Bridal Fashion

9 Local Markets in Delhi to Hop in for Ultimate SHAADI SHOPPING!

Medha Chawla, 29 Nov 2018

Don't we all girls just love shopping? Like come on, it is a guilty pleasure for most of us and even therapeutic for some. *BTW, shopping therapy is a real thing, guys* And when it is your own wedding shopping, you just can't not enjoy EVERY SINGLE MOMENT and make the most out of it. It is undeniably the most fun and endearing tasks amidst the entire pre-wedding frenzy. Right from buying your wedding outfits and jewellery to other tiny yet significant elements like Kaleeras, Chura, gifting favours, trousseau—an endless shopping sprees await as soon as you become a bride-to-be!

Talk about being a bride-to-be, and Delhi is the place where you gotta be at. Home to a lot of vibrant local markets offering a wide array of wedding-related stuff, Delhi is an ultimate haven for your entire wedding shopping. Each market has its own distinct USP and having a know-how of which market to hop in for what can make your Shaadi Shopping merrier.

Hence, to ensure that you do not go nuts wondering where to go, here are 7 best local markets in Delhi for a complete Shaadi Shopping experience.

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Must visit local markets in Delhi for wedding shopping

1. Chawri Bazaar 

To get your wedding invitations sorted, head nowhere else but straight to the narrow lanes of Chawri Bazaar, which surprisingly comprise of more than 500 shops. With absolutely no dearth of variety, the tiny shops in this Old Delhi market are a treasure trove of wedding invitations. From minimalistic to the extravagant and quirky wedding invitation cards, you can find everything here according to your budget. Also, don’t miss out on buying those fancy and unique shagun envelopes too woo the guests from this market which are available in a humongous variety.

Nearest Metro Station: Chawri Bazaar on Yellow Line

The market is closed on Sundays

2. Lajpat Nagar

A visit to this bustling market of South Delhi should definitely be on every bride’s list. Wedding outfits, fabric material, jewellery, chooda, kaleeras, footwear and home decor supplies - you will find each and every type of wedding goods at reasonable shops and high-end stores in this famous market.

Nearest Metro Station: Lajpat Nagar on both Violet Line & Pink Line

The market is closed on Mondays

3. Karol Bagh

This nationwide popular market is considered as the mecca of wedding shopping. Head to Ajmal Khan Road for luxe wedding apparel stores and Bank Street for oodles of exquisite jewellery variety that’ll fit every budget. Just like Lajpat Nagar market, Karol Bagh is also a complete package with swanky stores to local reasonable shops offering all sorts of wedding stuff.

Nearest Metro Station: Karol Bagh on Blue Line

The market is closed on Mondays

4. Sarojini Nagar

One of the biggest markets in Delhi, Sarojini Nagar is famous for all right reasons. It is definitely reasonable, but apart from that, it hosts more than 500 shops selling versatile stuff. Right from unique gifting favours for your bridesmaids to the best apparel and footwear stores for your groom, SN Market has it all. In fact, Sarojini Nagar also boasts of umpteen shops selling miscellaneous goods for your wedding like safas, choodas, laces, kaleeras, sehra, sindoor boxes, decorated ring trays & thaalis, etc.

Nearest Metro Station: Sarojini Nagar on Pink Line

The market is closed on Mondays

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5. Greater Kailash a.k.a GK

The lavish market that GK is, boasts of a lot of luxuriant designer labels and jewellery stores of to-be-wed couples. Right from an extravagant range of sarees and lehengas for your wedding to subtle suits for your trousseau, the stores in the M and N block market are bundled with the most elegant variety.

Nearest Metro Station: Kailash Colony on Violet Line

The market is closed on Tuesdays

6. Rajouri Garden

This is yet another cherished market in Delhi which is a mixed maze of wedding goods. It is a one-stop destination for North Indian brides, where you can find trendy wedding wear ensembles, a versatile variety of wedding footwear, luxe cosmetic stores, lots of jewellery options, gifting options for wedding favours, and all other tiniest elements for your wedding.

Nearest Metro Station: Rajouri Garden on Yellow Line

The market is closed on Wednesdays

7. Janpath

Every bride-to-be should hop in this lively street in the heart of Delhi for the most offbeat and handcrafted goods for the wedding. Chunky baubles, printed skirts for your girlies, decor items for cozy home functions, colourful silk thread bangles and so much more—Janpath has it all in the most reasonable prices. 

Nearest Metro Station: Janpath on Violet Line or Rajiv Chowk on Blue Line

The market is closed on Sundays

8. Shahpur Jat

The disintegrated streets of Shahpur Jat village host numerous designer stores and jewellery boutiques and consequently has become the most trusted hub for trousseau shopping in Delhi. This quaint market houses a lot of top-notch designers and wedding decorators!

Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas on Yellow Line

The market is closed on Sundays

9. Chandni Chowk

The most renowned and obvious entrant to this list, Chandni Chowk is undeniably the important local market where you must hop in for an ultimate wedding shopping experience. Millions of brides visit the narrow yet bustling lanes of this market not only for the bridal lehengas but for all-things-weddings. Even noted fashion designers and wedding decorators swear by this old-worldly market to buy raw material for their exquisite creations. All in all, Chandni Chowk should be your go-to place for pocket-friendly and Bollywood-inspired wedding wear, silver jewellery, fabrics, mehendi favours, breathtaking dupattas, kaleeras, trending choodas and even grooms wear for that matter! 

Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk on Yellow Line

The market is closed on Sundays

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