The linking road Bandra is much like Pandora’s Box. Full of magic, mystery and surprises!
With a market place like Linking road, you are bound to find yourself in a crowd of no less than 1000 people at a given time.
The market loathes the street style paired with affordable prices. Right from Junk jewellery to imitation of the top-end brands with the likes of Ralph Lauren, Old navy, and even Versace on rare finds.
The clothes that you find here are very often very budget-friendly replicas or inspirations of the goods produced by brands such as Zara, H&M, Forever 21 and so on. The clothes are sometimes even sold with real prices tags. Brands like levis, old navy, lee cooper are very famous for the bottoms, like the Denim jeans, denim jackets and more along the same lines.The price difference on the tags can be as insane as 2000/-. That is, jeans by levis with an original price tag of 3000/- could be easily found being sold at a price of 500-600/- tops.
The clothes that you find here are very often very budget-friendly replicas or inspirations of the goods produced by brands such as Zara, H&M, Forever 21 and so on.
The clothes are sometimes even sold with real prices tags. Brands like levis, old navy, lee cooper are very famous for the bottoms, like the Denim jeans, denim jackets and more along the same lines.The price difference on the tags can be as insane as 2000/-. That is, jeans by levis with an original price tag of 3000/- could be easily found being sold at a price of 500-600/- tops.
The jewellery can be seen as close mimics of the brands such as Accessorize, Zara and also H&M.The dainty necklaces in the stores which could be in the price range of 700-1000/-, can be found for as low as 50-100/-.
Another sellers aspect that keeps this place really upbeat, is the junk jewellery section.The junk jewellery finds in this market is to die for, the craze sees it’s peak during the festive season, especially during the pristine time celebration of the Gujrati’s known as Navratri. There is a huge demand for the heavy oxidised jhumka’s which can be found for as low high 20-50/- per pair.
One thing to be sure of is, this market always knows the trend waves and knows when to ride it. The market is full of the trendiest fits as if pulled directly off the shelves of stores at luxe mall.The cute fits of knitted Cardigans, bootcut jeans, long maxi dresses, academic plaided skirts, Basics, heavy sweatshirts, coats , shrugs, trendy with dupes of Singer’s merch resembling those of Billie Eilish, Selena Gomez, Justin Bieber, The Weeknd and more on the list.
There is a variety of footwear, crazy dupes of high-end stripper heels to catwalk pulled off the shelf kitten heels. Right from canvas to Vans, from Puma to Adidas.
You can almost find anything under the sun duped or imitated in this market.During the winters, the Coats, the jackets, the fur boots. All can be found right here, the prices are ridiculously low for some good quality products. With the furr jacket being on the highest trend it was widely seen replicated with a price difference of 1500/- rupees. The teddy bear coats and the lounge wear imitations were really the hype of 2020 winters.The metallic puffer jacket inspired by the one’s created by Ralph Lauren, Versace were seen all over the market.
The metallic puffer jacket inspired by the one’s created by Ralph Lauren, Versace were seen all over the market. Right on the Horizon, there is seen an entirely different world on a completely different end of the spectrum.
The high end, hot couture loathes the street sides.There are stores such as Aza, Monisha Jaising, Atosa, Herringbone & Sui, Anokhi , AND , Vogue fashion, N&M design studio, Raghvendra Rathore and many more on the list.
The high-end couture fashion is always the hottest, the couture was always deemed to be a thing of the west, the fashion statement of the Elite.The produce of the stores are often the orders of some of the biggest names in the industry, the high-end clientele of these stores does wonder for the legacy of the same.
The bigger the names added to the list the hotter the item gets and the more value it adds to the legacy.The pristine boutique stores are off-limits to shop in, you can never just barge in and take away your choice, with such high-end brands comes high-end paper work, the big money payment and so on and so forth.The regal lehengas from these brands can cost a fortune, anywhere between Rs. 25 Lakhs going upwards of Rs. 85 Lakhs.
Also, there comes a waiting list to get your hands on the desired product. The outfits such as the one for Gala gowns, cocktails dresses can get you to spend anywhere between 10,000-25,000 in a matter of just one night. The Bandra Linking Road is an amalgamation of the two worlds, it is rightfully so the bridge between the upper west and the lower part of the city.The market has so much to offer, the diversity and the variations can blow your mind and knock your socks off your feet.Right from the basic tops to Regal upscale Lehengas, to the top brand sports outlet such as Adidas, Puma, Forever faster, hight end full-blown magnanimous stores of Veromoda, W and the opposite sides full of eatery of the same sublevel.The market in all has a beautiful ambience, the people are mostly friendly and the clothes are crazy with ridiculous pricing.The market is surely worth the spree.There are many ways of making your way to the market, if you reside in the west side of the Mumbai, you can easily keg an auto-rickshaw, the local trains from any part of Mumbai are also well within reach.The most famous landmarks of them all include the very famous church of the Mount marry! Followed by Shahrukh Khan’s residence called Mannat.The market is always hustling busting.The peak time to find the best finds is in the early afternoon or during the closing, the prices seem to be cheaper and more negotiable. The Bandra linking road market is one of the best markets to find most up to the trend and the classic pieces.