From Sneakers To Kitchenware: Here's Our Round-Up Of The Best New Spots For Shopping

    It’s that time of the year when all your last minute shopping needs to be sorted out. With the festive season on or if you're just redoing your home, or you just want to shop (we know that feeling), we have found ten new stores in the city this year for you to get down to business. And by business, we mean shopping. Stock up on everything from posters to lamps and dinnerware to planters. With the second decade of the 21st century almost ending, do you have your credit cards ready?

    Indiholic

    Indiholic

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    Located in Whitefield, Indiholic is a one-stop-shop for all your clothing and home decor needs. Whether it's apparel, kitchenware, home linen or even accessories they have it all and in gorgeous designs. Directly working with artisans, you can find handwoven rugs and kalamkari hand-painted lamps. So if you want to do up your house with beautiful home decor, head on over to Indiholic.

    Kassa

    Kassa

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    Situated inside Green Theory vegan restaurant, Kassa is a Jaipur based brand that has set up its boutique. Handcrafted designer products like organisers, upcycled leather bags and beautiful watches that read time in the Devanagiri script, this is a great option in case you're looking to gift a dear one. 

    Palette Bath And Body

    Reward yourself with a leisurely soak in the bathtub or long shower. Bath bombs, soaps, shampoo bars and conditioners from here all smell lovely and do a great job with specific skin types and hair textures. Vegetarian and cruelty-free, these are great and pretty affordable -- they come in flavours like lavender and citrus. 

    Seven Pillars Design Studio

    A home decor and furniture studio in Koramangala, Seven Pillars sells unique and antique furniture, brass and wooden pieces, sculptures, decorative rugs and carpets and so much more. In case you're looking to get your house done up, the siblings running the space will help set it up. 

    VegNonVeg

    VegNonVeg

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    If you're a sneakerhead, don't think twice about heading over to Veg Non Veg, a popular streetwear and sneaker store that houses a huge collection of sneakers and kicks that come along with shoe care and repair kits. With classic brands like Reebok, Nike, Adidas, FILA and ASICS, you'll find iconic shoes that start at INR 6,999. Head on over and splurge before this decade ends.

    Nugu Handmade

    Looking for kitchenware that is unique and beautiful? Nugu is a social impact company that makes elegantly designed plates and mugs in addition to platters and tea sets. So if you like hosting dinner parties, the folks here will make a 100 pieces set that will include different sizes of bowls, plates, cutlery, platters, jugs and all the works. 

    The Second Life

    The Second Life is a stationery brand that believes in reducing, reusing and recycling. With everything from journals made from newspapers to earphone organisers made of tyre scraps, it is a sustainability-based stationery label. Multifunctional cases, travelogues and planners make for thoughtful gifts. With costs starting at INR 250, you should definitely check them out. 

    Klaykarma Studio

    Klaykarma is a pottery studio just off of Bannerghatta main road. Creating tableware that includes fired bowls, jugs, mugs and plates of ceramic, you can even pick up home decor from her. If you have a specific idea in mind and want to see it come to life, the owner will help you and create a customised piece which is great for gifting to a dear one. 

    Zenscape Wellness Bags

    Zenscape

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    When stressed with the schedule of daily life, check out Zenscape Wellness Potlis that come with natural goodies. Relaxation and rejuvenation are important and what better way to take care of yourself than on the go! Lavender eye pillow is filled with flax seeds and dried lavender buds, headache relief balm, calming face spritz and acupressure stick are sure to calm you down.  

    The Green Yard

    The Green Yard

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    The Green Yard in HSR Layout is a complete garden solution based store that sells plants, potters, patio decor and even accessories to do up your garden with. In plants, you’ll find cactus, succulents, outdoor plants like roses and hibiscus that will add a pop of colour to your house and indoor plants like lucky bamboo and African violet. Head on over to pick up your dose of greenery.