Considering conscious gifting? Here’s a list of wholesome gifts for Christmas
What are you splurging on this Christmas?
This Christmas, desi shoppers are all about perking up their indoor time, since they’ll most likely be staying in this festive weekend. Even in the lifestyle spectrum, home decor and luxe living accessories are all the rage, be it stylised artisanal decorations or hand-crafted rugs. It’s also possible to be a mindful gifter if you’re splurging in fashion - just opt for multi-tasking, statement pieces that will see them through the entire festive season or some cheerful themed jewellery. Here are some smart, fuss-free gifting options
The Rug Republic
The Rug Republic has a line of sustainable, hand-made eco-friendly line of festive rugs in some really earthy bases which are designed to complement the colourful Christmas baubles. The soft, monochromatic ‘Heino’ rug, for instance, is table tufted with wool and has an elevated geometric pattern. The Alois rug is made of 100% New Zealand wool, which is a natural lightweight, renewable and biodegradable fibre. Price: Rs 4,000 onwards.
The Great Eastern Home
The Great Eastern Home has introduced the Pewter Collection featuring a wide range of pewter products including wine glasses, candle-stands, salad bowls, decanters and silverware which are 100 per cent lead-free, non-toxic and easy to maintain. The line has really interesting patterns that combine pewter with glass, ceramic and wood, and are all handcrafted. Price on request.
India's first caffeinated personal care brand mCaffeine has come up with India’s first “COFFEE BEAN” shaped bathing bars. The product series will feature three distinct Coffee Bathing Bars, namely – Espresso, Cappuccino, and Latte. Apart from the main ingredient of Pure Arabica Coffee, which is known for its cleansing and toning properties, the Coffee Bathing Bars also contain other ingredients such as pure coffee oil (in Espresso), almond milk and caramel (in Cappuccino), and cocoa butter (in Latte).
It’s that time of the year when people are once again planning to get fitter as part of their new year’s resolutions. Help your friends get a headstart with Boldfit’s range of fitness gears, accessories and nutritional supplements. From leakproof gym shakers to immunity multi-greens, to protective masks and gallon bottles, the collection has something for everyone. Rs 250 onwards.
Explore the best of seasonal artisanal, hand-picked coffee from Roastery Coffee’s diverse range which could make for the perfect gift for coffee-loving friends. Roastery offers a line of Harley Estate Grapa, Black Honey (Balur Estate), Monsoon Malabar, Thogarihankal Estate Honey Sundried Coffee, Carbonic Maceration (Harley Estate). Rs 375 onwards
House of Masaba
Masaba Gupta has come up with a timely Red Edit in Christmas colours just in time for your festive shopping; the line has some quirky fusion picks which are great for house parties, like a flowy off-shoulder dress, green puppet dhoti set, snow white reflection off shoulder dress. Also check out the label’s Bridal Shower Edit if you’re shopping for your bestie’s winter wedding.
KIKO MILANO has a festive Holiday Gems Collection that features a line of makeup picks packaged in rich emerald green and gold packaging inspired by decorations and ornaments.
Price Range – 2,990/
Kohinoor Jewellers Agra
Kohinoor Jewellers Agra presents its tweaked version of ‘Christmas Treats’, which is a curation of Christmas-y high jewellery. From Santa's red to wreath’s green, the snowflakes to treetop stars, the assortment is an endearing fusion of festive designs and wearable jewels. Featuring striking gemstones in alluring baubles, this gifting collection promises a cherished gift for your loved ones.
RK JEWELLERS SOUTH EXTENSION -2
RK Jewellers South Extension-2 has unveiled its latest Christmas collection in traditional designs featuring rich playful colours and precious stones.
Price: On Request
Shopping for a picky dresser? Opt for versatile and boho, hand-crafted artisanal jewellery by Amama. The label has a new Afghan line-up featuring some statement pieces with exaggerated colourful detailing and choker silhouettes. Price on Request.
RAAZMATAZZ BY WOODS
WOODS has a new range of Ankle Strap Sandals, Block heels & statement sling backs for women and extensive formal loafers, blingy shoes, trendy slip-ons for men, made for the festive season.
ADOBE SPARK BY ALBERTO TORRESI
Alberto Torresi’s has a new Christmas party footwear line featuring exquisite designs combined with fine craftsmanship, fresh hues and distinct colours for December vibes.
Price Range: INR 5,495/
This Christmas, ditch the cookies and go for smart, nut butters by Happy Jars which is also offering a DIY homemade fudge kit that you can use for making desserts at home. Also check out their keto nut butters and festive special gift cards in Rs 500, Rs 1,000 and Rs 1,500
The natural plant-based coffee brand Rage Coffee has launched new flavours just in time for festive splurging, such as Chai Latte, Mint Mocha, Vanilla Punch & Butterscotch Delight. Plus, the‘Rage Coffee: Original’ it comes in 8 different flavours: Irish Hazelnut, Crème Caramel, Sparky Orange, Dark Chocolate, Chai Latte, Mint Mocha, Vanilla Punch & Butterscotch Delight!
The beloved gourmet and essential food brand Big Fat has curated some incredible DIY hampers featuring truffle mayo, cream cheese, veggie jams etc. You can also explore their all-natural range of marinades, slow-cooked mushroom pate, smoked pepper hummus, fresh lamb meat sauces or curate customised boxes. Or just go for the Big Fat Dandy Basket for your foodie friends
The Season’s Selections hampers by ITC Hotels include classic favourites like Felicity: Nutmeg Signature Plum Cake, The Tinsel: Classic Plum Cake, The Holly: Plum Pudding in a Jar, The Noel: Toadstool Yule Cake, The Carol: Signature Christmas Stollen, The Merry: Nutmeg Chocolate Fudge, The Elves: Christmas Macarons, Good Cheer: Christmas Cookies.
Meatigo's Christmas menu has tempting options for festive binging a whole American-style Turkey, Swedish Chicken Meatballs, Italian Chicken Meatballs, Honey Mustard Whole Spatchcock Chicken, Cranberry Rum Spiced Pork Chops among other items.
Price: Rs 195 onwards
Eurumme’s Christmas-themed jewellery is winning big on social media. From candy cane earrings, spiral gold rings to Christmas bauble studs, these chic festive numbers are the perfect gift for your girl squad.
Rustic Art’s winter gift hampers are crafted with the goodness of nature and feature hand-made goodies which help you move away from the toxic, chemical-based skin care. There are many kinds of beauty hampers - the Happy Skin Gift Set (Moisturizing Day Fluid, Ultra Moisturizing Night Fluid rich in Vitamin C and a complimentary Face Wash Concentrate of your Choice, this hamper is perfect for taking care of one’s skin to avoid dryness and patchy skin. Priced at ₹2,350.00), Happy Hair Gift Set (Mint Eucalyptus Shampoo Butter, Deep Conditioning Hair Oil, Orange Almond Hair Conditioner, Hair Detangling Fluid and a complimentary Face Wash Concentrate of your choice. Priced at ₹1,975.00), Happy Home Gift Set (Soapnut Tamarind Vegetable & Fruit Wash, Biodegradable Power Laundry, Neem Lemongrass multi-purpose Cleaner, Orange Neem Hand Wash, Lemon Tamarind Dish Wash Concentrate. Priced at ₹1,260.00, the Hamper comes with a complimentary Bio Laundry Soap)
Mystiq Living's cocoa butter is extracted from high-quality cocoa beans in Ghana and naturally rich in oleic acid, stearic acid, vitamin E & K which support antioxidant, emollient, moisturizing, anti-ageing. Mystiq Living's Aloe Vera gel (also known as Lily of desert) is extracted from best Aloe Vera plants grown in India's Thar desert. It contains many active constituents like vitamins A (beta-carotene), C, E & antioxidants which are boon for hair and skin. It is packed in its natural unrefined state (clear gel) without adding any additive or green colour for the highest nutrient retention possible.
Izhaar's festive gifting options are varied, from the Ebony Manka Collection, Gingham Cappuccino Collection, Christmas Gifting Hamper, to the Golden Manka Collection, Cougar Collection and Panther Collection, that will leave the customers spoilt for choice.
My|Ra, a sustainable luxury footwear brand, follows conscious practices only and has a new collection made with organic leather and is partially vegan. From pearly slippers to stylish heels, you can take your pick for the next house party.
The Infused Kettle
Darjeeling tea brand The Infused Kettle's has a new immunity booster tea range. Their blend of tea helps strengthen immunity and also has overall health benefits.
Check out the funky and sporty Uno line Sketchers or the Skechers D’Lites, that are fresh, premium and terrifically pairable.
City-based food brand Binge Baefikar has a line of festive vegan desserts like gluten-free and sugar-free rum balls, traditional Baklava with chopped walnuts, pistachio, garnished with honey saffron syrup. Binge Baefikar also has a special with Pinata cake that comes with dollops of pleasant surprises and a red wine sangria. Binge Baefikar is offering a 30% discount on all its Christmas offers.
Vedasnest is a new-age nutritional food products company that has curated a special range of immunity
boosters, multivitamins, and gummies which are scientifically designed organic and natural immunity boosters, priced under Rs. 3000.
CELESTÉ brings to you an exclusive range of winter teas that are ideal for gifting in Christmas. Add that touch to your winter season with this new collection of teas which are bound to leave you asking for more. Every blend has been mindfully and artistically crafted to appease the palate of tea aficionados.