Diwali and Bhaidooj special: Here are 20 gift options to sort you out this festive season
Festival season is just around the corner and if you are still wondering what to buy for your friends and family, we have curated a list of gift hampers that has something for everyone, from edible items and beauty products to gadgets, decor items and menswear accessories. We have also kept in mind all those who have a lot of work to do before Diwali and can’t afford to run from one store to another to buy gifts and thus most of the items in our list are available online. Check it out:
1. Exotic BonBon Bars
Inspired from the seven corners of the world, the box features seven BonBon bars, each carrying an exotic ingredient from a different region across the globe. The box includes: Cabernet Sauvignon Brazil single-origin 66.8%, Monofloral Manuka Honey kosher Salt Ghana single-origin 40%, South African passion fruit Ganachè, Wasabi java single-origin 33%, Californian almond and pistachio florentine, Indian western ghat strawberry Ganachè, and Saki infused ivory chocolate Ganachè
Price: Rs 3500 + GST
Available at: Toshin Patisserie
2. Sparkling Wine
Perfect gift for all those who love to raise a toast to good times with a glass of sparkling wine. This range from Sula Vineyards comprises of the Brut Tropicale, Sula Brut, Seco Rose and the Sula Seco.
Price: Rs 725 onwards
Available at: Wine stores near you
3. Some gourmet products
A gourmet boutique and a coffee house, Provenance offers carefully curated gourmet and lifestyle products. This Diwali, they have launched, Build Your Own Box Diwali hampers where guests are invited to build personalized assortments. In case, you don’t want to take this route, there are plenty of readymade options to choose from.
Price: Rs 875 onwards
Available at: Provenance Store at Palladium mall, Bandra and UB City Bangalore
4. Gold zari pocket square from Goulian Finch
Hailed as world’s first hand-woven pure gold zari pocket square, each piece is hand-woven with mulberry silk and 3 grams of gold zari. The credit for weaving a 16x16 inch piece with small motifs goes to a few weaving families in Benaras, who have resisted the use of power looms.
Price: Rs 12,000 upwards
Available at: goulianfinch.com
5. A Parisian touch
Available at Artisan, the Parisian Bistro at Sofitel Mumbai, the hampers range from Premium to Platinum Hamper filled with traditional diyas and delectable treats such as assorted cookies, designer chocolates, Kaju Katli sweet box, Tea Cake, Whole Green Olives Bottle and an array of selected goodies.
Price: Rs 2,500 onwards
Available at: Artisan, Sofitel Mumbai BKC
6. For those who are leading a vegan lifestyle
Specialising in customised gifting, this homegrown skincare brand offers products based on ancient beauty secrets. The soul of Nuskay products is taking plant-based ingredients and converting them in a blend approved by science labs. The brand offers a range of vegan products brimming with antioxidants and bursting with hydration and botanical bliss. Two of the Nuskay products have already been certified by Ayush Ministry.
Price: Rs 2,800 upwards
Available at: nuskay.in
7. Some pods of mithai
Hoi Food’s hamper is full of Indian mithais and cookies. Each hamper carries 8 pods, carrying Kaju Katli, chocolate crust cookies, chocolate barfi, badam burfi among other items. Their attractive packaging and temping taste won't be able to keep your hands away from them.
Price: Rs 150 onwards
Available at: hoifoods.com
8. Protein-rich gift hamper
For your fitness enthusiast friends, Myprotein’s Diwali‐special gift box could be an ideal gift. It carries Baked Protein Cookie, Protein Brownie and Protein Flapjack, as well as an accessory, a Mini‐shaker.
Price: Rs 2099
Available at: myprotein.co.in
9. Home decor products from Fab India
They are offering a wide range of home decor products including Gond Art dominoes, Jeev floor lamp, brass dia and more.
Price: Rs 2,000 onwards
10. Nobody minds a powerband or earphones, especially wireless
These two make for a perfect gift for all your friends and family members. These wireless earphones were designed in close association with Alan Walker, world-renowned DJ, to bring the deepest, most powerful and yet accurate bass response with DBB (Dynamic Bass Boost). And, the 10,000mAh power bank comes with 12 layers of circuit protection, making it the safest power bank in the segment.
Price: Rs 1799 (earphones), Rs 1299 (power bank)
Available at: realme.com
11. For Body-Shop lovers
With beautifully assorted gifts hampers, The Body Shop offers a range of products comprising of ingredients from around the world - British Rose, Almond Milk and Honey, Strawberry, Moringa, Argan just to name a few. Cherry-pick from attractive pre-made gifts or customize your packaging with your much-loved products from The Body Shop courtesy the expert packaging from the stores.
Price: INR 895 Onwards
Available at: thebodyshop.in
12. Assorted festive hamper
La Folie’s Chef Sanjana has collaborated with designer Nishka Lulla for a festive hamper, which features one box of assorted pralines and ganaches (choose from Italian hazelnut praline chocolate, signature French dark chocolate ganache, whipped salt caramel mousse, Tahiti vanilla bean and 38% Ariba ganache, or waffle crisp with almond hazelnut praline); one La Folie x Nishka Lulla rose, cardamom, and pink peppercorn dark chocolate bar; and one La Folie x Nishka Lulla mango, caramel and Naga chili dark milk chocolate bar. Besides this, there are other hampers.
Price: Rs 1925 onwards
Available at: Scootsy, La Folie Lab (Bandra)
13. You can never go wrong with jewellery
Mia has launched its festival collection, Electrify and is also offering 10% off on this collection at all its stores.
Price: Rs 12,000 onwards
Available at: miabytanishq.com
14. Centre-filled chocolates
Pamper your loved ones with a box of centre-filled chocolates or with a sassy hamper from Sassy Teaspoon. The specially packaged Diwali gift hampers consists of goodies which are handpicked and handcrafted by the culinary team.
Price: Rs 350 onwards
Available at: Sassy Teaspoon
15. Aren’t diyas and Diwali synonymous to each other?
While Dhanlaxmi Diya comes will a large diya paired with Goddess Laxmi and two enlarged elephants engraved beside her and is made from high-quality brass, Akhand Diya is available in brass and nickel and is a perfect blend of traditional handicraft with modern technology.
Price: Rs 545 and 345
Available at: myborosil.com
16. Environmentally friendly beauty hamper
A sustainably sourced, environmentally friendly, safe and effective skin-care brand, Neemli Naturals has crafted a 4-step routine (night) beauty gift box which carries Activated Charcoal Detox Bathing Bar, Hazel & Vetiver Facial Toner, Hyaluronic Acid & Vitamin C Serum and Night Cream to moisturize and feed vital nutrients.
Price: Rs 1500 onwards
Available at: neemlinaturals.com
A healthy and delicious alternative to sweets, dates can be a really good gift option. And, Date House has a wide range of premium dates, from organic to chocolate-coated.
Price: 599 onwards
Available at: thedatehouse.com
18. Classy home decor accessories
Decor Kart has launched some eclectic collection of decor items, including a Tabletop Decorative Accent (Rs 17,000 for both) available in a sophisticated golden hue, Origami Decorative Accent (a golden metal origami-styled bird sitting comfortably atop the marble base, Rs 12,800 each) and a Trunk up Elephant With Crackled Finish Ceramic (Rs 4350).
Available at: thedecorkart.com
19. An apt gift for tea lovers
This Diwali, Teabox has introduced an extraordinary collection of tea gifts that spell style and finesse. The collection is a thoughtfully crafted collection of fine teas and exclusive teaware making it a splendid gifting option suitable for any occasion. For instance, Maya, Rasa, Raga and Kaja are designed to symbolize purity, divinity, beauty, power and emotions. These Teabox gifts include awe-inspiring artwork that make each piece stand out.
Price: Rs 599 onwards
Available at: in.teabox.com
20. An artisanal hamper by Marriott
Handcrafted to perfection by Marriott’s own chefs, this bespoke limited-edition artisanal hamper box features an array of interesting and creative fusion of modern and traditional treats like Florentines, Chocolate Bars, Health Bars, Cookies, Laddoos, Pecan Tarts, Dark Chocolate Discs and six varieties of Bonbons.
Price: Rs 5000 plus taxes
Available at: Marriott properties across Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Indore, Jaipur, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Pune