Broke Person's Guide To Buying Formal Shoes Under INR 1,500 {Thank Us Later}

Nupur posted on 05 October


There are times when you have to face the truth – whether it’s finally asking for a receipt from the ATM or just tallying expenses on a sheet. And when that day comes, you turn to everything budget. Not that shopping budget is only meant for days when funds run low. Happy smart shopping!

Devikar Shoe Mart, Bandra

Located right at the start of the Bandra Station Road, Kishore Devikar specialises in making men’s shoes from scratch.He’ll make shoes according to your requirements and a basic shoe will cost you starting INR 1,200. He also has some ready-made stock available, so if you think you don’t have the patience for a customised shoe, choose away. 

Shoe Stores

Sadhu Vaswani Garden, Opp. Kalapak Corner, Bandra West, Mumbai

Kobbler, Bandra

Kobbler is a store in Bandra that stocks a variety of boots, loafers, sandals and formal shoes. Whether it’s oxfords or brogues, they have everything under one roof starting at INR 1,200. If you are looking for accessories to match that formal attire, they even have belts and wallets to suit your needs. Check it out here.

Shoe Stores

Simple Apartments, Plot 375, Shop 3, 16th Road, Opp. Syndicate Bank, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Snob Style

This Instagram account is a boon for those who do not wish to spend on brands but still want the luxury of flaunting them. We’re talking about The Snob Style, a lifestyle account that sells formal shoes starting at INR 1,200.

Bata, Multiple Outlets

The beloved brand has revamped its positioning and we love what they are doing with their shoes collection. Whether it’s your plain black formal shoes or oxfords, they will sort you out starting at INR 1,400. You can either see the collection at their store or check it out online. 

Shoe Stores

13, Station Road, TPS 3, Golibar, Santacruz East, Mumbai

High Design, Dharavi

We swear by the collection at Dharavi Leather Market. We found a shop called ‘High Design’ that has shoes starting at INR 1,200. They will even customise a shoe according to your needs. Have an unusual shoe size? Hit ’em up.


Shop 4, Near Ashok Mill Compound, Sion-Bandra Link Road, Dharavi, Mumbai

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