These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

Updated: May 19, 2019, 09:42 | Soumil Kamat
  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    Mumbaikars love street shopping - be it a common housewife to Bollywood celebrities, the citizens of Mumbai have known to indulge in street shopping. From groceries to apparels, there's almost nothing that you can't get from street hawkers in Mumbai

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    The best places in Mumbai for street shopping are Colaba Causeway, Linking Road and Hill Road in Bandra, Natraj Market, Kalamboli Market, Hindmata, Lokhandwala, Crawford Market, Chor Bazaar, Lamington Road, Zaveri Bazaar

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    From clothes, footwear, accessories to home decor shopping, food items, utensils, spices, condiments, you will not get disappointed while shopping in Mumbai. The pocket-friendly shopping street of Mumbai is one of the way to explore Mumbai and get the best out of it

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    The iconic Crawford Market located in South Mumbai offers almost everything under one umbrella. From wholesale fruits, vegetables and poultry, to electronics, artificial jewellery, cutlery and crockery, apparel and footwear - the market is a one-stop shopping destination for all Mumbaikars. Built years ago in 1869, the market is the first in India to be lit up by electricity.

    In picture: A man selling eggs at Crawford market.

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    It is hard to beat the scorching sun in Mumbai during the summer season. Hawkers are often seen selling hats, sunglasses and other such summer wear to customers around Mumbai

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    Selling newspapers on the street is a common sight across all cities, and Mumbai is no exception. A newspaper stall is at every railway station, every other place in Mumbai

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    Since years, the fashion capital of India has taken pride in the concept of roadside shopping. Though high-end stores stock apparel that has excellent cuts and silhouettes and luscious textures, when you aren’t in the mood to splurge but still want to look your best, streetwear is a good option

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    Located at Churchgate, Fashion Streer attracts people of all age groups. One can purchase dresses, accessories, fashionable shoes, and stylish bags for dirt-cheap prices

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    It's not just fashion. One can buy fruits, vegetables, snacks, chats and even fast-food, hawkers are ready at every nook and corner. The Khau Galli in Mumbai is famous just for food. Mohammad Ali Road is one of the go-to-places during Ramzan

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  • These vintage photos of hawkers show Mumbaikars' love for street shopping

    The fun of shopping for footwear has always been on the top of the list of every Mumbaikar! This vintage photo proves how the shoe-selling business is dominating the hawker market in the city since yesteryears.

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About The Gallery

Mumbai's love for street shopping dates back to the glorious yesteryears. Take a look at these vintage pictures of Crawford Market, Fashion Street and other such places in the city that became a hub for Mumbaikar's go-to places for street shopping

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