The wedding season is here and everyone wants to look their best. Be it the brides’ maids or the grooms best friends everyone wants to steal the show as they represent either party.
Although ready-made clothing is the go-to thing for most people, everyone has ‘that’ one picture of ‘that’ one designer lehnga that they want to wear to their sisters’ wedding. And to get that dream lehnga stitched you need to know where to score the best fabrics from!
Here is a list of places in Delhi, where you can buy the best and the most affordable fabrics from
If you are out to buy silk brocade, this is the place for you! The brocades here are far from the generic booti or paisley designs, there are Moroccan-inspired geometric patterns in gorgeous shades. These stunning silk fabrics are priced at INR 975 per meter. If you don’t want to spend as much, their cheaper variant which is a mix of 80 percent silk and 20 percent cotton with smaller patterns is also available. You can also find cotton fabrics in pretty pastel shades and intricate chikan work at this market.
Nehru Place is a wholesale handloom and cotton fabric paradise. One of the most prominent shops, HP Singh has attracted fabric seekers looking for quality and unique fabric for various occasions. The amazing variety of prints, textures, and hues on materials ranging from linen to crepe, silk, georgette, rayon, and net, one can find almost anything that they have been looking for.
This historical market houses three major fabric markets- Kinari Bazaar, Cloth Market, and Katra Neel Market. Kinari Bazaar is the place to visit for all your wedding fabric shopping, stocking some really nice lace and zardozi fabrics, the market. The Cloth Market is a one-stop market for all your home furnishing needs, be it tablecloths, pillow covers or upholstery.The Katra Neel Market is an ideal place to shop for cotton, silk, and muslin fabrics.
Not very far from the Khan Market, the Meherchand Market is the sweet haven for a number of eclectically tinted shops of branded textiles. This market is not just known for delicately handcrafted textiles but also, for the fact that one can get block prints on the fabric of their choice. From designer labels such as Fab India to Soma, Suruchi, Cottons and Satins you can get beautiful Ikat prints and silk weaves, sheers, stripes on silk, self and block-printed fabrics.
This market is stocked with an insane variety of export fabric, which is available for both wholesale and retail buying. Whichever kind material you’re looking for, printed or non-printed, including cambric, chambray, poplin, viscose, silk, denim, corduroys, jute, chiffon, georgette, rayon, checks, crepe, and a lot more is all available in this huge market. The market is formed by around 18 streets attached to the main road. Covering the entire market in a day will be quite a challenge.
Do practice your bargaining skills before visiting any of these places! Happy Shopping 😉
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