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Getting An Outfit Made From Scratch? 5 Fabric Stores You Must Visit
Navyaa Fabrics Studio
On the other side of town, this shop is what you are looking for. With over 50 types of materials available here, there's a lot you can choose from so there's no doubt you'll get what you need. They range from INR 80 per metre for plain net to INR 180 for cotton to even INR 1800 for brocade. They also have some expensive fabrics, if you're hoping to design an outfit for the next round of shaadis to hit you. You'll find raw silk, silk, mul mul, chiffon among others.
Saroj Fabrics is a chain from Mumbai, that's opened a store in Rasta Peth. Their collection of fabrics is extensive ranging from basic to exclusive and we love the prints they carry, as they're truly unique. Their range starts at INR 45 per metre and goes upto INR 1800 per metre. They keep plain, embroidered, printed, brocade and many other fabrics and to top it off, they also have an online presence. So, you can have a look into their collection before you head out to choose your fabrics.
Located in the nooks of Camp, Kajal fabrics is a little hard to spot but the wide range makes the hunt worthwhile. They stock up fabrics of all materials and ranges like silk, raw silk, tissue, chiffon, georgette and you will find the best of Lucknowi and chickhankari in Pune here. Starting at INR 100 to INR 4000 per metre, they'll surely be able to cater to your casual and festive needs.
Gurunanak Cloth Store
Looking for traditional Indian embroideries, prints and other handloom work? You'll find all that at Gurunanak Cloth Store. The store has a versatile collection of printed, block, glass work, bandhani, leheriya and more. Even though their range starts at INR 70 for simple fabrics, you can bargain for what you think is the right price.
Banjaras Natural Fabrics of India
The store started in 1992 in Gujarat, and stocked up mainly on block prints. They have now expanded to over 13 states with various materials. But, their specialty lies in fabrics like cotton, mul mul, silk among others. We'd definitely go here for the block printed fabrics as it's also super trendy to wear dresses made out of them now. Starting at INR 115 per metre, you've got to go here if you're looking for natural fabrics and more.