A “Delhite”, the word has its charm, the Delhi gang, the fashion, the metro city life, the people, the extravagant lifestyle, the chic day look with the glamorous evening one, one always has a fantasy of living in a city like Delhi, with all the glitz and glamour of fashion. But even being a delight, we often don’t know where to shop.
Delhi is like a dream for any shopaholic. When it comes to quality shopping, Delhi has it. Delhi offers a mix of fixed small shops and local stalls to huge multiplexes, perfect for any kind of shopping. Be it high-end avant-garde look or fairly cheap clothes, handicrafts, bags and jewellery.
Here’s a list of “must go-to” places in Delhi for cheap shopping to high end branded one. Each market is known for something, be it wedding dress shopping or casual wear or college wear.
Let’s start from street cheap shopping. First in line is the ever famous “Sarojini market”. Located in South West Delhi, you get fashionable clothes at affordable prices. The motto of any everyday girl. One can’t expect trial or changing rooms, but there surely is the use your art of bargaining. I don’t really remember buying anything for more than 500 bucks. Bustling with people, a typical Delhi street shopping, perfect for any college girl to stock her wardrobe at extremely low prices.
Quite similar is the “Janpath Market“, situated opposite the famous Connaught Place. From clothes to bags to slippers other than that, there are also local cloth or Jutti, purse and handicraft. This is again a market of fixed small shops and local stalls with latest fashion goods all decked up embellishing the entire market.
If you want ethnic traditional handicraft, to see the true color of India, there is “Delhi hatt“. Small roof cottages with a village atmosphere give it great ambiance. The market offers an exciting blend of handicrafts from all over India, food, and music and cultural performances. Silk saris, Gujarati jewellery, huge handcrafted shawls, it is the place to be to go back to the roots.
How to forget, the shopping district of “Chandni Chowk”, in existence for hundreds of years with its all famous narrow alleyways of adventure. Every lane is divided into bazaars with the different specialization. For fabrics, head to Katra Neel. Dariba Kalan is Old Delhi’s ancient silver market, full of silver jewelry and other important wedding shopping articles. Kinari bazaar sells everything you need for a wedding, including saris. All this with the ever famous Delhi street food, food vendors serves up a delicious”Delhi walo ka khana “.Most designers buy their products and get inspired by here, from small designers to as big a designer like “Sabyasachi”.
Delhi is known for its rather colorful flea markets. These markets are a treasure trove for fashion lovers and offer a healthy, fulfilling dose of all the current fashion trends- right from colorful maxis to floral pants to interesting accessories to wedding shopping! One just needs to be willing to brave the crowds and the not-so-clean environment.
Every bride has a dream to look like never before, Delhi can’t just say no to the “to-be brides“. For less expensive affair, hustle your way to “Chandi Chowk” or “Rajouri Garden” market.For wedding shopping, designer wear, one can rush their way to places like “Shahpur Jat”, the fashion street, a part of the “Hauz Khas” market having boutiques and expensive shopping, it’s a magical world. One can also look in South extension markets and malls with famous designers.
Not to forget, Delhi offers the amazing time of “Melas” and exhibitions where budding designers, stage their work, perfect for a fashion-forward dressing.
Now coming to the high end branded shopping, Delhi has quite a lot to offer. South Extension, the top posh area in Delhi for living, night out, club, pubs, bars and shopping. Looking for luxurious shopping places in Delhi? South Extension is the best area where you should visit once.
Even “Khan market”, a U-shaped establish market packed with top book shops, branded clothes showrooms, best boutiques and top class lifestyle stores for shopping. Khan market is also known food point where you can enjoy delicious famous recipes of Delhi at café, restaurants and street food corners.
Where Delhi has a colorful flea of street shopping, it also has an alley of multiple shopping malls.
You want to find a brand, “DLF Emporio” is your rightful place, one of the most luxurious Shopping Malls in Delhi. It serves top class multiple brands, some of which include Kenneth Cole, Bang & Olufsen, Bottega Veneta, True Religion, Burberry, Versace, Giorgio Armani, Cartier, Chopard etc.
Right next to it is DLF Promenade and Ambience, Vasant Kunj, making it a heaven for any shopper.
Next is Ambience Mall, Gurgaon, is one the of the largest malls in India. The mall has a huge shopping area with famous brands. The mall includes PVR Blu-O, bowling alley and the iSkate ,an ice-skating rink in NCR.
The list of shopping malls in Delhi never ends.The Great India Palace, Noida, Ansal Plaza, Andrews Ganj, Select Citywalk (Biggest in Delhi) it just continues.
The solution is to pick up your purse, pick up your credit card, put on the most comfortable shoes and the most amazing dress and shop and treat yourself.