One of the most popular footwear designs in the Indian shoescape, the charm of kolhapuri chappals continues to be bewitching. From handcrafted, genuine leather kolhapuris to funky, painted ones and bejewelled beauties with heels, kolhapuris have evolved to become a wardrobe staple offering enough variety to have you pair them with most of your outfits if not all. Here's a list of the best local online kolhapuri brands that make the case for why you should own a pair if you don't already.
Ladies! Here's Your Guide To The Best Online Kolhapuri Brands
While their name reads Jutties Maker, their kolhapuri designs are just as enticing as their juttis. Classic tan brown kolhapuris, metallic braided ones, round and square-toed kolhapuris, beaded ones as well as intricate printed ones - you can take your pick. Prices start from INR 599.
Their kolhapuris have a more sophisticated appeal and come in the form of kolhapuri wedges that look timeless (our favourite), and classic chappals made with vegan leather. We personally love the gold and white embroidered Kolhapuri wedges as they pack some serious personality. You can find some braided, silk kolhapuri chappals in refreshing hues of teal and salmon pink too. Prices start from INR 2199.
The Madras Trunk
You can find a lot of cutwork design kolhapuris here in an array of colours - blush pink, powder blue, rose gold and other metallic hues, bright red, green and more. Simple flats made with leather and a comfy footbed, you would love wearing these for all your casual outings. Prices start from INR 1500.
This blazing Delhi-based footwear label's juttis and sandals are loved by many, but one look at their embossed kolhapuri range and you will fall for the brand all over again. With their solid-coloured, braided, tasselled ones with cutwork, two-toned and even square cut-out kolhapuris, you can totally nail your casual-chic look. They're pretty budget too starting at INR 500.
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Made with leather, Petorose offers a gorgeous collection of kolhapuris with snazzy detailing like pom-poms, OTT bows, fringes, gota patti work, gingham patterns, coin work, mirror work and more. They are fancy, comfy and will surely grab everyone's attention. Prices start from INR 849.
Most of their kolhapuris have a square cut-out with bright and colourful straps that give it a more artistic touch. You can pick from patterns with ghungroos, foil leather, laces, sequins, stitch detailing and tassels too. Prices start from INR 1450.
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VA by Vanshika Ahuja
This colourful shoe label has a kolhapuri for every look you desire - casual chic, contemporary as well as blingy ethnic. Fringes, studs, pom-poms, ghungroos, sequins as well as gota work adorn the top of these handcrafted beauties, giving you more than just solid flats for regular use. Prices start from INR 1499.
This celebrity-loved shoe label has many gorgeous reasons for you to keep going back to it (we sure do) and its kolhapuris is definitely one of them. With snazzy cocktail names and even snazzier designs that are a mix of intricate embroidery, sequin detailing, floral prints and embellishments, their kolha flats also have a lovely cushion base making them super comfy. Prices start from INR 2990.
Spades By Rachel
Super fun and fashionable, we love that this label only uses imitation leather for its kolhapuri chappals. With a common tan brown base as a sole, their kolhapuris come adorned with crystals, studs, pearl detailing, floral embellishments, lace trims and fabulous tassel work. It's a perfect mix of comfort and glam! Prices start from INR 1550.