6 Best Wholesale Cloth Markets in Delhi to buy Fabric for Wedding Outfits

Medha Chawla, 16 Apr 2019

Source Lauren Reid

Drooling over high-end couture, getting inspired from Bollywood divas' wardrobes and saving endless screenshots in the Phone's gallery is something we all are guilty of! The inner fashionista in us craves to embrace those designer ensembles but our pockets suggest otherwise. Well, that's when the wholesale cloth markets come to our rescue.

So what if the budget doesn't allow you to lay hands on those designer outfits, you can always source fabric from any wholesale cloth market in Delhi and get it stitched by your trusted boutique. Whether you are a bride-to-be or a bridesmaid or anyone who has to attend a wedding, the wholesale cloth markets are what you must hop in. Right from replicating your favourite designer outfits to creating an exquisite creation with particular personalisations - you can do it all when you self purchase the fabric from a wholesale cloth market. 

Even if you have a slight knack for fashion, you will enjoy the process of sourcing the fabric, purchasing suitable adornments like latkans, laces and borders and eventually getting it stitched. Doing so won't even burn a hole in your pocket and you will strut in style clad in your dream outfit. To make it all easier for you, here we have shortlisted 6 best wholesale cloth markets in Delhi that are perfect to buy fabric for wedding wear. And the best part is that these markets sell every kind of fabric including designer replicas in dirt cheap prices.

Wait no further, and head straight to these wholesale fabric markets NOW!

Best Wholesale Cloth Markets in Delhi to weave wedding finery

1. Central Market, Lajpat Nagar

Central Market, Lajpat Nagar is one of the best Shaadi Shopping destinations in Delhi! This vast market comprising of big stores and small shops is heaven for everything weddings. Whether you are looking for that perfect customised bridal chooda or are on a hunt for your dreamy wedding lehenga, this South Delhi market has it all. However, another aspect that makes this market even more special is that it hosts many raw fabric stores as well. You can trust this market to source any and every kind of fabrics for your dream outfits. It is one of the markets that sell exact replicas of elite designerwear fabrics.

The market is closed on: Mondays

2. Shanti Mohalla, Seelampur

Not many people are aware of this hidden gem in East Delhi. Endless fashion stores and boutiques rely on Seelampur's Shanti Mohalla market to fetch versatile fabrics at reasonable prices. The narrow lanes of Seelampur offer a dynamic range of fabrics - heavily embellished nets to the glimmering brocade to elegantly adorned organza stuff in the modish colours and everything else at throwaway prices.

The market is closed on: Mondays

3. Tilak Nagar

West Delhi is hailed as the hub of Punjabi community in Delhi and boasts of a lot of markets well. Most of these markets are apt for wedding shopping. But when it comes to cloth retail, there is none better than Tilak Nagar in West side of Delhi. You’ll find heaps of fabrics in Tilak Nagar shops in varied textures and prints in both heavy and light work. Also, don't miss out on gathering voguish accessories for your garments like fancy latkans, laces and borders.

The market is closed on: Wednesdays

4. Chandni Chowk

You must hop in Katra Neel market and Kinari Bazaar in Chandni Chowk for affordable fabric shopping. The bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk not only impress us with the dirt cheap prices but also with the drool-worthy vast variety of fabrics, lace materials, dupattas and more. Even top-notch fashion designers swear by this old-worldly market to buy raw fabric for their exquisite creations.

The market is closed on: Sundays

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5. Inderlok

This is another infamous wholesale cloth market located in Northwest Delhi. Owing to the great metro and transport connectivity, you can easily reach this cloth sanctuary. Whether you are looking for flowy fabrics for a saree or heavy yet elegant stuff for lehengas, this market is stacked with everything.

6. Shankar Market

We conclude the list of wholesale cloth market in Delhi with this hidden cloth market in Connaught Place. Here you will find exceptional fabrics in unusual prints and colours. The prices are a little higher in this market because of the unusual variety offered by the shopkeepers. Good bargaining skills can fetch you some decent discounts though.

The market is closed on: Sundays

Pro tips for Market shopping:

  • Visit the markets at odd hours to avoid the crowd and increase your chances of bargaining.
  • Slip into easy clothes and sporty shoes to avoid getting tired. You gotta make the best out of your grind while shopping in Delhi!
  • Since it's a market, it will eventually get crowded so be alert of your valuables.
  • The best way to commute to these markets is via metro or cabs. Parking is really a hassle.
  • Don't forget your SPF, ladies.

Do you know of any other wholesale cloth market in Delhi for wedding outfits? Share with us in the comments section below.