Bengaluru/Bangalore is the most cosmopolitan city in India. The shops in Bangalore reflect this.It was known as the garden City, due to its wonderful weather all round the year.It is also one of the first cities in India,to start the IT revolution. Therefore, Bangalore began to attract more corporates, more people and more expats.
As a matter of fact,the Bangalore shopping experience reflects this cosmopolitan ethos.
MG Road shops are some of the oldest in the city.
The Cauvery handicrafts Emporium has some of the best products in Bangalore such as sandalwood handicrafts, colourful wooden toys,also known as Chinapatna toys.
Mysore silk sareesfor example, is the speciality in Bangalore. Silk is popular in The State of Karnataka. For instance, you will find several shops specializing in silk sarees . Deepam Silks, Angadi Silks,Vijalakashmi Silks and Prasiddhi Silks are a few of the best shops for silk sarees and other varieties of sarees.
There are several shops specialising in bridal wear such as Angadi Silk, Deepam Silks,Meena Bazar,Priya Simran & Rangoli.
In addition,Bangalore is very popular for the best shops for gold & diamond jewellery. For instance,C.Krishnaiah Chetty&Sons, & Ganjam Nagappa are trusted stores. Bhima Jewellers, Arnav Jewellery, Davanam Jewellers and Abharan are some of the other popular brands.
Bangalore, being a cosmopolitan city has several international brands such as Zara,M&S,H&M. In addition there are several shops for accessories. For instance, shoes, bags cosmetic shops of international repute are available in the shopping malls.
Designer ware is available in plenty. Ritu Kumar,Evoluzione, Gaurang stock beautiful, ethnic, western & Indo western dresses a well. Similarly, there are shops such as Global Desi that stock Indo western dresses.
Read the detailed review of shops in Malls in Bangalore & Markets in Banaglore in Shopkhoj.