Dazzling, jewel-coloured silk and cotton fashion, as well as accessories, incense, oils, scented candles, handmade-paper trinkets and more, mostly made at Auroville, where there's another branch.
Going strong since 1960, the Fabindia chain stocks stunning handmade, fair-trade products made by villagers using traditional craft techniques, and promotes rural employment. This branch has wonderful cotton and sil…
A sophisticated Jaipur-born boutique popular for its beautiful, bold block-printed garments with a traditional-turns-modern twist, and gorgeous colourful bedspreads, tablecloths, scarves, bags, homewares and accesso…
Breezy, boho-chic block-printed dresses, skirts, trousers and crop-tops in fun-but-fashionable geometric patterns (all handmade at Auroville) sit side-by-side with beautifully crafted saris from across India.
Perfect for browsing through Auroville-made crafts: jewellery, pottery, clothing, shawls, handmade cards and herbal toiletries.
An endless array of incense, perfumed candles, essential oils and other scented trinkets, made by Sri Aurobindo Ashram.
The kind of place where Indiana Jones gets the sweats, this antiques shop sells sculptures, carved doors, wooden chests, paintings and furniture sourced from Puducherry’s colonial and even precolonial history. It sh…
High-end bazaar-chic fashion (with lots of organic cotton) graces the ground floor of this glitzy boutique; upstairs, you'll find wood-carved furniture and tastefully styled bowls, mugs and homewares.
Established in Pondy in 1978, Hidesign sells elegantly made designer leather bags, briefcases, purses, wallets and belts, at reasonable prices, and has outlets across the world.
Sprawling across an old Tamil house, Holi is a delightful, eclectic jumble of spruced-up vintage furniture, local artwork, Banjara embroidery and a Brittany-inspired creperie.