What you see – Woodland showroom in Mani Majra is situated on the main road and can be approached without any inconvenience. There is ample parking space available close by. From the outside, the store seems quite classy and well maintained. The styling is urban and trendy and the entire store is air-conditioned. There is adequate lighting and no clutter. There are sections demarcated for different styles of footwear. This store in Chandigarh is large and has well cushioned and comfortable seats for customers.
What you get – Woodland has shoes for men and women. In formal variety for men, they have Oxford shoes in leather with laces. They are light and comfortable and mostly in black. Formal shoes in slip-on style are also available from around Rs. 1,400 a pair.
The casual footwear range at Woodland is quite diverse. The varieties include casual laced shoes, slip-ons and even ankle length shoes. They are made with suede leather that adds to its durability. Good designs and light weight are its USPs. The range begins from Rs. 1,500 onwards. Open toe leather sandals are also available here and are apt for the summers.
For those who love adventure and outdoor activities, Woodland has great trekking shoes to choose from. With thick rubber soles, these are meant for rough usage. These soft leather, all terrain shoes are available in open lace and slip-on variety with deep treaded sloes for a firmer grip. Starting from Rs. 1,600 they are a great buy. The store also has a good collection of Sparx shoes.
All these shoes are available from sizes 7 to 13. The colors are mostly in hues of black, brown and green.
Our verdict – In terms of aesthetic appeal, this Woodland store in Chandigarh scores well. The only shortcoming is the lack of adequate options on display, especially for women. There are only limited designs to choose from. The quality however, is impressive. The shoes are durable and the trekking shoes are a must-buy. The attendants are helpful and well mannered. Costs are on the higher side but possibly justify the sturdy, smart quality.
Anytime between – 10 AM – 9 PM (Closed on Sundays)