19 Ethnic Wear Stores In Lajpat Nagar That Are Worth Checking Out

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Lajpat Nagar’s Central Market can be an overwhelming experience for just about anyone visiting. Packed with shops offering shoes, clothes, knick knacks, street food and much much more, if you’re deciding to visit Central market, get ready to spend at least 3 hours exploring. But if you’re someone who knows what they’re looking for, and if you’re looking for ethnic wear, we did some digging and we've picked out the best ethnic wear places for you that are obviously awesome, affordable, and offer quality clothing.

So, the next time you head shopping in Lajpat Nagar Market, keep this list handy!

LBB Tip: The market is closed on Mondays and we suggest heading here in the morning if you want to avoid crowds. The shops begin opening up around 11 AM so plan accordingly. The closest metro station is Lajpat Nagar (walking distance) which is on the pink and violet line.

Samina Khan

If you're someone who is looking for non-blingy, classic, and neutral ethnic wear suitable for any occasion or function, then head to the designer clothing boutique—Samina Khan! They have a wide collection of dresses, suits, customizable and readymade ethnic wear. The clothes are decently priced, while being good quality too.

Price: Starting at INR 1,500

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

LBB Tip: You can check out their Instagram here.

Shubham

Shubham is a perfect store to head to if you are looking for ethnic wear that is not too blingy. The store also sells clothes on a wholesale basis so, you will find a lot of variety here. Everything you'll find at the store is trendy and the colours are very soothing too (think pastel green, baby pink, beige).

You will find a variety of sharara sets, lehengas, and suit sets here.

Timings: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Vikas Collection

Vikas Collection is a huge store that we are sure you will never, ever miss when you are in Lajpat Nagar Market. Specialising in phulkari dupattas, you'll also find bridal chura sets, hair accessories, kalire, and a lot more here. The store also stocks cotton dupattas (in different colours and prints) so, don't forget to check those out too.

Best Known For: Phulkari dupattas, accessories, and chura sets.

Timings: 10:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Sai Fabrics

Located next to Vikas Collection is this tiny, cute store that sells dupattas and palazzo pants. What we really liked about this store was the variety it had to offer; you only need to look through the piles to find the best ones. We particularly were a fan of their bandhani dupattas which were decently priced as well (INR 250 for one, without bargaining).

Price: Starting at INR 250

Timings: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Palji's

Offering a great variety of saris, suits, and lehengas; we are sure once you enter, you won't come out empty-handed (especially when you are really in the mood to shop). Whether you are looking to shop for heavily-embroidered apparel or lightly-embroidered ones, this store has it all. Also, let us tell you, the store's offering a 20% discount on their apparel currently so, maybe drop by soon?

Prices: Starting at INR 1,200

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Ram Raj

Also specialising in sarees, suits, and lehengas, this Lajpat Nagar store has a lot of minimal clothing. If you are someone who wants to keep it simple on a wedding, then this store will definitely sort you out. We particularly loved their beige anarkali set that only had its bustier embroidered and rest was kept simple. So, if this is something you are looking for, then you know where to go.

Timings: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Kapoor Ladies Suits And Sarees

As the name suggests, this place has a lot to offer when it comes to suits and saris. However, what we really liked about this ethnic-wear store was their collection of kurtis. They have a good range of cotton kurtis that are of course, perfect for summer. Also, those were decently priced, ranging between INR 250 - INR 550.

Price: Starting at INR 250

Timings: 11 AM - 9:00 PM

Kashish

With up to 40% discount on their suits and readymade garments, we guess, it's the perfect time for you to go shopping to this store in Lajpat Nagar Market. From anarkalis, to sharara sets, and to lehengas with peplum tops (it's trending too) they have it all. 

Prices: Starting at INR 6,000

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

City Fashion

Offering a great variety of anarkali suits and sharara suit-sets, this store in Lajpat Nagar Market deserves a visit for sure. Apart from their sets, we were also a fan of their un-stitched pieces as the store has a lotto offer in that section. So, if you plan to drop by, make sure to ask them for their un-stitched fabrics and you'll fall in love.

Timings: 10:00 AM - 8:30 PM

Istri Vastr

Tucked away in a corner, Istri Vastr is a super famous fabric store with a steady inflow of designers either mixing and matching fabrics, or citizens flocking here for fabrics and semi-stitched ethnic suits. They specialise in chikan and georgette work. So if you're someone who is big on customisation or likes to get their clothes tailored for occasions, then do check them out.

Prices: Starting at INR 3,000

Timings: 10:30 AM - 8:00 PM

Mohini Garments

If you are looking for ethnic wear that you could wear on everyday basis, then you should definitely check this place out in Lajpat Nagar Market. They have palazzo suit-sets, kurtis, fabrics that we think are perfect for daily wear. They also have bridal wear but, their daily-wear collection is something that you shouldn't miss checking out. 

Prices: Starting at INR 900

Timings: 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Miss India

Again, this store is also just perfect for daily wear shopping. But, you can even look through their collection of saris that really are a treat to the eyes. It's perfect if you are a bridesmaid, or even a bride looking for a sari for a small function. 

PS: Check out their pre-draped collection of saris.

Timings: 11:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Simran Collection

Well, this store claims that they have a good range of lehengas and saris (and we agree) but, what we found different here from other stores was their collection of blouses.If you have a sari that you are looking to jazz up, this place should suffice. 

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Omara

If you are looking to buy casual ethnic wear, drop by Omara. With tons of kurtis, palazzo pants on offer, you'll find stuff according to your taste here. Also, currently the store is on sale (upto 30% off) and some of their stuff is even available at a flat price of INR 499.

Price: Starting at INR 2,500

Timings: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Nehels

Nehels does a great job at blending tradition and culture with gorgeous ethnic wear. From sarees, lehengas, unstitched suits, kurtas, to even ethnic wear gowns, you'll spot everything here. The clothes are high quality, with collections ranging from super bright and colourful pieces to the more monotone, neutral looks as well. They are available online, as well as have a store in The Great India Place mall, Noida. 

Price: Starting at INR 4,000

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Ram Ji Sons

Not a ready-made apparel store, but this fabric store is so famous, it cannot be left out! If again, you're someone who likes control over details, like stitching, the material used, and so on, then head on to Ram Ji Sons for the best ethnic wear material. Here's you'll find a ton of fabrics with gota patti work, silk, semi Tussar silk with embroidery, and Gujarati work fabrics which are only some of the many types you'll find here. You'll also spot hundreds of duppattas here with all kinds of work and embroidery on them.  

Price: Starting at INR 850

Timings: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM


Malhotra's Indian Heritage

If you're looking for a place that does everyday and occasion wear sarees well—then go here. You'll find a ton of block print, banarsi, and silk sarees here with a range of different fabrics, embroidery, and patterns. What we love is that they have a diverse range of products including designer sarees, designer lehengas, fabric sets, anarkali suits, gowns, and running fabric.

Price: Starting at INR 20,000

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Kaveri Selections

Quite famous in the area for dress materials and shawls, we found embroidered saris at this place that stole our heart. Available in different colours, apart from suits and lehengas, you can definitely check their collection of embroidered pieces. 

Timings: 10:30 AM - 9:00 PM

Simran Fashions

Well, never get confused between stores with similar names because each of them has a different collection to offer. While Simran Collection is a place for blouses, Simran Fashions is a place to check out for lehengas and heavy suit-sets. Their collection is apt for weddings and small functions so, you'll be sorted if you are on a hunt for wedding wear.

Timings: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Pro Tip: To get the full scoop on the iconic Lajpat Nagar market, check this out. 
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