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14 Killer ETHNIC wear for SKINNY guys | TRADITIONAL INDIAN mens clothing names| RANBEER AYUSH

Updated: Oct 13

Ethnic clothing is the most popular clothing in INDIA and ethnic wear for skinny guys has always been a problem there. Skinny guys usually tend to encounter difficulties in understanding men's fashion and styling.


But brodas, you don't need to take stress when your big fashion broda is here. Yes, today's blog is all about ETHNIC WEAR FOR SKINNY GUYS.

So if that sounds interesting, let's jump right into it.


WHAT IS TRADITIONAL INDIAN MENS CLOTHING?

Traditional Indian Mens Clothing stands for Indian Culture, Grace, Beauty, Dignity, elegance and masculinity. When it comes to Indian Tradition, there is a flavor of it.

You can't just wear anything made in India or somewhere else and just rock the 'ethnic wear for skinny guy' tradition. NO, you have to understand this, it is a CULTURAL CLOTHING.


If this mens clothing tradition is carried with confidence, brodas, I give you my words, there will be no one more sexier than you in the room. Indian Traditional mens clothing is all about colors, light or different fabrics and richness of the cloth.

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WHAT IS THE PROBLEM WITH ETHNIC WEAR FOR SKINNY GUYS?

Skinny guys have an extremely lean or thin body structure and thus, they find problems while wearing ethnic clothes.


There is a taboo in the Indian fashion and clothing industry that if you aren't fit enough or doesn't attain a fit body structure then you aren't going to look hot and sexy while rocking ethnic or any other outfit.

Brodas, fashion isn't bound to any physical features. Its good to be physically fit and have an astonishing body but if you haven't had such a body, still you can just elevate your fashion and style and beat the big hunks.


Remember, slim and skinny guys are more attractive to girls if they upgrade their fashion skills, styling tricks, and skincare levels.

14 KILLER TIPS TO ETHNIC WEAR FOR SKINNY GUYS



TIP NUMBER 1 - SHORT KURTA

Kurta is one of the main components of Traditional Indian Mens Clothing. And believe me every other Indian guy loves kurta. Moreover, every other girl ( at least in India ) loves seeing a guy in Kurta. It's all because it's so attractive and manly.


In recent years, there has been a trend of short kurta in the industry. This is by far the best option for you because its short and sexy.


For all the skinny guys, before buying a short kurta you should take care of several things in mind and these are-

  • Firstly, your kurta should not contain more than 2 - 3 colors ( 3 at the most ).

  • The fit is the king here. It must slim-fit. Ideally, go one smaller size to which you usually wear.

  • Folding the sleeves of kurta is totally a game-changer. It automatically gives a positive and charismatic vibe.

  • Wear light-colored kurta because dark colors bring out your slimness.


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TIP NUMBER 2 - AVOID LONG KURTA

See brodas, I know you love wearing a long kurta. But if you have got a skinny structure it's gonna portray you even more skinny and thin.

It doesn't mean that you just can't wear your long kurta. There is a way of wearing it and carrying it in such a way that could just elevate your ethnic dressing style without looking skinny. Refer to TIP NUMBER 3.


Well, this can be a style statement for skinny tall guys, ( i.e. ideal Indian men height) you can easily rock it because it's classy for those who have a little solid body composition and needs a slim body dressing style



Just keep in mind, the 4 points I told you about short kurta, apply for long kurtas too. Well, in this case, black is an exception.

You can wear long black kurta and look remarkably classy.


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TIP NUMBER 3 - NEHRU JACKET.

You know this is your thing, man. You needed something ethnic wear for skinny guys, this Nehru jacket is your thing. It is very versatile and moreover, it adds up a layer.


Layering allows skinny guys to look more stylish and balance their body slimness as well. This is a win-win ethnic clothing outfit inspiration for skinny guys.


Moreover, Nehru jacket is very versatile. It can be paired up with churidar, salwar, or even jeans. Yes brodas, you heard it right, this piece of clothing can be worn with jeans as well.


Key points -

  • Always prefer a slightly darker or subtle colored Nehru Jacket. You can even go for patterns when you wanna wear a lighter tone Nehru Jacket.

  • Always wear Nehru jacket over a plain Kurta. The reason being, your layering looks sexy only if you balance out the things properly.

  • Wearing a patterned or showy kurta with a patterned Nehru jacket altogether may ruin your game.

Always focus on balancing (especially if you're a skinny guy).

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TIP NUMBER 4 - BANDH GALA / JODHPURI SUIT

Bandh Gala popularly known as the Jodhpuri suit is a boon for people who are finding ethnic wear for skinny body type and who need a slim body dressing style. This can also be a perfect wedding dress for skinny guys.


It is bulky and therefore you're not gonna look skinny anymore after wearing this. Brodas, this is so masculine and classy that I give you my words, if you pull this off with great confidence, your presence is gonna skip many heartbeats.

It is basically a blend of Indian Ethnic Nehru Jacket and Western Suits. It was originated from Jodhpur and thus also known as Jodhpuri Suit.

KEY POINTS -

  • Go for a slim-fit Bandh Gala / Jodhpuri Suit.

  • Pattern is king here. Jodhpuri Suits with patterns looks so stylish.

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TIP NUMBER 5 - MENS SALWAR ( BOTTOM WEAR )

Believe me, guys, if you're a skinny person struggling to upgrade his ethnic style, mens salwar is what you need in your closet. It is by far the strongest style secret for skinny guys who want to rock an ethnic or cultural event or maybe a festive season.

It has a great volume on the top that gets narrower as you go down to your ankles. It is a kind of Indian version of Balloon Pants or Harem Pants.

Due to their flawless shape, it provides width to skinny guy's legs without looking awkward.


Key points

  • Salwars are very versatile. You can wear them with almost every Traditional Indian Men Clothing. These are

  1. Mens Kurta

  2. Bandh Gala / Jodhpuri Suits for skinny guys

  3. Indian Nehru Jackets

  4. Wedding Blazers

  5. Summer Wedding Coats

  6. Mens Sherwani

  7. Indo-Western

  8. Asymmetrical Kurta

  9. Asymmetrical Sherwani

  • The best material or the fabric for your salwar is Silk, linen and Cotton.

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TIP NUMBER 6 - MENS CHURIDAR

This can be an alternative for the Salwar dressing style for slim guys in terms of traditional Indian mens clothing. Mens churidar is one the most common party wear dress for a slim boy ( bottom wear ).


Well, these are the Indian Cotton pants that give you the perfect look when paired with a Kurta or Sherwani or maybe a Nehru jacket.

The one thing that separates this piece of clothing from others is that it has got Folds at the bottom that look extremely stylish from the Indian perspective. It also makes you look a bit longer and more classier.

But again, it totally depends on how you pull it off because people might say it's kind of feminine but believe me brodas, if you wore it the way it is used to, I'm pretty much sure you are gonna make jealous everyone with your style.

The specialty of a Mens Churidar is that it completes your ethnic outfit. No matter what is the upper ethnic clothing you're wearing, Churidar is always gonna be the best pairing for slim body dressing style.


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TIP NUMBER 7 - CHINOS

Yes, brodas, you heard that right, Chinos. Chinos is no doubt a party wear dress for slim boys. But Chinos can be one of the best options when it comes to ethnic wear for skinny guys.


Chinos are the cotton pants that are typically more comfortable than jeans and lesser deflated and unattractive than pants. Chinos are the perfect bottom wear for men because of it's versatility and stylishness.

In traditional Indian mens clothing, Chinos has gained another level of respect.

Ideally, I would recommend for a Black Chinos if you want a party wear dress for slim boys. The reason behind black is that it gets blend into any traditional Indian mens clothing.

Moreover, if you go for other than black, it might take off peoples eye's from your upper half to your bottom wear and that is not what you want, right?

But remember again, fit is the king, your Chinos must lie under slim-fit category. If not, get it tailored. Remember, nothing is sexier than a slim-fit Chinos.


Another important thing about chinos is that it can be worn with

  • Kurta

  • Blazer

  • Long Coats

  • Bandh Gala / Jodhpuri Suits

  • Shirts, Tshirts

  • Jackets

  • Cardigans

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TIP NUMBER 8 - INDO WESTERN LONG COATS / KURTA

This is a game-changer for dressing style for slim guys or ethnic wear for skinny guys. It is a fuse of ethnic culture with a western twist. This is by far the most trending in 2020 and this trend is gonna stay up for many years to come as far as traditional Indian mens clothing is concerned.


Indo Western is made of the same traditional Indian fabric but the various things that make a difference are given below

  • Patterns - Indo Western has got really impressive patterns that could make you stand out in any cultural event or wedding. And brodas, girls love these details.

  • Asymmetric Hemline - My opinion would be if you're someone who is seeking for ethnic wear for skinny guys then avoid this Asymmetric Hemline.

  • Necklines and Buttons - Indo Western have got modern Necklines designs with classic embroideries. Their buttons provide ethnic flavor to it.


Before buying an Indo Western Coats or Kurta, remember the given points.

  1. Your fit (at shoulder and sleeves) should be accurate because that is the most important in dressing style for slim guys.

  2. Go for light colors because dark ones provide slimness. On the contrary, light colors would balance out your body structure and proportion.

  3. Always wear light inner west under your Indo-western Coats or Kurta because firstly it will balance out your layering and moreover it will prevent your body from scratching.

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TIP NUMBER 9 - SHAWLS

It can really solve most of your problems regarding ethnic wear for skinny guys, because this traditional Indian mens clothing accessory adds up a magnificent layer to your ethnic outfit.


Indian Shawls have a great variety and collection. Try it for once, and you'll be blown out of your mind by just seeing the results of yourself altogether as a different personality.



If are a skinny guy and struggling for slim body dressing style then add Shawls to your closet and thank me later. Shawls primarily elevates your ethnic wear fashion and secondly, it makes you look more wider and manly ( only when you pull this off correctly ).



But there is a way of wearing an Ethnic Shawl. It isn't as simple as you're thinking but not that difficult as it seems to. There are various ways

  • Fold a little length of your shawl on your right hand and then take the remaining length of shawl altogether from the back of your right waist to the left side of the upper back and fold it on your left shoulder and then let it fall.

  • One other way is to fold the shawl from the back of your neck and let the two strands fall.

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TIP NUMBER 10 - INDIAN DRESS SHOES

Indian Dress Shoes are one of the most important parts of urban traditional Indian mens clothing. These shoes have gained a dignified level in ethnic wear for skinny guys.

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But the rules for dress shoes are different for those who are skinny. These are

  • Avoid Pointed Shoes - You don't have to buy a sharp pointed pair of Indian Dress Shoes. Pointed Dress Shoes makes you look more lean and thin. Therefore wear a normal structured dress shoes.

  • Go for black/brown or maybe tan.

  • Try investing in Indian Dress Shoes that have a small heel supporting it because that elevates your overall style and make you look taller.

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TIP NUMBER 11 - SOFT LOAFERS

Loafers are the trendsetter of 2020 and now it has jumped into ethnic wear too.


There are so many varieties of loafer out there in the market, that it's hard enough to find a perfectly suited loafer that could rock an ethnic event and could be a dressing inspiration for slim guys as well.

So when it comes to traditional Indian mens clothing, your criteria for loafers should be as follow

  • It should have a small height supporting it.

  • The most suitable shoe material for ethnic wear would be a LEATHER or SUEDE.

  • Ideally, go the black colored loafers as it matches every ethnic outfit. ( But if your outfit is blue then, tan or brown colored loafers would be the best choice).


There are plenty of things which you should remember while wearing a loafer. These are

  1. Always wear loafer socks because if not, your shoe is gonna stink and you'll get your legs sweaty and that is very awful.

  2. Don't buy cheap loafers because they are made of cheap materials and anyone can detect it by just having a look over it.

  3. Loafers need caring because if not they tend to lose their shape. Always put some cloth or paper inside a loafer to help it retaining its shape for a longer time.

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TIP NUMBER 12 - LEATHER STRAP WATCHES

One of the most significant game-changer when it comes to ethnic wear for a skinny guy or dressing style for slim guys is a WATCH.

It creates a magical illusion due to which your slim hands doesn't look slim anymore. Moreover, it adds edgyness and sharpness.


When we talk about traditional Indian mens clothing accessories, Leather Strap Watch is the king here. Yes brodas, leather strap watch looks so stylish and sexy that wearing this accessory can upgrade your style and appearance by 10x.

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Why Leather Strap Watches?


The reason behind this category is

  1. Leather Strap Watches are slim in overall appearance.

  2. All other people mostly wear metallic watches, so this is gonna make you look different in a positive way.

  3. Leather Strap Watches are trendy, and they portray you quite mature but without being too old. It's perfect for youngsters or someone in the early '20s.


Things to remember

  • Always matches your watch color with your shoes specifically in an ethnic event. In other events, match it with your belt color.

  • Dark brown, tan, and black are the ideal colors to look for.

  • Go for something minimalistic.

  • Avoid digital watches, instead give preference to analog ones.

  • In my opinion, go for a brand. Watches stand out if it belongs to the popular brand. Go for TITAN if your budget is on a lower side.

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TIP NUMBER 13 - THE GAME OF SLEEVES

'Men who roll up their sleeves looks 10 times hotter & better than those who don't.' This is the phrase that most women agree to it. This is fact brodas, whether its dressing style for slim guys or specifically ethnic wear for skinny guy, folding your sleeves would definitely make your look more hotter.


See brodas, being skinny is not bad, unless and until you know how to rock any style and folding your sleeves is the number tip for your style up-gradation.

You can fold your kurta sleeves, or kurta under your Nehru jacket or any shirt's sleeve that you would like to wear.

Start folding your shirts from now onwards, brodas.


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TIP NUMBER 14 - WHEN TO WEAR WHAT

See brodas, whatever I've told you till now about traditional Indian mens clothing, there are few more rules ( not specifically ) provided with them.


There is always the right outfit that existed for the right place.


If you have a very close family ethnic event (such as your brother's or sister's wedding), go for something that could attract people massively.

  • Sherwani with Salwar + Indian Dress Shoes

  • Indo-western with Salwar + Indian Dress shoes

  • Bandhgala with Salwar / Churidar + loafers


If you have a somewhat close relation ethnic event ( such as your friend's sister's marriage), go for something decent.

  • Bandhgala / Jodhpuri Suits + Loafer

  • Nehru Jacket over a Kurta and Churidar / Salwar + Indian Dress shoes

  • Kurta and a Churidar + Loafer / Indian Dress Shoes


If you have an ethnic event at your college or school, go for something minimal.

  • Kurta over a Chinos / Churidar + loafers

  • Nehru jacket (maybe) over a Kurta with Chinos + loafers


If you wanna celebrate any festival, then again go for something decent.

  • Kurta and a Churidar + Loafer / Indian Dress Shoes

  • Bandhgala / Jodhpuri Suits + Loafer

  • Nehru Jacket over a Kurta and Churidar / Salwar + Indian Dress shoes


If you wanna attend a pooja, then go for something as simple as a white Kurta and accessorise it with a scarf or Shawl to make it look classier.

  • Do you really wanna go for a killer look at a pooja, then check out this combo - White Kurta + Black Chinos + Brown loafers + Brown Leather strap watch.


So this is it with traditional Indian mens clothing ( specifically ethnic wear for skinny guy ). If this blog helps in you anyway, do like it, share it with your friends, and feel free to ask anything in the comment section below.

Till then take care.


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