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5 Things Like Handbags, Posters & Books Starting @ Rs 30 We Found On The Streets Of CP!

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Style Scout 7 Aug 2018

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Connaught Place, lovingly called CP, is the heart of saadi Dilli and also the spot for most of our hangout plans. Not only does CP come with the perks of many great branded stores, but also the gold standard in street shopping in the form of Janpath and Palika. Here’s a list of pretty little things that you can buy on the streets here, without even making the effort of going to the aforementioned hubs. Check them out!

1. Posters

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F.R.I.E.N.D.S? Game Of Thrones? Messi? Inspirational or witty quotes? They’ve got it all. The street vendors here not only carry the posters of all your favourite movies and TV shows, but also many funny and quirky ones. They’re the go-to places for all music and pop culture fanatics. We recommend buying these great posters from the street, getting them framed and adding some personality to your room!

Price | Rs 30 Onwards

2. Jewellery

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The streets of CP are where you can find the latest designs in earrings, rings and bracelets. From jhumkas to hoops, you’ll find everything here. These street vendors also sell funky jewellery with tassels and feathers, which are quite in vogue these days. They also have silver rings and anklets which add great appeal to your look. Do make sure to bargain to get the best deals here!

Price | Rs 30 Onwards

3. Sunglasses

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They stock the latest designs in a variety of shades and sizes. Wayfarers or aviators, buy whatever suits your face and you’re all set to brave the Delhi sun. A lot of people these days buy frames for their reading glasses at these roadside stalls at dirt cheap prices and get their own lenses added to them. If you keep losing your stuff and wanna avoid carrying expensive branded sunglasses for day to day use, then these makeshift stalls are perfect for you!

Price | Rs 80 Onwards

4. Purses And Handbags

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You can easily spot many vendors selling embroidered potlis and clutches in the inner circle of Connaught Place. These ethnic accessories are the perfect accompaniment for your traditional wear for parties and gatherings. These authentic embroidered accessories are quite a steal when bought from the street side sellers in CP. These guys also have impressive stocks of embroidered totes and spacious jute bags. So, shop trends here without straining your pockets!

Price | Rs 250 Onwards

5. Books And Novels

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The street vendors in CP have the widest variety of books and magazines on offer. From self helps books to classics and from magazines to comics, they have all these and more. The books on sale at these stalls are of great quality and can be bought for a fraction of the actual selling price. So, the next time you want to buy that Nicholas Sparks’ tearjerker or a Sidney Sheldon mystery, head over here!

Price | Rs 70 Onwards

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Apart from these items, you can also find people selling imported fruits like alphonso mangoes, kiwis and others, even during off season. Phone covers, screen protectors and keychains can be found at almost every 20 metres. So, hop over to Connaught Place for an unforgettable street shopping spree!

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