Contributed by Ramya Ravishankar
1. M.S LEATHER:
The leather store with sassy and colourful handbags .They have a variety of leather bags be it clutches or handbags or fancy Indian designed handbags to the big laptop bags. This place has crazy variety of colours and bags that are made of leather.
PRICE: Rs. 350 and above.
M S leather
84/85 32 ,1st Floor Safina Plaza Infantry Road ,Infantry Road, Bangalore, Karnataka ( Central ) – 560001
A new store with all the chiffons.This pretty store is the best place to shop for your dresses and casual tops. They have a brilliant variety of colours and textures. A two floor store, where they comprise tops,dresses, maxis, high-low dresses,jumpsuits and what not ! And if there is any fittings problem, they have an inhouse tailor who fix up the selected piece according to your measurements!
PRICE : 250 and above ( bargain! commercial street is all about bargaining! )
#71,1st Floor,Annapoorneshwari Tower,(opp. anand sweets lane, next to shiv sagar restaurant) ,Ibrahim Sahib Street, Bangalore, Karnataka ( Central ) – 560001
This store is like a must see store ! If you’ve been to commercial street you just have to walk through this store ! They have all sorts of chiffon prints ,medium llength tops of lliterally every pattern and design . The shopkeeper is very friendly , so bargaining becomes easy ! The best part is ,the price of all the tops almost cost the same!
PRICE : 250 to 500
Building No. 31, Krishnaveni Complex (right opposite to shiv sagar) , Commercial Street, Shivajinagar, Bangalore, Karnataka ( Central ) – 560001
The scarves and stoles have become a real accessory and a style statement. Jewel is our stole shop ! This store is like a street store and they have various types of scarves, plain bold colours, animal prints , pashmina shawls and even various types of dupattas (the tie n dies, the edge designs,the embellished stone work on the edges).
This store even have the cushion covers ,curtains and sofa covers ,if you wish to pick up some home decors!
PRICE: Rs 100 to 700
Open store, The staight lane from shiv sagar restaurant, Commercial Street,Bangalore, Karnataka ( Central ) – 560001
5. THE BANGLE SHOP LANE:
Going indian? Shop for jewellry from this bangles shop lane . This street is like “the jewellery street ” ! You’ll get bangles of literally each shade,each colours and in multiple design, and matching ear-rings too ! You could buy sets and dozens of bangles for your ethnic wear. These shops usually comprise of bangles, ear-rings and the ear-ring-necklace sets.The shopkeepers here will even mix n match a design for you with the bangles.
PRICE: Rs. 100 to 950 (bargainable)
THE BANGLE SHOP LANE
The lane adjacent to Veromoda , Commercial Street , Bangalore – 560001
6. K.H. FOOTWEAR
When you get tired of shopping , sit down and try on shoes !
K.H footwear have shoes of all sizes and fits and colours . These shoes have just the right amount of heel , and fit like a glove! K.H footwear have varieties of heels, stilletoes, loafers, pumps, kitten heeled shoes, formal wear, casual chappals and platform chappals.
PRICE: Rs. 350 and above.
9/2&6, 1st Cross, Gollar Lane, Commercial Street, Bangalore- 560001
7. THE ACCESSORIES LANE:
This lane is a one stop lane for everything , hair bands , rubber-bands, belts, neck pieces and ear-rings of all kinds-gold , beige , silver , studs , hangings , ethnic-wear ,tear-drops , beachy -pearls with feathers, peacock feather ear-rings, and ..Phew! A lot more…
This lane is glittering and sparkling with stones, and gold and bronze! There are like five different shops selling various kinds of fashion jewellery.
If you go to Commercial Street, visiting this lane is a must!
PRICE: Rs. 10 to Rs 500.
THE ACCESSORIES LANE:
Right opposite to Reliance Trendz, the lane adjacent to ELLE showroom, Commercial Street , Bangalore – 560001.
The trouser shop ! Sangini have collections of all kinds of trousers in every colour. They have varieties of formal wear, casual wear trousers, coloured trousers, jeggings,ankle length chudis, full length chudis, Jean Jeggings, Floral trousers, Printed trouser, Palazzo pants . They even have a kurtis section and fancy belts . This boutique is classy and designed for the normal daily wear. The boutique has attractive stuff you could buy for everyday wear !
PRICE : Rs. 500 to 3000.
9. AMERICAN LAUNDRY:
Going for a party? Head to American Laundry, you’ll be spoilt for choice!
Peplum dress or pencil skirt? Lace or sheer? Bling or tiger print? Long skirt with slits or high-low skirt? Just name it and voila !
All their dresses are designed in US sizes; the style of the dresses make you feel like you’re walking a ramp! They also have a variety of stylish belts and shoes. Their prices are reasonable, staff is friendly, they have multiple sizes and too many choices of styles and colours.
PRICE: Rs 300 to 3000.
Jamanas Complex, 130/1, Commercial Street, Tasker Town, Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore – 560001
Planning to go Indian for a wedding or a party? Wear an Anarkali suit! Anarkali suits have always been a timeless trend, from the mughal era till today; women just love the anarkali salwar kameez.
Anaarkali store have about all collections of anarkali salwar suits with a fusion of beautiful colours, traditional cuts, modern designs. This is a purchase you won’t regret for sure.
PRICE: Rs 1000 and above.
V.R Plaza, (Between Safina Plaza and Commercial street) Commercial Street, Bangalore – 560001
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