Kapoorthala is one of the biggest markets, in Lucknow. It is a crazy mix of old and new and if you don’t know exactly what you want or where you want it from, it can be extremely overwhelming. The noises, the narrow lanes and the enormous options in everything can spin your head right around and leave you in a dizzy. But, with the right direction and sense of the market, you will definitely find what you are looking for.

So here’s a tried and trusted road map of everything you need and can find in the Kapoorthala market.

Famous Chikan stores

If you’re looking for a good Chikan Saree or Kurta you don’t have to rush off to Hazratganj or Chowk because the shops in Kapoorthala have it all. Head to Krishna Chikan if you’re looking for a simple-sophisticated piece of cloth that is purely cotton or georgette and has intricate needle and thread work on it. You can also check out Pragati Chikan, Modern Chikan or Souvenir Chikan for more modern and fashion forward pieces. There are a number of shops down in the Pragati Bazaar. Here, you can have a pick of your preferred piece and price range

Wedding Shopping

Wedding shopping is hectic and more so, extremely draining. The fight to pick the best piece, the perfect colour, the perfect design which fits the budget, is quite rough. When it comes down to the wedding lehenga, if you don’t spend enough time looking, you might end up with a piece that you don’t even like. So, if you are looking for “the dress” or just some sarees you should definitely check out, Rajasthali, Rajasthani Handicrafts, and Anubhuti. If you’re looking for something simpler, check Kaya Silk and Apsara Suits. Rajasthali and Vastram are very good for male clothing.

Accessories

Looking for bangles that match your lehenga perfectly or maybe a set of flower jewellery for the haldi function? At Kapoorthala you can find anything and everything, from belt buckle to tiaras and headbands to elaborate neck pieces, the market has it all. You can skim through the many jewellery vendors who dot the roads for the prettiest jhumkas and chaandbalis. Check out Riya Collection for a never ending supply of bangles, there’s not a colour that they don’t have.

Everyday Casual/Formal

If you’re looking for the daily wear or formal clothes you can have your pick from a number of shops in the market. Pacific Zone, Planet Fashion and Vastram, are some of the many names. And if you want to grab those cheap deals, you can head to the shops along the margins of Pragati Bazaar. Just make sure to skim through 40 options before you select one, because you may be able to find a good looking top/shirt in under ₹200, if you’re attentive..

Branded Clothes

In Kapoorthala, you won’t just find small, local and traditional shops but also big brands like W, Puma, Global Desi, Fab India, Louis Phillipe, FCUK, UCB, Pepe, Meena Bazaar, Sketchers, Blackberry and Aurelia. If you’re looking to boujee up your wardrobe head to one of these places and find your heart’s desire. Meena Bazaar is especially recommended for finding a good bridal lehenga or an authentic banarasi, kanjeevaram or bhagalpuri saree.

Honourable Mention

If you’re one of those people who’re simply looking for good quality material that you can later turn into a beautiful dress, check Star Button House opposite Tunday Kababi in Kapoorthala. They have an enormous display of laces and gota patti, you’ll also find fancy latkans and heavily embroidered fabric here. There’s an entire lane of tailors and boutiques around this little corner, you can get a cheap-custom made dress in less than half the price at the fancy shop.

So now that you know the best spots in Kapoorthala, let us know when you head out for the ultimate shopping adventure.

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