Wedding Shopping Done Right

Wedding week around the corner and you are worried about where to do your wedding shopping? Here are the best cities in India to shop for your bridal trousseau and get your wedding mojo on fleek.

DELHI – FOR THE ULTRA CHIC

Home to a wide range of designer labels, local craftsmen, and boutiques that can replicate your dream designer outfit for much cheaper, Delhi has something to offer for every budget. The versatility of designs one can find here is unmatched and creates the outfit the bride deserves on her most special day.

Stop by – Hauz Khas, South Ex, and Greater Kailash if you have a briefcase full of money set aside for your outfit. But if you do not want to splurge on one outfit and prefer many simpler ones instead, then head straight to Chandni Chowk, Karol Bagh, Sarojini Nagar or Lajpat Nagar, where you can find more realistic price tags.

JAIPUR – FOR THE PRINCESS IN YOU

Known for its royal heritage and cultural charm, this is where you will find ethnicity at its peak. Offering you everything from colourfully intricate designs soaked in luxury to matching handmade jewellery with rare gems, Jaipur needs to be on the hotlist for your trousseau.

Stop by – Amber Road, MI Road and Johri Bazar. You can find artisans that have served the royals for generations.

MUMBAI – FOR THE FASHIONISTA

From the famed Sabyasachi Couture to the trendy Manish Malhotra Collection, India’s fashion capital can help you find the outfit to complement that fairy-tale filmy wedding you always dreamed of. You can also take a break from the shopping by catching a matinee show of Dilwale Dulhaniya Le Jayenge, at the Maratha Mandir Theatre. It has been running there daily for over 2 decades.

Stop by – Malad, Goregaon, Thane, Santa Cruz, and Marine Lines if budget is a bit tight. But if price is not a concern, then drive that Mercedes straight to Colaba, Juhu, Vile Parle, or Breach Candy.

HYDERABAD – FOR THE NAWABI OPULENCE

If a royal trousseau is what you yearn for, this is where you have to go. It’s no secret that South India is known for its cultural and artistic affluence. And Hyderabad can offer you that fancy wedding ensemble you always dreamed of.

Stop by – Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills for all things bridal.

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BENGALURU – FOR THE MODERN BRIDE

Bengaluru is going to make you spoilt for choice. From budget street shopping to the most exclusive and expensive brands, there is a lot on offer. Not to forget an incredible collection of sarees and indo-western outfits.

Stop by – Indiranagar, Orion Mall, UB City and Brigade Road to find some of the finest tailors and designer boutiques. They stitch you the most magnificent wedding outfit of all time.

CHENNAI – FOR THE TRADITIONALIST

You do not have to be from South India to love Kanchipuram Silk Sarees. The authentic silk textile, intricate gold and silver motifs paired with matching golden jewellery complete the traditional South Indian bridal look. Also, filter coffee at any of the nearby vendors after a busy shopping day is the best thing ever.

Stop by – T. Nagar in Chennai, which is your one-stop shop for bridal trousseau.

Weddings in India are not a one-day event, but an elaborate affair that can last for days together. Hope our list helps you make it a gorgeous one for that matter.

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