What Is It?

The Vintage Garden is a pop-up that will happen at a colonial bungalow and its sprawling garden in Bandra wherein upcoming designers will showcase their brands this weekend, on January 21 & 22.

Who Is It For?

For those who are looking to find the next new and exciting designers in Mumbai. The concept of The Vintage Gardens was started off by Aarti Patkar in 2013, who was an investment banker prior to her foray into curation. The market is set in the back of Aarti’s family-owned 1920s colonial style bungalow on Turner road – a beautiful yellow space full of nostalgia.

The Vintage Garden is held outside in an area under the almond and mango tree with three rooms, a wooden staircase leading down from the house and a corridor, where the products will be displayed by the designers. Do not expect a stall-like pop-up as all of the curation has been done by Aarti and she likes to display the brands on antique furniture which has been in her family for decades – mixing the new with the old.

Why Should I Go?

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There will be soft music playing  in the background, you can interact with the designers, sip on drinks and chow down on food and shop – all at once. The designers are either from Bombay or outside Bombay, and all have been personally invited by Aarti to display their products.

This time, some of our favourite brands with a gamut of products are coming here, and we love them all – Jodi Life for their fantastic hand block dresses, Kulture Shop for their artistic take on everyday objects, Fizzy Goblet for their contemporary juttis, and several other brands.

In the past, brands like Sole Sisters, Iyla Clothing {which we love for ikat clothes, read more here} have all showcased here, and picked up as a brand name.

Anything Else?

Go back in time to this Bandra pop-up event and shop till you drop. The brands will have products ranging from INR 500 to INR 50,000 {a bit of everything for everyone}, so splurge till your wallets allow you. You can RSVP to the event here.

What: The Vintage Garden Pop-Up

Where: Patkar Bungalow

When:  11am to 8pmSat & Sun, Jan 21 & 22

Price: Free entry

Featured photo source: The Vintage Garden