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Top 10 Shopping for Fashion Streets in Mumbai

Top 10 Shopping for Fashion Streets in Mumbai

   “Mumbai meri jaan”. Mumbai is a city known for its amazing people, monsoon madness, undying love for vada pav and for redefining the idea of street shopping. People from all walks of life flock there who want to absorb a little of his spirit. If you’re planning a trip to this “City of Dreams,” make sure you have your notepad ready because the list of tourist attractions and to-do lists in Mumbai is quite long. From kerbside shopping at local Mumbai markets to club hopping and food tasting, the city has plenty for you to enjoy. But let’s just focus on trendy fashion shopping in Mumbai because that’s going to take the most time! To make your curbside shopping experience even better, I’ve put together a list of must-visit street shopping spots in Mumbai – and it’s a para-para paradise.

Top 10 Shopping for Fashion Streets in Mumbai

1. Colaba Causeway Market

The famous Leopold Café is located on the Colaba Causeway, so you must have heard of it. It’s at the top of this list because your journey isn’t complete without Colaba. With the Taj Mahal and Gateway of India within walking distance, the entire route is filled with small vendors selling mostly junk jewelry – the selection and prices are too good to be true. Plus there are handbags, shoes, watches, sunglasses, dresses, clothes – you name it, they’ve got it. You have to bargain in Mumbai to get a bargain but honestly it’s worth all your money and time. It is one of the best places to shop in Mumbai. If you’re in Mumbai for a beer or some street food, Leopold and Cafe Mondegar are within easy reach – take a break and start your second round.

2. fashion street

Fashion Street is probably the oldest and most desirable street shopping street in Mumbai. Whether you are looking for expensive looking but good value jeans, trousers, sexy shoes, tops or dresses, Mumbai Fashion Street has you covered. It stretches over a couple of blocks, is open late morning, and is buzzing with activity at all times of the day. It belongs to old Mumbai and is so beautiful that it is also just wonderful to walk around. If you are also a book lover, there are small shops at the end of this street that sell used books at bargain prices.

3rd connecting road

shoes in mind? It is never a question but always the answer to many things in life. So I’m assuming you’re a fan of shoes! I urge you to go to Linking Road first – your jaw will drop at the variety and prices this store has to offer. The connecting road is part of Bandra, a hub for shopping, dining, pubs and all things fun.

4. Hill Road

Hill Road, also known as Elco, another shopping street, is also part of the Bandra Bazaar. From designer shops and small boutiques to street vendors selling makeup, shoes, second-hand jewelry, clothing and anything else you can’t say no to, Hill Road has it all. While there, try the sprout pani puri at the Elco restaurant, so legendary the street is named after him. As a newbie, you’ll want to buy everything, and even if you do, it won’t hurt your wallet too much.

Top 10 Shopping for Fashion Streets in Mumbai

5. Choir Bazaar

Just when you thought street shopping in Mumbai was all about clothes and accessories, there’s one place that proves otherwise. Dating back to the days of British rule in India, Chor Bazaar is one of Mumbai’s busiest and noisiest street markets, hence the name ‘Shor Bazaar’. Since the English couldn’t say ‘shor’, over time it became ‘chorus’. With narrow streets, derelict buildings and obscure antique shops full of objects from the past, the place still retains its old-world charm. This Mumbai street shopping spot has typewriters, brass statues (of all sizes), artifacts (sometimes stolen), reel cameras, tape recorders and other collectibles, even from the relics of pre-independent India.

6. Crawford

They say you can build an airplane with anything you can get in Crawford. It is also one of the oldest markets in the city. On one side of the market are shops selling home decor, clothing, accessories, shoes, lingerie, novelty items, etc. On the other side are huge Victorian buildings with sprawling corridors full of shops selling fruit, dried fruit, cosmetics, furniture, baked goods, party items, meat, spices etc. It’s a world unto itself and must be seen to be able to to believe it. But the hidden gems are the beauty shops that sell all kinds of beauty products at the lowest possible prices.

7. Hindmata Market

Dadar is always teeming with vendors selling fresh fruit, flowers, vegetables, accessories and clothing at throwaway prices. Unlike the other markets, Hindmata Market in Dadar specializes in Indian dresses. Some say that quality cannot be guaranteed, but value for money can. There are also shops selling materials, dresses and sarees in different assortments. If you are in this part of Mumbai, you will be special at Dadar Flower Market, also known as “Phool Gully”. The place is a beautifully chaotic place with vibrant colorful flowers.

Top 10 Shopping for Fashion Streets in Mumbai

8. Irla Market

If you are in the suburbs, visit Irla Market, located at the intersection of SV Road, Vile Parle and Juhu. This place surprises us with the fact that in such a small space there are so many vendors selling clothes, accessories, jewelry and shoes. The Irla market has everything for you.

9. Zaveri Bazaar

The Zaveri Bazaar in Kalbadevi Market is further ahead of Crawford and is probably the largest jewelery market in the country. It controls about 60% of India’s gold trade, apart from diamond and silver trades, which also make up a sizeable portion. As a first-time visitor, you will be amazed by the size of the store and the value of the goods on offer – only in Mumbai can that happen. In addition, there are also many vendors and shops selling fake jewelry that is almost indistinguishable from real jewelry. So, if you are looking for both expensive and inexpensive jewelry – Mumbai has that too – and that too in one place.

10. Lokhandwala

Lokhandwala is the Zaveri bazaar for fakes, but also for clothes and accessories. Take a stroll around the area and you can shop for the biggest luxury brands without breaking the bank (if you know what I mean). Shoes, accessories, handbags, scarves, dresses, etc. – everything is available at Lokhandwala Market. Sometimes shopping at such places is a lot of fun.

Mumbai is the city that never sleeps. Renowned for its wide variety of foods and the monsoons, Mumbai’s street shopping is a haven for all the shopaholics out there. Whether it’s great shoes, clothes, bags or jewelry at an affordable price, Mumbai has the answer. If you love expensive-looking clothes without breaking the bank, take a stroll down Fashion Street. Don’t miss the Mangaldas market, where you can buy the best ethnic clothes in Mumbai. If jewelry and accessories get your heart pumping, take a trip to the bustling Colaba Causeway Market. If this is your first time in Mumbai, have your list ready and bring along a friend who knows these markets inside out to make the most of your shopping experience.

Emma Soleil
Emma Soleil

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Home On The Grove, A Phoenix-based blog, serves as an inspiration hub for feminine, casual style, as well as covering home & decor, home & garden, home essentials, fashion, beauty, and lifestyle topics.