achkan

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achkan

(ˈætʃkən)
n
a type of man's coat, knee-length or longer and long-sleeved, worn in South Asia, traditionally by the Muslim and Sikh aristocracy of Northern India
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Lehanga- cholis, saris, gowns and anarkalis formed the repertoire for women, while embroidered bandhgalas and achkans with silk dhotis were the mainstay in the men's line.
Kapur praised Kunal's collection that mainly showcased western wear comprising of smartly cut out jackets and pants that added to a series of Indian wear ensemble, like kurta and achkans.
The procession rendered colour to the royal event with the traditional Rajput finery -- achkans, churidars, breeches, swords, and cummerbunds.
The men's range saw suiting fabrics and velvet applied to tuxedos, double breasted bandhgalas, straight pants, blazers, shawls and achkans with On the RAMPAGE
Lehengas, (traditional skirt worn by women), saris (a traditional drape), achkans (long jackets) in bright colours made for a perfect collection for bride's a trousseau.
The capsule collection was a visual delight, comprising royal looking yet delicate lehengas, saris, angrakhas, duppatas, and shararas for women apart from achkans and pajamas for men in shades like pistachio, pastel pink, beige and gold sheen.
The show began on Wednesday night in a palette of black and gold, with ensembles including beautifully embroidered overcoats, tulle saris with high- neck lace blouses and leather belts with his new logo of the Bengal tiger strategically nipping the waist in for men, there were achkans with large botanical motifs embroidered on them, plain black shawl drapes with churidars , and laced shoes.
For men, there were matching long coats and pants as smart alternatives to the traditional achkans for formal wear.
The boys, meanwhile, were treated to their share of evening wear too, with everything from dapper printer churidar-suits, to embellished Nehru jackets, achkans, trousers and sequin suits.
For those whose tastes prefer traditional dressing, there is a specially curated collection of lehengas , saris, anarkalis and achkans shot in God's own country where photos captures not only the lush beauty of Kerala but also the intricately crafted designs by some of the biggest names in the industry.
The men were treated to well- fitted achkans in the same colour palette.
For royal groom's wear, velvet achkans with gold embroidery, churidars, and chogas were the key looks.