Best Shops in Chennai for Fabric

Bandhej in Nungambakam

Bandhej in Nungambakam, Chennai This store is in Khadar Nawaz Khan Road in Nungambakkam and is located just above the Amrapali showroom in Buva House. The greenery , as you walk into the building , is very inviting At first, Archana Shah started Bandhej in 1985.They have a chain of stores in Ahmedabad, Mumbai , Bangalore & Chennai. Bandhej is a generic term used for one of the traditional textiles or fabrics from the States of Rajasthan & Gujarat . It refers to the tie & dye technique that is used in these fabrics . Small strings are tied in predefined places on a white fabric. The fabric is then dyed in deep dark colours . The strings are opened and the fabric is left to dry .What happens is that the colourful fabrics in bright pinks, blues and yellow have non uniform white dots on them . Therefore,that is Bandhej. Dresses and sarees in Bhandhej This Chennai shop specializes in dresses and sarees made of Bandhej fabric. It is noteworthy that they work with handloom or handcrafted textiles. The textiles are created by traditional crafts people in Gujarat. In addition, Bandhej stocks traditional dupattas in the bandhej design. Colurful dupattas in pink , red or blue can be paired with a white salwar kameez to make it a striking and stylish dress. Finally,they also stock Bandhej skirts, tops , long tunics and salwar kameez sets . . The coloured background and the white dots look stylish.Therefore ,they work well as casual wear and evening wear dresses. Bandhej sarees in cotton, chiffon and satin are popular in the saree section. It is one of the few places in Chennai where one can shop for such kind of fabrics
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Signoraa Sarees

Signoraa has a selection of Tussar , georgette ,Kota, chiffon ,silk , organza, Banarsi and Bengal cotton saris . When you are shopping in Chennai for exclusive silk organza sarees or attractive fabrics or textiles , head straight to the Signoraa shop. There are two Signoraa shops. One is on the main Nungambakkam High Road and the other, the Signoraa fabric shop , is in the lane adjacent to the main road. There are cotton sarees from many Indian states , Bengal cotton sarees , cotton Kota sarees , silk Kota sarees from Rajasthan and simple silk cotton sarees too. There are some distinct and expensive cotton sarees that are available in the Signoraa shop. On the first floor are a collection of chiffon, georgette, organza , tussar and Banarasi silk sarees. Signoraa is particularly known for their silk organza designer sarees . While the collection is limited, the selection is very good and again very distinct . The silk organza sarees are in the Rs 5000 to Rs 10000/piece price range . Some of their silk sarees cost upwards of Rs 15000/piece. The Signoraa fabric store is a treasure house for fabrics . The fabrics can be used for salwar kameez, kaftans , blouses, gowns and whatever. Gone are the days when women wore plain cotton blouses or the blouses that came attached with the sarees . There is growing trend to wear distinctly attractive blouses now. It is not the saree alone, the saree blouse is also an important piece of garment that has to carefully planned and tailored. The Signora fabric store is quite a large store . Plain cotton fabrics , ekat fabrics, tie & die fabrics , Banarsi fabrics and fabrics with shiny sequins are all available here. The range is vast and collection is very good. The Banarsi silk and cutwork gold Banarsi fabrics are in the Rs 1000/meter price range
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Nalli Silk Sarees

Nalli Silks in Chennai Nalli, the world famous silk store ,has been in existence since 1928 . They started the shop in T Nagar and have been expanding their business in the last 84 years . The trust and loyalty placed on them is unmatched and their prices are unbeatable.This Chennai shop is in the same location for the past several years . The old style Madras (Chennai)house is well worth a visit. While they are world renowned for their Kanjivaram silks, saris from other States are also available in this huge store. Kanchi Cottons ,Madurai cottons Patola Silks & Gadwal Sarees The ground floor has saris of the following varieties; Benares cotton,Kanchi cotton,Madurai cotton, Bengal cotton sarees , Patola, Gadwal sarees and some other varieties of sarees as well. Each saree is available in a distinct section. There are several salespeople who will help you around. Pattu sarees/pure Silk sarees Silk sarees are woven in towns such as Arni ,Dharmavaram towns in addition to Kanjivaram . They have come to be known as Arni & Dharmavaram Silk sarees. The silk saris come with real zaris borders that are woven with gold thread borders.You can also look out for saris that have just one side borders.In addition ,there are saris in soft silks ,polyester ,georgette and crepe. The saree variety is endless and there are sarees to suit every pocket for every occasion. Fabrics in Chennai There is a section for blouse materials and ready made blouses too. The ground floor has a good selection of fabrics .Cotton,polyester,silk ,IKAAT, -You can mix & match to have a very different kind of blouse. You can also shop around for dhotis and shirts for men. Nalli was the original silk saree shop in Chennai. Shopping in Chennai for silk sarees meant visiting the Nalli stores. There are several other shops that have come up in the last 10 years.
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