Radhika Gupta, founder and creative director of fashion store Moon River, shares her favourite places to shop in Delhi, whether you’re on a budget or a mission.
On A Budget
SilverLine: With outlets in Khan Market and Select City Walk, here you’ll find enamel, tribal, handmade, filigree silver and gold jewelry for both college students and adults. 7A, Khan Market; F 17B, Select Citywalk, Saket.
Kamala The Craft Shop: The best Indian crafts and textiles are available here, from cotton Jamdani and Benares to textiles and accessories in terracota, wood, metal and stone. Rajiv Gandhi Handicrafts Bhavan, Baba Kharak Singh Marg, call 011-65969600.
Sunder Nagar: Excellent market to buy antiques - both jewelry and bric-a-brac. You must stop by La Boutique in the neighborhood. La Botique, 20, Sunder Nagar Market, call 011-24350066.
1701: For great leather travel accessories. Available at Second Floor Studio, Khan Market and Moon River Studio, Defence Colony.
On a Mission (or a Missoni):
Raw Mango: Sari's so beautiful you wish you could live in them. Sanjay Garg knows his fabric, motifs and colours and mixes them together with abandon. Angoori bedi, Farm No. 3, Road AA, Ansal Villa, Satbadi, Chattarpur (by appointment), call 011-65026437.
Pero: Step into Aneeth Arora's showroom for floaty dresses in pretty, wispy cotton. Pero Studio, Siddharth Extension, call Nishtha at +91-9899593381 for address and appointment.
Tijori: The in-house botique at the Oberoi hotel houses exquisite jewelry pieces. The Oberoi, Zakir Hussain Marg, call 011-51505050.
Bharanys: Great collection of traditional Mughal designs, contemporary jewelry and textiles. 14, Sunder Nagar Market, call 011-24353957.
Janavi: Cashmere lovers must stop by here. Also house a gorgeous chantilly lace scarve collection. 4, Nelson Mandela Marg, Vasant Kunj, call 011-46609009.
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