Pothys

Market :-

Products :- Indian Wear  

Days Closed :- All days are open

Timing :- 9.30am-9.30pm

Phone :- +91 44 43966333 / 24310901

Address :- No: 15, Nageswara Rao Road, Panagal Park,Chennai - 600017

Landmark :- Near Jeeva Park

Parking :- Roadside Parking/Difficult

Bus/Metro :- Panagal Park Bus Stop

Price Range :- Rs.1000 -40000

Payment Methods :- Cash and Card

Chennai Shopping Places – Pothys

Pothys-  Aalayam of silks

Pothys is housed in a 10 storied building and stocks clothing for the entire family. The ground floor is exclusively given over to cotton sarees from the different Indian States. There is an entire floor dedicated to Kanjivaram sarees, also known as pattu silk sarees, ranging from very reasonably priced ones to very expensive ones. The pattu sarees are from the well known weavers of Kanchipuram the hometown for silk looms for silk sarees.

Samudrika Shastra is a Sanskrit term that translates roughly as “knowledge of body features.” Samudrika Pattu is the name given by Pothys for their exquisite silk saree collection. Parampara and Vasthrakala are their other saree collections.

Wedding Saris in Pothys

This Chennai shop has a huge collection of wedding sarees and bridal wear sarees. Pothys has also pioneered the trend of customized bridal sarees where they would weave the names of the bride and bride groom on the pallu of the saree or weave the images of the couple on the saree.

There are separate floors for georgette, chiffon and silk cotton sarees and a separate floor for sequined, embroidered and zardosi worked sarees from the North.

Pothys has a rich heritage of over 90 years in the business. Their first store was in Srivilliputhur, a small town in the south of Tamil Nadu. They started off by selling cotton sarees, dhotis and towels. Expanding rapidly, the chain store became popular for its sarees, especially silk sarees.

Children’s Dresses

Today, there is a children’s section which has dresses for boys and girls and a men’s section which stocks sherwanis and kurtas .

Salwar Kameez Fabrics

Pothys is also famous for unstitched salwar suit pieces and readymade salwars and kurtis for women.

Artificial Jewellery

The basement is given over to costume jewellery.

The counter clerks and the service staff are very efficient and quick . All the purchases are placed in sturdy cloth carry bags which are much sought after.
Visitors to Pothys always have a surprise waiting for them. On many occasions, the store gifts plant saplings to its customers. At times, the store offers soft drinks and sweets and an attractive calendar at the time of the new year.

 Annula Sale in Pothys

Their annual sale – Aadi Thallupadi ,happens in the Tamil month of Aadi( June-July ). There is a 10 to 20% discount on all purchases. The store is crowded at all times as customers would like to maximise their purchases during this period.

The popularity of Pothys is due to the availability of a wide variety of clothing in an affordable price range.

However, parking is an issue, as one needs to park the vehicles at quite a distance from the store.

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