Diwali is one of my favourite Indian festivals. Why, you ask? Think blingy lights, colourful decorations, yummy sweets and more importantly, tonnes and tonnes of gifts! It’s almost Diwali time and all that we are worried about right now is what gifts to buy for everyone. (Fear not Mummy, I’ve got this sorted out.) Team MissMalini has decided to put together a mix of Diwali gifting ideas for your family and friends.
Moon River is a design concept store based in New Delhi. They have added a beautiful collection of Italian artefacts, that includes home decor such as a multi-coloured vase, a tea pot and much more for the upcoming festive season of Diwali.
Simplecastle has the most fun hampers (including the one we did a giveaway for some time back). For Diwali, they have introduced 5 hampers titled The Enlightenment, The Rockstar, The Wish, Breathe Gift Set and The Globetrotter.
Hamper #1 “The Enlightenment” @ Rs 3500: The Essential Rumi Poem Book, Quotable Candle, Tokyomilk Truth Shower Gel and Cover Silk Scarf.
Hamper #2 “The Rockstar” @ Rs 3000: Poppuri coasters, Doma mini Speaki, Quotable Mug, Quotable Candle.
Hamper #3 “The Wish” @ Rs 2500: Lollia Handcream The Wish 10ml, Tokyomilk Mini soaps (set of 3), Lollia Wish petit luminary candle.
Hamper #4 “Breathe Gift Set” @ Rs 7500: Breathe Collection by Lollia, Petit Luminary Candle, Shower Gel, Handcream 10ml, Bath Salts, Bubble Bath, Eue de perfume 7ml.
Hamper #5 “The Globetrotter” @ Rs 5500: Luxe City guide Asia grand Tour Box set, Quotable Candle.
10 am is a really creative label for fun and quirky Diwali gifts. They have these awesome coasters (on sun-board) with funny quotes that cost Rs 350 for a set of 4. Keeping the delicate glamour alive are handmade and individually crafted Bangle T-light lamp holders that cost Rs 325 and some Glass Diyas and vases ranging from Rs 175 to Rs 450.
Diwali has always been about bright lights and this candle stand from arttd’inox is a great gifting option ’cause it looks pretty and costs Rs 630 only. They also have a huge variety of designer stainless steel products for the home including décor, bar range, dining range, beverage range & office accessories.
Hammered dinner set costs Rs 27,190.
Crushed flower vase costs Rs 1,180.
Flower Water Pitcher costs Rs 2,150.
Let there be light with Episode’s beautiful collection especially designed for the festive season of Diwali. These silver-plated and sterling silver diyas come in a variety of shapes and sizes, perfect for gifting.
Store Location: #3, Grand Galleria, High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel, Mumbai 400013.
Timing: 11:00 am to 8:30 pm.
Blue Candle Holder – Rs 4,450
Green Hanging Bottle Tealight Holder – Rs 1,650
Red Bottle Candle Holder – Rs 1,250
Hexagon Candle Holder (L) – Rs 450
Multi Candle Holder – Rs 1,550
Multi Glass Cup Candle Holder – Rs 3,300
Mosaic Candle Holder – Rs 1,375
Lavender Aromatic Candle – Rs 350
Square Ocean Aromatic Candle – Rs 650
Theana’s Little Den has a huge range of traditional Diwali decorations like diya sets with 7 colour changing LED lights, shubh-labhs, ready rangolis, beautiful torans, candle holders, chocolates, fancy boxes, cupcakes, marshmallow and cupcake bouquets, kaju katli and much more.
Venue: Flat 6, 1st Floor, Ratan Mansion, Forjett Street, Opp. Johnson & Johnson, Tardeo, Mumbai- 400036
Timings: 11am to 9pm
Like I said, Diwali is a lot about yummy sweets and Country Of Origin (COO) is the perfect place to grab a box of assorted desserts priced between Rs 500 and Rs 1800 made in wood and metal. You could even indulge in a jar of Red Velvet, Cookies & Hazelnut Praline Crème, Haute Chocolat & Hazelnut or Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte.
This yummy hamper from The French Crust gourmet patisserie at The Suryaa, New Delhi offers a wide range of beautifully packed goodies including rye bread, multigrain bread, jujubs, sesame cookies, semolina cookies, rock chocolate, nutty cake, caramel fig cake, chocolate box, Indian sweets, Laxmi-Ganesh statue and a candle.
The Diwali hampers cost: Base: Rs 2000 |Regular: Rs 3500 |Deluxe: Rs 5500 | Premium: Rs 8500
Available from – October 25 to November 5, 2013 between 10:00 hrs and 22:00 hrs.
Dolce Vita has put together 5 unique customised hampers with luxury products, making them the perfect gifting option this season. They have something for everyone – from Rotkappchen Flaschengarung Brut, Divan Turkish Delight for chocolate lovers to exclusive teas and juices from DR Stuart, L/Fruit and Twinings for the health freaks.
The ultimate indulgence hamper #1 includes: Ritter Sport, Schogettenm, Lindt, Heidi, Galaxy, Almendro Almond Chocolate, Ferrero Rocher, Rolo Sharing and Maitre Turffout. Costs Rs 3,700.
The hamper #2 houses Kettle chips, chilli jalapeno, Delverde penne rigate di semola, BDG bold salt & vinegar, RS olive oil, Ragu original Bolognese, Poco Loco barbeque sauce, Blue Diamond almond smoke house and Lindt. Costs Rs 3,300.
The healthy hamper #3 comprises a variety of teas like Echinacea & Raspberry, Blueberry & Acai, Organic Calming Camomile along with a mix of L/Fruit juices. Costs Rs 6,000.