Must-see shopping in Kochi (Cochin)

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    This renowned fair-trade Indian brand has fine Indian textiles, fabrics, clothes, homewares, ceramics and natural beauty products, created using…

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    A world of soothing pinks, greys and oranges, Niraamaya sells ‘ayurvedic’ clothing, accessories, homewares and yoga mats – all made of organic cotton,…

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    Lulu Mall

    India's largest shopping mall, Lulu is an attraction in its own right with people coming from all over to shop, hang out in the food courts or cinema, or…

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    Fabulous hand-block-printed dresses, kurtas, skirts, bags and shirts in floaty fabrics blend Indian and European design at Anokhi, a Jaipur brand famous…

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    Idiom Bookshop

    Originally just a pushcart selling books on Kochi's beaches, Idiom has a huge range of quality new and used tomes, including India-focused literature…

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    Ethnic Passage

    An elegant fixed-price shopping gallery stocking books, breezy scarves and dresses, incense and handmade paper from Auroville (near Puducherry), and a…

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    Following the traditional idea of ayurvastra (healthy fabrics), this boutique crafts its calming-toned dresses, shirts, bedding, yoga mats and other…

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    Tribes India

    This Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (Trifed) enterprise sells artefacts, paintings, shawls, figurines and jewellery produced…

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    This Bengaluru-born boutique specialises in carefully curated collections of gorgeous Indian-designer clothing, jewellery and homewares in an ultrachic…

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    Idiom Bookshop

    Branch of Fort Cochin's beloved Idiom, which began life in the 1990s as a roaming bookstore on local beaches. Particularly good on India-focused titles.

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    Walton's Boutique

    Pretty hand-block printed textiles from Jaipur are transformed into floaty dresses, kurtas, trousers, tops and scarves using Kochi designs at this low-key…

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    Centre Square Mall

    In central Ernakulam, this flashy mall sprawls across six floors of shopping, with a food court, a bowling alley and a cinema.