Khader Nawaz Road (KNK Road), dubbed the ‘high street’ of Chennai, is flanked by high fashion stores, most popular for its Indian, ethnic wear. We went for a stroll through this green neighbourhood to see what's the wedding shop scene here is like, and we must say, it's lit! Check out this list of wedding shopping boutiques in Khader Nawaz Khan Road and find out for yourself.
Go Wedding Shopping At These Boutiques On KNK Road!
As soon as you step into KNK Road, you will see Man Mandir on the first floor on the left. This place has the most gorgeous selection of festive wear lehengas, anarkalis and indo-western gowns.There is a full rack of amazing pieces (inspired by some of our favourite designers to Bollywood stars) that start from about INR 4000! From lightly embroidered pieces to intricate weaves, you can find some amazing outfits for Mehendi and sangeet here.
Silk Worm Boutique
We loved their gradient of colours in sarees here that start from about INR 3,500, especially the georgette ones. This place is especially perfect for bridesmaids looking for matching sarees without going overboard with all the glimmer. Although a small section, you will also find all kinds of jewellery from kundan to pearls on a brass metal base, starting from about INR 1,000. Pair these up with a tussar or a silk saree and you're sorted.
This boutique has a collection of readymade indo-western dresses and kurta sets that we found rather stylish. These dresses and kurta sets are on the higher side price wise but they have an in house tailor who can immediately make alterations for you, We found their outfits under INR 10,000 to be pretty great for not just the smaller wedding events but also the wedding itself. Their lehenga sets and full-length anarkalis are particularly worth checking out.
Located right next to Maiden, this designer has been customising outfits for brides for over a decade. You can go to Anjali with any budget and she can customise your outfit to fit that. She can even custom-make fabric for you (colours, patterns, prints) along with designing and stitching. Crop top and pants dressed up with a net jacket, dresses with thread work embroidery, lehenga sets - there's plenty to choose from. She also has a team of tailors at your service for immediate alterations.
While passing through KNK, we’ve all ogled at the pieces that Evoluzione puts out, and yes if you’re from the bride’s fam or the bride yourself, you're in for a treat. Statement pieces from fashion powerhouses like Shivan Narresh, Gaurav Gupta, Nachiket Barve, Varun Bahl are all up on display! They've got jewellery and shoes too, so you can put your whole look together!
A Tailor's Tale
A swanky multi-designer boutique, A Tailor’s Tale in houses clothing and footwear for both men and women. Along with amazing decor, you will find Western and Indo-Western clothes by designers like Sougat Paul, Lacquer Embassy, Sisa, and Swatee Singh and quirky sarees for ladies. Guys, you can shop for classy shirts and shoes along with some rad brogues, oxfords and loafers.
Readymade blouses, contrasting co-ords, delicate chiffon sarees, swirly lehengas, statement kurtas, intricate dupattas - you can get them all under one roof at this well-known ethnic wear label. The collection at the KNK store in fresh and fast-moving. If you're crunched for time, you can head to this store straight to pick an outfit or two.
This boutique in KNK not only sells budget-friendly wedding attire but also customises gowns and more for the big day. Take your pick from shararas, intricate blouses, cape gowns, stone work anarkalis to swirly pastel and floral lehengas. They also have ethnic kurtas and bandis for men.
If sarees is what you're out for, Rupkali has a range of them including kalamkari, banarasi, shibori, tussar, muslin in a range of patterns and colours. The price points are great too, so you can totally buy a handful of stunning drapes from this boutique.
This store specialises in bespoke outfits for men. Made-to-order shirts, trousers, sherwanis, bandhgalas, tuxedos and Indo-western jackets - you can get them all done here. Their designing for both bespoke Indian and Western wedding wear is on point and has been sported by many celebrities like Karthi, Surya and Dulquer and more.
Another multi-designer store, you can find a stunning collection of designer wear for ladies at Type. Dhoti-dresses, Indo-western peplums, elegant drapes, cocktail gowns, cape dresses, crop tops and skirts, tunics, heavy salwars - it's a designers' galore. Read more here.
Studio Bassam is known for transforming men into grooms.They specialise in bespoke tailoring of custom made shirts, suits and sherwanis. You can also shop for shoes, ties, cufflinks, belts, hats, socks and pocket squares to match your outfit, all at the studio. A total one-stop-shop. Read more here.