Kurta is a loose ethnic ensemble worn through the upper part of the body. It has a closed neck and length up to the knees. It is very common in the Indian sub-continent. The India kurta is characterized by its smart trends that have made it popular. One of the reasons that the India kurta has become trendy is the wedding themes that dominate Bollywood movies. The heroes have made the India kurta well accepted by the men in the country and also overseas. With the release of many films one can see the new designs that mark the mens fashion in India. There are a large variety of the designer India kurta that can be accessed online. Some of the bandgala patterns and colors that the heroes like Shah Rukh Khan, Akshay Kumar, Amitabh Bachchan, Shahid Kapur have worn in recent films have enticed their male fans to wear the same type of ethnic clothes. Although the India kurta was being worn earlier too, now the element of the designer tag has ensured that they are well stocked in many online stores.
At one time imported kurtas were fashionable in India in the 1960s and 1970s, as an element of hippie fashion, fell from favor briefly, but are now again fashionable. Formal kurtas are usually custom-made by tailors, who work with the fabric their customers bring them. South Asians overseas, and Westerners, can buy them at South Asian clothing stores or order them from web retailers with assured quality.