Thursday, May 29, 2014

For the Desi look - Lajpat Nagar.

HOW TO REACH: By metro: Get down at Lajpat Nagar metro station.

By road: Market is in  Lajpat Nagar III

HISTORY: Lajpat Nagar, also known as Afghan Nagar, is an affluent suburb of the South Delhi district of Delhi. It is named in honor of Lala Lajpat Rai, also known the Lion of Punjab, and is today most known for the Lajpat Nagar Central Market.

Lajpat Nagar is a popular shopping area where you can get whatever you desire - accessories, clothes, footwear, bags, etc. The garments at Hakoba range from saris and salwar kameezes for women to kurtas and kurtis for both men and women. The Lucknowi embroidery, which is mostly done in white-coloured threads, is breathtaking and of very high quality. Karan & Nasir have been revolutionizing the way men dress. RCKC has carved a niche for itself in the international market with labels like Anamika and RISA by Abhijeet Khanna. 

 There are huge glittering showrooms as well as roadside stalls. The mehndiwallas (appliers of henna) are very famous. Bargaining is a must if you wish to get the best of this market. 
P.S The market remains closed on Mondays.

If you are in class 12th and want to buy a reasonable designer saree for your Teacher's day/ Farewell, this is the place.