Shout to all the Shopping freaks in the city. On one end we have the local shopping streets where you can buy things at the wholesale price however on another end, we have some unique shopping stores. If you are looking for creative artifacts, caricatures, paintings, and quirky items then we have got your back. Check out this list of shopping stores listed below.
Unique Shopping Stores for all Bengaluru Things
The dream house of Bengaluru-based cartoonist, illustrator, and entrepreneur, Apaulogy Gallery is a beautiful outlet located in the Richards town of the city. It is a storehouse of colors and creativity. If you want to witness the alluring beauty of old Bangalore then you must visit this place. The animated creatives of old M.G road, The Only place, venerable scenes of Shivaji Nagar and the gray elegance of Airlines hotel will take you back to the early 70s.
Attractions: City themed bags, post-cards, paintings, artistic teacups, city cartoons, and more. They all are the designs made by the artist. Even if you don’t have plans to buy anything, just to experience the varied colors of this store, Apaulogy Gallery is a must visit.
Where: 5, Clarke Rd, Richards Town, Bengaluru
This is probably one of the oldest Antique stores we have in Bengaluru. Started in 1924, Balaji Antiques sold Gramaphones in their earlier days and today they have everything in their store. From meticulous South Indian Paintings, Antiquarian maps, ethnic items, to artifacts, typewriters, ancient brass urns, and old film posters, you can shop your favorites at reasonable prices.
Attractions: Teakwood furniture, writing desks, almirahs, disco style mirrors, props, and the alluring crystal handles.
Where: #64 Balaji Silk Complex, Avenue Road, Opp Raymonds Showroom, Near Rice Memorial Church.
If you are looking for World Class Caricatures of your favorite artists, maybe even yours or the perfect design illustrations then Graphicurry is highly recommended. Started by Prasad Bhatt who was featured by TedEx Bengaluru as one of the leading illustrators across India, this is one place where you find every artifact and creative stuff you always wanted to buy.
Attractions: Phone covers, Wall art, Magnets, Keychains, Coasters, Handicrafts, and Cinema themed posters and more.
Where: House No 1, Sraddha Manor, 4th cross, Kaggadasapura
Open: 10 AM to 9 PM (Mon-Sat)
One stop store for chunky jewelry, hand-painted henna crockery, beautiful candles. Quirky clothing and lot more. One thing you love about this store is their ambiance. Gosh! What a scene! Those walls filled with Old Bollywood posters, the aroma of Champa, glowing lights, funtastic bottles, and the recycled lampshades will add to the beauty of Levitate.
Attractions: Artistic T-Shirts, Recycled Silk Sarees, Handmade African Slippers, Rajasthani tote bags, funky chunky necklaces and bracelets, mojris in pure leather, table mats, mugs, glasses, and Lambani neckpieces.
Where: Mezzanine Floor, Inside 100 Ft Boutique Restaurant, 777/I, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar
Open: 11 AM – 10 PM
Psybaba is all about cool pieces of stuff. Wait, cool and funky stuff. Everything you find here is handmade and the designs are personally customized by local artisans from different parts of the country. You must try their perfumes and thanks us later.
Attractions: Skirts, Palazzos, Leather bags, batik and tie-dye clothing, hemp accessories, and handmade footwear.
Where: 29, Magrath Rd, Stage 1, Ashok Nagar
Open: 11 AM – 8:45 PM
So, this was the list of unique shopping stores in Bengaluru. If you know any places of this kind then please share with us in the comments below.
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