Commercial Calling: These E-Brands Make Street Shopping A Breezy Virtual Affair!

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    Whether we had plans or not, as Bengalureans our loyalty and weekends were reserved for Commercial Street grazing. Cut-two and it's been (almost) two, really, really hard years of not going ham, street shopping at Commercial Street and we've been feeling the void. More now than ever, which is why we've decided to do everyone a service (especially ourselves) and round up a list of brands that are similar to the ones you will find at beloved Commercial. These brands also capture the vibe of street finds to the T -- so junk jewellery to rare decor and versatile fashion, these online street shopping brands is where the treasure is at.

    Ambiya

    Ambiya

    Available on LBB

    Ladies, all the lehengas, the suit sets, easy-breezy dresses, even stylish bags that you hunt down at Commercial Street, you will find at the click of a button at Ambiya! Pretty much our one-stop-shop for all things fashionable and affordable. This brand also wins for being hip and young and minimalist in its designs -- loads of handprints, ones you can pair with a casual jean look or at festive occasions. Oh, did we add Ambiya is zero waste and sustainable too?

    Click here for more Splendid Indian & Fusion Wear!

    The Madras Trunk

    The Madras Trunk

    Available on LBB

    Remember colourful Gollar Lane? Sigh. Yes, the one with a million shops selling the most fabulous kolhapuris and juttis, flats and everything imaginable in the footwear universe? Yeah, now that we've got you missing trips here, turn your attention to The Madras Trunk, a homegrown brand that makes identical stuff, mainly kolhapuris and funky flats but dare we say in amazing (notches above) quality! The colours and designs are so trendy too. 

    If you want Juttis you can buy online, we have a whole list of Amazing Jutti Brands and one on the Best Kolhapuri Brands too!

    VintageCrafts

    VintageCrafts

    Available on LBB

    Asiatic Arts & Crafts is a landmark on Commercial Street and needs no introduction. Also, it's hard to replace the gems you find here in terms of antiques and cool collectibles. But we think VintageCrafts comes closest! Really! Where else can you buy a totally fire Vintage Wooden Telephone or Brass Horse Head online? Plus, some of their pieces are always on a discount at the LBB Shop. Explore and buy off!

    Also, here's a whole list of Vintage Themed Home Decor Pieces, if that's your home vibe or if you're looking to revamp.

    Prathaz

    Prathaz Fashion

    Available on LBB

    No trip to Commercial Street is complete without at least peeking into Jeweller's Street and then spending all your monies. You get to do the same at Prathaz, but for lesser money and more stunning artsy silver jewellery! Their designs are just as unique as the ones you will spot on your expedition to this street (so rest well that we've done our research). Definitely urging you to check out their earrings and oxidised jewellery pieces.

    Just for the sake of variety, here are more Bangalore-based Online Silver Jewellery Brands for you to gush over. 

    Myshka

    Myshka

    Available on LBB

    From kurtas to trendy dresses; floral tops to checkered pants; printed shrugs to comfortable capris - one thing Comm Street is prominent for is the variety of clothes it offers. Myshka is a homegrown label from Noida that provides us with the exact same variety. They've got a brilliant mix of ethnic, western and fusion wear. We're betting on their comfy dresses and shrugs for sure. The upside is that we can browse through their entire collection from the comfort vicinity of our homes. Downside? No bargaining. But they do have frequent sales, so that makes up for it. 

    Check out more Kurta & Kurti Styles here!

    Old Tree

    Old Tree

    Available on LBB

    Only the real street shopping OGs know that Old Tree reigns supreme in Sarojini Market, Delhi, but did you also know they are available online? Old Tree one is a paradise for great leather finds and now that their collection is available on the LBB Shop we see no reason to send you elsewhere! AND there are heavy discounts here! Totes, backpacks, slings, cross-bodies - you'll find the trendiest of leather bags in a great many designs here. 

    Lucero

    Lucero

    Available on LBB

    The thrill of finding a hidden gem like a vintage 80s slit skirt or 90s baggy jeans in the midst of the buzzing street shops at Commercial Street is really unexplainable. Lucero is a women's clothing brand that has similar treasured apparels which are hard to find elsewhere and are real scores. Printed jacquard skirts, floral dresses, jumpsuits and lots more. 

    Speaking of, here's a list on How To Nail 90s and Y2K Fashion.

    Juttiesmaker

    Jutties Maker

    Available on LBB

    While Commercial Street has some killer stores for budget-friendly heels of all kinds, it's the juttis and kolhapuris that we usually go ham on. The most famous juttis footwear store (in the country) located in Delhi's Dilli Haat, Juttiesmaker is selling exclusively on LBB and we couldn't be happier about bringing the countries best to you, at the click of a button! Manufactured in Punjab, these folks have a stunning collection of pure leather, hand-stitched and hand-painted jutties and kolhapuris in varied designs. 

    Want more Jutti & Mojari Styles? Head here.

    Style 99

    Style99

    Available on LBB

    No one’s walked out of Jeweller's Street without a pair of shiny beauties. In fact the street starts with a huge chunk of jhumkas, earrings and silver jewellery. And it’s okay if you’ve not been able to visit this jewellery paradise of late, because we’ve found an identical one online. Called Style 99, their collection is a lot like you’ll find hanging up in lines on the street. Yes, you’ll land up paying say INR 200 ish more, but isn’t it worth it? 

    Zero Kaata

    Zero Kaata

    Available on LBB

    One more silver junky jewellery option JIC! Apart from funky junk jewellery, you can also count on Zero Kaata for pastel-hued meenakari earrings, minimal gold accessories and stylish hoops. 

    Marcus Taurus

    Marcus Taurus

    Available on LBB

    Stylish and trendy without burning a hole, that’s another reason why every Bengalurean loves shopping from Commercial Street. And my personal loot from these streets over the years have been sandals and chappals. And on an average I always found a good pair for INR 500- INR 600. And I know you won’t believe it, but Marcus Taurus, a chic e-store for shoes, offers the same. With their collection ranging at INR 599, you can bag trendy and long-lasting slides at a budget-friendly price. 

    The Footwear Collection on The LBB Shop is fire too!

    Vivinkaa

    Vivinkaa

    Available on LBB

    Ahh Vivinkaa is a personal fave! It legit makes me feel my years of bargaining at Commercial Street a waste (haha!) as they’re offering super cool bags at minimal cost right at my doorstep. Expect lots of Indian prints, trendy slings, clutches and totes at prices as low as 399! Yet wanna stroll in the sun and bargain? 

    Not to boast but you will find every Trendy Bag imaginable on the LBB Shop!

    Pro-Tip

    Take your virtual street shopping scene to a whole new level and make The LBB Shop your new weekend shopping BFF! Find great deals on fashion and clothing, bags and accessories, decor and beauty and snacks too!