Your Guide To Last-Minute Puja Shopping At New Market, New Complex – Part 1 (Clothes)

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Back when Kolkata didn’t have fancy malls and swanky showrooms and Online Shopping was far from a reality, shopping meant a visit to ‘New Market’. Yes, the shopping complex designed and made by the British officially called S.S Hogg Market and even after 175 years of existence called ‘New Market’.

Not Just Heritage

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So it’s an old market, what’s the big deal? Well, like the name, New Market, even after all these years is still ‘NEW’ and a visit to the market any evening during any day of the year will tell you why.

With thousands visiting every day and the figure turning to lakhs during the countdown to festivals, New Market and New Complex are a mecca for shoppers and this is nothing new for the average Kolkata person!

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Durga Puja is just round the corner and we’re sure the Puja Bonus is already credited to your account. This means only one thing – Last minute Puja Shopping! And if that’s the case then we’re here to help!

From an array of designer wear for women to the everyday jeans and fancy festive dresses for kids, New Market, New Complex will spoil you with choices with a ‘blink and you miss’ layout! But fear no more for here’s some respite as we break down shopping at New Market, New Complex for you!

 

Ladies Wear (Festive)

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Best Buy from: Chandan

Shop No. N.G. 081

Price Range

Dress Material: Rs 300 – Rs 4,500

Salwars (Readymade): Rs 1,200 – 4,500

Puja Trend: Palazzo Suits Baji Rao Mastani suits, Lehanga suits

Contact: +91 9748219983

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It’s in the Jeans! (Ladies)

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Best buy from: Style Inc. Garments

Shop No. NG 076

Price Range

Jeans: Rs 400 – Rs 900

T-Shirts: Rs 250 – Rs 500

Puja Trend: Ripped Jeans

Contact: +91 9007446814, +91 9681654714

 

Kids Wear

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Best buy from: Bobby Collection

Shop No. N1-141

Price Range

T Shirts: Rs 500 – Rs 1,000

Jeans: Rs 300 – Rs 1,000

Kurta/ Party wear: Rs 1,000 onwards

Puja Trend: Dhoti & Kurta

Contact: +91 9330867250

 

Ladies Wear

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Best buy from: Beauty Collection

Shop Nos. N 1 – 83/84/87

Price Range

Lacha: Rs 1,500 – Rs 6,000

Bridal Lahanga: Rs 5,000 – 10,000

Salwar Suits: Rs 900 – Rs 2,000

Contact: +91 9007456812

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Men’s Wear (Casual)

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Best buy from:  Lifestyle

Shop No. 36

Price Range

Jeans: Rs 700 – 1,500

Shirt: Rs 400 – Rs 900

T – Shirt: Rs 250 – Rs 1,000

Puja Trend: Patterned T-Shirts

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Mid-Shopping respite

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Rolls: Egg/ Chickem/ Egg Chicken

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Biryani: Chicken/ Mutton

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Check out more yummy food that you can get at New Market!

 

Special mention

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Mr Chandan Routh who’s been working at Chandan stores from the past 15 years is sure to help with all your needs and demands in the market. He was kind enough to show us around!

 

 

 

Pictures: Pratishruti Eswarary

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