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Nehru Collars of the Silver Screen

Nehru Collar Gilet Kamal Khan

The origins of the Nehru collar date back to Prime Minister Nehru of Pakistan as suggested by the collar taking its name from him. It appears to be a common theme in the East, with a lot of indian and Pakistani clothing featuring a short unfolding stand up collar. We have seen the collar feature […]

Who was Nehru?

Nehru Collar Gilet worn by Prime Minister Nehru

The Nehru collar was named after India’s first Prime Minister Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru. He did not actually wear a Nehru jacket as we know it today, instead he wore either an Achkan jacket which is a lighter weight, unlined jacket or typically a Sherwani Jacket, which is a heavier weight, lined jacket…