Diwali 2019 gifting ideas: Take your pick from assorted cookies to aromatic tea and more
From gifts that gives your health a power boost to designer furnitures and more, check out the options
The Gift Shop, Kolkata Centre for Creativity
It’s hard to choose a gift for an art connoisseur but not anymore. Check the collection at The Gift Shop of Kolkata Centre for Creativity and you will find a smorgasbord of gifting ideas. Choose from a wide variety that includes Candle with Gift Cards and Perfume, Artistic Cushions, Show Pieces, Handmade Perfumed Soy Candles, beautiful platters and many more exclusively options. Pocket Pinch: Rs 500/- onwards.
The Lalit Great Eastern
The Lalit Great Eastern Hotel celebrates a Green Diwali by pledging to support a healthy smoke free environment for all. The Group shall distribute saplings to its guests, spreading the message of Green Diwali. Also look out for The LaLiT’s exclusive Diwali Hampers are an elegant ensemble of delicacies like dark and white nutty, schezwan cashewnut, Baluchi special malai kebab masala and many more. Customizable, it is packed in hand-made jute bags and bio-degradable boxes making it an ideal gift for all the patrons who want a clean, green, and sustainable planet. Pocket pinch: starting from INR 2000/- onwards.
Sorting out your gifting solutions, Kenilworth Hotel has curated beautiful hampers that will brighten up any face. Win over your foodie siblings with delectable walnut brownie, assorted cookies, chocolate cake, chocolate moulded, almond rocks, diya and more, packed in neatly in a basket. Price: `650 onwards.
An assortment of aromatic teas makes for a great gift for your health-conscious brother or sister and you should check the collection by Karma Kettle. Choose from Meditations in my Tea Cup to Connoisseurs
Collection, Planter’s Pick, Artisan’s Choice and more. Price: `350 onwards.
If you want to give something eternally classy and asupicious, then nothing can replace silver. A wide range of exquisitely designed home décor pieces await at Alok Silver at Russell Street to impress you not only with their stunning looks but also reasonable prices. Pick one that suits your price range from this budget-friendly outlet. Price: `500 to a lakh.
Personifying classic elegance, Corneliani’s cufflinks add an extra edge to a formal look, quite effortlessly. The Italian men’s accessories available in rectangle, oval and round shapes are stylish and just the ones you are looking for your high-flying corporate brother. Price: `35,000 for a combo pack. Available online.
Hyatt Regency Kolkata
This thoughtfully created hamper at Hyatt Regency offers care- fully selected assort-
ments including Indian sweets, con- temporary confectionary and dry fruits in limited edition box-
es that makes for a good gifting option for friends and colleagues. Choose from a variety of scroll boxes with multiple compartments or the attractive boat shaped basket. Price: Rs 250 + onwards.
For your sister, there is no better gift than a pair of earrings or a chic pendant. Talisman’s Mystical Land collection uniquely handcrafted in 925 Sterling Silver with statement stones and platinum plating will make your bond even stronger. Price: Rs 2,299.
Lapis Bard’s accessories encompass a range of exciting gifts worth cherishing. There is an amazing range of top-notch and iconic gifts, namely the Windsor Matte Black Rollerball pen with Timekeeper Gift Set, Bard Windsor Black Gold rims Rollerball pen with Belgravia wallet and even Lapis Bard Contemporary Blue Ballpoint pen with Blue Wallet.
Look beyond forgettable gifts like keychains and dry-fruits boxes and choose from options like gourmet goodies, toxin-free beauty products, grooming essentials for both men and women, handcrafted home decor and memorabilia apart from home décor items and more at Qtrove. Pocket Pinch: Rs. 200 to 50,000.
Gift good health in a box with Oziva’s hampers. The box contains Superfood Greens & Herbs, Superfood Peanut Butter, Plant based Biotin. The magic box helps in containing many skin problems from acne, pimples and even maintaining pH level of the body apart from improving brain health & stamina among kids and reducing hair problems.
Gift something interesting to kids and what better way than to gift them something that keeps them engaged in a constructive way. My Little Pony 2-in-1 Playset with Pinkie Pie by Hasbro inspired by the story is colourful and fun for the kids. This 2-in-1 Beats and Treats Magical Classroom is double-sided to play out baking lessons on one side and musical fun on the other! This set comes with a 3-inch Pinkie Pie pony figure and baking and musical accessories, including sounds on each side such as an oven timer and a guitar solo!
Gift the women in your life something untraditional like lightweight, trendy and fine gold and diamond jewellery from Melorra. India’s affordable fine jewellery brand that’s making gold/jewellery trendy for everyday wear, you can choose from over 5000 pieces. What’s more is that the brand launches a collection every week and creates unique pieces in sync with global fashion trends that are fun, easy to wear and crafted to blend with a workplace or casual dos.
Festive tea surprises
An ideal gift is one that is useful as well as memorable to those who receive them – like a festive tea box! Tea is close to every Indian's heart and so, gift your friends and family something from The Hillcart Tales' exquisite, sophisticated and elegantly packaged assortment of teas and tisanes. From adding wrapping paper and ribbons to creating one-of-a-kind packaging and print sleeves as well as including logos, business cards and company branding, The Hillcart Tales leaves no stone unturned to make your gifting moments extraordinary. Customize every element to your preference for all orders. A festive gift that will surely strike a chord!
Give award-winning designer furniture this Diwali, by Furlenco, India’s leading furniture subscription company. Think no more and gift a subscription that will give them access to Award Winning Designer Furniture at a fraction of the purchase cost with added benefits like 72-hour ultrafast and free delivery, setup and pickup. They can also swap and upgrade packages at will, relocate from one home to another in any of the 8 cities Furlenco operates in, and avail free deep cleaning service for products subscribed.
Show how much you care about the health and safety of your near and dear ones with Pee Safe, India’s leading personal hygiene brand that is helping fight health issues brought on by unhygienic conditions in washrooms and incomplete personal hygiene. You can choose from Pee Safe’s wide range of products for men and women or from their personal hygiene category including Palm Safe and Moskito Safe.
Give a gift of life to your loved ones with Agasta. A healthy heart is the basis for a better life and Agatsa’s SanketLife devices are designed to ensure this. They help individuals quickly and accurately check ECG at home and get a doctor-verified analysis within 10 minutes as well. The devices are clinically proven to have 98% accuracy compared to traditional ECG devices and are environment friendly.
Get fabulous diwali gifting options from Hoi Food and win over a foodie friend or sibling. These affordable misht mithai and cookies are made in pure & natural ingredients and are available in Kaju Katli, chocolate crust cookies, chocolate barfi, badam burfi and many more. Available online. Price starts from Rs. 150 only.
Looking to gift some candles, drop in at Starmark and check out the Lights and More collection. The handpicked collections also includes alluring handcrafted Diwali diyas and lamps, and home décor, tableware, dinnerware and so much more. Also, worth checking out is the other gifting items like cookery books, CDs, Poker game sets, handmade floral decoratives, stationery and chocolates.
This Diwali, Baaya Design, one of Mumbai’s reputed cultural arts brands, has come up with a new range of lamps to illuminate your festive décor, in style. These are designed in a way that reflects modernity with a dash of reminiscence of age –old designs inspired by a number of places, worldwide. It renders an imposing personality to the ambience with its classy demeanour.
In celebration of Diwali, Emirates will be offering its passengers a variety of special treats that are synonymous with celebration of the festival of lights. During the Diwali festive period from 25 October 2019 to 31 October 2019, the airline will be serving a colourful and aromatic array of traditional Indian sweets and savoury meals, which will be made available onboard its flights departing from and travelling to India, as well as in selected airport lounges worldwide.