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Raksha Bandhan festival is for the brothers, so all you brothers look your dapper best with on-trend styles. The traditional kurta pyjama is in high demand this Raksha Bandhan but to make it elegant yet trendy you can give some modern and stylish tadka to its ethnic look. Be it the basic plain white short kurta or a long kurta pyjama or a classic colourful one, you can pull it off easily.

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You would also agree that nothing can go wrong with a plain white or black kurta pyjama. If you have one in your wardrobe, you can accessorize it in many styles. The basic straight kurta and straight pyjama can also be experimented with different accessories like a stole, a Nehru jacket, a coloured waistcoat or a blazer. It is fashionable yet traditional. Experiment with colours, patterns, textures and fabrics as well.

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Here are some amazing ideas to style the kurta pyjama. You can choose from a variety of kurta styles like lucknowi, hyderabadi, sherwani, pathani or simply a punjabi style kurta. Don’t shy away from experimenting with different accessories and styles and you can spruce up your look.

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Short kurta

The short kurta with white pyjama is trendy once again. Look at Saif Ali Khan’s short  white kurta which he paired with white pyjama and polished shoes. You can choose earthy and neutral colours as well that suit your personality. Short kurtas can be teamed with jeans, trousers, harem pants, or even dhoti pants with sandals, kolhapuris, shoes or sneakers.

Vibrant hues

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For a vibrant festival like Raksha Bandhan, you can break the monotony and pick bright solid colours like maroon, pink, brown, green, blue and yellow. These kurtas can be easily paired with white or black pyjamas, denims, dhoti pants or slim pyjamas.

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Chikankari work

Here Shah Rukh Khan is donning a chikankari work checkered black and white sherwani. You can either go for a sherwani or a chikankari work classic long kurta. The basic white lucknowi straight kurta looks amazingly fashionable. You can even pair it with denims, trousers, churidar, salwar, or basic pyjama.

Bandhgala jacket

Stripped kurtas are also in vogue with pyjamas or salwars. You can throw a bandhgala jacket with style to jazz up the look with a pocket square. Floral kurtas teamed with churidar pants in solid hues could be a perfect Raksha Bandhan look.

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Kurta with jogger pants

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You can look your dapper self in the traditional outfit with a creative twist. Here Varun Dhawan picked a button-down, short-length yellow kurta and a short sherwani which he paired with black jogger pants—isn’t it cool!

Floral embroidery jacket

For a formal and princely look, go for a white textured kurta or a white chikankari kurta like Kartik Aaryan. He paired the kurta with a floral embroidery jacket and black trousers. If the kurta and jacket are eye-catching, then balance them with simple pyjama or trouser. If you don a jacket over your kurta, match the colour of your shoes with it to have a balanced look.