8 Niche Stores INSIDE The Dhan Mill Compound Where You Can Score Quirky & Elegant Goodies
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The Dhan Mill Compound is one of those places which will always give you the feeling of newness every time you visit. It is an amalgamation of high-end brand stores, tiny shops, couture fashion houses, cafes, designer clay sculpture studios and many more interesting outlets. It’s away from all the hustle bustle of the city and you will often bump into the who's who of Delhi. So we have curated a list of all the niche stores here which should be on your hit-list fosho!
1. Nappa Dori
Nappa Dori is a popular homegrown leather goods brand. Their outlet at the Dhan Mill Compound is huge - It’s got a chic store, customisation centre, library, space for events and of course, our beloved Cafe Dori. Troop over with your besties and shop for their finely crafted leather products with everything from bags, footwear, travel trunks and stationery to various accessories!
2. Delhi Vintage Co.
Picture Credits: Manish Chhabra
If you wanna get your hands on some spectacular Indian couture with a vintage edge, then Delhi Vintage Co. is where you gotta be! They have a stock of some breathtaking, gorgeous Indian wear, including lehengas and sarees to die for. So the next time you have some wedding shopping to do, head on over there!
3. Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop
Pernia’s Pop-Up Shop is a designerwear store that is a homegrown brand of the stylist Pernia Qureshi. It’s one of the most well-known and popular designer stores in the city and has hundreds of designers selling their outfits through this brand. They cater to outfit customisations as well, making their website’s ‘sketch to reality’ feature ideal for us all. They let you work with a whole variety of templates that you can feel free to play with. You can also send in your reference images as an explanation for the design team to understand your requirements and, of course, your measurements. So, hurry scurry, y’all!
4. Say It With A Pin
If you wanna make your outfit a bit edgier without putting in too much effort, then you can just Say It With A Pin (wink wink). It’s a venture that makes tiny, wooden pins in a range of bright colours and adorable shapes. These badges are made of birch wood and have a safety pin attached at the back so you can practically pin them anywhere you like to make a statement, including on your bags, clothes or even accessories, cool, ain’t it?
Claymen is designer Aman Khanna’s studio-cum-store, where you can spot some artistically beautiful clay sculptures. It is a very unique concept and you can snap up some amazing clay items here. He majorly sculpts unique and funky figurines which are really intriguing to look at and you’d definitely want to pick some from here to beautify your drawing rooms!
6. Stars And Snowflakes By Aastha
If your furry friends are your life and you’d rather be with them than anywhere else, Stars And Snowflakes By Aastha is where you gotta be. This cutesy store sells everything from pet beds to outfits, biscuits and tons more. There are numerous accessories and gifting items available as well here for your pawsome friends and we’re sure you’re not gonna leave without snapping up some goodies to make your loyal besties happy!
Timings | 12 Noon - 9 PM (Tuesday - Sunday)
Call Them | +91 8368 762 910
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/StarsandSnowflakesByAastha/
Here’s Their Website | https://www.snsdogs.com/
BLONI is another luxury couture clothing brand that has made the Dhan Mill Compound its home. Their approach to clothing and styling is unconventional which is prominent in their designs. They make fetching apparel for both men and women so if you’re on the lookout for some aesthetic indie clothes, this is where you need to stop your wagons!
SPIN is yet another homegrown brand in this arena that does furniture and home decor accessories, all of which, have a modern and clean aesthetic. The store itself is a massive space in the Dhan Mill Compound, offering everything from giant oakwood four-poster beds and bar units to smaller options like desk organisers, egg and toast racks & more. So if you wanna score some chic furniture, SPIN will defo prove to be your saviour!
So now that we’ve sorted your weekend plans, head on over to the Dhan Mill Compound and indulge in some much-needed retail therapy!