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Hauz Khas Village, Delhi

The 13th Century elite Village Hauz Khas Village (the royal water-tank) was famously called the national capital of ethnic chic by New York Times correspondent, Barbara Crosette. The medieval village complex adjoining it has been converted into just that. Indian arts, crafts, textiles and designs are wrapped in 21st century shopping bags for elite shoppers and tourists. The mud-plastered shopping kiosks has a 13th century water-tank, a mosque, a tomb and an Islamic seminary for backdrop. The Village ,as the Hauz Khas shopping market is popularly known, is comprised entirely of old houses converted into air-conditioned boutiques, book stores and showrooms for handicrafts and antiques. Renowned fashion designer Bina Ramani was the first to set up shop here in the late 1980s. The others followed suit and voila, it has turned into a fashion and cultural hotspot ! Fashion shopping in the Hauz Khas village The roads are narrow muddy lanes and what little road is available is taken up by the big cars of the shop-owners. Sagging electrical cables, potholes and cattle will greet you. However, once you step inside the shops, you are transported into another world because a lot of effort has gone into making each shop “differently ethnic.” For women looking for designer wear and accessories, the choices are unlimited. Ogaan sells hi-fashion apparel from India’s leading designers with prices of some pieces exceeding Rs. 1 lakh each. White is well ahead of others – it is the first to stock jeans from J Brand (colored denims – fuchsia, turquoise, red, yellow, purple…). Serfontaine and Rock and Republic and the only place where you can pick up a clone of a St Erasmus necklace (a South African luxury jewellery brand). Munkee Doo offers funky clothing and hand-painted sneakers. Nappa Dori has made a name for leather accessories. Lola’s World has children and ladies apparel including Parisian label Nana Ki. Hauz Khas has shops selling European designs with Indian fabric for cotton kurtas, silk skirts, chiffon dresses and pashmina leggings. Check out swimwear and resort wear made from Italian fabric at Shivan and Narresh. Best shops in Hauz Khas Village This Delhi shopping Market has shops that stand out from the rest – the Indian Popular Art is one such with old Bollywood cinema posters, old calendar art, vintage cards and photos. Another is The People’s Project which stocks crafts from artisans and holds regular workshops. Yet another is Yodakin – a store for non-mainstream books, music, movies and periodicals. Also, Ahaana Organic, a shop devoted to sustainable agriculture and sells organic rice, grains, pulses and herbs. The Grey Garden Store is very good as well – it sells Mia Morikawa’s accessories label, Kapawow and lifestyle products from Austria. Chic restaurants in HauzKhas Village Hauz Khas Village is home to chic restaurants as well. Flipside and Kunzum are coffee and wi-fi places, Elma’s Bakery for tea and scones, The Living Room for music and food, The Grey Garden for thin-crust pizzas, Naivedyam and Gunpowder for South Indian delicacies… the list goes on.
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Shopping Markets in Delhi

Shopping Markets in Delhi are some of the best in India . Some of the shopping markets in Delhi are amongst historic buildings. There is a combination of ethnic & modern products that are available in plenty ,that makes visiting the shopping markets so exciting & memorable.

Shopping markets in Delhi-South Delhi

For e,g, if you walk through the GK M Block Market,you will notice the latest trends in footwear & casual wear dresses. Be it a palazzo,shorts,shirts ,tops or scarves,the vendors here are the first to display it . You will notice the Delhites,shopping there and ofcourse eating chaat at Prince Pan. They would ofcourse do a quick visit to AND ,Print Center &L’aFFAIRE too, which are old and trusted shops for western wear dresses ,ethnic salwar kameez & luxury sarees respctively.

Or walk thru the Hauz Khas Village Market. The meandering walkways ,the tombs & the Hauz Khas Lake have been taken right out of history Hauz Khas was an old University town in the 12thhC. Whats more, they have shops selling vintage clothes & crafts and there are modern boutiques too. There are coffee shops, restuarnats & bars ,that Aare frequented by Delhi’s youngsters.

Or take for instance the Sarojini Nagar Market which is crowded always and is popular for stylish tops&dresses at very reasonable prices. They are said to be export rejects. The Janpath Market is another Delhi shopping market which has several shops selling export rejects .

As opposed,the South Extension Market is a well designed market with some of the best shops for bridal wear & jewellery.

Shahpur Jat Market, about which not many of you would have heard about ,is a market for young & upcoming designers . You can check out bridal wear dresses and gowns there too.

Shopping markets in Delhi-West Delhi

Karol Bagh in West Delhi is an old market for jewellery, bridal wear as well as imported crockery & mobile phones.

Kamal Nagar Market is where students from the University visit for their clothes & footwear.

Shopping markets in Delhi-North Delhi

Chandni Chowk- Now who has not heard about this shopping market in Delhi ? It owes its existence to Mughal emperor Shahjahan. It is a largely a wholesale market and is crowded & noisy.

However,you cannot miss going to the Chandni Chowk Market just once . The experience is unique.