Head to Jaipur for the Ultimate Wedding Shopping!
Jaipur is an exotic city – a land of palaces, forts and rich heritage. Jaipur is also known for its textile, handloom, tie-and-dye sarees and of course, vibrant jewellery, and this very reason makes it a shopper’s paradise. It is the city you should be heading to for your endless wedding shopping! If you’re like me, you’d definitely love the colourful bazaars which have innumerable shops that can prove to be a real deal for the explorer in you!
We list some of the most popular places, designer stores, boutiques and local stores for you to shop in. Read on as we just made the whole shopping and discovering a li’l easier.
1. Mirza Ismail Road
Amrapali Jewels: Globally renowned Amrapali Jewels is known for its fine silver, kundan and tribal jewellery. For anyone wondering, it was founded here in Jaipur over three decades ago. Amrapali is now a favourite amongst Bollywood and Hollywood celebs. Indian designers have also collaborated with them to create some of the most iconic designs!
Known for: its fine silver, kunda and tribal jewellery
Price: Rs 3000 to Rs 2 lakhs
Address: Panch Batti, M.I.Road, Jaipur
The Gem Palace: The oldest jeweller in Jaipur lives up to its name. For anyone looking to buy antique royal Maharaja jewels and gems, look no further, head to The Gem Palace!
Known for: exquisite antique and timeless jewellery
Price: Rs 50,000 to Rs 5 crores
Address: Shop No.348, M.I. Road, Jaipur
Yamini Tholia: A boutique by designer Yamini Tholia, it has traditional Indian evening-wear on stock. You can also get colourful juttis and potlis to go with your ethnic wear.
Known for: her use of gota patti, block print and tie-dye pattern
Price: starts from Rs 3000
Address: Tholia Building Inside Courtyard, M.I. Road, Jaipur
Saffron by Nidhi Tholia: Saffron has beautiful collection of Indian ethnic-wear mostly inspired by the Mughal Era. The embroidery features gota-patti work, the colours are quite vibrant and the work is intricate. Their pastel anarkalis are a favourite!
Known for: Indian ethnic wear inspired by the Mughal era
Price: Rs 10,000 to Rs 100,000
Address: C72 B, Sarojini Marg, C-Scheme, Jaipur
Vrisa by Rahul and Shikha: Label Vrisa is known for myriad cuts, patterns, hand embroidery, intricate details and its work with age old crafts and textile. They create flowing silhouette that are edgy yet very feminine!
Known for: its use of organic fabric and intricate embroidery details
Price: starts from Rs 3500
Address: F-6-A, Ramesh Marg, C-Scheme, Jaipur
Karigar: Karigar has ready-to-wear Indian ethnic-wear, accessories, footwear and semi-precious jewelry. The collection combines classic with casual & edgy with feminine silhouette.
Known for: its use of finest raw materials and fabrics like raw silk, brocade, jamawar, crepe, georgette, net, shimmer, shimmer-georgette and shimmer-net, traditional techniques and hand-based processes.
Price: Rs 3500 to Rs 35,000
Address: F- 411, Gautam Marg, C-Scheme, Jaipur
3. Malviya Nagar
Vasansi: Vasansi is one of the hottest destinations when it comes to bridal shopping and wedding trousseau. The collection is largely inspired from traditional Indian handiwork along with contemporary designs & silhouette. The cheery colours and intricate work is what pulls customers to its emporium.
Known for: its traditional Indian handiwork along with contemporary designs & silhouette
Price: Rs 4300 to Rs 78,000
Address: D-69A, Jawahar Lal Nehru Marg, Near Teen Murti Circle, Jaipur
Shivangi Kasliwal – Timeless Banaras: Shivangi Kasliwal works closely with high-end, hand-woven Benarasi textile. The label personifies elegance, timelessness and an old world charm that emanates from using the best possible weaving techniques, materials and eternal design!
Known for: its work to revive old traditional designs and weaves and hand-woven Benarasi textile
Price: Rs 2170 to Rs 100,000
Address: Muktanand Nagar, Durgapura, Jaipur
Silhouette by Swati Rohilla: Head over to Silhouette for bespoke wedding trousseau along with matching jewellery and accessories. The collection takes inspiration from traditional and cultural elements from across the country and focuses mostly on intricate hand embroidery.
Known for: bespoke and made-to-order bridal outfit
Price: starts from Rs 8500
Address: E-86, Siddharth Nagar, Malviya Nagar, Jaipur
4. Johari Bazaar
It is a street with shops on either side. Yes, you guessed it right! This is the place where you can get all your jewellery from. It is known for finest silver, diamond, polki and kundan jewellery. The jewellery here is the finest work of art that you’ll ever see. The collection ranges from exquisite contemporary to traditional kundan jewellery and even tribal pieces. Apart from jewellery, you can get the trademark Jaipuri print handloom – bandhani (tie-and-dye) sarees and lehengas.
5. Bapu Bazaar
Bapu Bazaar is the main market here and quite chaotic as well. It is mostly known for Jaipur juttis and mojaris. It is also home to the very popular Saraogi Mansion which houses a number of bridal stores with elegant lehengas and graceful sarees. You might end up buying your wedding trousseau from this place! The handloom like bandhani and kota doria are also quite glitzy and are available with extra gota patti and beautiful mirror work.
6. Tripolia Bazaar
You go to Tripolia Bazaar for the most stunning lac bangles that there are! Colourful, glittery and undeniably iconic – your shopping in Rajasthan is incomplete without a dozen or two of these bangles. While you’re there, do visit Rajasthan Trunk Company for some cool, candy-coloured vintage and custom-made trunks and cases.
7. Badi Chaupar
Situated next to Hawa Mahal, you can find handicrafts, antiques, camel leather shoes & accessories and delightful handloom in Badi Chaupar. When you’re shopping here or any other place in Jaipur, you just need to brush up your bargaining skills.
Apart from these quintessential shopping destinations, there are a number of smaller shops along the by-lanes for a great shopping opportunity. There’s just so much to see and lots to explore in Jaipur. Just keep an additional bag because you’ll be coming home with some extra luggage!