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Shopping In Goa – 9 Must-Visit Shopping Landmarks
On Friday, January 9, 2015 @ 8:27 am, Category: Shopping Guide, 4 Comments
One of the most popular beach getaways in India, Goa offers every tourist an experience so magical and so indelible, you’ll hate to leave. Whether you’re here on your honeymoon with your beloved, a bonding trip with your family or a crazy vacation with friends, when you head to Goa, you will never leave empty handed. Food, music, drinks, sights, sounds and fashion, Goa has everything everyone looks for in a perfect holiday.
So if your bags are packed and you’re all set to head out, keep our Goa Shopping Guide handy at all times. The fashionista in you is never on vacation; so here’s presenting Goa from the shopping-enthusiast’s point of view.
Fashion in Goa
Goa offers a vast spectrum of fashion for all kinds of enthusiasts. From traditional handloom fabrics to high end designer wear, you’ll never run out of options to shop. Goa has attracted designers from near and far like no other locale; from Malini Ramani to Wendell Rodricks, you can satiate your taste for alluring designer wear at any of these outlets. And if you’re looking for something to keep your budget from spinning out of control, almost every beach and local market has good quality export products to offer.
So where should you look?
We’ve lined up for you the 9 must-visit fashion outlets in Goa. On your next trip, these 9 places are ones you cannot afford to miss.
1: Saturday Night Market, Arpora
Make no other Saturday evening plans in Goa because the Night Market in Arpora is a must visit. Everything you need, from apples to carpets, jewellery to furniture, is available in this vast open field of lanes. Watch out for great deals on precious silver jewellery; however, if you bargain relentlessly here, rest assured you’ve lost out on what could be a fanciful purchase.
2: Wednesday Flea Market, Anjuna
Wednesday after Wednesday, Anjuna opens its lanes up to shopping enthusiasts like you and me to witness an exciting display of clothes, footwear, jewellery, handmade toys, spices, tea, coffee, souvenirs and so much more. With products on auction by merchants and gypsies from all over India, you’ll want to get your hands on these goodies before anybody else swipes them away.
3: Jade Jagger, Ashwem
The famous Rolling Stone, Mick Jagger’s daughter brings high end designer wear to Goa with her boutique – Jade Jagger in Ashwem. Her fine jewellery and clothing, and especially her beachwear collection, are a must-buy when in Goa.
4: Bebel, Morjim
If you’re looking for fine designer wear under one roof, Bebel in Morjim is the place to visit. Featuring resort wear, accessories and luxury products from designers like Malini Ramani, Pia Pauro, Tarun Tahiliani, Stephanie and Pink India, you’re sure to pick up some of the most enviable stuff here.
5: Margao Market
Margao Market in South Goa is one of those typically quaint village markets offering all types of foods; raw, cooked, ready to eat and ready to make. Explore the place a little more and you’ll find a number of tiny little shops filled with colourful cotton, silk, satin, lace, sheer and terracotta fabrics. Your tailor back home will be surprised with some of the high quality fabrics you will have picked from Margao market.
Also a bustling area for chunky jewellery, hair accessories, sunglasses, bags, slippers and hats, you’ll be surprised with the rock bottom prices on your purchases.
6: The Private Collection, Candolim
This concept store at Candolim offers one of the most sophisticated collections of women’s clothing and accessories. And if you’re looking for lifestyle pieces for your home or a mesmerizing collection of art, The Private Collection is your go-to store. Put together by Ramona Garaldi, this store also offers her unique brand of healing using crystals, precious gems, colour therapy and healing sounds known as Vibrational Alchemy,
7: Beachside Shopping, Colva
If you’re looking for high end brands at dirt cheap prices, your beachside shopping trip to Colva won’t leave you disappointed. Brands like Abercrombie & Fitch, Old Navy, Mango and much more sell like hot cakes on the streets for as low as Rs. 100 (with the cut label of course).
8: The Stretch of Cavelossim
If you’re looking for locally crafted bags, shoes, scarves, hats, carpets, earrings, bangles and footwear, the streets in Cavelossim are lined up with shops one after the other. Here’s where you can get the greatest bargains on your purchases, allowing you to pick some souvenirs for family and friends back home as well.
9: Calangute Bazaar
If you’re looking for unbelievable bargains on jewellery, textiles, locally crafted products, home decor items and even food, the local bazaar at Calangute, Bagha beach road will delight you.
And now you’re all set to shop till you drop in Goa!
So when you hit these stores, don’t forget to put together the perfect look and share your outfit ideas with us and our fashionistas.
And if you have some more fascinating shopping destinations to share with us, be sure to leave behind your insightful comments.
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