Mumbai

Mumbai Travel Guide

A home-goods emporium launched by Belgian designer Valerie Barkowski and textile exporter Sunita Namjoshi.

Near Chennai, this village of reconstructed houses typical of southern India, hosts Muslim silk-mat weavers, who practice and sell their craft.

The center is run by master textile painter J. Niranjan Shetty.

At the 2009-opened gallery, which includes a cozy café and bookshop, the focus is on young, burgeoning Indian painters and sculptors, with pieces by P. S. Jalaja and Sonia Jose.

The gallery represents luminary painter Atul Dodiya.

Everyone from Bollwood stars Karishma Kapoor to Lara Dutta has picked up pieces at this trendsetter. Creative director Priya Kishore has highly selective taste, but she stocks a wide range of products, including everything from luxury eyewear to summer dresses.

A great source for silks and embroidered fabrics.

Owner Sangita Sinh Kathiwada carries more than 20 mostly eco-friendly brands, including classic kurtas, tunics, and caftans with a modern spin.

The boutique of handicrafts expert and design consultant Bela Shanghvi.

The latest outpost of the contemporary-art giant.

The cavernous gallery packs a former cotton warehouse with groundbreaking installations by local and international artists.

Original Debut: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer—the studio behind The Wizard of Oz, Ben-Hur, and the lion that roars before every feature—built the Metro Cinema in 1938.

Super-boutique Samsaara stocks more than 65 designer labels, irresistible to everyone from Bollywood stars Preeti Jhangiani to Katrina Kaif.

Five incredible floors of fabrics from throughout the south—Kanchipuram silks and saris, cottons and ready-made clothes—and packed with Indian shoppers. Most salesmen speak English. Nalli also has shops throughout India and a U.S. outlet in Mountain View, California.

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At the 2,500-square-foot store, near Bandra, seven of Delhi's best talents showcase their designs.