Fashion Street

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Coordinates: 18°56′17″N 72°49′49″E / 18.937982°N 72.830300°E / 18.937982; 72.830300

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Fashion Street refers to a cluster of over 385 street side clothing shops on MG Road near Azad Maidan and is opposite to Bombay Gymkhana, in South Mumbai, India.[1]

The market is located just opposite VSNL office building at Mahatma Gandhi Road (MG Road). It is a popular tourist destination, and is known for bargaining.[2]

In January 2011, as a part of the green drive of BMC along with Fashion Street Shopowners' Association, the market at Fashion Street stopped the use plastic bags, and switched to paper bag, made by the training workshop of the National Association of the Blind.[1]

Paid as well as free parking available. The shops are small and normally specialize in a specific aspect like : Shirts or T-Shirts or pants, and likewise. The quality of the goods is low to middle end. Price quoted is middle to higher end. One has to negotiate. There are however a few fixed price shops as well.

Bandra linking road is alternative to Fashion street.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Fashion Street wears green, buys paper and cloth bags - Indian Express". Jan 19, 2011. Retrieved 2013-10-22. 
  2. ^ "Fashion Street Market in Mumbai (Bombay), India". Lonely Planet. Retrieved 2013-10-22.