Best Places to Shop in Goa

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Tis’ the season to be jolly and for some of us the jolliness quotient rises when we have hands full of bags and bags full of shiny new trinkets and outfits we absolutely had to have this season. The holiday season is also the gifting season. And why should Santa have all the fun, right? Don’t we just love spreading the holiday cheer with gifts to everyone we hold dear? Including ourselves of course.

Here’s a merry little secret about India’s most loved beach town, Goa - it is also the resort wear capital of the country! It’s a land of hidden treasures for one of a kind, bespoke, rare and beautiful finds. If you like shopping for clothes, home decor and accessories then put on your flip-flops and get ready to store-hop at these boutique shops!

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RANGEELA, ASSAGAO

 
Rangeela draws its inspiration from life by the sea.Walk into this gorgeous traditional Goan villa turned into a delightful home for shoppers and try, just try to walk out empty handed. Most likely, you’ll fail that challenge but very happily. Rangeela stocks gorgeous exclusive designer wear for men and women, paintings collected from all over the world and dreamy home decor that reminds you of the coasts. What’s more, everything you pick up from here is rare and unique. Browse through rooms full of gorgeous things and start filling your shopping basket with one beautiful find after another.

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MAISON DU VOYAGE x THE FLAME STORE, ASSAGAO

 
If you’ve been designer wear shopping in Goa, you’ve most likely shopped at The Flame Store. Maison du Voyage X The Flame Store carries a much coveted beautiful chic range of lifestyle products. From delicate resort wear to statement accessories to coastal chic home decor. Sea foamy white rugs, robes in shades of greys, napkins with stripes and frills inspired by beach houses and relaxed clothing in bold as well as natural colours. This undoubtedly makes it to every fashionista’s must-stop-and-shop list.

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WH!M BY POORVI MUNIM, ASSAGAO & ASHWEM BEACH

 
If effortless ease is how you describe your style, get ready for a whole new wardrobe courtesy Wh!m. Founded by Poorvi Munim, this brand offers functional luxury everyday wear that exudes relaxation. You’ll be wearing an air of calmness dressed in oversized elegance once you finish shopping at this bespoke boutique.

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MORAL SCIENCE BY ISHA AHLUWALIA, ASSAGAO

 
Don’t be alarmed, this isn’t the name of a textbook on philosophy but it is a label of philosophical clothing for sure. Moral Science is a unisex, slow fashion brand with a style that can be described as punk rock meets comfort. Almost 70% of their collection consists of exclusive single manufactured pieces. A great alternative to mall-bought, factory-made garments; Moral Science handcrafts graphic fashion ensuring ethical work practices employing local karigars. Since it’s a unisex label, the clothing is gender-neutral, so you can even share this gift of style with your husband or brother!

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REEIF BY RAJVI, ASSAGAO

 
The cutest prints you have ever seen! Easy, breezy, sunshiney and dreamy! Reeif carries fun, relaxed wear for adults and kids and lots of accessories to complement them with! Flip flops with beachy motifs, co-ord sets with elephant prints and tye-dye flowy dresses. It’s a destination for resort wear.

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LOLA BY SUMAN B, PANJIM

 
A celeb-favourite, Lola offers statement pieces that exemplify contemporary luxury. Try on some glam ‘fits, they stock head-turners only. We recommend you treat yourself to a shop and dine experience when you decide to visit LOLA. Post your fashion splurge, and make it a time to indulge at Vedro, Goa. Visit the bar and kitchen, in Panjim, designed beautifully by Sussanne Khan. Vedro serves innovative cocktails and delicious small and large plates of food that will take you on a journey of spectacular flavours. Do try the Oysters ( 3 ways ), the Bhutta and the Soft Boiled Egg with Curry Leaf Espuma .

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ALIAUM BY MITHUN PURANDARE, ANJUNA

 
Aliaum is a coffee bar and boutique, a one-stop shop for resort wear and resort feels. Founded by actor & entrepreneur Mithun Purandare, the space offers exclusive designs from London for men and women, manufactured locally in Goa. Cool, huh? Wait till you get there and start spotting fashion-blogger-favourites you may have already seen the cool ones sporting on their Instagram. You can follow aliaum on Instagram at @aliaum_official

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A SWEVEN VILLAGE BY SHVETA AND PIA, DIFFERENT LOCATIONS

 
Hosted by actresses and models, Shveta Salve and Pia Trivedi, A Sweven Village is a fun pop-up bazaar that’s set to show up in Goa in mid-December. The girls travel across the country hosting this travelling shopping experience with hand-picked labels and fun gifting solutions, homeware and clothes. Keep your eyes on their Instagram to see the dates for their next pop-up and do stop by if you’re in Goa at that time. You can follow A Sweven Village on Instagram at @asweven

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GULABO BY ABU JANI SANDEEP KHOSLA , ASSAGAO

 
Coveted couturiers, Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla celebrate pret styles for relaxed glamour with their label Gulabo. Drop by their gorgeous Goa store to pick up some beautiful garments in interesting silhouettes with their signature gota trimmings. This is the only store in Goa where you can get designer Indian wear, so if you have a last-minute occasion or a wedding to attend, this is your go-to studio for dollying up in chic traditional wear.

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NO NASTIES, ASSAGAO

 
No Nasties, makes shopping good for the environment. You can proudly say that this retail therapy is also therapeutic for Earth. Everything in the store is 100% sustainable. In fact, every product you buy from here removes more carbon dioxide from the air than it takes to make, ship, wash and even wear it. How awesome is that? They have relaxed, breathable clothing for men and women and even make for some amazing gifting options!

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That’s a long list of places we just gave you and surely you need to add a day of shopping to your Goan itinerary now. We also suggest you add to the list a visit to Village36. When you’re frolicking around from store to store in Assagao, stop by for a meal at Goa’s hot new restaurant, Village 36, serving Southeast Asian street-style fare. The restaurant and co-working space has a gorgeous indoor-outdoor set-up and serves delicacies like Peking Duck, BBQs and grills of meats marinated and cured for 36 hours! And they’re simply melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Don’t worry, they have amazing vegetarian dishes too and cocktails that tell stories of Singapore and Thailand. Try The 1992 Ban and Giggle Water for sure!

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These stores are located all over Goa; from Panjim to Assagao but you need not worry about planning the stops and getting there if you’re staying with us at,Villa In Palms. Our VIP Experiences manager will coordinate the entire shopping experience for you and we’ll get you everywhere in comfort and style in our luxury Mercedes SUVs. Check out the gorgeous 5-bedroom villa with pool, a boutique gym, a chef and a butler that’s waiting to be your private pad, in North Goa - here.

For more helpful guides to plan your holiday, here’s our list of the best new restaurants and bars in Goa that you must visit.

Contact us at +91 93 7232 3328 for planning your stay at Villa In Palms, we’ll guide you with the best Goan experiences the beautiful beach state has to offer in any month you come.

Happy holidays and merry shopping. See you soon!