By: Team RajaFashions, Hong Kong Bureau | Fads & Trends

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Nehru jacket is colossally coveted both in the Southeast Asia and also the western hemisphere. It is named after Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru, who was the first Prime Minister of the sovereign India. The Nehru jacket is classed after the mandarins in Imperial China but simultaneously it amalgamates features of conventional Indian menswear with British tailoring.


The Nehru jackets was made exceedingly fameux in the west during the late 1960s and the early 1970s by the Beatles. O’er the early 1970s, the celebrated British rock group Beatles travelled to Rishikesh, India to study meditation techniques, and soon the group’s members began wearing Nehru jackets setting a new fashion trend. Sean Connery wore it as James Bond in Dr. No, a popular 1962 British spy film.

VOGUE Magazine

In 1964 Jawaharlal Nehru was featured in Vogue magazine wearing his customary attire. Vogue…

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