For example, cotton and silk are popular in South India, Bengal, Uttar Pradesh,Gujarat and in several other Indian States. South India for instance, is popular for Gadwal,Mangalgiri,Vanketagiri and Pochampally Ikaat textiles. East India has Tussar,Sambalpuri,Dhakai Jamdani and so on.North India has Kota,Leheriya,Bandhej,chikankari and Phukari Fabrics. West India has Paithani, Patola and Chanderi.Above all, the sheer range of Indian textiles& fabrics is magnificent.
The tradition dresses are so varied in India. They are made using the unique Indian textiles. Women in South India &East India traditionally wear sarees .Women in Rajasthan & Gujarat wear lehengas. women in Punjab & Kashmir wear the Salwar Kameez.
There is a lot of emphasis on bridal trousseau in India. Bridal Wear dresses are available in Chandni Chowk in Delhi and Santa Cruz Market in Mumbai.Shop for exclusive designer brands for the wedding at Emporio Mall in Delhi. The designers also create western wear dresses such as gowns.
Young Indian women prefer to dress in comfortable western wear to the work place. Hence, there are several international brands such as Zara, Marks& Spencer, Uniqlo, Vero Moda who have opened in the malls in India.
If you are a tourist ,do pick up one piece of clothing that is native to India. It could be Jamdani saris from Kolkata, the Kanjivaram silk from South India or the block printed cottons from Rajasthan.What you will take home with you is the exquisite handiwork of a faceless artisan.
At Shopkhoj, we have travelled to different cities to pick out the best clothing shops for women across malls, markets and shops.Above all,you now have all the information on where to shop and what to buy before you step out shopping.