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nehru jacket - based on a traditional Indian jacket that buttoned all the way to the neck and had a small. standup collar // named after the Prime Minister of India who wore the traditional jacket

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Vintage Butterick Pattern 5078 Size 38

Butterick Pattern 5078 — Nehru Jacket The Nehru jacket is a hip-length tailored coat for men or women, with a mandarin collar, and with its front modeled on the South Asian achkan or sherwani, an apparel worn by Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the Prime Minister of India from 1947 to 1964.

Abhishek Bachchan was simple in a kurta pyjama worn with a Nehru jacket. He was spotted sans wife Aishwarya Rai Bachchan and daughter Aaradhya. (Photo: Varinder Chawla)