Bridal Shopping Guide for Shahpur Jat, New Delhi
The wedding season is around the corner - and here is our cheat sheet of the hottest designers, coolest brands, creative vendors and independent gift stores in our favorite shopping heaven in the capital - Shahpur Jat.
Nestled in the quaint bylanes of the urban village of Shahpur Jat are scores of opulent bridal designers as well as pocket-friendly labels. Trust me; everyone can find something there, from a lovely lehenga to a lustrous wedding invite and fancy shoes to floral jewellery! Shahpur Jat is a must-visit destination for the capital’s brides. Exploring the options here would take almost a day, so plan your visit accordingly. To help you through the maze, here is our guide to the area’s recommended designers, labels and wedding-related vendors in Shahpur Jat.
THE CLASSY DESIGNERS
1. Abhinav Mishra
Designer Abhinav Mishra presents a captivating range of outfits at his store called Leela. His style aesthetics are rooted in Indian culture but are also in sync with international trends in fashion and style. If you’re looking for embellished dramatic shararas, lehengas or anarkalis, his colorful collection is just what you need to sift through and pick what you like to make your wedding brighter!
Address: 116-A, Ground Floor, Shahpur Jat
2. Gazal Gupta
Gazal Gupta creates regal outfits that feature big motifs, frills, gathered skirts and pretty tassels on gorgeous lehengas. With interesting color combinations and applique work, her creations are a cut apart from the regular wedding designs. Her store often features unique window displays which add to the shopping experience.
Address: 5-K, Jungi House, Shahpur Jat
3. Monika Nidhii
Incorporating the beauty of hand embroidery, elegant embellishments, ruffles, pastels and fine fabrics, Monika Nidhii offers a range of sartorial wonders that will make you stand out at your sangeet or cocktail bash. Often worn by younger stars and celebrities, the creations are infused with a youthful vibe and exquisite details.
Address: Ground Floor, 5J, Shahpur Jat
4. MadSam TinZin
Fresh, fun and fabulous – that’s the signature stamp of MadSam TinZin that offers hip creations like contemporary lehengas and chic sarees for your bridal trousseau. Drapes, pleats, layers, tassels, sequins – these elements all get refreshed in the brand’s interesting and creative collections.
Address: 5K/2 Ground Floor, Near BSES Power House, Shahpur Jat
5. Liz Paul
Known for her colorful patchwork and perfection in blending different shades, Liz Paul might just be the designer for any of your outdoor or day functions! Her lighter bridal lehengas are priced around INR 30,000 – 50,000, while the heavier ones start from a lakh.
Address: 5G, Dada Jungi House Lane, Shahpur Jat
THE HIDDEN GEMS
Shahpur Jat would be nothing without its budget-friendly designers! We have curated a list of the top pocket-friendly designers whose creations pack a punch with their detailing and aesthetics.
6. Bhumika Grover
If you want to pick traditional ensembles that will stand the test of time, opt for Bhumika Grover’s designs that have that evergreen vibe. Take your pick from lovely lehengas, shararas, and kurtas that are resplendent with Banarsi threadwork and gorgeous color combinations.
Address: S1, Jungi House, Shahpur Jat
7. Priyal Prakash
Being one of the first designers to start the geometric patterns trend, Priyal presents a range of collection that flawlessly blends ethnic exquisiteness with modern elements. If you’re looking for quirky and trendy outfits for your trousseau, she is the one for you!
Address: 5-i/a Second Floor, Shahpur Jat
8. Daddy’s Princess by Priyanka Jain
With a modern take on Indian couture, Priyanka has a range of chic wedding wear tailored to perfection. Her designs are classy and stylish and also won’t burn a hole in your pocket!
Address: 118, Shahpur Jat
If you live by the belief that simplicity is the essence of beauty, this store is must-visit one for you! From light trousseau pieces to heavy bridal wear, you may find many design delights under one roof! The brainchild of Kavita Jain and Priyanka Jain, it offers a unique mix of creations that blend contemporary sophistication with ethnic earthiness.
Address: Block A, 6, Shahpur Jat
10. Bhaavya Bhatnagar
One of our all-time favorites, designer Bhaavya Bhatnagar’s Indian and Western ensembles are perfect for brides who want something trendy and light in their trousseaus. Taking inspiration from the 80s, she redefines affordable couture with her breezy and beautiful silhouettes.
Address: 139, Shahpur Jat
Need suits under INR 10,000 for your trousseau? You should definitely visit Mehak Creations, Mubaarak Fashions, and Tanka.
They say diamonds are a woman’s best friend, but they are wrong! We love all kind of jewellery! Talk about some quirky, trendy, and unique pieces and we’re all ears. Started by Pooja Roy Yadav and Neha Gautam Yadav, Nimai stocks the collections of passionate designers. From the colored stones of Zariin to oxidized gold and silver jewellery by JJ Valaya, the boutique is truly a heaven for jewellery lovers.
Address: 416, Shahpur Jat Village
Searching for the fabulous floral jewellery that rules our Instagram feeds these days? Well, your search ends here! Prune specializes in using the best of flowers to create delicate and unique pieces for your nuptials. Try a flowery ‘maang tikka’ or a blooming foot anklet made with pretty jasmines and roses. We loved the floral ‘kaleere’ (dangling wrist ornaments that are typically worn by Punjabi brides) here.
Address: 125, Shahpur Jat
13. Olivia Dar Accessories
For all the boho fashion lovers, it’s time to let your accessories do the talking! Inspired by her travel diaries, Olivia Dar Accessories presents a collection of intricately designed earrings, bangles and evening clutches that are perfect for that stylish, modern wedding.
Address: 5-A, Ist Floor, Dada Jungi House, Shahpur Jat
14. Adaa by Sunanda Varma
After finalizing your wedding outfits, pick up some fancy ‘juttis’ (traditional flat closed shoes worn in North India and Punjab) to go with it! Shahpur Jat is after all known as a bride’s complete shopping destination! From twinkling ones with traditional bells to floral embroidered ones, you’ll find yourself spoilt for choice at Adaa by Sunanda Varma.
Address: JP House, 118, Next to UCO Bank, Shahpur Jat
Founded by Shirin Mann Sangha, the brand specializes in ‘juttis’ (traditional flat closed shoes worn in North India and Punjab) for different occasions. They also have a special bridal collection which you must check out. Get set to sweep everyone off their feet by wearing the beautiful and comfortable creations that feature silk threads, twinkling mirrors, and zardozi embroidery.
Address: 40-B, Ground Floor, Near Fashion Street, Opposite The Wishing Chair, Shahpur Jat
16. Aroma Magic by Blossom Kochhar
Don’t forget to protect and pamper your skin before your big day. And Aroma Magic by Blossom Kochhar helps you do just that with its 170 signature products in skin care, hair care, essential oils and curative concoctions. We recommend you pop in her after a long, hectic day of trousseau shopping!
Address: CL House, B 141, Shahpur Jat
HOME DECOR / GIFTING OPTIONS
17. Second Floor Studio
This home interior store will draw you in with its chic and cozy vibe. Choose from interesting crockery pieces, candles, cushion covers and vibrant trunks. Second Floor Studio also offers chic clothing and accessories from brands like Olivia Dar and En Inde.
Address: 417 & 418 Shahpur Jat
18. The Wishing Chair
The Wishing Chair fulfills all your dreams of getting your hands on unique decor items. With its range of fancy birdcages, eclectic furniture, and quirky photo frames, you will be spoilt for choice here. Pick up some cool pieces for your home or as exclusive wedding gifts.
Address: 86 A, Ground Floor, Near UCO Bank, Shahpur Jat
FASHION FOR YOUR FURRY FRIEND
19. Puppychino Cafe
We can’t forget our faithful friends while shopping for the wedding now, can we? Apart from serving mouth-watering food, Puppychino Cafe also boasts some great leashes, collars, and bandanas. (P.S. Your furry friend might steal your wedding thunder in these!)
Address: 119, 3rd Floor, Shishan Bhawan, Shahpur Jat
20. Turmeric Ink
Wedding invitations are the first step towards creating a mood and excitement for your dream wedding. Take your pick from the beautiful options at Turmeric Ink that include Traditional, Floral, Modern and Classic themes. Play around with textures, laser cuts, and charming embellishments to create a wedding invitation with a difference. Turmeric Ink also provides personalized stationery services.
Address: 119, Sishan House, Shahpur Jat
While these are just a few stores at Shahpur, the area is full of other hidden gems! We also recommend using public transport for traveling as the narrow bylanes don’t offer enough parking spaces. However, we guarantee that you will leave with your hands full as you would have checked everything off your wedding shopping list after a visit here. Happy shopping!
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