Pop, Shop And Go! These 10 Pop Up Shops In Mumbai Give You More Reasons To Love Them
By: Madhubani on Apr 14th, 2015

They pop up. And then, they vanish. Until recently Mumbai wasn’t quite privy to the concept of a flea market. With several pop up bazaars/ farmers' markets/ flea markets springing up in different parts of the city, this seems to be the new trend to watch. The pop-up stores, though small, work wonders in surprising customers and also promise exclusivity. Here’s a list of pop up shops in Mumbai (you could also order online) that make incredibly quirky finds for the junkie in you.

The Chalk Co. by Ratikca Jain & Disha Mehta

“If you thought chalk boards were just for classrooms, think again!” is how their website welcomes you. It’s really interesting to see how each of their designer items beautifully incorporate the concept of chalk and board. If you’re looking to accessorize your kitchen or pimp up a corner of your house, get in touch with The Chalk Co for the best.

Find them here.

Printed Noise

The element of color is an essential ingredient to a happy day. Printed Noise promises a flash of color– neon, pink, yellow and other brighter tones- with fun, alternative designs. Dress up your iPads and cushions in their unconventional designs. Get in touch with them now to adorn your study table with hand painted artefacts, pop artwork mugs and diaries.

Find them here.

Adara Bags and More by DInaz Irani

For the bag-a-holic in you, Adara handbags offer a range of clutches, slings, pouches, tote bags, wallets etc in exclusive designs. #TrendAlert: The animal print clutches/pouches are an absolute must for your summer wardrobe.

Find them here.

Kanvas Kloset by Komal Panchal

Kanvas Kloset presents apparel and footwear for both men and women, in vibrant cotton prints inspired by traditional art forms. All their products are hand painted using traditional techniques and natural colors. Get yourself a pair and add these wonderful prints to your ‘Kloset’ from Kanvas!

Find them here. 

Pink Mud
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Pink Mud is a celebration of all things feminine. Add character to your fashion closet with a range of fragrances and body mist products from Pink Mud. Their fragrances are well defined - Sexy, Classy, Tipsy and Foxy - while the mists are called Lacey, Missy and Sassy.

Find them here.

Gia Bath & Body Works

I know you’re tempted but no, they are not cupcakes! However, they may just be equally satisfying! Indulge in divinity and pamper yourself with a range of handcrafted luxury bath and body treats. Gia offers a range of artisan soaps, cupcake soaps, body scrubs and gels and butters.

Find them here

Random in Tandem
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Random in Tandem is a concept influenced by the warmth of London and chaos of Mumbai. From lifestyle accessories to interior solutions and customized gifting, they have it all. Naqiya, a.k.a ‘the young lady’ shares on her website, that the ethos behind Random in Tandem is “Contemporary – Chic – Fun”.

Find them here.

Funk for Hire
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Funk for Hire is an apparel and accessory brand that aims at presenting multifunctional, unconventional designs with a touch of humour. Their products range from summer apparels, bright slings, pop coloured tarpaulin carry-alls and travel kits, winter jackets etc. The idea behind Funk for Hire is to celebrate diverse Indian culture through color and art.

Find them here. 

Shor Sharaba
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Refreshingly funky and loud, Shor Sharaba is a house for lifestyle and gadget accessories. It offers an eclectic mix of products ranging from clutches, totes, laptop sleeves, men’s wallets to cushions, coasters, mouse pads. For the Bollywood buff in you, look out for the Bollywood pop art accessories.

Find them here.

The Mystery Box

When we’re talking of pop up shops, we can’t possibly miss out on some of the yummiest pop up bakeries the flea markets' got to offer! Look out for the The Mystery Box, Mumbai on your next visit to a flea market. Their store at Bandra has been shut but their kitchens are open so you should absolutely treat yourself to a jar. Must Order: Chocolate Squares with French biscuit and the Nutella Hazelnut Chocolate Jar.

Find them here.


Have you been to a pop up shop yet? Share your experience with us in the comments section below!

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Madhubani a.k.a The Glutton, is a fish loving bengali living in Mumbai. She is an ardent animal lover and possesses a wicked sense of humour. Lawyer by profession and gourmand by passion, she likes to chronicle her culinary explorations on her Facebook page called 'My Confessions of Gluttony'. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @GluttonsPlate   Read more
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