Shop, 'flea' style
Move over flea markets by the road, as fancy malls in the city are not far behind. As per a trend, which is fast catching up with shoppers, many malls have started special flea markets, which have become quite popular.india Updated: Jul 18, 2012 00:04 IST
Move over flea markets by the road, as fancy malls in the city are not far behind. As per a trend, which is fast catching up with shoppers, many malls have started special flea markets, which have become quite popular. One such weekly flea market is the Wednesday Flea@ Night, at Select City Walk in Saket. Put up from 4pm to 11pm every Wednesday, the market sees various stalls that sell apparel, handicraft, jewellery, home decor stuff, stationery items and much more at discounted prices. We take you around this particular market and tell you what you should go for when you are here.
Stall 06 B Dazzled
The stall has been here for three years now. You can buy a wide variety of accessories here, as the stall offers a lot of chunk jewellery options. An all-time hit here are the hair brands that come in different colours and designs. You can purchase these goods for anything between Rs 50-R1,000.
If hand embroidered and chappals are your thing, then pay a visit to this stall. You can buy chappals with gotta patti work in different colours. The money raised from the sales of these chappals go towards reviving this dying art. The slippers will cost you about Rs 500-Rs 1,000.
Stall 08 Akshita's
Making her debut at this flea market, Akshita took her passion of designing trousseaus and platters to a different level by putting up her stall here. Since the festival of Rakhi is around the corner, her stall is packed with chocolate gift hampers, platters, rakhis and much more starting at Rs 20.
Stall 03 Designer.com
Stop by here to shop for some hand-painted T-shirts. The products sold here are made by special children. Among the stock at display, you can find prints of tigers, deities and others. The T-shirts are available in two colours - black and white. The price ranges from Rs 599 to Rs 1,499.
Stall 13 OSR Exports
This stall, which is one of the oldest exhibitors here, is quite popular with young girls. The stall stocks different varieties of jewellery pieces and specialises in earrings. Managed by Kartik Nayyar, you will find jhumkas, loops, studs and neck pieces here. The price range begins from Rs 50 and goes up to Rs 5,000.
Stall 04 Manthan
This stall has goods curated from different sources, along with donations from the public. You can find everything from stationery (such as pencils with an adjustable grip), hair clips, handicrafts and more here. The price range of the goods is between R30 to Rs 350.
Stall 11 BVR Luxury
You can buy items like handicrafts and brass, copper and gold plated jewellery here. The jewellery sold here is an exact replica of an original gold piece, at almost one-tenth the price (Rs 100 - Rs 30,000). They also do customised wedding jewellery.
Stall 01 Clad Clan Creations
Two fashion graduates, Manmeet Arora and Shambhavi, have come together to put up this stall at the flea market. On their debut day itself, one could see many women thronging the stall. Saris in chiffon and net, traditional suit pieces and corsets are available here. Price ranges from Rs 3,500 - Rs 9,000.
Stall 17 Fille
As you pass by this stall, printed lycra tights are likely to catch your eye. The stall sells lowers of different types. The price ranges between R299-R799. You can also go for rubber flip-flop slippers (R350). All the items are exclusively designed by the brand.
Don't miss them too!
Paintings by Neha Aggarwal
This stall sells oil paintings on canvas. The price of the paintings depend on the type and size. They also take orders for the paintings.
The stall stocks outfits by two
designers. While you can find Indo-western outfits made using brocade on one side, the other part of the stall stocks kaftans and semi-stitched wear. The price range starts from R695.
Come here to take home some interestingly designed hand puppets. One box costs Rs 250.
Stall 14 Purple n Mauve
This stall stocks different types of
ethnic suits. The range starts from Rs 2,000 and goes up to Rs 8,000.
Stall 15 Belleza by Monica and Naina
The two designers have curated
sfashionable footwear, neckpieces and dresses from all around the world. While the price for intricately designed neck pieces start from Rs 400 and goes up to Rs 2,200, a party dress can be bought for Rs 1,000 onwards.
Stall 16 Kainalli
This stall sells export surplus at almost one third the actual price of the product. It stocks footwear of various varieties. The price starts from Rs 800 and goes up to Rs 1,500.
Stall 18 Phulkari Creations
Buy authentic hand embroidered and machine made phulkari designs here. The price starts from Rs 1,800 and goes up to Rs 2,900.
Stall 19 Tarrot by Anandi
The stall is a hit with shoppers who don't mind shelling out Rs 100 to get one question about their future answered.
Stall20 Shruti Home Fashions
Buy Israeli export quality bed covers here. The range for a set of bed covers, pillow covers and cushion covers starts from Rs 2,500 and goes up to Rs 7,500.
First Published: Jul 17, 2012 18:20 IST