All of us love the cute sticker of a panda, the logo of the World Wildlife Fund. The cute little Panda looks great on a lot of merchandise that this little shop sells. The shop situated in the basement of the WWF building on Lodhi Estate. Ensconced amongst the India International Centre, Habitat, Chinmaya Mission etc, it is in iconic surroundings. And true this the merchandise is also wonderful and affordable. The shop is accessible through the front reception of the building and is located near the entrance to the right as one enters. The steps leading to the shop have huge paws of the tiger, which gives an inclination about things to come within the store. The store has drool worthy merchandise. There are river rafting jackets in off white hues which is perfect for a day out in the wilderness. The winter stock includes full fleece jackets, woolen jackets both with and without hoods. During summers it is the time for Tshirts. The T-shirts are lovely in white, black, green and red. T-shirts include those made using organic cotton, starry earth hour T-shirts, the captions are interesting and yes they support a cause. I have shopped there regularly for T-shirts and jackets. They also have some very attractive gift items – candles, calendars, diaries, notebooks, books and more. The merchandise is arranged all around and if one does not see meticulously one can miss out on what is available. The staff is extremely courteous and polite. The range of products takes one back to a time when nature and wilderness were plentiful. Books and catalogues of birds, animals and insect dominate which is refereshing to the eyes.
Shop Timings – 10 to 5.30
Where - Pirojsha Godrej Building, Lodhi Estate, Lodhi Road
Highlights – The shop is filled with excellent items for self use and gifting. Apparel is worth since it is cost effective and yes it is funding for a good cause. The lovely coasters, candles and notebooks are a must buy.
Insider Tip – It is the in the range of T-shirts and jackets that the merchandise really stands out. The jackets are cool with their tiny logos. The T-shirts do send out a nice eco-friendly message. The camping gear including rucksacks and jackets are good to buy. Go ahead and indulge yourself, it is for a good cause and the merchandise is lovely.