With the looming Diwali season, the entire shopping spree must be in action. Diwali is a celebration of lights, and this festival is not complete without new clothes and accessories. Not to forget Diwali decoration with small bulbs, lanterns and diyas, toran, etc. Sweets! How are the Diwali celebrations complete without sweets? And if you are thinking to buy gifts too, then we are on the same page.
With Diwali, there is burning of crackers and so is your pocket on fire. So, let’s check out where you can buy the festive stuff at the cheaper rate with quality in MUMBAI.
Dadar market has all stylish and ethnic clothes stores. Bhuleshvar market lends thousands of variety of clothes with the entire latest trend at the cheapest price. If you want to buy Kurtis at the cheap rate, then Borivli west station road is the best one. Bargain a little and buy at the best price. Peep in Kalabi Devi showrooms, which are famous for sarees and readymade dresses. If you love to have something fancy with all glitter and shimmer, then Ulhasnagar market can also be checked. If you are searching for fabrics, then you must visit Bagwan Das, Kings Circle.
For unique designer pieces Heena Designer Studio, Thane is a stop for stylish and ethnic wear. They have lot many varieties in fabrics. Also, they offer custom made designer clothes. The glimpse of fabrics from the store.
Name: Heena Designer Studio
Location: Shop No-6, Shrusti Pride, Behind Bank Of Baroda, Ram Maruti Road, Naupada, Thane West, Maharashtra 400602
Bandra link road is popular for its bargain shopping. A lot much of variety in shoes, chappals, sandals can be found here on the street shopping. Andheri Street shopping is also preferred by many for footwear shopping.
If you are searching for budget shopping then Natraj Market, Kandivli fits for everyone. Right from apparels to accessories, everything is available. Another option is Colaba Causeway, South Mumbai which is very famous for funky accessories and street shopping.
If you are crazy about electronics, then Lamington road is a must check. If fancy china products attract you, then Manish market is a sure visit for you.
Lanterns/ Toran and Decoration:
A lot much of variety is available in the Dadar west section, near kabutar khana. The other famous place for buying at cheaper rates is Lohar Chawl, Marine lines. This place is opposite to Crawford market near the four lanes junction, where small shops display exclusive Diwali items like toran, lamps, and lanterns. But, the bargain is a sure shot for this place.
Diya’s/ Earthen Lamps:
The festival of lights is incomplete without the burning of oil diya’s in front of the house. The best option to buy diya is from small vendors, who are struggling for their survival. The other great option is to buy from the cancer patients who are struggling for the livelihood. Click Here to know more about Cancer Patients Aid Association (CPAA).
If you are staying near Mohammad Ali Road, South Mumbai is popular for its firework products. “Do not carry crackers in trains, buses”. Always buy crackers from local vendors. All though the thought of burning cracker is insane for many of us, but little ones who are far innocent to understand pollution, inflation find fun in same. But we insist on having a Green Diwali to all!
M. Mithaiwala, Malad have good taste. Dadar market, Jodhpur sweets, Dombivli are famous places to check. Again, it is advised to buy sweets only after u taste and check for freshness. During the festive season, quality is somewhat compromised.
Name: M. M. Mithaiwala
Address: Opposite Railway Station, Parekh Road, Vijaykar Wadi Industrial, Vijaykar Wadi, Malad West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400064
Right from dry fruits to homemade chocolates can be gifted. Buy them from Dmart or Big Bazar stores. They offer you discounts during the festive season.
We bring you shopping places from other cities too, have a look for pocket-friendly shopping.