What is a Nehru Jacket
Nehru Jacket is a short sleeveless jacket with a high neck that is worn by both men and women.
Jawaharlal Nehru was the first Prime Minister of India .He attended Harrow and Trinity College . Like his father Mr.Motilal Nehru, he trained to be a barrister. Both men were very fashionable attired.
The Sherwani and the achkan were long coats similar to the frock coats worn by Englishmen. In contrast,
the Nehru jacket is a long waist coat with a close neck collar which is also known as the mandarin collar.
It is also known as the bandhgala coat . The Nehru jacket was fashioned in the 1940s in India.
It is a coat worn on formal occasions and is typically associated with Indian politicians who tend to wear it .
Both men and women have adopted the Nehru jacket in recent times.
It is available at
Manyavar is a ethnic wear shop for me where the Nehru jacket is available .