It's shaadi season and that obviously means you're going to look for and wear a lovely drape. If traditional is your way to go, then these 10 saree stores in Kothrud will ensure you've got something to look fab in.
Drape It: 10 Saree Stores In Kothrud For Traditional Designs
Kulvadhu Sarees & Dress Material
A traditional shop, Kulvadhu Sarees & Dress Material is locatedin Anand Nilay Business Centre on Karve Rd. While sarees dominate the store, you'll also find dress materials here that are worth buying. Sarees range from traditonal to a few modern day styles; while you can get dress materials fit for work and some higher range ones that you can get stitched for an event or puja. The store has classic baithak seating and opens at 10 am.
On Paud Road, Arihant Sarees is a small shop but it's much loved by the neighbourhood. Offering traditional styles and work that your mom or grand mom would love, this store's variety is vast. Although, it's more apt for an older crowd. The store opens at 10 am and is known to have reasonable rates. Perhaps that's why it's such a favourite. After all, jeh swast, tech mast na!
A popular saree store in Kothrud, Manasi Sarees sits opposite Datta Mandir. If you're looking for a unique collection of Paithanis and Gadval, then this store is a must-visit. While the store is small, the collection is large. And, their service is impeccable and alert. You'll definitely leave this place with a happy purchase. The store opens at 10 am.
In Kothrud's Gujrat Colony, Vinayak Sarees is an ordinary local store. This store is ideal if you're looking for bandhani sarees in the area. While the stock for those is limited, it's one of the few stores that offers bandhani in Kothrud. The prices are very affordable and the service is great too.
If you love shopping from gorgeous stores that are bringing tradition back and making it an experience, then Pratha sarees should be on your shopping list. The saree emporium is beautiful with lots of use of wood and even wood-carved panels, like a Maratha Wada. The baithak seating is beautifully done, and the store offers handloom silks including Benarasi, Paithani, Maheshwari among others. It' a bit elite, and so are the prices but it's worth every penny for the quality of sarees on offer. They also offer jewellery, so you can shop for your whole outfit here. It's located in Patwardhan Baug and opens at 11 am.
Need to wear a nauvari saree but you're too millennial to know how? Nauvaricha Nakhara in Dattawadi is an exclusive ready-made nauvari store. The shop offers pre-stitched nauvaris so you simply have to slip into one. They open at 11 am, so you can head to check out their colourful collection. They also offer other Indian apparel and jewellery to pair with your sarees too.
On Paud Road, Vama Trendz i ideal if you're looking for a one-stop shop for Indian wear. The brand's store offers sarees that are simple, fit for millennials to adorn and are very reasonable. They also have kurtas, salwars, churidas and readymade Indian outfits fit for everyday wear and a range that's apt for an occasion. The big plus about shopping here is that you can put your whole outfit together, as they also have footwear and artificial jewellery along with other accessories.
If you're saree shopping for a wedding in the family, Charvi on Karve Road is the best in the neighbourhood. A massive saree emporium, Charvi offers a range where you'll surely find something you'll live. From Benarasi silk sarees, to Paithanis, Chanderi, Cotton and others, the sarees here come with all types of embroidery and other hand and machine work.
Dattatraya Vishwanath Hurne - Saree Collections
Another massive saree emporium in the neighbourhood, Dattatraya Vishwanath Hurne is meant for wedding shopping. When you need traditional and modern designs, this emporium complete with a chandelier et all, has a variety that's massive. Honestly, it's so vast that it's hard to tackle it all in a day. You can buy expensive handlooms to budget cottons or chanderis. But honestly, shopping here is a whole new experience.