Traditional Jawahar (Nehru) Jackets made from Khadi denim
A hand-crafted Nehru Jacket made using handloom khadi denim fabricThe Jawahar Jacket, also known as Nehru Jacket, is named after the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru. An evergreen style, it has conventionally been worn by the politicians, and has of late become very popular among the youth. The Nehru jacket was made quite popular in the west during the late 1960s and the early 1970s by the Beatles. A Nehru jacket was worn by James Bond (Sean Connery) in Dr. No.
A Nehru Jacket can be worn on formal occasions, and has also gained popularity as a casual wear. The jacket is single breasted with no lapels having five or six buttons in the front, with the typical mandarin collar.The collar can be slightly open at front or closed by a hook. There is one breast pocket and two stomach pockets on the front side and two pockets inside.
Texture of 100% cotton handloom khadi denim fabricAll our Nehru Jackets are made from 100% cotton handloom khadi selvedge denim. The entire process of making the fabric, starting from cotton fiber, is carried out without using electricity or any fuel like coal and wood.
We offer ready-made jackets in standard sizes for men and women. We also offer bespoke custom tailored jackets, hand made as per your measurements.
You can order your Nehru Jacket online. For a jacket made to your measurements, please send us the measurements.
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