6 Famous markets for kurta shopping in Delhi

As you all know our love for kurta is increasing exponentially. Perfect for wearing to work, for a casual date and for wedding festivities, kurtas are so versatile and stylish. A large number of you would be fans of the readymade ones, but there are many who love to get them stitched. Readymade or stitched, whatever your choice don’t miss flaunting the pretty kurtas this festive season.

Beautiful chikankari, stunning brocade, or the ultimate chic cotton kurtas, there is no end to these beauties. Delhi and shopping are synonymous and it is true that you can find the best of the best kurtas in various markets of Delhi.

Today we thought of sharing with you 6 famous markets for kurta shopping in Delhi.

  • Chandni Chowk

The quintessential Dilliwala knows that Chandni Chowk is the ultimate shopping destination of Delhi. Wear comfortable walking shoes, carry a big bag and water bottle and set out on an expedition. The tiny lanes of Chandni Chowk are fascination at a high level. You’ll find essentially everything at Chandni Chowk – pretty bridal wear, ready to stitch suit pieces, fabrics, gotta patti and what not.

6 Famous markets for kurta shopping in Delhi
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The good thing is that a large number of shops in Chandni Chowk are wholesale dealers, so the rates are comparatively cheaper. You get a lot of variety in designs, prints and fabrics.

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A heavy brocade suit or a floor length anarkali whatever you are looking for, Chandni Chowk never disappoints.

Nearest metro station – Chandni Chowk (Yellow Line)

  • Dilli Haat

Kashmiri firan, Kutch embroidery, tussar silk, chikankari, the one place in Delhi where you’ll get this all and a lot more is Dilli Haat.

Dilli Haat
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An amazing place to shop for ethnic wear, especially kurtas, suit pieces and fabrics, Dilli Haat is a must visit. Added advantage is that you can pick up pretty jewelry, various kinds of footwear and bags as well.

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Each state has a particular stall so you can easily get phulkari, kalamkari, kantha work, madhubani print suits, bandhani prints and much more.

And after all the shopping, don’t forget to gorge upon the delicious momos from the inside food stalls.

Nearest metro station – INA (Yellow Line)

  • Khan Market

When talking about style, panache and fashion we cannot miss Khan Market. It is one of the most loved markets in Delhi. The swanky Khan Market is known for its amazing variety of shops.

Khan Market
Khan Market
Anokhi, Khan Market
Anokhi, Khan Market

There is a big FabIndia store right at the entrance. You’ll find pretty kurtas, palazzos and amazing accessories as well. You could also go to Anokhi, Anupama Dayal store, Masaba store, Bandhej, Goodearth store and various other boutiques tucked away in the quaint lanes. You could also pick up great accessories from the popular vendors in the middle lane.

There is no such thing as enough jewelry!
There is no such thing as enough jewelry!

Be ready to shell out a bomb if you are planning at Khan Market.

Nearest metro station – Khan Market (Violet Line)

  • Lajpat Nagar

Lajpat Nagar and its unparalleled desi swag! A true Dilliwaali and her love for Lajpat Nagar are inseparable.

Fabric shop at Lajpat Nagar
Fabric shop at Lajpat Nagar.
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It is one of the most popular markets of south Delhi. Apart from the huge variety of ready to stitch and readymade kurtas and suits, you’ll find the best of the best fabric shops. Latest prints, designs, and styles are waiting for you at Lajpat Nagar.

Nearest metro station – Lajpat Nagar (Violet Line)

  • Karol Bagh

The pride of West Delhi, Karol Bagh is a great shopping destination. The main market is the hub of all the activity.

Prints at Karol Bagh market
Prints at Karol Bagh market.

You’ll find a lot of boutiques offering customized premium tailoring services. A large number of these boutiques sell ethnic wear. There are regular shops, and designer outlets as well. It’s a mixed bag, so whatever be your requirement you’ll be able to find it here.

6 Famous markets for kurta shopping in Delhi
Kurtas and tunics, you’ll find it all!

Karol Bagh is also good for bridal shopping and shopping for heavy suits for the current wedding season.

Nearest metro station – Karol Bagh (Blue Line)

  • Nehru Place

Surprise! You all know Nehru Place as the hub of computers and technology, but now you know the secret. Nehru Place has an amazing fabric market. Majority of sellers deal in wholesale selling, so there are chances that the prices would be a little less.

Tribal prints, bandhani, Aztec, floral – you’ll find it all. You can also get copies of designer prints at comparatively lower prices.

Since the market primarily has fabric sellers, so don’t go with a mind of finding readymade kurtas.

Nearest metro station – Nehru Place (Violet Line)

Find all the love at these 6 Famous markets for kurta shopping in Delhi and get yourself immersed in all the latest from the world of fashion. These are Fabric heavens.

Share with us where do you all go for kurta shopping. Awaiting your responses!

Before you leave, find out How to wear kurtas as per your body type here. Look sizzling always!

Kritika Manchanda is an author of a fiction novel – ‘December Breeze’ and a Features Writer at Let’s Expresso. In addition to being a lifestyle and travel blogger, she is an ardent reader and a crazy dog girl!
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