The Saree Shopping Walk



The Saree Shopping Walk, takes you on a magical artistic journey of the Saree universe of India. We walk to some of Delhi’s best Saree stores to discover the matrix of traditional hand-woven sarees as well as their contemporary counterparts.


The walk, led by Himanshu Verma, aka The Saree Man of India, is a learning trip, to know more about traditional weaves, drape them away! And carry on walking!


Places visited

  • Connaught Place – State Emporia, Nalli
  • South Extension – Nalli, Fabindia, Ushnak Mal Mool Chand, Raisons and others


Duration:  4 hours

Mode of Commuting:  Wheels

Meeting Point:  Customized

Timings:  Customized

Note:  A longer full day Saree shopping walk can also be arranged on request.


Images (click to enlarge)

Styles of Saree draping – M.V Dhurandhar

The Gujarati Saree – A 19th century photograph

Nau-vari / 9 yard Maharashtrian Saree

Women in Sarees, 1912, ASI Collection

State Emporia Complex, Baba Kharag Singh Marg

Orissa State Emporium

Nalli Sarees, the legendary

At Nalli Sarees

Patan Patola, a double Ikat weave from Gujarat

Kanjeevaram Sarees being woven, photo: McKay Savage