Indialooms in Salt Lake is your one-stop shop for sarees of all kinds. They also stock other kinds of apparel but the saree collection is a standout. The tops, kurtis, dresses and cloth materials are mostly for casual wear. The saree section is a little on the inside and beautifully done up with bright lights, decorative plates and frames adorning the walls.
From traditional drapes to modern falls, Indialooms has it all. Grab stunning sarees in silk, tasser, cotton, georgette, chiffon, Kanjeevaram, Khandua silk, koraput handloom, Bangalore silk, Baluchari silk and a lot more. You’ll find kantha and zari work as well as block printing done on the sarees. We spotted a beautiful black saree with patachitra painting done on it! Pair it up with a light-coloured blouse and you’re good to go for a dinner or party or get-together.
Indrani Banerjee, the owner, has travelled across the country and handpicked sarees from villages in Orissa, Pondicherry, Mysore, Salem, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Varanasi, Bengal and Kanchipuram. It’s all handwoven by rural artisans. Celebrities like Paoli Dam, Bengali film actress, has also worn Banerjee’s collection.
The store also has a limited but impressive collection of accessories, mostly earrings and neck pieces, that you can check out. It’s on the left wall right at the entrance of the store. It’s easily missable so keep your eyes open.