Senior Wedding Writer
Jaipur - the quaint heritage city we all turn to for soaking in some culture. The city of palaces, antique goodies and destination weddings. But there’s more to the Pink City than what meets the eye. If you always thought that Jaipur was all about pretty palaces and rich heritage, then you’re in for a pleasant surprise. It is a haven for all the wedding trousseau shopping, not just outfits guys, your entire trousseau! If you live in or around this city, you must definitely check out all these places that are on our radar. Since we love your wedding just as much as you do, we did all the hard work of finding the best places for wedding shopping here, so that you don’t have to! Take a look and thank us later...
As the name itself proves, you will find the widest range of Rajputana outfits, heavily embroidered lehengas in various fabrics and colours at this store. You can easily pick your wedding outfit from here if you want to look nothing short of a royal bride.
Where: 1, Ganpati Plaza, MI Road
Rajasthan is the land of beautiful handicrafts and Vasansi is a proof of that. The rich colour palette, the delicate embroideries and stunning prints of the designs available at this store make it a much sought after place for wedding shopping in Jaipur. The designs are a perfect mix of modern and contemporary and you will love them!
Where: D-69, JLN Marg, Near Trimurti Circle
If you are looking for that perfect saree for one of your wedding functions, then Srijak is the place to be. They have some gorgeous lehengas too, but their sarees are the star product that will totally take your breath away. They are intricately designed by skilled craftsmen using aari and gota work. If you are in Jaipur, you must check them out.
Where: 102, JLN Marg
Being one of the oldest names in the bridal market, Pratap Sons have been one of the pioneers in the industry. They have been diligently working in the same industry since three generations and have tried to and succeeded at keeping the age old heritage and exquisite art of Rajasthan alive through their designs. They make sure that every bride who comes to their store, leaves with the perfect outfit and a smile. They have a variety of intricately designed lehengas with aari, gota patti and embroidery work. You will definitely find something to suit your taste and occasion here.
Where: SB-39, Rambagh Circle, Tonk Road
Kishori is synonymous with ethnic wear ranging from exquisite bridal lehengas and saris with gorgeous zardozi embellishments and ornamental patterns to intricate hand embroidery and gotapatti work set in graceful anarkalis. You can also find fabric sets and kurtis for everyday wear after your wedding, gowns and designer wear with beautiful prints in a vibrant color palette. We also loved their lighter lehengas that can be perfect for the mehendi function!
Where: 5, Agrasen Market, Johari Bazaar
Talking of jewellery and Jaipur, it’s impossible not to take the name of Amrapali in the very beginning. Founded in the city over three decades ago, it is now a globally renowned name in the jewellery industry. Even celebrities and designers are crazy behind Amrapali’s designs and are often seen sporting them. They have a wide range of silver, gold and polki jewellery. Need we say more?
Where: Panch Batti, MI Road
They are one of the oldest jewellers in all of Jaipur and they are very well living up to their name. If you want to look like a royal bride on your wedding and are looking for some really elaborate pieces of jewellery, then look no further. This is where you will find what you’re looking for.
Where: 348, MI Road
P.S. These were the two places we think are the best. But apart from them, Jaipur has a full-fledged jewellery market located in the heart of the city. It’s called Johari Bazaar and you will be able to find a lot of other stores selling everything ranging from precious to semi-precious and even artificial jewellery. We’re telling you, this place is a package!
Now that you’re done with your outfits and jewellery, it’s now time to look for some other trinkets. Head to Bapu Bazaar for some pretty mojris and juttis. Apart from that, Bapu Bazaar houses the Saraogi Mansion, which is a cluster of some of the best lehenga and saree stores in the city. You should check it out for sure!
When in Jaipur, you must definitely pick out a dozen of pretty lac bangles and other cute lac accessories. Tripolia Bazaar is where you should head to look for them. It is filled with shops selling a variety of bangles in various colours and designs. It is a riot of vibrant shades and such a treat to the eyes. This market also houses the Rajasthan Trunk Company, from where you can pick the coolest, hand painted trunks for your trousseau! Awesome, right?
Badi Chaupar is a treasure chest of handicrafts, antique goodies and camel leather accessories. You can find some really cute wedding favours from here and also pick out some pretty decor goodies for your new room.
We had so much fun looking for all these places and we really hope they help you with your shaadi shopping!
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