Mumbai, the city of dreams, is indeed the city of fashion as well. People say that fashion comes to Mumbai first and then spreads across the country. People from various parts of the country come to sell their products in Mumbai.
Basically, Mumbai is a shopper’s paradise. Bargaining skills come handy when one has a limited budget.
Given below, is a list of cheap street markets in Mumbai where one can stop to shop.
#1 Linking Road
Situated in Bandra, Linking Road is the hub for latest shoes, bags and accessories. There are makeshift stalls lined up alongside the road. One can buy latest fashion at a throwaway price here. One can take an auto from Bandra station to reach here.
#2 Colaba Causeway
Colaba Causeway is famous for its jewellery. It gives you the feeling of entering into a carnival. This is an alley with at least 100 shops. It is also very famous among foreigners.
#3 Hill Road
And its Bandra again! The footpath here is lined with sellers of footwear, clothes, accessories, etc. One will have to compromise a bit here when it comes to quality. However, the prices are really low. There are branded stores as well.
#4 Crawford Market
There is not a thing that one cannot find at Crawford. This is Mumbai’s wholesale market for fruits, vegetables, spices and almost everything. There are different sectors allocated to different items. It is an old-styled market that is set in old ,historic, colonial buildings.
#5 Fashion Street
Just the name is enough! There are approximately 150 stalls selling al a mode clothes and accessories. The prices are dirt cheap here. Sellers sell first and second copy of almost every brand, so one needs to be a little cautious.
After reading this article, I hope there is an adrenaline rush for shopping within you. You may have to search a little for the perfect piece but that search would definitely be worth it.
P.S. – Brush up your bargaining skills before you leave for these places.