Do you have PPP – Post Pujo Pangs? Treat them with some Bengal-centric shopping in Goregaon.
Is the sound of the dhak still in your ears? And does the process of putting away those vibrant sarees pull you down?
Here’s what I suggest. Feed your Post Pujo Pangs with these brands for Bengal-centric shopping in Goregaon. Shop your heart out for traditional Bengali sarees, artefacts and accessories in Goregaon. It will help you bask in the glory of Maa Durga a tad longer!
For Sarees: Handloom sarees from Bengal
For Sarees has been bringing Indian handlooms from all over to Goregaon for over two years now. Founder, Ritu Oberoi, suggests some beautiful pieces that will revive the Pujo feelings within you –
Baluchari saree on fine cotton
Baluchari weaving originated in a small town called Bishnupur in West Bengal. It is a 200-year-old weave, being revived steadily now. The intricate weaving of mythological depictions on dyed cotton makes this a classy and elegant choice.
Soft cotton sarees from Burdwan
Burdwan is a small town near Kolkata. A prime handloom cluster in eastern region, most people at Burdwan engage in weaving for their livelihood. Tangails , Jamdani and Kantha too hail from the region.
Matka Silk from Malda and Murshidabad
This is a popular variety of silk. Mostly in solid colours, they are apt for a regal look and suit all occasions!
Details: Website: http://forsarees.com/
Bengal Handloom Centre: For Shakha, Pola, Alta shopping in Goregaon
Bengal Handloom Centre is pretty much your one-stop shop for traditional Bengali shopping in Goregaon. Looking to re-do the Bengali beauty look? Pick up a pair of the red-white bangles (called Shakha-Pola) right here.
Noticed the slivers of red on the Bengali ladies’ feet throughout Pujo? Find a good bottle of alta at Bengal Handloom Centre at Goregaon west.
The store also has traditional cotton sarees and dhotis for gentlemen. If you’d like to buy a shaankh or conch shell for home, you’ll find the right ones here.
Details: Address: Shop No 14, M G Road, Opposite Vipul Jewellers, Delwekar Wadi, Goregaon West,
Shoi: Kantha Calling
SHOI is a brand that contemporise-s Kantha work for the modern appeal.
What started as a simple, rural Bengali stitching pattern creates mind-boggling patterns on garments, linen, accessories and more.
Shoi offers only unique handmade designs to its customers – ladies, gentlemen and children. Check out the FB page for some great skirts, dresses for kids, kurtas for men and more.
Details: Shoi online