Having Lokmanya Tilak & JRD Tata as its founders, The Bombay Store was founded to promote Indian made products, especially during the Swadeshi movement . It was inaugurated by none the than Dadabhai Naoroji in the year 1906.
Given this incredible history, The Bombay Store is still standing up to its ideal of showcasing Indian arts & crafts.
It is also a lifestyle store these days. This Mumbai shop stocks products from all over India.
Brass idols, copper bells, Dokra work from Orissa, Pashmina shawls from Kashmir, marble stone work from Agra, block printed bed sheets from Jaipur and fragrances from Auroville in Pondicherry are some of the products on offer.
Carvings in wood, jade & marble are well worth a look. Lanterns, t-lites and candle holders in interesting designs are a compulsive buy. These will cost you anywhere between Rs 1200- Rs 6000 /piece.
There are wall hangings and clocks with embroidery & mirror work. Metal items, handcrafted stationery, and other souvenir items which are embellished with gemstones, cone work, and metal enamel are all very attractive. They range from Rs 400- Rs 6000/piece. There are some furniture pieces such as old chests of draw and chairs or side tables. There are plenty of options for home furnishings and tableware as well.
Amazing set of coasters that burst with quirkiness. In addition to it, also check out the small diaries which are great to carry for meetings.
It is because of the interesting mix of products that make this Mumbai shop a charming place to visit. The staff is very friendly and eager to help.
The Bombay Store is highly recommended by traveler guides from Lonely Planet to Trip Advisor.If you go shopping in Mumbai, look out for The Bombay Store for home decor products.