5 Shopping Bags You Have To Carry Back

There are some things in Goa that are worth taking back. Be it cashews, feni, art, handicrafts, port wine, or some affordable resort wear; Goa does call for a shopping spree to frame your memories within your shopping bags or to pass them on to your loved ones. However, the above mentioned articles are for given so we at Planet Goa decided to take your shopping spirits to the next level by acquainting you to some of Goa’s classiest stores to buy souvenirs, apparel, furniture, and art from.

You don’t really need an excuse to look beautiful, do you? Well, even if you do, the exclusive VERY stores in Panjim and Calangute are excuses enough to pick out best of designer apparel and bring out the diva in you. An eclectic range of clothing and accessories is what you will find at VERY, a trendy boutique featuring collections ranging from evening wear, western wear, accessories and chic party dresses. Once you hop into the store, be sure to rifle your way through an assortment of clothing styles that cater to the whims of every fashionista. Take your pick from the myriad accessories on display or you could also pick one of the Goan designer style ensembles that are showcased in the store.

Freedom Tree
Freedom Tree home store in Sangolda is a subsidiary of the Freedom Tree Design Store and Free Tree Studio Showcase from Mumbai. Run and owned by Latika Khosla, board member of the Colors Marketing Group USA and founder-organizer of Colors India; the Freedom Tree Home Store is loaded with furniture, fabrics, linens, cushions, candles, dinner ware, kitchenware, lamps, rugs and oh so much more! The vibrant yet perfectly harmonized colour combinations of the constituents of this store and the store itself emit a distinctly astonishing vibe that’ll make you want to paint your life in the colours of Freedom Tree.

Tuk Tuk
A quaint little gift shop in Margao, Tuk Tuk is one of the best places to grab witty, cute, and inspiring souvenirs from. Dealing mostly with products that are culturally inspired, Tuk Tuk makes for an immaculate destination to shop from in Goa and is a shopping bag you must take back home. From laptop cases to wallets; from coffee mugs to cardholders; from designer lamps to wall hangings; it’s all available at Tuk Tuk and yet there is so much more to take back.

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Author: Planet Goa Team
For us at Planet-Goa, our team is driven by that feeling of exhilaration that one gets when discovering that something ‘unique’ and ‘new’ about Goa for our ever-so-discerning readers.


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