The great Indian Pagri, as they say! We all have grown up listening the stories of how our great grandfathers and their peers wore their pagri’s on their hearts and how important it was to them, not as a style statement though but as a show of respect and character. Timehas changed and today, our lovely and handsome boys prefer to wear the pagri’s as a style statement for their weddings when they get married in banquet halls of North Kolkata. And let us tell you, they do look classy and royal when they walk through the aisle with the pagri’s on their heads! Wearing a turban on the wedding day is a tradition. And if you think all safas basically look the same from a distance, think again!
It is a simple turban having sharp inclination on the top giving one a taller look. Adopted by the Rathore’s to celebrate their triumph, the Jodhpuripagri is popularly worn not just in Rajasthan but all over India in a lot of weddings. This is a perfect headgear to be matched with your occasion and you can choose over any color which you prefer to tie that perfect Jodhpuri sofa the day you decide to tie the knot.
The fashion of ‘Bandhani’ has remained very popular and it does look very traditional. If your attire is simple, the Marwari pagri adds essence to it and is a perfect style statement to add that differentiating factor to your attire. There is no need to decorate the colorfulpatterned pagri, it looks amazing just the way it is.
The overlapping on the front of the turban is what makes this style stand out. Banarasi turbans are very stylish. They have twistings on one side and layering on the other. For the modern grooms who prefer suits over traditional wear, this is the perfect pagri to be worn. This kind of pagrimostlyhas a long tail but feel free to customize it according to your taste.
Ranveer Singh certainly rocked the look in BajiraoMastani wearing the Peshwapagri, isn’t it? Peshwatopi’shave gained popularity ever since this movie hit the theatres. Grooms are taking inspirations and wearing a similar headgear on their wedding day, most of which you will see in Maharashtrian weddings. This style works best only if you wear equally regal attire; we must say you will look like an emperor wearing this one!
The Sikh Turban
The Sikh style of turban is one of the simplest turbans for Indian Grooms and we must say it looks classy and adds a distinct touch to your overall look. Cute colours are used to complement the sherwani and the Sikh grooms also decorate their turbans with small ornaments. This is to differentiate the turban from the one they wear daily.
The South Indian Pagri
This pagri for groom takes inspiration from the Maharashtrian wedding culture. It is sometimes draped with ornamental kalgi that flows over the front of the turban and this style marks an outline of flowers. It also matches with the brides ‘traditional attire where she also wears the headgear of flowers.
Tissue pagri’s are a class apart. Simple and just so regal, as we can put across. This pagri look is a perfect blend of traditional and modern look and for a groom who prefers the minimalistic look; this is the perfect piece to be worn. It is also very light in weight and comfortable to wear without being uncomfortable in any kind of weather. Wear this if you want to be simple and at the same time, make everyone’s heads turn!
These groom pagri styles are notable for their long tail and add that royal touch to your attire. The brooch is pinned on the top to give it a royal look, something we see so much in old photographs of the forefathers and the royal kings. It goes well with a Jodhpuri suit and can undoubtedly go with your attire giving you a handsome look.
For someone who likes the metallic colour tone, this Pagri is a perfect choice. It’s time to eschew all fancy ornaments and colours for thesafa, and opt for one made with a metallic copper-gold fabric instead. Pair this up with a white sherwaniand phew! You are ready to bowl everybody over!
This style of pagriappears more like a beanie and looks very fashionable on tall grooms. It is a very small kind of turban, minus the tail. This turban has many thin layers that are made meticulously instead of the usual twisting. There is a lot of choice available to accessorize this pagri as per your choice.
The Floral Style Pagdi
The floral trend is conquering every part of the fashion world and in Indiait has become a trend, ever since Sabyasachi grooms made it famous. This floral style pagri for groom adds a touch of modernity without losing the traditional value of the turban. Thepagri comes in beautiful pastel shades with lovely flower designs on it. It also come in different materials and is definitely a worthy choice for the modern Indian grooms.
Gone are the days when the wedding day was all about the brides. Things have changed so much and today, the bridegroom is also looked upon as the epitome of the splendor and beauty.Pagri is so much loved than ever before and is such an important accessory for the bridegroom. It is a head wrap which was earlier used to signify the valor, strength, and integrity of the bridegroom and is nowcompletely goes with the confident and strong men of today.