Best Shops in Bangalore for Tops, Trousers & Skirts

Cinnamon

Cinnamon Boutique Just half a kilometre from Commercial Street is the Cinnamon boutique – serene & inviting. Firstly, it is in the 19th C stately building that conjures up the magical charm of what Bangalore homes would have been. The Cinnamon boutique building houses some eclectic stores ,apart from the Cinnamon store. Raw mango, RASA, Ahilya and Sacred Lotus and a few others . It was founded in 1999 by Abhishek and Radhika Poddar,There is a central courtyard and a verandah surrounding it on all four sides. Chairs & tables are all laid out in the verandah for casual dining ,coffee breaks and tea bites. The small cafe in the building adds the much needed welcome attraction for tired husbands & children while women are busy admiring the beautiful products in the shops. While there are other small shopping complexes in Bangalore,Cinnamon is one of the best ones with contemporary ethnic crafts and textiles under one roof. The building was an orphanage run by the Rai Bahadur Arcot Narrainsawmy Mudaliar.Cinnamon Store As you walk into the Cinnamon store, in this boutique , you are immediately alive to the sense of beauty & aesthetics that surrounds you . One is constantly shifting your focus and admiring the wonderful things displayed in the room. There are metal cutouts of fish and cocks. Then a birdcage , colourfully painted small birds in wood and metal, small wooden artefacts , all suitable for the outdoors . There is a whole section with cutlery serving spoons, bowls ,cheese trays and platters. Steel spoons with gold coloured filigree handles are very elegant. The quarter plates with fancy designs look attractive. Check out the section with pret couture- Jackets, skirts, tops and palazzos. No two pieces look alike . One has block prints the other is in embroidery with a splash of orange & red. Different designers and distinct styles. Unique and non uniform. There are some batik scarves and shiburi stoles in rust and blue. Again, very stylish. And , there are trinkets, jewellery piecesin silver & plated gold.Huge glass vases & jars, figurines and plates ,beautiful. You will find something for every house and every corner of your house. There is a piece of apparel, furniture , furnishings and home decor that appeals to the person in you even if you don’t wish to buy it . There is something beautiful about this store . Look in any direction and there is beauty and colour.RASA In the same compound is RASA. RASA is a Jaipur store that specialises in home furnishings . You can find cushions in raw silk and gold thread work . The colours are soft and pastels contrasted with Reds and orange colours. Then there are quilts with softest fillings and silk covers . There are kurtas in block prints and Jackets in silk . All their products are made in Jaipur .Almirah Almirah for little kids has frocks with smocking in pleasing colours with animal prints and fun prints . The frocks are available in and in 3 to 4 sizes.Raw Mango This is Sanjay Garg’s label. He creates beautiful bridal lehengas pieces in Banarsi fabrics and bridal wear saris. There is a separate section for ready to wear blouses. The blouses are made in silk and cotton. They are styled differently than normal blouses.AhilayaAhilaya has kurtas for women and frocks for young girls. The fabrics have wonderful Lucknowi chicken embroidery ,bathk prints and Kalamkari prints on them. Hence, a stop at Cinnamon sounds mandatory on a visit to Bangalore.
  • 080- 41634220

Westside- Forum Mall

WestSide Westside is a wonderful place to shop for clothes, lingerie, footwear ,nightdress and imitation jewellery for women. Home furnishings, and furniture are also stocked in Westside. There is a separate section for children’s clothes as well.Indian ethnic wear This is a great place to shop for casual wear ethnic garments. Kurtas, Kurtis, salwar kameez, plain salwars, plain plaza pants , churidars are available in bright gay colours and wonderful prints.There are various sizes in each of the items on display.Westside is not any fancy shop to buy party wear grand salwar kameez. However, it is one of the best places to buy casual wear salwar kameez and short kurtis. Short Kurtis can be worn on jeans and trouser. Several shops stock short kurtis but Westside has some wonderful cotton kurtisIn addition, they have salwar sets with matching dupattas in bright colours.Western Wear West side stocks pants and trousers, tops, tees and sportswear as well. The quality is very good and the prices are very reasonable . Casual wear tees @ Rs 300/piece are long lasting . They are available in many colours . Track pants are mandatory items in a women’s wardrobe . They are available in various sizes in the store .Accessories There is a fairly large collection of shoes, sandals , bellies and pumps. All the standard sizes are available here .Check out their interesting collecting of jewellery- bracelets, earrings and chains.In addition to shoes and jewellery, they stock make up products such as eyeliners, lipsticks and compact.home furnishings & furniture Westside has a large collection of home decor , kitchen and dining essentials .Crockery, knives ,storage boxes , bottles are some of the bets sellers . Small furniture pieces such as tables, stools and chairs are available. Westside is a greta place to pick up gift items . they have an amazing range .They also have a separate section for Mens wear as well.
  • 080 2206 7930

Shoppers Stop- Mantri Square Mall

Shopper Stop- Fashion and lifestyle store Shoppers Stop is promoted by the Raheja Group of companies and started operations in 1991. The Raheja Group is a well-known conglomerate in the realty and hospitality space. From a single brand store it has now become a fashion and lifestyle store for the whole family. It is a one stop shop for Bangalore shopping enthusiasts.National and International Brands in shopper stop They stock leading international and national brands in clothing for men, women, and children. The product range covers accessories, fragrances, cosmetics, footwear jewellery, home furnishings and decor products. Shoppers Stop has stores in several leading malls across the country.Women Section They have dresses, accessories, shoes, makeup and perfume. Some of the top brands for ethnic wear dresses are :- BIBA, W and Soch. They also stock western wear such as Tops,jeans, trousers and skirts. You can find dresses from Global Desi, Latin Quarters and Kashish. In addition, they stock lingerie and nightwear, swimwear, scarves, and winter wear.Beauty and skin care products Skin care products include moisturisers, cleansers, toners and creams. Hair care products include shampoos, conditioners, hair oils and serums. Body care products includes shower gels, body lotions, body oils and hand and foot care cream.The top brands for the beauty products are :-MAC Clinique Bobbi Brown Burberry Versace BvlgariShopper stop has a distinct section for perfumes and deodorants. Hence, it is a great place to buy perfume.For more such shop reviews, check out Shopkhoj BangaloreShopper Stop is also available in Garuda Mall
  • 080 4362 7600

Marks and Spencer @ Mantri Square Mall

Marks and Spencers@ Mantri mall is a large store. Marks& Spencer(M&S)is a British retail store for garments, shoes, jewellery , beauty products ,soft & hard luggage ,home & kitchen essentials.They have been in operation since the year 1825.They have opened their stores in several malls across India. The opening of large malls has facilitated the entry of many international retail chains in India . M&S, H&M, Zara & Burberry are a few of them.Western Wear garments M&S has a great collection of western wear for women. Tops, trousers, leggings, jackets ,nightwear and lingerie are available in standard sizes . Jeans ,trousers and leggings are particularly worth a look . The range is good and the prices are reasonable . They also have a vast selection of tops in multiple designs & colours. Full sleeves tops, Hal sleeves tops, party ear tops and tees are all available.In the winter months they have a good choice of cardigans and jackets . The styles are contemporary . M&S is an international chain and hence the design and styles that they stock are fashionable .There is an extensive collection of lingerie and nightwear .Beauty Products Bath and beauty products are well stocked. Face scrub, body butter, body wash ,hair & body gel, hand wash liquid and soaps, hand creams and body creams are some of their popular products .shoes M&S has a limited range of sandals, bellies and boots.With the opening of international retail stores in Indian Malls, stylish western wear is available to many Indian women.
  • 080 2266 7100
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