Best Shops in Bangalore for Shawls and Scarves

Fabindia

Commercial Street is a crowded street in Bangalore. Twenty years ago Commercial Street & Brigade Road were the most popular Bangalore shopping Markets. With the introduction of the Bangalore shopping Malls, the Commercial Street shops and the Brigade Road shops have lost their popularity. They are still crowded ,however, some of the well known shops have moved to the malls. Fab India is a a very well known store. They are in fact , the first retail chain stores for ethnic garments to operate in India. They have grown manifold after they opened their first store in 1960. Ethnic wear garments They stock an astonishing variety of ethnic wear garments. Salwar kameez, short kurtis, long kurtas, straight pants, palazzo pants, salwars and churidars are stocked in a variety of colours. They are predominantly in cotton, chanderi cotton, chanderi silks and in tussar.Block prints from Rajasthan are used in many of their creations. There is a separate section for dupattas in chanderi silk, Banarasi fabrics and in cottons. The Banarasi dupatta would cost about Rs10000/piece. Sarees The sarees are exclusive and fashionable. Silk cotton sarees, Banarasi cotton sarees, Gadwal sarees, Maheswari cotton sarees, Jamdani cotton sarees , Tussar silk sarees and Kanjivaram silk sarees are all available. The average price would be Rs10000 to Rs 12000/piece. Accessories They also stock accessories such as jewellery – bracelets, earrings, long chains and scarves and stoles in silk Home Furnishing Cushion covers in ethnic prints and Rajasthani quilts are colourful. In addition , they have bed covers and sheets, Towels and carpets. Fab India is one of the best shops for ethnic garments and home furnishing items. Hence, it is a highly recommended shop. They have loyal customers.
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Angadi Silks

Kanjivaram saris in Angadi silks Shopping in Bangalore for sarees should definitely include a visit to Angadi Silks in the Jaynagar Shopping Market . Seven generations of the family have been running this Bangalore store. Jaynagar is a popular shopping market in Bangalore . Angadi Silks is located in a broad avenue in Jayanagar. Parking is not a concern as compare to other shops in this market. Angadi Silks comes highly recommended for Kanjivaram sarees, Gadwal sarees and Benarsi sarees. They have their own manufacturing & designing unit. Hence, their sarees are very distinct . First of all as you enter this spacious shop , you will be greeted by very knowledgeable & friendly staff . The shop has several pictures and exhibits which trace the history behind the Angadi shop and the history of sarees and their origins as well. Kanjivaram Sarees The ground floor has a collection of Kanjivaram (pattu )sarees. The sarees are simple & yet sophisticated . The Kanjivaram silk sarees are available in plain dark colours with and without gold zari borders. There are sarees with self designs and in a variety of colour combinations . The peacock blue, the parrot green ,the mango yellow , the lotus pink and the crimson red are some popular colours in the Kanjivaram saris in Angadi Silks . Some saris have checks, vertical or horizontal lines as designs . Some have distinct floral patterns . Explore and make your choice . Angadi Silks brings out new collections every month almost. That is what makes the collection so interesting . Simple sarees to special Angadi designed sarees in a price range between Rs 5000 to Rs 50000 a piece are on offer . Other Varieties of Sarees The 2nd floor has Benarsi silk sarees, vulculum, tanchoi, jamdani, jacquard , and benares georgette sarees. Gadwal sarees form Andhra Pradesh in cotton, silk and cotton mix, Ikkat, Pochampally, Patola, Gadchola sarees are all available on the 2nd floor. While the saree fabrics are sourced form various States, the designs are indigenous. Finally, the 3rd floor has more varieties of causal wear sarees. As a result this is one of the best shops for traditional sarees in Bangalore.
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Kashmir Cottage Emporium

Where is Kashmir Cottage Emporium MG Road is a central road with several shops in Bangalore . The MG Road has a metro link and is a very long road with fast moving traffic . Brigade Road which is perpendicular to the MG Road, is also a prime Bangalore shopping destination. The Brigade Road is a pedestrian lane and is a congested at all times.The Cauvery Emporium, which is a popular Bangalore shop for handicrafts is at the intersection of MG Road & Brigade Road. The Kashmir Cottage Emporium is adjacent to the Cauvery Emporium and easy to locate. However, it is at a level below the main road although it is easily visible from the main road. Kashmiri carpets and handicrafts are sold in several shops in this lane. Carpets in Kashmir Cottage Emporium. Kashmir Cottage Emporium stocks carpets in great numbers . Some of the distinctive pieces are displayed on the walls. Silk on silk carpets and wool on wool carpets are popular . The woolen carpets are cheaper . The store carpets in a wide range of sizes and colours. Kashmiri carpets have beautiful designs. Persia and other central Asian countries have inspired the designs. The price of a carpet depends on the knots per square inch . This has to be checked at the back of the carpet. A trained eye can usually acknowledge the knots per square inch. Pashmina stoles in Kashmir Cottage Emporium In addition to carpets , you can also find Pashmina stoles & shawls here. Plain silk stoles with digital prints are also available . While the choice is limited , the collection is a good one. Kashmiri Handicrafts The brass hookah, the marble inlaid plates& lamps and small wooden artefacts in walnut wood are few of the other interesting pieces that you can find in this shop. Parking is difficult. There are more shops with similar products adjacent to the Kashmir Cottage Emporium stores in Bangalore. Hence, visit all the shops and compare prices before you buy any product.
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A fashion scarf could be broadly categorized under two categories: short scarf and long scarf. It is different from a shawl which is made from pure wool or a mixture of wool and other fabrics. What primarily differentiates a shawl from a scarf is its texture. Shawls are generally larger in size when compared with scarves.

Shawls and scarves come in triangular or rectangular shapes. You can wear them as a wrap over your shoulders. Alternatively, it can be dropped across your body. It also provides added warmth during winters.

They are also used as a fashion accessories at special evening affairs.

If you are in the city of Bangalore, you may check out the latest collection at Accessorize in Garuda Mall. The variety of shawls and scarves at this store can easily transform you into a fashion diva.

Known for its tempting ethnic designs, Fabindia at Commercial Street is just a great place for shopping. The store attracts customers to its traditional yet trendy garments. Sarees, salwar kameez, short kurtis, long kurtas, straight pants, palazzo pants, salwars and churidars are all stocked here in different fabrics such as cotton, chanderi cotton, chanderi silks and tussar. You will certainly become a fan of their silk scarves and stoles as well.

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