Kolkata (Calcutta) shopping

Top Choice Shopping Centre in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Dakshinapan Shopping Centre

It’s worth facing the soul-crushing 1970s architecture for Dakshinapan’s wide range of government emporia, which brings together a mind-boggling artisanal diversity from across India under one roof. There’s plenty o…
Top Choice Clothing in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Byloom

Some of Kolkata's most exquisite handmade saris are sold at this speciality boutique. There's also a fair smattering of semiprecious jewellery, and an impressive collection of shawls and scarves. Look for pieces tha…
Clothing in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Anokhi

This boutique sells tasteful ethno-chic garments made from hand-dyed and hand-printed fabrics. Creations featuring Gujarati block prints seem to be the most popular, although tie-dye and batik have a strong presence…
Fabrics in Kolkata (Calcutta)

FabIndia

India's top consumer line of ethno-chic dresses and Indo-Western apparel has one of its city stores in this central location. Apart from garments, there's a wide selection of upholstery, jewellery, ceramics, woodwor…
Gifts & Souvenirs in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Sienna Store & Cafe

Very hipster, very chic, yet unbelievably affordable. Housed in a tastefully renovated mansion, this boutique specialises in a delightful collection of wearables, souvenirs, lifestyle products and tiny bits and bobs…
Tea in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Dolly's Tea Shop

This tiny tea boutique is one of the best places in Kolkata to pick up some delectable Darjeeling leaves. Dolly, a veteran tea taster who owns the place, is often around to help you with your purchase. The more prem…
Books in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Oxford Bookstore

This is an excellent full-range bookshop that sells a variety of titles, including an impressive catalogue of coffee-table books on India. It stocks Lonely Planet guides and the indispensable Calcutta Walks Tourist …
Clothing in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Weaver's Studio

Gorgeous handmade textiles and traditional fabrics vie for your attention at this upmarket boutique, run by an organisation that works with artisanal communities. Choose from a plethora of styles, such as exquisite …
Clothing in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Sabyasachi

Arguably one of India's top fashion wizards, with prestigious showings in Milan and New York fashion weeks, Sabyasachi is a Kolkata designer credited with some of India's most sought-after couture ensembles. If you'…
Jewellry in Kolkata (Calcutta)

Chamba Lama

This long-running establishment owned by a Tibetan family is reputed for its collection of intricate silver jewellery and curios, most of them embellished with Tibetan Buddhist motifs. It's a good place to shop for …