You’ve been working hard all week, and it’s time to treat yourself to a little something. Or maybe a friend’s birthday is coming up and you’re at a loss for what to get them. The bottom line–– a little retail therapy is what you need, and we’ve got you covered. Here’s our collection of design stores and boutiques for the best experience of shopping across India. Read on to set your plans in motion.
Cinnamon – Bangalore
A collection of boutique stores that is designed to impress. Cinnamon is located within a 19th century bungalow. The property is lush and sophisticated and the products on sale are much the same. Visit for everything in clothing from contemporary chic to boho eclectic, and some fabulous jewellery collections to top it off.
Clove The Store – Mumbai
This quaint store in Colaba is the epitome of thoughtful fashion, impeccably curated and housing collections from some lovely designers. Located near stores like Raw Mango, Nappa Dori and Good Earth, a visit to Clove makes for the perfect shopping day.
Laboratoires Senteurs – Pondicherry
This store began as a perfumery in the year 1958. Founded by the Sri Aurobindo Ashram, they still have on offer a wide range of fragrances and essential oils. Visit to explore their lovely collection of handmade and handprinted saris and dress materials, and for a whiff of something soothing.
Stories From India – Bhopal
A visit to this store will raise the standards for any jewellery you encounter after. Stories from India attempts to redefine and customise jewellery. From hand written fonts to using contemporary motifs representing the natural world, SFI has it all, complete with a block-printing unit right next door.
Bodice – Delhi
Located in Vasant Kunj, Bodice is helmed by designer Richa Sachdeva, who has received several awards (including the Woolmark prize)––and her expertise shows. Visit for urban classics made from locally sourced materials.
Rangeela – Goa
The shop itself is stunning to behold. Rangeela is home to items of all shapes and sizes, sourced from all over India and abroad. Find clothing, home decor and much more. You might feel like taking a few turns about the room, and you should. There’s a lot to see!
SAYOGA – Mysore
Your one-stop shop for all things yoga. In the yoga capital of the country, it comes as no surprise that this store has it all: comfortable clothing, yoga mats and more. You can even spend a few moments in their small but helpful library, which holds books about the history of yoga in Mysore.
With stores like these, you’re in the best of hands. Visit the Urbanaut App for more suggestions on how to make the most of shopping across India. Download here.
Featured Image: Bodice, New Delhi.