A Stitch In Time: Visit These Cloth Markets In Mumbai For All Your Fabric Needs

Bhavika posted on 16 July

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Mumbai and shopping go hand in hand for most, and if you’re new to the city or just need an birds-eye perspective on the cloth markets to visit, keep this list handy.

Hindmata Market

One of the biggest cloth markets in Mumbai, Hindmata market is a long stretch of fabric shops with both big showrooms and small hole-in-the-wall tailor shops one after the other. Here, you can find almost anything on a budget, and spend a day there. Read this to know about one of the shops we recommend in the area.

Fabric Stores

Baba Saheb Ambedkar Marg, Dadar East, Mumbai

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    Mangaldas Market

    Located right next to South Bombay’s Crawford Market is the fabric hub – Mangaldas Market. Here, you will find a lot of different types of fabric material at wholesale rates – from cheap sari materials to lehenga cloth as well.

    Street Stores

    Janjiker Street, Lohar Chawl, Kalbadevi, Mumbai

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    Gandhi Market

    Near Sion’s King Circle is Gandhi Market – a whole hub for cloth materials as well as ready made garments catering to cheap as well as high end budgets alike. 

    Street Stores

    Namdev Koli Marg, Sion, Mumbai

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      Manish Market

      Manish Market is Andheri’s go-to for everything ethnic. From gotta to borders, ready made blouses, basic cloth materials and more. Check our guide to the market here for more details.

      Clothing Stores

      Unit 2, Ramabai Ambedkar Marg, Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus Area, Fort, Mumbai

      Natraj Market

      Natraj Market in Malad is a budget shopper’s heaven, as you get everything from tiny buttons and sequins to large cloth fabrics, dupattas, blouses and more. If you want to get your outfits made there, there are local tailors sitting outside the shops who are ready to alter your ready-made buys, or make something from scratch for you.


      Swami Vivekanand Road, Vijaykar Wadi, Malad West, Mumbai