Top Indian wear Shops In Bangalore

Vijayalakshmi Silks & Saris

Vijayalaksmi Silks is a trusted name for sarees in Bangalore . Their store on MG Road is several decades old. As you walk into their large store , you will find that there are brides to be and their families selecting bridal wear sarees. The store also has quite a few salesmen who are knowledgeable about the sarees on display . There is a separate section for fabrics , right near the entrance . Benarsi and silk fabrics with zari work are available. Check these pieces if you need to buy fabrics for blouses or to stitch salwar suits .As you walk further in, there is a large section dedicated to Kora silk sarees and Mysore silk sarees. Kora silk is the lighter version of the silk saree from Benares. Kora silk sarees with zari work are modern in design & very expensive . They are typically rolled up on long spindles and not stacked on the racks . They cost upwards of Rs 15000/piece. The Mysore silk saree selection is more traditional in design & colour combination. They cost upwards of Rs 8000/piece Vijalakshmi Silks is however well known for expensive Kanjivaram and Uppada silk saris. These are made inhouse. One can get a Kanjivaram saree starting from Rs5000/piece and going upto Rs 50000/piece . Kanjivaram silk sarees with less expensive zaris and real gold zaris are available in bright colours and in a multitude of designs. They have a good selection of Bangalore silk sarees as well . The texture of the Bangalore silk sarees is different from the Kanjivaram silk sarees . In addition, they have several varieties of cotton sarees from many Indian States. There is a section for ready made blouses as well, where you can buy grand party wear & wedding wear blouses and match them to the saree of your choice. Parking is difficult
  • 080 -25587395, 2337900, 25587937

Angadi Silks

Kanjivaram saris in Angadi silks Shopping in Bangalore for sarees should definitely include a visit to Angadi Silks in the Jaynagar Shopping Market . Seven generations of the family have been running this Bangalore store. Jaynagar is a popular shopping market in Bangalore . Angadi Silks is located in a broad avenue in Jayanagar. Parking is not a concern as compare to other shops in this market. Angadi Silks comes highly recommended for Kanjivaram sarees, Gadwal sarees and Benarsi sarees. They have their own manufacturing & designing unit .Hence, their sarees are very distinct . First of all as you enter this spacious shop , you will be greeted by very knowledgeable & friendly staff . The shop has several pictures and exhibits which trace the history behind the Angadi shop and the history of sarees and their origins as well. Kanjivaram Sarees The ground floor has a collection of Kanjivaram (pattu )sarees. The sarees are simple & yet sophisticated . The Kanjivaram silk sarees are available in plain dark colours with and without gold zari borders. There are sarees with self designs and in a variety of colour combinations . The peacock blue, the parrot green ,the mango yellow , the lotus pink and the crimson red are some popular colours in the Kanjivaram saris in Angadi Silks . Some saris have checks, vertical or horizontal lines as designs . Some have distinct floral patterns . Explore and make your choice . Angadi Silks brings out new collections every month almost. That is what makes the collection so interesting . Simple sarees to special Angadi designed sarees in a price range between Rs 5000 to Rs 50000 a piece are on offer . Other Varieties of Sarees The 2nd floor has Benarsi silk sarees, vulculum, tanchoi, jamdani, jacquard , and benares georgette sarees. Gadwal sarees form Andhra Pradesh in cotton, silk and cotton mix, Ikkat, Pochampally , Patola, Gadchola sarees are all available on the 2nd floor. While the saree fabrics are sourced form various States, the designs are indigenous. Finally, the 3rd floor has more varieties of causal wear sarees. As a result this is one of the best shops for traditional sarees in Bangalore.
  • 080-26638034

Nalli Silk

Welcome to the grandiose world of Kanjivaram silks! Nalli is a traditional silk sari chain of shops. What began as a small discount-dictated business in saris in 1928, is now a sari and fabric behemoth with branches across the country. You can find silks from every corner of the country in this shop, but if you go to Nalli, you must buy a Kanjivaram, especially if you don’t own one. Kanjivaram is a small village in TamilNadu where weavers spend at least 10-30 days to weave a sari in silk, depending on the intricacy of design. The 500-year-old cottage industry produces stiff heavy-weight mulberry silk saris, woven with three ply high denier threads. The silk thread is dipped in rice water and dried, and for the borders with heavy jari (gold),the thread is dipped in liquid gold or silver before giving shape to motifs like rudrakshams (rosary beads), malli moggu (jasmine bud) and gopuram (temple top), mayilkan (peacock eye) and koyilkan (nightingale eye). The double warp and weft stands out clear in the texture which lends itself to bright shades and strong designs. You will not find the peacock blues, Rani (princess) pinks, parrot greens, scarlet reds, mustard yellows, turquoise blues, and regal purples on any other silk saris in the world. Prices range from Rs. 10,000 to Rs. 1,00,000 each. There are different varieties of saris and dress materials. Silk and brocade material for blouses, readymade salwar suits and unstitched fabric for suits are also available. Salwar suits are priced from Rs. 3,000 to Rs. 45,000 each , while dress material such as georgette with gota-work will cost you Rs. 800 to Rs. 1000 a meter, whereas plain silk may cost Rs. 400 – Rs. 600 a meter. Nalli is a well known name silk saree shop in Bangalore.
  • 08022446601/02

Meena Bazar

Meena Bazar stocks salwar kameez and party wear sarees Meena Bazar is a Delhi based retail chain outlet for predominantly party wear sarees and salwar suits. They have branches in several Indian cities. The Meena Bazar store in Bangalore has a stock of sarees in georgette ,crepe and Banarsi fabrics. Some of the georgette sarees in yellows and greens with zari on the body and borders look very elegant and sohisticated. There are Banarasi silks with zari borders. While the Banarsi saris look traditional, the georgette saris and crepe saris have new designs and prints .They do not have traditional booti or small flowers on the body. Instead, some of the saris have long borders or large patterns in Zari on the body. Bridal Lehengas & saris There is a separate section for bridal lehengas and saris.Heavily worked lehengas with Zardozi embroidery and saris with similar embroidery take pride of place in the shop. While there are similar shops for North Indian lehengas and saris in Bangalore , the Meena Bazar store does have something distinct to offer. Casual wear saris and salwar suits There is a separate section for printed georgette and crepe saris . These are light saris for casual evenings . They also stock salwar suits in chanderi cottons , chandler silk an silk fabrics. There is a good range that is available. The price starts form Rs 2500/piece and goes up to Rs 15000/piece. Anarkali designs and long kurtas are in stock. The best thing about shopping in Meena bazar is that you can be assured of the quality, the range is vast and the prices are reasonable.
  • 8040124244

KSIC Mysore Silk

Mysore silk saris are manufactured in the city of Mysore in Karnataka . The manufacturing facility for Mysore silks was originally set up by the Maharaja of Mysore with looms imported from Switzerland in 1912 . In 1980 ,the manufacturing facility was handed over to the Karnataka Silk Industries Corporation Ltd.(KSIC). It is a government of Karnataka enterprise.The distinguishing feature of this saris is the usage of pure silk and 100% pure gold zari .KSIC Mysore Silk saris are very popular for their soft ,smooth feel and lustrous texture. The Mysore silk saree or salwar kameez can be worn through the year, whether it is summer or winter. KSIC Mysore Silk saree look very elegant. The products include Silk sarees, Fabric for salwar kameez Shirts Kurtas Silk dhotis and ties Mysore Silk Factory The silk products are manufactured in the factories located in Mysore and in Narasipura. KSIC manufactures silk fabrics from raw silk yarn. Raw mulberry silk is produced in five Indian states, of which Karnataka is one. Mysore silk is hence, very popular in the state. It is a very light and soft fabric as compared to the heavy Kanjivaram silk fabric. Furthermore Mysore silk sarees come in traditional designs and colors. Dark blue, dark green, maroon, pink, violet and mustard yellow are some of the noteworthy colors for Mysore Silk sarees. They also have a contrast color border with zari work. While some of the zari is pure gold zari, some others could have tested zari as well. As a result, the price of the Mysore silk saree would depend on the quality of the zari that is used in the saree. Finally due to great demand for Mysore silk fabric, they are available as salwar kameez fabrics as well. There are also some dupattas and ties that are made with this fabric. Hence, Bangalore shopping is incomplete without a visit to KSIC. Also read :- Visit The Biere Club, Bootlegger & do some Bangalore Shopping
  • 080-26631405

State Cauvery Emporium

State Cauvery Emporium in Bangalore The State Cauvery Emporium is in a small lane , off the main MG Road. It is behind the Trinity Metro station in Bangalore . There is a a good collection of artifacts , jewellery & handicrafts from several Indian States & exquisite Kashmiri carpets in this Bangalore shop. 1.Silver Jewellery As you enter this shop , there is a large room with handicrafts and silver jewellery on the right. Do take a look .Brass items such as lamps and figurines of deities are available here. There are a few bronze sculptures that are also available. Silver jewellery such as chains and earrings is also available. 2.Marble handicrafts Marble artifacts such as a miniature Taj Mahal , table tops, plates and lamps in marble is also available in the State Cauvery Emporium. 3.Kashmir carpets in the State Cauvery Emporium There is a wonderful collection of carpets on the room to the left . There is a huge display of a real carpet which is in the semi finished stage and where the warp & the weft threads are on display. This is to showcase the intricacies of the carpet weaving process to customers.There are carpets stacked on all the sides in the room . Do take a good look at the sizes & colors, before making your selection. Carpets are heirlooms to be passed down from one generation to the next. Traditionally , Kashmir ,UP and Rajasthan in India make carpets . Kashmiri carpets are available in the The State Cauvery Emporium . There are silk on silk carpets ,where the warp and the weft are silk threads. Then there is silk and cotton , wool on wool or cotton on wool carpets . The silk on silk carpets are the most expensive and are very exquisite . The State Cauvery Emporium is one of the best shops for Kashmiri carpets in Bangalore. So take your time and compare prices across a couple of shops before you finalize your purchase. Parking is difficult as it is a narrow road.
  • 08025320889, 41232228

Deepam

Deepam is a three storied Bangalore shop on the MG Road. Deepam is one of the best shops in Bangalore especialy for bridal wear sarees, lehengas and salwar suits. It is a narrow entrance and you will have to take a lift to reach the other floors.A salesperson will be assigned to escort you around the store. Lehenga cholis and Anarkali suits First of all the newly refurbished top floor is given over to grand lehenga cholis and Anarkali suits that are suitable for brides and close family members of the bride and the groom. In bright colours in georgette & silk with zardosi work , they are in the Rs100000+/ piece price range. In addition, the exclusive designer dresses are carefully displayed on hangers. This makes viewing very comfortable and easy. In the same floor there are grand lehenga choli dresses that are individually wrapped and stacked in the showroom. The salesmen sit on a mattress in the floor and display the lehangas. While some of the Lehangas are in the usual pink and red colors with heavy embroidery, there are other in green and blue as well. In addition, there are peaches and light pastels shades with colorful embroidery. This is especially relevant as it is in vogue now. As a result, Deepam is best known for bridal wear in Bangalore Kanjivaram Silk sarees The second floor has their best collection of Kanjivaram silk sarees . Because is a vast collection with the latest colours & designs. There is a separate section for sarees with tested zaris and sarees with pure gold zaris. As a result, the saris are priced accordingly. The average price range is Rs 5000- Rs 50000/piece. There are ready to wear blouses in silk and zari embroidery in various colours. Furthermore, this floor also has casual wear salwar suit pieces in cotton & synthetic materials. Other collections a)Mysore silk sarees in the Rs 6000 to Rs 13000 price range b) Kora silk sarees Rs15000+ price range . In addition , the ground floor has a collection of cotton sarees, synthetic sarees ,Kota sarees and similar non silk varieties of sarees. Most noteworthy is the fact that the Deepam store has a good selection of ethnic wedding wear dresses. Consequently, Deepam has a long and satisfied customer list. Parking is difficult
  • 080 2558 8760
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