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Making life easier with the touch of a button: Top 5 Fashion and Lifestyle Start-ups of 2017

The Internet has changed the way people live, commute, think and learn. It has created avenues for people to explore and hence is the rise of these start-ups. Young Graduates today are more interested in being entrepreneurs rather than merely taking up jobs. This has led to thousands of new start-ups in every facet of life but only a few have managed to make a mark. Here are some of the top start-ups of today.

After a long and tiring day at work, who feels like going all the way to the market in traffic jams to pick up groceries and household products? Well, maybe we don’t need to.

BigBasket.com is a one-stop shop for all your household and grocery needs

BigBasket.com is a one-stop shop for all your household and grocery needs

Bigbasket.com is India’s largest online food and grocery store. It is a one-stop shop for all the household and grocery needs. There are thousands of products available ranging from fresh produce to packed foods, products for self-care, hygiene etc. with quick doorstep delivery. The entire idea is to shop for the day-to-day items from the comfort of your home or office without having to spend the time to travel to the stores and carrying heavy bags by yourself.

Every woman has one complaint in life: ‘I have nothing to wear’ and finding a solution to this often leads to a huge hole in our pockets. Here’s an awesome alternative:

Flyrobe: Buy Nothing. Own Everything

Flyrobe: Buy Nothing. Own Everything

Flyrobe is India’s largest fashion rental platform. It offers to rent designer wear and premium brands at unbelievable prices. There are choices of Ethnic wear from designers like Ritu Kumar, Masaba Gupta, and Prathyusha Garimella as well as western wear from premium brands like Armani, Hugo Boss, FCUK, and Calvin Klein. There’s something for the men too. Be it Suits, Blazers, Tuxedos or Sherwanis, Kurta-Pajamas- Flyrobe has it all covered. Flyrobe offers free delivery, pick up and advance booking for the garments and all this at a very reasonable cost.

India has a diverse heritage and crafts form a major part of it. The crafts and craftsmanship of India are unmatchable and hence it needs to be preserved and publicised.

Jaypore: Celebrating the beauty of India through their collections

Jaypore: Celebrating the beauty of India through their collections

Jaypore discovers the best designs from artisans and craftsmen from all over India and delivers them at exceptional value to their members. They create and contemporize the age-old crafts with artisanal communities, textile designers and independent artists to sell at the international market. They celebrate the beauty of India through their collection of Sarees, Dupattas, Jewellery, shawls, home décor, art and more.

Travelling has never been easier. From reading travelogues of different people to visually touring places, Tripoto has it all carefully curated.

Tripoto: The Global Travel Community

Tripoto: The Global Travel Community

Tripoto is a travel start-up which brings together travellers from around the world to share their travel experiences. The idea was to share stories about not only the popular tourist places but also the less explored places through the content being directly linked to the traveller’s account ensuring the credibility of information. There are detailed itineraries according to different travellers catering to different needs.

Fashion Jewellery is one of the most growing industries in the retail world.

Voylla is available online and offline

Voylla is available online and offline

Voylla is all about affordable luxury, exclusive, standout pieces starring in a sumptuous and smooth shopping experience.  Every piece of jewellery is designed and created by the finest of craftsmen and comes with an assurance of quality and quantity. They have a huge collection online consisting of thousands of pieces which get updated every two weeks. They have also started their offline store to enhance the shopping experience for the buyers.

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