Want to spend big? Or perhaps you're shopping for an occasion. We found 13 stores in Kothrud where you wouldn't mind shelling out bigger bucks for quality fabrics and designs. Shop at these 13 local stores for some cool stuff.
Dress Up: 13 Boutiques In Kothrud That'll Ensure You Look Awesome
A unique store, Crefa is a boutique that doesn't restrict itself to apparel. Offering handloom fabrics, clay pots, jewellery, hand bags, and gift items, the store's collection is very ethnic. If you have an NRI friend visiting and want to bid them goodbye with a souvenir, this store has some great stuff.
For everyday wear, they also offer cotton kurtas with simple designs starting at INR 500, which you can shop to wear to work.
Offering block printed sarees, silk sarees and other Maharashtrian designs, Bindu Boutique has a wide collection. It's located in Mayur Colony, and is a tiny store, but the collection is worth checking out. The boutique has urtas in handwoven fabrics like ikat, block prints like ajrakh and kalamkari among others.
A local designer started Antraa Creations out of passion. It's located in Kothrud and here, you can shop for your kids too. If you're looking for bandhandi lehenga choli, kediyo or block printed kurta-pajama sets for kids under the age of 3, Antraa has several designs on offer. The price range starts at INR 450. The boutique also has block printed dress materials, kurtas for women, dupattas, and other items.
Rang - The Boutique
Ideal for dress materials, Rang - The Boutique near Mantri Park is like an emporium of sorts. They house ethnic wear that's best worn for events and occasions, so expect a bit of a higher price point. You'll also get dress materials for work wear. But, we loved their collection of bandhani dress materials, which is available in crepe, silk and other fabrics. You can get a kurta stitched from your local tailor and pair it with pallazos for a colleague's wedding.
Clarita - The Boutique
Located in Azad Nagar, we found a boutique you can go to if you'd rather get something stitched to your style and fit. Clarita - The Boutique offers dress materials and stitching and can sew up ethnic gowns, western gowns, cocktail dresses, salwar-kurtas and saree blouses in no time. Of course, the price is based on your budget, but you can also carry along a reference image or leave it all to their in-house designer to stitch you a customised outfit.
Moods And Colours Boutique
In Dahanukar Colony, this boutique is a go-to for locals to get something stitched to their liking. If you think ready-made outfits are too common and need a customised outfit, Moods and Colours Boutique comes recommended by several in the neighbourhood. Their finishing and stitching is very neat, and you can correct or alter it to fit you perfectly. You'll be offered innovative designs and there's a lot of use of stone embroidery, so definitely stop by if you're looking to get some outfits stitched for the wedding season.
If you're looking for stitched custom-made outfits, Queen's Closet has ethnic gowns, salwar kurta sets, cocktail dresses and more. And, everything is designed in-house. You can select the fabric here or leave it to the designer to choose. Locals say that the finishing and stitching is quite perfect. So, this may not be a bad option if you need custom Indian wear. They also have a few pieces of artificial jewellery you can buy to complement your outfit.
Another stop for custom outfits, Cya Boutique stitches clothes for men, women and kids. As it's shaadi season, it's a good idea to head here and scout materials at the boutique and sit down with the designer to get something that's made to fit you. You can get saree blouses, dresses, ethnic gowns, lehenga-choli, kurtas, bandhgalas and even Nehru jackets stitched here. The finishing is ideal and the fabric selection is quite premium too.
If you want to shop for fabrics in Kothrud, we recommend stopping by KalaVarsha. The tiny store is where neighbourhood aunties go to, to get dress materials that are often semi-stitched. You can also get ready-made kurtas for work here starting at INR 700. Or perhaps, just pick up material for dupattas. Their range is limited, but their block printed cotton dress materials are worth checking out.
Soyara Ethnics Studio
A clothing and accessories boutique for kids, Soyara's designs are very ethnic even if you're buying frocks. You can get cute lehenga cholis and salwar kurtas, frocks with Indian fabrics, prints and embroidered work among other items like shrugs, dupattas and more. There's stuff for boys too - kurtas, nehru jackets, cotton shirts, pajamas and more. The store also has accessories for kids - tiny bracelets, necklaces, hair bands and hair clips among other items. This is also a great boutique to stop at if you're heading to a kid's birthday and need a quick gift.
They also customise and alter clothing for children in case there's something your kid likes but needs it in the correct size.
A ready-made store, Vibgyor has kurtas, salwaar suits, accessories and more. Mostly you'll find a lot of dress materials, but we preferred their dupattas. With block prints, kantha work, embroidery and more - their collection is worth buying. You can buy a heavy dupatta and pair it with a simple kurta and salwaar.
Janhavi Kurti Kraft
Janhavi Kurti Kraft sits opposite Siddharth Towers in Kothrud and is a store worth visiting if you want kurtis for work and everyday wear. The starting range is INR 450, and you can get everything from block-printed, chikankari to plain cotton kurtis too. The styles and cuts are basic, but that's what you need for work and college, right? You can mix and match these kurtis with palazzos, salwaar or jeans.
Rivaz Design House
On DP Road in Kothrud, Rivaz Design House is a lovely boutique that also offers impeccable service. Regulars love it because the stitching and fit is absolutely accuratte; but the designer is also happy to alter and make it right if you need it. You can shop for kurtis, unstitched dress materials silk and Banarasi duppatas, palazzo pants, raw materials, designer gown and ghagra. The owner and designer will also help you with styling, picking fabrics, laces and they also provide fabric dyeing services.