Mumbai, is not only famous as ‘City of Dreams’ but is an unlimited delight for shopaholic people. Apart from several malls and designer shops, what makes Mumbai a hub for all shopping lovers is the street shopping. Shopping at street is an exciting and fun and many a times you get several deals which are absolutely worth. So, here is a list of top 9 places for street shopping in Mumbai:
- Linking Road, Bandra
Bandra, also known as a shopping hub and the most popular spot in Bandra for street shopping is Linking Road. You can get latest and trendy clothes of all fashion, shoes, sandals, chappals, slippers and amazing accessories, bags, that too in very affordable cost. Additionally, if you are a master in bargaining, then you own this place. So, ask for cheap rates and you will get trending fashion stuff at throwaway rates.
Location: Exact opposite R.D. National College
Best Pick: Clothes, Accessories and Shoes for both male and female
- Hill Road
Second destination for shopping lovers in Bandra is Hill Road. This lively and delightful place is a lane full of street shops and vendors moving and selling their items has best stuff. Hill Road get into an altogether altered avatar during the year end and yes, that is the perfect time to visit and shop like crazy at this place. Right form latest and trendy fashionable clothes to vintage piece of jewellery, Hill road has all of them, just don’t forget to bring your bargain skills here.
Location: Near Elco Restaurant
Best Pick: Clothes, Wooden work and wholesale general stores
- Lokhandwala Market, Andheri
One of the Mumbai’s most trendy and stylish street market is Lokhandwala Market at Andheri, west. The place is also known as Zulelal Chowk and is a shopping hub for all, for men, women as well as for children. You can get trendy western wear clothes, mostly readymade. Lokhandwala market also has several shops that has wide variety of famous and heavy worked Pakistani suits such as palazzo pants, Phulkari suits, dhoti styled pants, gowns and sarees for traditional and ethnic wear. The market is also very clean and happening place right under the open sky. Again, bargaining is the key here.
Location: Close to Rhythm Restaurant , Andheri West
Best for: Trendy clothes, Shoes and Designer Boutiques as well as tailors who may try their hands to try your “the outfit” at cheap prices.
- Colaba Causeway, Colaba
A perfect destination for shopping in classy style. Colaba is a perfect place to shop for classy and trendy fashion items. It is undoubtedly a dream place for every fashion lover and shopping at Causeway is like as if visiting a colourful carnival. The big task here is you have to dig into like hundreds of pieces to find the best and there is not even a single thing, a person won’t find here at Colaba causeway. Almost everything like, Books, Shoes, Classy clothes, accessories and even Handicrafts, Colaba Causeway has everything of it.
Location: Close to Fort area at Colaba, South Mumbai
Best Pick: Clothes, Accessories, Books and handicraft items
- Fashion Street
Well, The name “Fashion Street” says it all. A stretch of an entire full with almost around 150 to 200 street shops lined and selling clothes and shoes, Fashion street is a perfect place for fashion lovers. And, a name on your Puma bag spelled as Pume, doesn’t bother you, then this street is for you. Because, Fashion street is that place where you can find fake brands of clothes, shoes or bags. The place is mostly crowded with the teenagers and college going students as it is very cheap. Bargain is again your solution to out of budget things and don’t forget to check for any manufacturing defects here.
Location: Near Azad Maidan, Churchgate
Best Pick: Trendy clothes, Shoes, Bags, etc.
- Hindmata Market, Parel
A perfect destination to buy Indian and traditional wear. Hindmata Market is a paradise of gorgeous designer dress suits, readymade dresses, sarees, salwar kameez, readymade sherwanis and lehengas in all the sizes at affordable and cheap prices. If you are looking for an outfit for your friends or relatives wedding and if you want to look best without spending much, head to Hindamata market directly.
Location: Near Siddhivinayak Temple, Dadar
Best Pick: Indian clothing, readymade as well as dress pieces
7. Crawford Market
Crawford market is a heaven for those who do not want to spend much. Exact things at exact section, Crawford market is very well organised and nicely arranged. It is a definite visit place if you are looking for various things at one single place and at affordable cost. The market is a unique and old styled market, located at an earliest historic complex from the colonial era. The place has wholesale supply of various items such as vegetables, fruits, spices, toys and variety of craft stuff. Another big aspect of Crawford market is that, it has a separate section that is solely committed to different size as well as breeds of pets and their products.
Location: Near J.J. flyover, CST
Best Pick: Wholesale home service products, exotic vegetables, fruits and products of pets.
- Chor Bazar
Chor Bazaar, literally means Market of Thieves. Yes, you got it right. All things are stolen and are available here at very cheap prices. Initially, Chor Bazar was also known as Shor Market because of all the noises and hustle and bustle of the lanes. But later, the market keep showing several stolen goods and thus got its name as Chor Bazar. This is one of the oldest market in Mumbai and has everything for you, like all types of gadgets, shoes, vintage instruments, watches, antiques, cameras, phones and what not.
Location: Kumbharwada, South Mumbai.
Best Pick: Gadgets, Instruments, Vintage collection, decorative items, etc.
- Lamington Road
Are you a gadget lover? Or Are you looking for variety of electronic gadgets at cheap prices ?
Well, Lamington Road is a place for you. It is a heaven for electronic items, like nowhere else. Almost all type of electronic things starting from laptops, desktops to CDs, hard disks, televisions, power banks, electric torches, bulbs and what not, this place has hordes of these shops and that too at quite lower price. Keep looking from one shop to another until you get your favourite item at your price. A visit to this place is absolutely worth.
Location: Near Grant Road train station
Best pick: Every type of Electronics items, like phones, laptops, batteries, etc.