Fashion Street in Mumbai
Fashion Street is one of the most popular streets in South Mumbai, Maharashtra. It definitely offers one a complete Street Style Shopping Experience. The street is known for its variety of clothes at affordable prices. It is also one of the most crowded streets in the city. The street is actually a cluster of around 150 stalls that sell clothes, jewelry and shoes. One finds this place crowded throughout the day. People of age group are found busy shopping on this street though majority is of students and teenagers who are in search of new trends and style.
How to reach Fashion Street
Fashion Street is located right on the lane adjacent to Cross Maidan. The street is exactly opposite Azad Maidan and is very close to Churchgate Station. If one wants to reach here from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, then the best way is to walk down the Azad Maidan and cross the road to reach Fashion Street.
The clothes available on Fashion Street belong to new style and trend. Actually majority of these clothes are found here because they are rejected from quality conscious importers. The clothes found here may have either a small percentage of defects or just a missing button. But the clothes are definitely trendy, classic and above all cheaper.
The various clothes item popular from this street include Capri, Tracks, skirts, t-shirts, kid's clothes, jeans and nightwear. In fact one may also get lucky by finding some of the best International branded clothes right here on the street at no extra cost.
Bargaining plays a major role while shopping in Fashion Street. The shop keepers always ask for a price at least 6 to 10 times higher than the exact price, so if one is very well versed by the skills of bargaining, then he/she is in the perfect place. In fact bargaining at Fashion Street is an art, where one really has to know how to handle the shop keepers.
Apart from clothes, one finds some good variety in costume jewelry and shoes. The costume jewelry found at Fashion Street is one of the best and trendy compared to anywhere else in the city.
The best part about this street is that though being a road side shopping experience, yet the shop keepers are considerate enough to help you out with certain cloth exchange in case they don't fit you or have a major defect.
Fashion Street is open right from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm, but the ideal time to visit this place would be in the afternoons around 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, as they are less crowded. Sundays are exceptionally full and crowded and wrong time to visit Fashion Street.