With the arrival of Dashain, all of you shopping enthusiasts must be planning out your shopping sessions. There is obviously a long list of ethnic wear, western outfits, shoes, accessories and, not to forget, liquor and gadgets that you intend to buy. There isn’t a lack of shops in Kathmandu and you have a myriad of options to choose from. Fr!day recommends here some of the best locations for your shopping fix, places that are worth spending your money and energy at.
One of India’s premier ethnic retail clothing brands, W for Women has successfully opened two of its stores in Nepal, too. You can get beautifully designed trendy kurtas and kurtis in a wide range of sizes at W.
Location: Civil Mall, Labim Mall
Best known for ethnic wear, bridal wear and intricate hand-worked designs, Mayju Boutique is one of the best places for getting affordable yet excellently designed sarees, kurtas and kurtis. You can also purchase their beaded and embroidered clutches.
Location: Mayalu Center, Kalanki
Having been in the Nepali fashion retail scene for 10 years now, Sphinx has had a strong presence ever since its opening. The store offers a good variety of on trend dresses, tops, bottoms, layers, shoes and bags.
Location: Labim Mall, City Center
A premium casual mens wear brand, Indian Terrain opened its outlet in Nepal in 2016. It stocks a wide range of apparel for men, including shirts, t-shirts, jackets, trousers, shorts, mufflers, knitwear, denim, boxers and socks.
Location: Labim Mall
Very well known among the teens of Kathmandu for providing trendy yet very affordable outfits, Basemark Nepal has established itself as a top fashion store in a short period of time. From basics to fancy wear and even kicks, you can select from the myriad of options they provide at a very reasonable price.
Location: Samakhushi, Jawalakhel, Chabahil
Both a store and a location-based fashion center, Trend Biz has a good selection of tops, bottoms and layers for both men and women.
Location: Maharajgunj, Samakhushi, Ratopul
Ever since it was established in 1996, U.F.O has been a trending western clothing store chain in Kathmandu. It offers an exclusive collection of stylish clothes and shoes, particularly for young people.
Location: Ranjana Galli, Kathmandu Mall, Pashupati Plaza, New Baneshwor , Kumaripati, Boudha, Maharajgunj, Swayambhu
DMK is a Singapore-based brand of shoes, bags and accessories which has now opened its first outlet in Nepal. You can purchase great quality designer shoes and bags for women here.
Location: Labim Mall
Caliber Shoes is one of the few successful Nepali brands producing and selling high quality footwear. They offer all kinds of sports, casual and formal shoes for both men and women.
Location: Durbar Marg, Sitapaila, Chabahil, People’s Plaza, Civil Mall, BG Mall, Koteshwor, Kumaripati, Balaju Bypass, Ranjana Galli, Old Baneshwor, New Baneshwor, Ason
Dulla-The Factory Team
A renowned brand, Dulla-The Factory Team have been providing the highest quality products to their customers. They sell genuine leather and suede designer items—from shoes to bags, belts, wallets and purses.
Location: Kamal Pokhari, Labim Mall
Shoes4less is a perfect stop to select and buy varieties of shoes and bags that are in vogue.
Location: Jawalakhel, Mayalu Center, Boudha
One of the popular high end fashion jewelry stores in the city, The Empress offers customers with beautiful high quality copy rings, necklaces, bangles and many other varieties of accessories.
Location: Labim Mall, Naxal, Civil Mall, Mercantile Plaza
Accessories Nepal is a renowned store providing accessories of all kinds, from best-selling statement iems such as neckpieces and earrings to bags and watches.
Location: RB Complex, Civil Mall
The official Rolex retailer in Kathmandu, Regency Watch sells guaranteed Rolex timepieces and helps you choose the Rolex watch that best suits you.
Location: Durbar Marg
As an online liquor store, Cheers has been a very convenient option for all liquor buyers, and offers a wide varieties of alcoholic beverages. Not only that, customers can also purchase mixers, glasses, snacks and cigarettes from here.
EvoStore, launched by Evolution Trading Pvt. Ltd in 2007, is a retail brand specializing in Apple products, accessories and after-sales support operated in different commercial hubs of Nepal.
Location: Sherpa Mall, Mercantile Plaza, Labim Mall
Tamrakar Mobile Complex is one of the best and most well known stores for gadgets. You can get the latest mobile phones and more from a variety of brands here.
Location: Pako, New
With both a physical store and online outlet, Yantra Gadgets sells exclusive technology must-haves. It offers a wide selection of gadgets and devices and is currently offering brands like Digicom, Fujifilm, WK Design, Native Union and Crazybaby.
Location: Labim Mall