The jewel in the crown of Gujarat, Ahmedabad is the pride of Gujaratis around the globe. Harbouring on its glorious heritage and vibrant culture, the city is a melting pot of colours, fragrances and fashion. We tell you the best fashion offerings in the city and where to buy them from.
1. Bandhini: One of the most iconic techniques from Gujarat, bandhini textiles are created through a primitive yet visually stunning tie-and-dye technique. From a bride trousseau to stylish Indian ethnic wear, bandhini is available in the old city of Ahmedabad. Rani No Haziro in the walled city and Sindhi Market present a bundle of opportunity to buy it in different forms. These markets have several shops and outlets that offer traditionally authentic bandhinis.
2. Saris: Every region in India has a different creation of the sari and the Gujarat version is one of the popular ones. If you wish to treat yourself to a typical Gujarati creation, head to the Sindhi market and Tin Darwaja market. Beyond that, Saraspur and Panchkuva would be viable options. They too have a flurry of traditional saris to confuse you with choice. For modern and trendier options, CG Road, Mithakali, Judge's Bungalow and Ashram Road are great too.
3. Handloom and Handicraft: Gujarat’s fashion scape cannot be complete without its rich and versatile handlooms. One of the finest places to gorge on them is the Law Garden market. A regular road by day and a sprawling market by night, Law Garden is a great place to indulge in handlooms and handicrafts. Besides this, the bustling shopping zones at the Gujarat College road, Nehrunagar Road and CG roads are other options.
4. Designers’ Space: Modern Ahmedabad is full of fashionistas who indulge in the finest of designerwear. Mithakali, Ambawadi, CG Road, Bodakdev and Satellite, SG highway are all great shopping destinations. These place are sprawling with modern pret and couture boutiques that cater to the luxury needs of its clients.
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