How many of you grooms-to-be believe it is easier to plan a grand proposal and a lavish wedding than to select your outfits? We know a lot of you! If you feel clueless when it comes to wedding wear and fashion, here is a style guide, inspired by the current heartthrob of the nation, Kartik Aaryan. Best known for his fun monologue among men and chocolatey looks among women, Kartik needs no introduction. When it comes to fashion, Kartik's fashion style is suave but casual and understated. His choices, apart from being chic, are fresh and sartorial in their own unique way. We must confess we're yet to witness Kartik Aaryan in a full-fledged groom avatar; yet, there are many of his outfits that can inspire modern Indian grooms to curate a trousseau as enviable as their bride’s.

So, if you are getting married soon, then we have curated the best outfit inspiration from Bollywood actor Kartik Aaryan for 2021 grooms-to-be. 

Latest Outfit Inspiration from Kartik Aaryan for 2021 Grooms

1. Breezy Suit with Sneakers

You don't have to disappoint the sneakerhead in you, especially not on the nights that you want to dance away. Like Kartik Aaryan, opt for casual pants and blazer combo and pair it with your most stylish sneakers. Do not forget to add your personal touches, such as a shiny waistcoat or wristwatch. If OTT sneakers are not your pick, you may opt for classic black or white leather low-tops.

Outfit suitable for - Cocktail parties, sangeet night, after-party

2. All-Black Affair

Black is beautiful! It's classic, formal and matches up with almost every colour scheme. It won't be wrong to say that you can hardly ever go wrong with an all-black outfit. This all-black look by Kartik Aaryan is quite a no-fail. Opt for a black tux with a pair of well-fitted black pants and a high-neck tee or a satin shirt. Give your look a facelift with luxe black moccasins.

Outfit suitable for - Cocktail night, engagement, reception

3. Embroidered Jacket with Exquisite Threadwork

A well-structured achkan-style jacket, matched with a knee-length kurta, flatters every body shape and type. This Abu Jani - Sandeep Khosla outfit that Kartik Aaryan owned on the ramp made us swoon. The classic pair of silk churidar pants and beaded footwear with the jacket made this outfit perfect for grooms for their day wedding. This style is also apt for guys who are not a fan of thick fabrics or gaudy embellishment.

Outfit suitable for - Engagement, day wedding, reception

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4. Pastel Blazer

What makes blazers stand out is that they do not require matching trousers, which means more room for you to experiment. Besides, they are less structured and more breezy. If you are looking for a casual but sophisticated style, take a look at this outfit. By choosing a pastel blazer and keeping the rest of your look monotone, you can put an effortless outfit together. Don't forget - the key here is colour, material, fit, and styling.

Outfit suitable for - Luncheons, day functions, cocktail night

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5. Classic Bandhgala with Pants

Over the years Bandhgala outfits have been the go-to choice from many grooms. This look features a classic silhouette and a quintessentially flattering colour combination of black and white. The textured jacket stars a slight hint of sparkle, which gives it a royal look, especially when paired with crisp white pants and patent leather shoes.

Outfit suitable for - Engagement, reception

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6. Popular Manish Malhotra Outfits Worn By Kartik Aaryan

Brides or grooms, fashion designer Manish Malhotra can make anyone look stunning with his outfits. Whether it is your sangeet, haldi, mehndi or the wedding day, Manish Malhotra outfits for grooms are nothing less than a beauty. Check out how Kartik Aaryan looked in these beautiful outfits by MM that has pretty prints and embroidery in pretty light to dark coloured outfits. 

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7. Play with Pattern

Planning to give patterns a try? Play with them at one of your wedding functions. When chosen tastefully, patterns such as chalk stripes or graph checks could give you a dapper look. Like Kartik Aaryan's look, play it safe with colours - choose classic like grey and white - and pair with semi-formal shoes.

Outfit suitable for - Cocktail night, sangeet night, engagement

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8. Cotton Kurta with Floral Jacket

This trend has been around for a few wedding seasons already but it never ceases to amaze us. Suitable for all body types and age groups, the combination of a floral jacket with kurta and churidars is yet another no-fail. Experiment with patterns on your jacket and play with colours. For shoes, pick anything from ethnic wear to modern formal. So, if you love red colour, then this red outfit inspiration from Kartik Aaryan is the one for you. 

Outfit suitable for - Roka ceremony, pooja, mehendi, haldi

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9. Classic Navy Suit

You cannot fail to enchant everyone with a classic navy suit. An extremely elegant and attractive pick, a structured navy suit could make you look graceful and sophisticated in no time. Choose the fabric according to the season and decide whether you need a waistcoat or not. To experiment further like Kartik Aaryan, choose a striped - not a solid - shirt. So, without further delay bookmark this blue outfit inspiration from Kartik Aaryan. 

Outfit suitable for - engagement, cocktail night, reception

10. Vintage Vibes with Velvet

Here is a thing about velvet - it's formal, refined, classy, and very forgiving. A jacket - whether short or long, formal or semi-formal, ethnic or western - is sure to upgrade your look. Go for jewel tones such as burgundy, deep navy or forest green, and pair it with white pants. The final look, of course, will depend on how you put together the outfit along with accessories.

Outfit suitable for - Engagement, wedding, reception

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11. Pastel Shervani with Golden Threadwork

As we stated earlier, Kartik's style leans more towards chic and is less extravagant than many of his contemporaries. This sherwani caught our eyes because the colour keeps it subtle while its golden threadwork hits the right chords. Although the overall look is quite a breeze, you can definitely play it up or down with the help of accessories.

Outfit suitable for - engagement, day wedding, reception

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12. Bespoke Grey Suit

The colour grey represents everything timeless, practical and elegant, which is the precise reason why you need to own at least one grey suit. Kartik Aaryan's grey suit makes him look like a timeless charmer and can have the same effect on you. To keep the look interesting, customise your suit and make one of its elements - like lapels, collars or buttons - interesting. Although Kartik Aaryan stuck to his signature black shoes, you can also wear light brown or camel tones with them.

Outfit suitable for - Engagement, reception, and other parties

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13. Give Bow Tie a Go

While most grooms opt for a tie with their outfits, look solemn and elegant with a bow tie, especially if you wear a classic tuxedo. One of Kartik's latest looks, it is not only flattering but wearable too. You can also wear a bow tie in contrasting colour to add a bit of fun to your outfit - in fact, you must try to colour-coordinate with your bride's outfit.

Outfit suitable for - Engagement, cocktail, reception

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14. Light Pink Sherwani for Day Wedding

In a world of ivory or gold sherwani, choose pink! For grooms who do not like too much embellishment, this simplistic sherwani is a great pick. Pair it with dhoti pants or jodhpurs pants to look your traditional best. You can also accessorise it with a Kundan brooch or necklace. Undeniably, a pair of ethnic footwear would do justice to this look.

Outfit suitable for - Engagement, day wedding, reception

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15. Asymmetrical Kurta

Asymmetrical styles take monotony away from your wardrobe. Kartik's asymmetrical kurta with a high neck and buttons could make anyone stand out. Focus on keeping the attention centred around your kurta by pairing it with basic pants such as churidars. As far as footwear are concerned, you can opt for both ethnic flip flops as well as juttis. So, if you wish to wear something simple and sweet for your nuptial ceremony, then this simple outfit inspiration from Kartik Aaryan is the best option for you. 

Outfit suitable for - Haldi, mehendi, pooja, sangeet

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Final Words

By and large, brides tend to splurge a lot of on trousseau, hence you'd not like to stand next to them in plain outfits. Although you can take inspiration from these wonderfully donned outfits of Kartik Aaryan, your final picks should depend on your own personal style, season, venue, timing and even on your partner’s preference. Take your cues from these outfits and play with different colours, textures, and unconventional details to create your own memorable looks.

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20 Best Outfit Inspiration From Kartik Aaryan That Every 2021 Groom Can Rock In!

by Shikha Sharma

20 Best Outfit Inspiration From Kartik Aaryan That Every 2021 Groom Can Rock In!