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About Nungambakkam

Firstly, Nungambakkam is an upmarket area in Chennai. There are large commercial establishments,...Read More

Best Shops In Nungambakkam

Man Mandir

Manmandir Shopping in Chennai for bridal wear , party wear sarees & salwar kameez? Firstly, the locals will surely suggest that you visit Man Mandir in Khadar Nawaz Khan Road (KNK) shopping market in Chennai.KNK Shopping Market, Chennai The manMandir showroom is on the first floor . Furthermore, it is right at the beginning on KNK Road. KNK Road is a quiet road .There are several high end shops selling luxury products and designer wear dresses in this road. Ritu Kumar showroom and Evoluzione are designer wear shops closeby. As a result ,local shoppers visit KNK Road for wedding shopping in Chennai. Party Wear sarees in Georgette & Chiffon ManMandir is another favourite Chennai shop for North Indian sarees, lehangas and salwar suits . The North Indian sarees are very distinct as compared to the Kanjivaram silks that are popular in South India . Tussar silk, Banarsi silk,chiffons & georgette are all available this Chennai shop. The designs and styles are especially exclusive . Banarsi silk saris with gold borders are coveted by young brides and older women alike. The light weight chiffons & georgettes have heavy zari & zardozi work on them. The store has built a reputation for storing stylish and trendy saees. You will have to patiently and carefully sift through the sarees because the selection is very good. You will have a choice of reasonably prized saris to very expensive saris. There are Kota sarees , lighter chiffon and georgette sarees as well. There are sarees with embroidery and probably some printed ones too. Lehengas Cholis In addition, they also have a huge selection of lehanga cholis and trendy salwar suit sets. Lehenga cholis are long skirts & blouses that are typically worn with dupattas. The lehenga is made of silk with a lot of embellishments . It is very heavy and worn by the North Indian bride.ManMandir has a good selection of lehengas cholis. The lehenga has become very popular today and they are available in many Chennai shopping markets. Therefore, Shopkhoj would like to recommend Man Mandir as one of the best Chennai shops for party wear sarees and lehengas.
  • +91 44-28333350/ 28333360/28333370

Indian Wear, Sarees, Salwar Suits, Bridal Wear

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Good Earth

Khadar Nawaz Khan (KNK)Road in Nungambakam Chennai, is home to some of the best Chennai shops for garments , designer wear dresses and home décor products. The Good Earth shop in Chennai is located in Rutland Gate Street ,which is parallel to the KNK Road. The Ritu Kumar designer wear shop is opposite the Good Earth shop. This is a quiet area and there is parking available . It is a tranquil place with a small courtyard in the front . Anita Lal’s Good Earth is a popular shop for several products . There are cushion covers, incense & fragrances , candle stands, crokery , beautiful lamps, personal care products and textiles. Each piece is beautifully crafted & designed. It is absolutely a treat to wander into the shop and look at all things beautiful .The bright colours that are extensively used in Indian products are carefully blended to create pleasing visuals. The cushions are colourful with unusual prints and so are the porcelain cups. There is a limited collection of each item. That is what makes shopping in Good Earth a very distinct experience . The shelves are not cluttered with plates or cups or cushions with similar designs . The few pieces on display are beautifully showcased . The atmosphere is one of quiet and dignified luxury . There are copper plates and serving trays, wine glasses tinted in blue and green, tea cups and coffee cups with matching trays. In the furnishing section, there are cushion covers and bolster covers, table napkins and table mats ,tea cozies and such stuff. Body oils, incense and incense holders , aroma therapy and spa products are some of the distinct offerings in Good Earth shop. Their hanging lamp shades are elegant & tastefully done. There is a separate section for textiles. Stylish kurtis, salwars, sarees and blouses are on offer. They are distinct , modern and unusual . When shopping in Chennai for exclusive home decor , do visit Good Earth shop
  • +91 4443087878

Salwar Suits, Handicrafts and Home, Kurtis

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Cottage Industries Exposition Ltd.

Indian handicrafts at Cottage Industries Exposition There is a great variety of Indian handicrafts at the Cottage Industries Exposition shop in Chennai . The CIE(Cottage Industries Exposition) was started in the year 1978 as a small Trading house. Carpets The ground floor is dedicated to carpets. You will be spoilt for choice as the variety is magnificent. We saw some very unique and attractive carpets in this store. One carpet had the the design of a rider on a horse with a sword. This was truly a masterpiece. As a wall hanging, this carpet will be the central piece and a conversational piece in any room. There are other carpets with similar unique designs. Silk and woollen carpets made by artisans in Kashmir are stocked here. It is therefore a good idea to look for carpets in this shop. Women’s Ready Made garments There is an entire section devoted to women’s clothing and accessories. And that means ready-made dresses, jackets, shawls, real and costume jewellery as well.This is a separate section for Indian ethnic dresses. Jackets in colourful Benarsi silk fabrics and wool are beautifully tailored . There are salwar kameez dresses and saris in silk and chanderi fabrics . The collection is very good although it is limited.The prices are on the higher side. However,the quality is assured and the designs are unique. It is probably a good idea to find similar shops before you make a purchase. Accessories The Cottage Industries exposition stocks beautiful accessories such as chains, bracelets brooches, rings and earrings. Pearls,silver and precious and semi precious stones are used . You can be assured of the quality even if the prices are on a higher side. Brass and Bronze This handicraft shop in Chennai has some distinct figurines and art pieces in brass and bronze. Some are wall pieces in bronze that are not very easily available in other shops. Statues of Gods and goddesses are quite popular in bronze. Home Decor Shop for beautiful home decor. They stock dining accessoriess such as table mats , runners ,cushion covers in benarsfi silks and cottons. The Cottage Industries Exposition shop is a good place to visit for handicrafts in Chennai. Their products are very distinctive and definitely worth a buy.
  • +91 44 - 2833480/ 01/02/03

Gifts and Handicrafts, Carpets

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Kanakavalli

Kanakavalli is a luxury store for bespoke Kanchivaram silk sarees. Ahalya, the owner is a seasoned curator of Kanjivaram sarees and designer jewellery. The store in spurtank road, chetpet, Chennai is the flagship store . This is an old style Chennai house that has been converted to a boutique store .It has high ceilings, mosaic floors and teak wood doors. As you drive in through the garden, you can get a glimpse of the stately home and the surrounding garden. You can shop in serene and spacious surroundings for Kanjivaram saris and gold jewellery in this Chennai shop. The lounge has exquisite designer jewellery in gold ,set with precious stones. The experience is very different as the attendants walk around the rooms,showing you the special pieces and explaining their uniqueness.As you walk into the main showroom , you are greeted by another set of attendants. Again, it is an unhurried atmosphere, with the attendants explaining the various weaves and origin of the saris. Kanjivaram sarees are woven silk saris with intricate patterns and rich gold borders . They are 6 yards in length . The collection includes, high end designer saris in traditional designs. The colours and colour combinations are contemporary. The saris can cost up to Rs 75000/piece. They have a section for Kanjivaram sarees which cost around Rs 30000/piece. They also have a collection of Kanjivaram sarees which cost less than Rs10000/piece. Some of the sarees are sourced from outside. In an adjoining room , they have fabrics for blouses .They undertake the custom tailoring for blouses. Next time when you are wedding shopping for Kanjivaram sarees in Chennai , do stop by at Kanakavali. Ahalya ,the founder is the main designer for the store.
  • 04442855111, 9841065290

Sarees

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About Nungambakkam

Firstly, Nungambakkam is an upmarket area in Chennai. There are large commercial establishments, important government offices, foreign consulates, educational institutions, hospitals, shopping malls, sporting facilities, star hotels, restaurants, and cultural centres in Nungambakkam. Let’s take you through popular stores for a great shopping experience in the Nungambakkam market.

Best Buys in Nungambakkam Market ,Chennai

  1. Designer Wear Dresses
  2. Heavily worked Lehenga cholis
  3. Beautiful Candles & potporis, dining & home accessories from Auroville
  4. They have the best coffee shops in the Chennai
  5. Best restaurants for north Indian cuisine

The Taj Coromandel Hotel modern  Chennai shops and new age restaurants make this area the most cosmopolitan of all in the city of Chennai. Nungambakam is also a prime residential area. The Nugambakam high road (NH road), also known as MG Road, is a major arterial road. Moreover, this is one of the places where heavy traffic always tests your patience.In addition, the Ispahani Centre Mall is right at the beginning of the NH Road

KNK Road for Luxury Shopping in Nungambakkam

The Kader Nawaz Khan Road(KNK Road), which is perpendicular to the Nungambakkam road, has grown to be a major shopping hub. It is only a half-kilometer stretch but some of the city’s swankiest stores line it.  This road is the  stylish shopper’s ultimate stopover.

For instance, you can easily spot at least 15 of the city’s (and even the country’s) biggest brands along this road. Hence expensive and exclusive shopping in Chennai is done here.

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Bridal Wear in Nungambakkam

ManMandir, Ritu Kumar & Evoluzione  are popular bridal wear shops in this Chennai Shopping Market.  Further ,Ritu Kumar & Evoluzione are primarily designer wear stores in Chennai. Bandhej has recently opened its store in Chennai. They stock bandhej fabrics which is a special tie & dye done on the fabrics in the States of Gujarat & Rajasthan.

Ritu Kumar showroom is in the Rutland Gate Street which is adjacent to KNK Road. Good Earth the  popular home decor store is also in this street.Rangoli, Karishma and Signora are other well known shops for salwar suits, North Indian dresses, sarees  & fabrics in this market.

Shopkhoj.com certainly recommends a visit to this Chennai shopping market for an upcoming wedding.

Jewellery in Nungambakkam

Further, for the best designs in contemporary jewellery, do give a visit to Amrapali . For instance,they stock jewellery with gold, precious stones and semi precious stones. There is a separate section for silver jewellery too.

 Auroville Store is a landmark store in the Nungambakkam Market. Therfeore, do visit this store for potpourri, candles, dining accessories, cushion covers, personal care products and home decor.

Best Restaurants in Nungambakkam

Finally, Bombay Brasserrie, Mamagoto, Delhi Highway, Tuscana Pizzeria and Wangs Kitchen are some of the popular restaurants here.

Further,Starbucks, Madras Coffee House & Cafe Coffee Day are popular coffee shops in this Chennai Shopping Market.

We recommend Nungambakkam market for a peaceful shopping ,coffee & dining experience in Chennai.

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Other Markets

Mylapore

  • It is known for its tree-lined avenues, the seventh-century Kapaleeshwara Temple ,SanThome Basilica and Ramakrishna Math. Mylapore is regarded as the birthplace of the Tamil poet and saint Thiruvalluvar, who is one of the icons of Tamil literature. Mylapore is known for its cultural and religious heritage. The Kapaleeshwara temple has a famous tank and shops line all four sides of the tank. It has everything from spices (Ambika Applam Depot) to stainless steel shops. Sukra is a famous silver shop on the west side of the tank. There are a dozen street vendors in this area who sell bangles, flowers, fruits and other small items and where bargaining is allowed and practiced. It is noisy and crowded area. Shopping near the Mylapore tank is a quintessential Chennai shopping experience Mylapore is also known for its classical dance accessories. Costumes, jewellery and other dance accessories can be found near the Kapaleeswara Temple in Shanti Tailors store. Sukra also stocks dance jewellery. Another famous shop is “GIRI trading” which specializes in all things spiritual such as deities, puja articles and religious music CDs. Ahead is Rasi Silks,which is a very well known brand and your best bet for beautiful silk sarees, scarves,and Tanjore paintings . It is one of the best known shops for bridal wear sarees. Shrinivas Silks , which is closer to the Mylapore tank in the Luz Bazar is another well known shop for Kanjivaram silk sarees & cotton sarees. The Chennai City Center shopping mall in Mylapore, has a multiplex, a food court and several shops. See which are the best shops in Mylapore with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai
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T Nagar Chennai

  • This is an original Chennai shopping market and is one of the busiest at all times of the day .This shopping market in Chennai is considered the biggest shopping district in India in terms of revenue. What with the flower sellers, other street vendors selling anything from hairpins to sweetmeats, the auto rickshaws, the taxis and the pedestrians, the area is chaotic at all times Although initially conceived as a residential locality, T.Nagar, is now one of the principal shopping markets of the city. Its bazaars are frequented by a number of shoppers. On a typical weekend, the number of people who visit Pondy Bazaar, the area’s principal commercial market, might exceed 500,000. During the festival season, because of the discounts and price reductions offered by the shops, this number could be higher. There are a number of apparel, jewellery and utensil stores that are frequented by the locals everyday . Usman road in T Nagar ,is the costliest commercial stretch in Chennai. Some of the famous shops in this area include Nalli Chinnasamy Chetti, Pothys, RmKV ,Kumaran Silks and Prince jewellery . All these shops , with the exception of Prince Jewellery , are bridal wear shops known for their collection of exquisite Kanjivaram silk sarees .The retail giant Sarvana stores has an apparel showroom and an utensils showroom in T Nagar. It is one of the best known departmental stores in Chennai. Ranganathan Street for household goods is one of the most crowded roads for pedestrian traffic during day time. T Nagar Shopping / Pangal Park Shopping: See which are the best shops in T Nagar / Pangal Park with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai
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Mount Road

  • Gemini Anna Salai Mount Road Royapettah – Taking you shopping through Chennai Anna Salai, formerly known as St. Thomas Mount Road or simply Mount Road,[1] is an arterial road in Chennai that stretches for 11 km. Anna Salai is almost 400 years old and has its origins in a cart track which was used by the European employees of the British East India Company to travel from the factory at Fort St George to the holy town of St Thomas Mount where the apostle St Thomas was crucified. In the following years, the road became part of the city’s central business district. Several renowned corporations have their headquarters on Mount Road- The Amalgamations Group and the TVS Group to name two . Other prominent buildings on this road include , the LIC (Life Insurance Corporation ) building , the Spencers Plaza mall . While Mount Road is not a typical shopping market , there are numerous shops on this road . As it is a long road, it passes through several areas in Chennai. In the Tenaympet area of Mount Road , there are shops selling lighting fixtures and modern lights and lamps for the homes. These shops are on the main Mount Road. Near the Gemni flyover are the Vummudi jewellery showrooms. Vummudi is one of the best shop for gold ,silver and diamond jewellery in Chennai . Further down , VTI and Poompuhar are well known for their bronze and brass handicrafts and have very prominent showrooms on this road . The best of Chennai shopping can be done in VTI .Higginbothams is and old book shop is closeby .The Old Madras Curiosity Shop ,opposite the Spencers Plaza is a quaint shop selling curios . Spencers Plaza is a old landmark in Chennai . It is a Chennai Mall. If one were to turn right opposite Spencers Plaza on Mount Road , there is the Express Avenue Mall in Royapettah. The Amethyst, nearby ,is a stand alone shop in idyllic surroundings. They stock Indo western wear and contemporary jewellery. Further to the right on Royapettah High Road are many furniture shops . See which are the best shops in Gemini, Anna Salai, Mount Road, Royapettah with our shopping guide on famous markets in Chennai
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