Ethnic Footwear – Buy or Not to Buy?

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These days we are spoilt for choice in every department so footwear cant stay behind, right? We have a footwear option for every situation now.

With so much to offer our Desi footwear is not left behind, it has also undergone a huge transformation in the last few years. I have been exploring some for myself and must say that these ethnic footwear should be must have in your wardrobe.

First on the list is the Punjabi Ladies Jutti, its comfortable, looks great and the variety these days is just superb. You have simple ones to cater to daily wear while, for the special occasions you have options in silk with zardosi, moti, embroidery, stones, lace etc.


The next on the list is Kolhapuri Chappals Ladies. Something which I have to be honest had very limited choice earlier on, but the options available now makes you think I wish I had all.


Punjabi Juttis have a fascinating history right from the Mughal era while the Kolhapuri Chappals have been associated long enough for their sturdiness. These both have been on the likes of many celebrities

What works for both these options is that its comfortable, looks chic and you have a huge collection to chose from. Maintenance is pretty simple you need to keep them in separate shoe bags preferably muslin and you can clean them with damp cloth if necessary. For the leather just apply some mustard oil overnight and the shoe bites would be taken care off.

Now the next obvious question is where to buy the stuff from. Well since I have done a bit of research for myself, I share a website – Jivaana, where you can find Ethnic Women Footwear Online which ships across India and globally, currently has some great discounts going on. Their assortment is amazing and my wish-list is overflowing.

Something Highlights of this Website: has something for everyone and every occasion. There are new additions always. Trendy and latest designs available.

Shipping: Free Delivery in 4300 pincodes in India. Incase, of remote location additional charges apply. For International shipments charges apply. Each product is insured till delivered to you.

Payment Modes: Paypal, Paytm, COD, Debit and Credit Card

I am in the process of finalizing my stuff and hope you liked my suggestions. With respect to the question whether to buy Ethnic Footwear or not, I think after these suggestions the answer is evident 🙂

Have a great day!

Pic Credits – Celebrity Images – Google Images.


  1. While I’m not the one who’s gonna be wearing them, I must say i love these bright and stylish colours. Every woman should have atleast one pair like this instead of just the default muted tones.

  2. I love ethnic footwear and Punjabi Juttis, Kolhapuri Chappals and Rajasthani Mojris are my fav. I wear them with jeans and suits/churidars. I am eyeing the colourful Kolhapuri Chappals that you have showcased here. Will check them out at Jivaana. Thanks for sharing, Mahek 🙂

  3. I really love jutees they just look too cute! They pair well with ethnic and jeans too!

  4. Suppose you are going to attend a party, wearing a gorgeous Patiala suit.Now what can add extra oomph to your look? Yes a punjabi style juti obviously. I love punjabi juttis and Jivaana has a good collection too.

  5. Well I am a fan of ethnic footwears, specially jootis. Perfect go for any kind of Indian wear or even denims for that matter

  6. In days of fusion wear, Punjabi jutis and Kolhapuri chappals are a must have! Thanks for sharing the web site details

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