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Keep This Handy: Our Favourite Gift Shops In Mumbai For Every Occasion

Bhavika posted on 13 March

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Got a friend’s housewarming coming up? Or were you this close to missing your mom’s birthday this time? Oh, wait, you still haven’t shopped for Mother’s Day yet? Worry not. Check out our guide to gift shopping in Mumbai, where you find something for everyone.

Nirmitree, Dadar

Take a round inside Nirmitee Art Connoisseurs in Dadar to dabble in the Indian handicrafts. Get Rajasthani jhola bags, terracotta pots, wall art, and pretty bells for the home. Read more on it here.

Best gifted to: a relative as a housewarming gift, your mother

Price: on the higher side, a clock comes at INR 600

Art Galleries

4/5, Khosravi Estate, S.K. Bole Road, Dadar West, Mumbai

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Marry Me, Bandra

Next time you need to find a small gift, visit the quiet, floral store ‘Marry Me’ that sits inside the ever-popular Candies in Bandra {the one in Pali}. You’ll get an assortment of adorable knick-knacks from cute tin sugar and cookie boxes for the cooks, funky stationery, little accessories, and even vintage TV-shaped clocks. Read more about it here.

Best gifted to: a girl friend or an aunt

Price: A notebook for INR 300

Accessories

Candies, 1st Floor, 5-AA, Macronells, St. Andrews Road, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Kulture Shop, Bandra

Kulture Shop is the place to get your hands on products made by upcoming graphic designers and illustrators in India. Get a funky mug that says ‘I Don’t Give A Font’, cushion covers with ‘dope’ written on it {in Hindi} and more sassy gift items. Find the store opposite Mehboob studios in Bandra West.

Read more about it here.

Best gifted to: Your flatmate on his/her birthday {win-win situation}, colleague as a Secret Santa gift or that friend who is high on life

Price: A small note-book for INR 295, t-shirt for INR 1,095

Accessories

Hill View 2, 201, 2nd Floor, 241 Hill Road, Opp. Mehboob Studio, Above DCB Bank, Bandra West, Mumbai

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Bliss, Andheri

Bliss is a gift shop in Andheri that may be a little hard to find but once explored, is full of little gems. Attractive stationery, phone covers, funky earrings, F.R.I.E.N.D.S. themed wall hangings are just at the beginning of it. Read more about this adorable store here.

Best gifted to: A sister from another mister, someone who love pop culture, someone you have plenty of inside jokes with

Price: Small items start at INR 300, wall hanging starts at INR 1,500

You can also check out Inside Out in Bandra for more F.R.I.E.N.D.S memorabilia.

Accessories

Plot 180, Fisheries University Road, Aram Nagar Part 1, 7 Bungalow, Andheri West, Mumbai

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The Bombay Store, Lower Parel

The Bombay Store has beautiful items that make for the most thoughtful gifts. When confused with the multitude of options, know that you can head here. A kitschy elephant bedspread, printed umbrellas, colourful accessories and more – head here for a sure-shot find.

Best gifted to: The friend you met at an exchange program once, a friend who just shifted homes, someone who likes kitschy yet traditional things

Price: On the higher end of things, you can manage a good gift under INR 2,000 here

Home Décor Stores

1st Floor, B Wing, Todi Estate, Sun Mill Compound, Lower Parel, Mumbai

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Nappa Dori, Colaba

Get a DIY belt design kit, gorgeous handcrafted journals, a dual colour leather wallet, or leather duffle bags – unique leather products designed with a nuance at Nappa Dori’s flagship store in Colaba. The prices here tend to aim for the roof, so visit it when the bank’s well-stocked. They also have detailed country and world maps that a traveller will appreciate. Read more about it here.

Best gifted to: A hardcore stationery lover, someone who likes leather, and a boy friend

Price: Wallets start at INR 2,650

P.S. Stationery lovers should also check out a small DIY stationery shop, Sky Goodies in Bandra.

Accessories

2, Sunny House, Mereweather Road, Colaba, Mumbai

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Cheap Jack, Bandra

Cheap Jack in Bandra is a small store fully packed with cuteness. It has the little-st of things that make for thoughtful gifts – from wind chimes to bulb-shaped glassware, mason jars, greeting cards and more. Read more about it here.

Best gifted to: a friend when you’re in a hurry or on a tight budget

Price: Bulb-shaped glasses for INR 80 each

P.S. Funky Town in Bandra also has a lot of fairy lights, colourful bottles and more, if you like that sort of stuff.

 

Home Décor Stores

63, Hill Road, Before St. Peter Church, Bandra West, Mumbai

Cult'R Story, Versova

We found a shop from our Pinterest dreams in CultR Story, Versova. This store houses all things eclectic – be it a duck-shaped plant pot, dream catchers, quirky cushion covers, wall hangings, maps from around the world, dreamcatchers and more. The items come from around the world and settle here for you to buy. Read more about it here.

Best gifted to: A hipster friend

Price: Dreamcatchers at INR 300 upwards, cushion covers at INR 850 upwards

Home Décor Stores

Amarnath Towers, Versova, Andheri West, Mumbai

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#LBBTip

#LBBTip: Look out for Chumbak and The Shop for furthermore gifting options when you’re on the hunt.