Like brides who go distant places to shop beautiful designer lehenga to wear on her wedding day and glam it up with different accessories, groom too left no stone unturned to look best on his d-day. While Grooms opt for traditional wear sherwani as their wedding outfit, turban known as pagdi complete the dulha look. Turban called the shaan of the groom and hence known as an integral part of the groom’s ensemble. Every male relative from the groom’s family seen wearing a turban (safa) but pagdi of groom is what differs and catches everyone’s attention. Today we are going to introduce you to different styles of turban or safa which you can choose to wear on your marriage and style it right.
We all know headgears are an inseparable part of Indian traditions and customs. Grooms of different communities wear head gears depending upon their region. First and foremost point that should be remembered before buying turban or safa is to shop for your sherwani so that your safa can coordinate well with the wedding sherwani making you look regal.
• Banarasi pagdi
These turbans have layering on one side and twistings on the other. The overlapping on the front is what makes a groom stand out high among others. If you giving sherwani a backseat and preferring to wear a suit, these banarasi pagdis go well with them and are very stylish.
• Marwari pagdi
These pagdis are indeed colourful. One advantage of Marwari pagdis that make them unique from others is that you just have to pick a cloth of different colours or pattern. Pick Marwari pagdi or turban if your wedding sherwani doesn’t have much work on it as it would look great.
Bollywood actor junior Pataudi Saif Ali khan had worn this style of turban on his wedding with famous actress Kareena Kapoor. Being lightweight, these are very comfortable to wear. They are the perfect blend of modern and traditional style. There is no style that will make you look classy and stylish other than tissue pagdis.
• Rajasthani pagdi
Rajasthani pagdis are made by twisting the safa. These are filled with embellishments and are very heavy. Choose the colour of the turban in accordance with the wedding outfit. Give preference to your comfort first as these pagdis carry a lot of weight. It’s good if you can carry it with grace.
• Peshwa style
Have you seen the movie bajirao mastani which was a huge hit on theatre? Grooms are donning up for same Peshwa style turban in their wedding as these turbans are gaining popularity. It looks outstanding if you complement the turban or pagdi with a regal wedding outfit.
• Royal Turbans
These royal turbans are different from other turbans that has long tail. These turbans looks ravishing when don up with bandhgala and jodhpuri pants. Choose the fabric that goes well with the fabric of the sherwani to give other grooms an inspiration.