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LEATHER SHOES:Get good and strong leather shoes, shoes that have good grip arepreferred. This is for snowy regions. It’s difficult to walk on snow with shoes of flat sole.Firm grip helps to keep fit, prevents breaking head, bones.Chappals:You can buy leather footwear... But we advise Sandals. Get two pairs of them.Slippers-two pairs, you don't get the India type slippers in US. Kolhapuris, they serve goodpurpose in the summer.Personal accessories:Hangersfor clothes,Wallet- one that has space for cards - you normally don't carry much cash with you.Shaving kit & Blades(get a good stock, they are costly In US). Brush & toothpaste(these are also expensive in US).Soap(get a couple of bars of bathing soap till you go for the first groceries in US).Combs & hair oil(if you use hair-oil get a year’s supply of your favourites).Small mirror(just in case even if you are not a narcissist!).Nail cutter.Small scissors, Safety pin bunch. Mini-sewing kit with some buttons.
Summarizing your Personal accessories list: 1) Soap 6 no.2) Shampoo 3 bottles3) Towels 2 no.4) Napkin 6 no.5) Body spray 3 no.6) Perfume 2 no.7) After shave 1 no.8) Tooth paste 6 no.9) Tooth brush 6 no.10) Shaving tube 2 no.11) Mach 3 razor 2 no.12) Blades 20 no. (mach3)13) Blanket 1 no.14) Duster 4 no. (For cleaning)15) Scrub 2 no.16) Sponge 2 no.17) Bed sheets 2 thick + 2 thin18) Pillow 1 no.19) Comb 2 no.20) Nail cutter 2 no.21) Rubber band 1 packet22) Scissors 1 pair23) Calculator 1 no.24) Pass port and stamp size snaps 36 each,25) Photos of your family26) CDs of songs
27) Medicines + first aid kit28) Digital diary29) Books30) Back pack31) Key Chains32) Torch Alarm clock.33) Camera & Camera roll 6 no’s34) Mirror35) Soap boxUtensils:Depends on whether you guys plan to cook alone or with your housemates, since most peopledon't get time to cook daily, stuff is generally prepared for two days at a go - so keep this inmind when you buy vessels, etc.Typical stuff you may want is:2-3 plates, Glasses, Cups and bowls, Forks (2 each), Serving spoons, Couple of cookingvessels, Pressure cooker - 3 litres, Cooker containers and spares (rings and valves),Non-stickfrying pan with turner, Tongs and knives, Cutting board for vegetables, 2-3 patella’s that fitinto each other and that preferably have handles,1 pressure pan (Prestige), ask yourprospective roommate to get one too Utensils holder Plates (2-3 steel plates, beaker size and2-3 plastic plates of both beaker and normal size), 2-3 plastic bowls (katories), 6 spoons and acouple of steel glasses, Serrated knife.Summarizing your Utensils list:1) Cooker 1 no. + spares2) Cookers Containers 2 no.(with their lids)3) Kadai 1 no.4) Non stick tawa 1 no.5) Spoons 6 no.6) Grip 1 no.7) Chapati fork/tong 1 no.8) Laddle for poori 1 no.
9) Spatula types used while making roti) 1 no.10) Knife 2 no.