Chaos, Bollywood and Mad traffic is what pops into our minds when we think of Mumbai. But the city offers so much more! From fashionable boutiques to gorgeous cuisines - there is something for everybody in India's Maximum City. Read on as L-atitude buyer, Devina Bhandari, explores Mumbai.
9:00 a.m. Rise and Shine! Head to Indigo Deli to load up on a hearty breakfast.
1st Floor, Palladium Mall High Street Phoenix, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai
10:00 a.m. Stroll around Colaba and check out the sites. The Gateway of India and The Taj Mahal Hotel sets a charming backdrop for this tree-lined neighborhood. Check out Popli and Curio Cottage for amazing jewelry; Good earth for ethno-modern home wares and Joy shoes at the Taj Mahal hotel for blinged out kolapuri chappals.
Popli Readymoney Building, Battery Street, Apollo Bunder, behind Regal Cinema, next to Gordon House hotel, Mumbai
Curio Cottage Shop No. 19, Mahakavi Bhushan Marg, Colaba, Mumbai
Joy Shoes Taj Mahal Palace & Tower, P J Ramchandani Marg, Apollo Bandar, Mumbai
1:00 p.m. Head straight to Bungalow 8 for some much needed retail therapy. Take your time exploring the 3 levels filled with wonderful products from around the world. From Uzbek cushions to fabulous jewelry. Also don't miss their in-house ready-to-wear collection, "The Bungalow" designed by Mathieu Gugumus-Leguillon.
Bungalow 8 Grants Bldg. Apollo Bandar Rd, Apollo Bandar, Mumbai
2:00 p.m. Jump into a speedy Fiat Taxi and zip towards Swati Snacks- gorgeous vegetarian cuisine. Get the Panki and Sev Puri with a freshly squeezed watermelon juice. Absolutely divine!
Swati Snacks 248 Karai Estate, Tardeo Road, Mumbai
4:00 p.m. We love concept stores! Check out Le Mill, the newest kid on the block. This lifestyle store sells the best of International and local fashions, accessories and jewelry. Their in-house designed home wares and furniture are out of this world. Best part is that they ship internationally!
Le Mill 17-25 Nandlal Jani Road, next to new railway bridge, Wadi Bunder, Mumbai
5:30 p.m. Make an appointment with Hema Patel Shroff and get an up-close and personal look at her fabulous shawl label, Amba. Amba uses traditional Indian weaving and block printing techniques to create unique shawls! A perfect gift!
Hema Patel Shroff can be emailed at firstname.lastname@example.org.
6:30 p.m. Befriend a local and head to Breach Candy club for sunset. Socialize with Mumbai's elite and make sure you order the chili cheese toast!
New #66, Bhulabhai Desai Road Cumbala Hill Mumbai
8:30 p.m. Pre-game at Dome, on the rooftop at the Intercontinental Hotel on Marine Drive. The views are spectacular!
Dome Intercontinental Marine Drive Marine Dr, Churchgate, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400020, India
10:00 p.m. Set amidst a lush canopy of 100-year old rain trees with a stunning backdrop of historic buildings and the green of the Mahalaxmi Race Course, Tote on the turf is where it's at!
Tote on the Turf, Mahalaxmi Race Course, Keshva Rao Khadye Marg, Mahalaxmi; Mumbai
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