If you have to choose one city in India bursting with dynamic cultural attractions, it has to be Kolkata. There’s no limit to what you can buy here! The city boasts a great deal of ethnic and international apparel stores, homegrown designer stores as well as handicraft and jewelry shops.
Priyo Gopal Bishoyi in Rashbehari Avenue (opposite Triangular Park) is a hot destination for party wear as well as bridal sarees. They also run another outlet Burrabazar, the popular wholesale market of Kolkata). A treasure trove for gorgeous sarees, the store offers Banarasi Silks, South Silks, Taant, Ikkat and Bomkai sarees. Don’t forget to explore their collection of Baluchari Silks for special occasions like weddings.
Girls, your hunt for intricate silver jewellery ends here! Chamba Lama, the 70-year-old shop in Kolkata offers jewellery that is distinctly Tibetan and North Eastern in design. You will love to browse through their stunning silver and metal accessories. Their diverse range might confuse you too as you might spend hours wondering what to pick up here. Your options are trendy silver chokers, coloured neck pieces, chunky earrings,strings of beads, simple rings, silver earrings, necklaces and lots more.
Looking for authentic Kashmiri items in the city of Kolkata? Find treasures from Kashmir at this century-old store in Kolkata’s New Market. Be it exquisite carpets & rugs, Pashmina shawls & stoles, designer sweaters and Phirans, Kashmir Gift House is the shop to go. Their high quality authentic Pashmina showpieces are all sourced from the beautiful valley of Kashmir.
The store also stocks dress materials for salwar kameez. The other speciality of the store is furniture made from sheesham, rosewood and walnut wood. We would also recommend you to browse through lovely brass showpieces at this store. Flower vases, large decorative kettles and brass antique chests are all available here with intricate Meena artwork.