7 Ways To Transform The Sherwani Into a Stylish Overcoat
The ubiquitous sherwani transforms into a hip overcoat, exuding the richness of tradition and embellishment.
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Velvet embroidered sherwani, by Rohit Bal, New Delhi. Off-white knit top, from Dior; embroidered denim skirt, by Monisha Jaising; metal rings, by Nitya Arora, for Valliyan; patent leather pumps, by Christian Louboutin. All in Mumbai.
Three-panelled sherwani, by Pankaj and Nidhi, Noida. Striped jumpsuit, by Pallavi Dhyani, for Three, New Delhi. Stone and tassel earrings, by Deepa Gurnani, Mumbai.
Asymmetrical mesh gown, by Alpana and Neeraj, Faridabad. Black embroidered sherwani, by Kunal Rawal; black spike heels, by Christian Louboutin; metal alphabet rings, by Nitya Arora, for Valliyan, at Minerali. All in Mumbai.
Leather sherwani, by Shikha and Vinita, for Ilk, Noida. Green shoes with mink fur, from Salvatore Ferragamo, New Delhi. Fringed metallic bodysuit, by Falguni and Shane Peacock; leather gloves, from Dior. Both in Mumbai.
Velvet pantsuit, from Huemn, New Delhi. Woollen draped sherwani, by Shantanu and Nikhil; suede high-tops, from Adidas; metal and stone chokers, from Outhouse, at Minerali. All in Mumbai.
White and black cotton sherwani, by Anamika Khanna, Kolkata. Ceylon belt in green and black, from Salvatore Ferragamo; Micro Baguette, from Fendi. Both in New Delhi.
Woollen draped robe, by Shantanu and Nikhil; off-white embroidered sherwani, by Monica and Karishma, for Jade; multicoloured stone choker, by Nitya Arora, for Valliyan, at Minerali. All in Mumbai.