Lifestyle & Culture in Delhi

Delhi is a one of a kind city, & its people, weather and fashion cannot be matched with. While people may consider Mumbai to be the fashion capital of the country anything happening first hits the floors in Delhi and it is Delhi that runs with it. The city has some of the most fashion forward and crazed people and we absolutely adore it for the same. So when in Delhi you need to look and feel your best, thankfully there is no lack of good fashion or fashion brands in the city.

If you're someone who likes their fashion like their tea, hot and right off the runway, we have an event especially for you. The winter garden sale by Shades of India happening at Mandi House in Delhi is just where you need to be for the best of ethnic and bohemian fashion.

Shades of India Garden Sale

Shades of India is a home grown indie brand with a great collection of ethnic wear that can be categorised into regal, bohemian, comfortable traditional and all sorts of other categories. They even have a great collection of accessories, jewellery and other things that would definitely add charm to your winter wardrobe this wedding season.

They even have a wonderful collection of home furbishing and lifestyle products which will give your living space a lively, indie charm.

You will be able to shop these and so much more during the Shades of India's annual garden sale. A three day extravaganza of fashion fun and winter chills this garden sale is something we wait for year long and just cannot think about missing.

Once-in-a-year prices

The garden sale is the only event during which you can get the Shades of India apparels, accessories and decor items at extremely low prices. Which is exactly why we wait for the this sale all year round, ready to splurge on countless handcrafted bedding, cushions, clothing for men and women, accessories, bags, jewellery and a lot more.

The event is also a great place to grab a few gifts for your loved ones and keep up the holiday spirit. From dresses and kurtas made of dreamy fabrics to bags, accessories, blankets, cushion covers, etc; there is something for everyone. Spend a few minutes here, grab a coffee or indulge in a snack, and simply enjoy the day.

With a curated selected selection of brands that take care of food and beverages, you can also relish a selection of great grub here. Food by Mala will be here with their limited edition goodies, Antidote with cold pressed juices, The Hillcart Tales with their absolutely divine selection of tea, L’opera with their French baked goodies and Hema’s South Indian with gunpowder idlis.

Knock Knock

From silk dupattas, embroidered kurtas, skin care products to food, there's much to see and enjoy at the Shades of India Garden sale and you'd be sad to miss the sale and the unbelievable prices. So, re-think your homes and wardrobes at this year's Shades of India annual Garden Sale. We are sure you will not leave empty-handed!

Date: 5th, 6th, and 7th December, 2019

Time: 10am to 6pm

Venue: Shriram Bharatiya Kala Kendra (1, Copernicus Marg, Mandi House, New Delhi)

Be it online, surfing through innumerable apps and adding things to our wish-list and carts or offline, pacing through lanes, malls and price tags, shopping is therapeutic.

But when it comes to bridal shopping for yourself or anyone close, buying whatever you need or want clearly becomes a task. We start ferreting around every mall and market to fish out the best of their offerings because shaadi ki shopping should be flawless!

So keeping the upcoming wedding season in mind, we’ve chalked out 7 places here in Delhi which houses everything you’re looking for and it’s for everyone’s budgets too.

Chandni Chowk

The good ol’ favourite, Chandni Chowk sees thronging crowds every other day, no matter which season it is. Localities swear by this market for their wardrobe needs and tourists from afar as well, come here to snag the best of options at dirt-cheap rates.

They even sell trousseau replicas of big brands here and some of the sellers, can stitch ‘em for you too. Known for its wide range of offerings, it is often said that if it’s not available at Chandni Chowk, you probably need to look closer or delve deeper.

Karol Bagh Market

Karol Bagh is well-known for its designer wedding lehengas, jewellery options and wholesale garments. This market offers you everything on your shopping list and it is a blend of residential stretches and a bustling market area. Famous for its wholesale shops, your bridal shopping is incomplete without a visit here!

Hundreds of shoppers who’re looking for a good deal on their purchase are found here and every Monday, this place hosts a haat , which is touted as the biggest in Delhi.

Shahpur Jat Market

During the wedding season, every lane of Shahpur Jat is the go-to shopping shop for every bride-to-be!

You’ll find independent boutiques here, selling everything from designer lehengas to jewellery and there’s no dearth of options for you to select from. Name any fabric, describe any colour or try to find a copy of whatever you saw on the internet; Khan Market does it all and how. Best part? Even for grooms, this market has ample of options, starting from sherwanis to tuxedos.

Hauz Khas Village

One of Delhi’s upscale bazaars, Hauz Khas Village is a versatile spot with a traditional yet contemporary vibes to it. It has given us a modern take on shopping, clubbing and dining and for bridal shopping, you’ll find quite good deals when here.

It has a host of boutiques and high-end custom shops which provide an amalgamation of traditional works and modern day prints to suit all silhouettes. You can even bag classy AF accessories here, which wouldn’t rip a hole in your pockets and look good on you too.

Palika Bazaar

Another one on the list of budget-places in Delhi, Palika Bazar is an underground market in CP and this world below, is a haven for shoppers. Known for extensive haggling scenes and wide-range of bridal wardrobe options, this market will surprise you with whatever it has in store.

Ranging from daily-wear to fancy outfits for shaadi scenes, Palika has our hearts. This market also changes its collections according to the seasons and trends so they never run out of options for us.

Khan Market

Here at Khan Market, you will find numerous shops and renowned brand names on display and this market has it all, for all our pockets!

In contrast to all the expensive brands, you’ll also find accessories and clothes at throw-away prices and it has stores, which have bridal wear options like no other in the city. You can even get your dresses customized here and this place just packs a deal, which is truly enticing.

South Extension

One of the most sought-after markets in Delhi, South Extension market is segmented into two blocks- South Extension I and II. Here the quality of the items are extremely durable and there are several homegrown shops and brand outlets from where you can shop from.

They are also a host to credible jewellery iutlets like Tanishq, Mehrasons Jewellery Store amidst others, so if you are scouting for a market for wedding shopping in Delhi, this is where you gotta be.

Knock Knock

It is an understatement to term shaadi as a special occasion; for it, every bride deserves the best of everything. This kinda shopping is undeniably fun but it is a daunting task as well, amidst the entire pre-wedding frenzy.

Now that you have these 7 places in Delhi to guide you for your shopping sessions, we see no good reason for y’all to not go absolutely bonkers here. So tag your haggler-buddy (you’ll be needing one in these markets) and head over.