Funky PJs To Colourful Watches: 5 Things You Can Get For INR 500 Or Less In Malleswaram

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While Commercial Street hogs the limelight for being the city’s street shopping paradise, we are happy to report that Malleswaram is not far behind. Stroll through the busy Sampige Road and Malleswaram 8th cross, and you’ll find many things to take home with you. From kurtas to watches and junk jewellery – here are our top picks for budget shoppers.

PJs @ INR 150

Rock the bedroom look with adorable jammies, we say! You can go through piles of PJs featuring swans, spaceships, purring cats, and little dinos for just INR 150. If you prefer knee-length versions, this vendor has those too for just INR 100!

Location: Roadside vendor opposite Arunodaya Apparels, Sampige Road

Bags @ INR 200

Hung on trees and laid out in piles on the roads, bags are an easy buy in Malleswaram. We particularly fell for this lot that features interesting shapes and patterns. And were a steal at just INR 200. Perfect for when you want to add spunk to a party look or for a casual outing.

Location: Export Surplus Exhibition opposite Liberty Shoes

Floral Watches @ INR 280

We couldn’t get our eyes off these super adorable watches that were adorned with floral prints that really popped. From serene greens to electric blues and jet blacks, you can take your pick from a whole range here and play mix ‘n’ match with your outfits.

Location: Export Surplus Exhibition opposite Liberty Shoes

Metal Necklace @ INR 350

Add a bit of shine to your wardrobe with metal jewellery from this popular stall on Malleswaram’s busy 8th cross. The statement neckpieces begin at INR 350 and feature traditional motifs like paisleys and coin designs. It will go great with that chic, new saree you’ve got or even a simple dress. This stall also stocks handcuff bracelets, tiny studs, scrunchies, and hair clips.

Location: Street stall on lane diagonally opposite Hotel Janata

Kurtas @INR 350

The kurta business is a hot one in Malleswaram. All along Sampige Road, you’ll find vendors hawking neat piles of kurtas laid out on the footpath. Made from soft cotton and synthetics, the kurtas are marked with trendy prints and threadwork. Most of the stalls have similar collections so choose the one that catches your eye and get bargaining.

Location: Street vendors on Sampige Road


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