Fashion royalty and ace menswear designer, Raghvendra Rathore’s personal style and wardrobe is equally on point. He knows a thing or two about dressing sharp—not only do his designs stay relevant for seasons  to come, he pulls of a bandhgala with a flair many can only dream about. As our gift to you, we let him collate a list of classic SS ’16 wardrobe essentials that are both timeless and functional. You’re welcome.

A floral printed dress

“Florals are always around when it’s spring time and you can never go wrong with it.”
floral maxi dress

A dinner jacket

“Fitting and sophisticated patterns are key to getting it right.”

Indigo jeans

“Denim trends will come and go but a pair of straight-leg dark wash jeans is perennial. Add a printed silk pocket square for an elegant look.”
indigo jeans

An off-shoulder tailored top

“Bardot necklines are big this season. Look for a structured fit”
off shoulder

A well-tailored shirt

“Look for one in eco-friendly cotton and crisp linen.”
white shirt

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