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5 Raksha Bandhan gifts that won’t burn hole in your pocket

Sonali Pimputkar | Updated on: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 04:30 AM IST

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Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner. The festival celebrates the bond and the love-hate relationship between brothers and sisters. The day helps you to express the love and care you feel for each other. It is the day when sister tie Rakhi on brother’s wrist and in return brother gives her a gift and promise to protect her. The most exciting part of the festival is the ‘gift’. To make it memorable here are few gift options you can look into, without burning a hole in your pocket. Here you go!

For the diet conscious
If your sibling is a health freak, treat him/her with a sugarless surprise hamper from Godrej Nature’s Basket that consists of honey and oat cookies, honey mustard cashew, healthy alternatives tea detox, desi nature bael candy, standy pouch mix berries and more. If your sibling is a tea connoisseur you can also go for their high tea hamper comprising healthy alternatives tea immunity, eucalyptus honey and organic buckwheat cookies.
Where: Godrej Nature’s Basket
Cost: Rs 2,077 for sugarless surprise hamper, Rs 1,464 for high tea hamper

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For the binging siblings
Celebrate the eternal bond of love with Bliss Over Bite’s hand crafted goodies in the form of hampers, cakes, chocolates and platters. It has come up with four different Rakhi hampers – Chocolate pizza with Rakhi card, assorted chocolate bites with Rakhi, a box of photo cupcakes and basket of cupcakes and biscuits with customised toppings and photos.
Where: Bliss Over Bite, Mahagiri Tower, Road Number 2, Near Union Bank, Ashok Nagar, Kandivali East
Cost: Starts from Rs 350

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For the fragrance lover
A candle can completely change the atmosphere of a room and make it calm and cosy. While a fragrance is something that can instantly make you travel across the sea, forest and transport back to an associated memory. It connects with our emotions directly and it can never go wrong. IRIS Home Fragrances has come up with a range of gifting options such as ceramic pot reed diffuser, fragrance vaporiser, electronic vaporiser lamp, glow lights, fragrance gift basket and more.
Where: IRIS Home Fragrances
Cost: Rs 125 to Rs 1,500

For the fashionista
Kalki, the premier ethnic fashion hub in its Raksha Bandhan Collection has some awesome fusion styles that will make you look a total stunner on a festive day. The collection comprises of funky peplum tops with dhoti pants, colourful anarkalis, salwar suits with jackets and capes and old shoulder crop top with skirt lehengas. The ethnic brand has associated with an NGO called Accesslife that looks after the care and shelter for cancer kids. The shoppers will be provided with handmade rakhis that would be contributed as a donation to the NGO.
Where: At Worli, Santacruz, Thane and Malad stores.

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For Bag-git fan
Baggit, the fashion accessory brand, is offering a wide range of gifting options – wallets, bags, belts and multi utility pouches – for your sibling. Crafted from the vegan material, the textures and prints reflect the varying moods and emotions. You can also choose Baggit’s gift vouchers that can be redeemed at any Baggit stores.
Where: Across all Baggit Exclusive stores.

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Published on: Friday, August 04, 2017, 02:29 PM IST