Ladies here is your ultimate guide to shopping in Bandra

Bombay’s answer to Brooklyn, Bandra has recently emerged as the ultimate locale for shopping in the city. With its exclusive designer stores and trendy boutiques, the chic western suburb is the absolute go-to fashion destination for Mumbai’s elite. From high-end multi-designer fashion havens to Bollywood’s favorite hidden gems we give you the lowdown on one of the most buzzing shopping scenes this side of the city. So put on your comfy shoes and head on out to Bandra to literally, shop till you drop.

The plush 1000 square feet retail space is great for picking up some stylish resort wear from renowned labels such as Wendell Rodricks and Savio Jon, feminine classics by designer duo Gauri and Nainika, Aneeth Arora’s signature quirky desi-inspired tops and kurtas and quintessential Masaba separates . The outfits on display mostly maintain a casual chic vibe which make the store the ideal place to go to, to do some last minute shopping before a trip to Bali or the Bahamas.
Address: Aman Villa, 6B Anand Vihar Co-op Society, 20th Road, Khar.
Phone: 2642 0888
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 11am to 8pm. Sunday closed.

To add some local flavor to your wardrobe head on over to Anokhi, the 40 year old Bandra favorite. Pick up a few striking separates like a block-printed kurta, an embroidered jacket or a pair of stylish jodhpurs to incorporate into your wardrobe for a fun desi-chic look.
Address: Govinda Building, Waterfield Road, Bandra West, Mumbai.
Phone: +91 22 2640 8263
Hours: Mon-Sat 11am-8pm.

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Bandra 190
Spread over 6000 square feet the mammoth luxury retail space houses some of the most well-known internationally-acclaimed names in the fashion industry. Charu and Priya Sachdev’s multi-designer store Kitsch occupies two stories of the six-storey building and features some of the latest collections of our favorite haute couturists such as Alexander McQueen, Alice + Olivia, Stella McCartney, Diane von Furstenberg, Dolce & Gabbana, Victoria Beckham and Hervé Léger. Furthermore, shoppers will be happy to find an entire floor dedicated to the red-soled creations of shoe giant Christian Louboutin.
Address: Savanna Court, Turner Road, Bandra (West), Mumbai.
Hours: Daily, from 11am to 8pm.

SoBo’s favorite multi-designer outlet finally makes its way to the stylish suburb. A Mecca for bridal and read-to-wear garments the store is home to some of the country’s most sought after designers from Sabyasachi to Anamika Khanna to Rajesh Pratap Singh to Gaurav Gupta, the list of eponymous labels is exclusive and exhaustive. The store also shares space with Tarun Tahiliani’s own stand alone store which features the latest collections of the always in demand bridal-wear guru.
Address: Mi-Casa, Junction of St. Theresa Road, 28th Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai.
Phone: +91-22-26420643/26420644
Hours: Monday to Saturday, 10am to 7.30pm and Sunday, 12pm to 7pm

Manish Malhotra
Bandra is home to not one but two exclusive Manish Malhotra boutiques. One is his Flagship bridal wear store and the other one, the Manish Malhotra Diffusion Store is a treasure trove of some of the designer’s best works. Malhotra is one of the most revered names in the Indian film industry and his ensembles are highly recommended for those looking to add a touch of glamour and Bollywood pizzazz to their wardrobe.
Address: Showroom no 3/4/5 Vishnudham CHS, Corner of 14th Road & Linking Road, Khar West, Mumbai.
Phone: +91 22 26054674/26053673
Hours: 11am – 8pm, Sundays closed.

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Mela is Bollywood’s best kept secret. Several celebrated designers and stylists regularly frequent the uber cool boutique. A goldmine of eclectic and quirky one-offs, Mela is the place to go for some experimental fashion. Channel your inner bohemian with a pair of brocade Afghan pants or a kitschy cropped jacket cut out from a Rajasthani tent. The best part about the store is that no two pieces are alike.
Address: Mela, 2 Fiffin Apts, Ambedkar Road, Bandra (W), Mumbai.
Phone: +91 (0) 22 2649 7562
Hours: Daily, 11am – 9pm

Monisha Jaising
Another stand-alone designer boutique popular in Bandra is of famed designer, Monisha Jaising. Well known for giving casual dresses and kaftan-esque outfits a luxe and glamorous edge, Jaising is the designer of choice for fashionable fusion couture. Give the store a visit if you are looking to pick up some ethnic wear with a contemporary twist or a figure-flattering jersey dress.
Address: Ground Floor no.3, Shailja Apartments, Pali Hill Road, Bandra West, Mumbai.
Phone: + 22-26056401/02
Hours: Mon-Sat: 11am – 8pm, Sunday: 12pm – 8pm

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