stately addition to other outfits like anarkali kurtas.
8. Beaded Layers
Take a cue from history! Channel your inner Maharaja by wearing several layers of intricate necklaces.
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9. OTT Awesomeness
Steal the show with an OTT (over the top) trend with maximalist accessories. From elaborate necklace assemblage to multi-colored gemstone rings, you can go all out!
10. Turban Trends
Wearing a turban adds a majestic aura to any traditional groom’s look. A striking turban ornament, especially one with single or multiple plumes, completes the regal look.
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11. Perfect Match
Picking bling that matches the look and colors that your bride is wearing makes for a compelling visual. Nothing says love better than perfectly coordinated jewellery!
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12. Stylish Strings
Neckpieces for grooms such as the five-string ‘Panchlada’ or the seven-string ‘Saptlada’, necklaces can enhance the look of any ensemble and give it a royal touch.
13. Gorgeous Gems
Stand out with a uniquely crafted necklace or accessory, like this multi-layered one with green gemstones.
Photos Courtesy: Stories by Joseph Radhik (left), Reels and Frames (right)
14. Military Marvel
If you want something more masculine than gemstones and gold, you can opt for a military-style medal brooch which adds a manly vibe to you look.
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15. Unusual Winners
Swap typical turban ornaments with striking pieces, such as those in unusual shapes, featuring interesting embellishments such as tassels, and more.
Photo Courtesy: Stories by Joseph Radhik
16. Cool Collars
Collars usually get ignored when it comes to adorning wedding ensembles. However, a sharp tuxedo with a white shirt can be blinged up with, flair eye-catching collar pins, wooden bow-ties and related accessories.
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17. Draped Delight
A stole or shawl is a great and easy way to add color to a monochrome sherwani, look more regal and appear like royalty. Many designers offer printed shawls and stoles with their creations, which can be draped in many different ways.
Photos Courtesy: kshitiz Sharma Photography (left), Framed (right)
18. Pocket Squares
The perfect minimalistic styling accessory, a silk pocket square spruces up both Indian and western outfits with a pop of color or interesting detail.
Photos Courtesy: Romesh Dhamija Productions – Photo & Films (left), Gautam Khullar Photography (right)
19. Beautiful Boutonnières
Men can do florals when wearing formal outfits with charming boutonnieres which look great when paired with a classic bow-tie.
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