The Ultimate Local's Guide To Shopping In Pondicherry

Homegrown Staff

The store features a curated list of brands featuring lifestyle products. This includes everything from pondicherry made skincare brand of global recognition like Maroma, to artisanal chocolates from brands like Mason and Co., and beautiful attire from varying brands.

This boutique, including the book store CMYK inside it, was a part of the iconic Coromandel Cafe earlier. Post pandemic, the boutique has been shifted to a nearby building within walking distance from the cafe. The boutique and bookshop takes Founded by the chennai based Amethyst brand, the boutique and cafe are a reflection of Pondicherry that has been carefully curated through the medium of lifestyle

Founded by Vasanty Manet, a pondicherry origin dancer who inherited the Franco-indian culture of the coastal town and has lived in Pondi and Paris, Via Pondichery is a staple visit if you are travelling to Pondicherry. The boutique located in Mission Street features ladies bags, shawls and products that have been meticulously curated by Manet

This one might be a suggestion that is off the left field for this list, but if you are in Pondicherry some of the best of fashion that you can get is found at the most unassuming places. Jawaharlal Nehru Street in the town features a lot of street shoppers who feature discounted pieces or factory rejects, much like Commercial Street in Bangalore or Sarojini in Delhi.