5 Awesome Diwali Gift Ideas

Boundless laughter, lovable family time, infinite lights, zestful sweets, diyas and candles, colors and of course excessive gifts – these are the things that make Diwali, a nonpareil Diwali! It’s that time of the year, when we transform ourselves from the “miser souls” that we are to the most “affluent-extravagant mortals!” It’s the time to celebrate each other and for spreading joy, cheer and delight all around. (Undoubtedly, we do it lavishly and with style!)

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Like me, if you wish to think out of the box of typical Diwali presents, these 5 awesome foolproof gifting ideas are meant for you –

1. Deserts and Confectionery Items 

Gone are the days when an expensive “kaju-katli dabba” did the trick! With changing times and increased awareness, people now prefer fresh, healthful alternatives. Fat-free chocolate box, gluten-free biscuit cans, low-calorie cakes, vegan pastries – the choices are limitless. Thanks to internet shopping, these are available a click away, plus the range is abundant. From being regular to being extraordinary – this is a perfect gifting idea this season.

Where To Buy –

  1. Bakeart
  2. Organic German Bakeshop 

2. Dry Fruits

Dry fruits still remain the all-time favorite gifting item, even though love for “mithai” faded over the years (and generations!) With changing times, the regular “kaju-badam-kishmish” combo, evolved into high priced, exorbitant and exotic dry fruits like – Blue berries (Rs 4000/kg), Pine nuts (Rs 4000/kg), dried Apricots (Rs 500/kg), Prunes (Rs 500/kg), Fig (Rs 450/kg) and US imported Almonds (Rs 750/kg). Perfect gift to make a long lasting impression on your Bosses! (Being nuts about nuts!)

Where To Buy –

  1. DryFruit Basket
  2. Guru Nanak DryFruits in Kheri Baoil Market, Delhi  (For best rates and products)

3. Home Decor Items

Personally speaking, this is the most contemporary of the Diwali gifting ideas. In addition with providing you with the freedom of choosing a gift as per your style, choice and budget, it also aids in creating a “life-long” memory in the recipient’s head. Its useful, commodious and the choices are plentiful. Innovative table lamps, walk clocks, interesting candle stands, paintings, artifacts – the list is extensive! Perfect for creating an amazing personalized effect.

Where To Buy –

  1. MoonRiver
  2. 10 am 
  3. Fab India

4. Wine

If the idea is to be original, wine is an amazing option. With “social drinking” being socially acceptable these days, gifting Wine is the “need of the hour!” It is reasonable, cost-effective and comes in immense choices. York Sparkling Cuvée Brut (Rs 975), Zampa Soirée Brut Rosé (Rs 1100), Fratelli Sangiovese Bianco (Rs 880), Myra Reserve Shiraz (Rs 800), Sula Dindori Reserve Shiraz (Rs 900) – are a few of the best-selling/recommended Indian wines in the market (as per GQ). Happy times, great memories, affirmed!

Where To Buy –

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5. Time Piece

Well, this gifting item is for the “special someone(s)” in your life! Its personalized, branded, affluent and long-lasting. Its emphasizes on the precious moments spent with each other and the promises of spending subsequent lifetimes together! With the likes of – Guess, Gucci, Tommy Hilfiger, Fossil, Micheal Kors, Movado and Rolex, the assortment is plentiful. The idea is to make our significant other fall in love with us, all over again this Diwali! (Since, it’s the festive season, look out for some amazing deals and great money-saving options online).

Where To Buy –

  1. Myntra
  2. Flipkart
  3. Jabong
  4. Amazon

Happy gifting y’all! May the festival of lights be the harbinger of joy and prosperity! From my family to yours, A very Happy Diwali!

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Have anymore unique gift ideas for the festive season? Tell me about it!

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