Diwali is here and we can already feel the excitement in the air, literally! The festival of lights comes up with its own paraphernalia, from cleaning to buying clothes and from gorging on delicious mithais to buying gifts for your loved ones. Well, gifts play an important role during Diwali. By gifts, we don’t mean those clichéd Diwali hampers – a pack of dry fruits, crockery set, or that kaju katli box for that matter. Don’t you think the wide smile on your loved one’s face should stay on when the gift wrap comes off? For that, all you need to do is get your gifting game right.
All My Sins – For the gourmet food lover
Filled to the brim with delicious sweet and savoury delights, All My Sins’ gift hamper is the perfect gift for the gourmet food lover. The hamper is a combination of sweet and savoury which has ‘Jalebi Crème’ (sweet) and ‘Edible Chakri’ (savoury). For the festive season, they also have ‘Gulab Jamun Bread’.
To order: Call on 98206 51129
Cost: Hamper – Rs 800, Gulab Jamun Bread – Rs 500
Raw Nature – For the skin-conscious
This gift hamper makes a perfect gift for any occasion. Let your family and friends know how much you love and care for them and the role they play in your lives. For the festive season, Raw Nature introduces handmade soaps that go above and beyond our everyday skin remedies. The soaps are natural, handmade, vegan and free from harmful SLS and Parabens. You can choose from Lemon Eucalyptus Oil Soap, Activated charcoal Soap, Brazilian Green Clay Soap, Brazilian Volcanic Red Clay and Wild Argan Oil Soap.
Cost: Rs 897 for a pack of 3 soaps
To order: rawnaturecompany.com
Bliss Over Bite – For the patakha lover
Why burn crackers when you can eat them? Bliss Over Bite has come up with edible diyas and rockets to make your Diwali magical. The diyas are a combination of chocolate, cake, and mousse. The rockets are made with crunchy chocolates. These innovative sweets are a definite crowd-puller this festive season.
Cost: Diya Magic – Rs 120 each, Rocket Chocolate – Rs 50 each
To order: 96998 50002
The Rolling Pin – For gifts made with love
Diwali hampers by The Rolling Pin are loaded with the goodness of good taste and come in healthy options as well. They are nothing short of a delight with goodies like Tea Cakes, Muffins, Chocolate Boxes, Granola Bars, Lavash, Dips, and Palmier. You can also choose from a range of flavours to make the hampers more personalised. Packaged in baskets are not just goodies but also the heartiest wishes for the season.
Cost: The regular hampers start at Rs.1750 and the healthy hampers start at Rs.1350.
To order: The Rolling Pin, 12, Janta Industrial Estate, Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel
Second Nature – For the health freak
For your loved ones who are worried about those extra calories, this is a perfect gift hamper. Gift them this hamper by Second Nature that contains six bottles of cold extracted high-pressure processing juices. This will make Diwali healthier and brighter.
Cost: Rs 599
To order: Getsecondnature.com
The Parfait Co – For the perfect Diwali host
If you are playing a Diwali party host you can go for the Parfait Cart which comes with an inbuilt freezer for easy handling at outdoor locations. The cart offers ‘Lil Tubs of Joy’ with 9 flavours such to choose from! The Parfait Bonbons by The Parfait Co are perfect bite-sized bursts of deliciousness in your mouth that are ideal for Diwali gifting. Curated with some of our most beloved flavours, indulge in Parfait Bonbons such as Nero, a dark Belgian Chocolate bonbon, or Artemis, made with Salted Caramel parfait. Also check their festive favourites such as Rose, Pistachio Praline and Saffron Parfait Bonbons.
Cost: Rs 2,000 for a box of 42 bonbons
To order: 99200 29229 / 88797 16613
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