5 Things you can gift your sibling this Raksha Bandhan

To celebrate the bond of love, care and affection, Raksha Bandhan is one such festival where siblings keep aside all their silly differences and celebrate the joyous relationship. Here's what you can gift your beloved brother/sister on the occasion

5 Things you can gift your sibling this Raksha Bandhan

Raksha Bandhan is coincidentally falling on the same day as Independence Day and this entire festive week should be celebrated with love and joy. This Raksha Bandhan, pick any of these gifts to bring a beautiful smile on your sibling's face. 

1) Plant the rakhis after Raksha Bandhan 

The rakhis are La Folie’s small step to help nurture the environment. Rather than discarding, they can be planted in soil after wearing – the rakhi’s clay base dissolves in the soil, and the seeds secured at the edges grow into a flowering plant. Since Raksha Bandhan is synonymous with protection, this is La Folie and Abhika Creation’s joint way of encouraging people to protect the environment.

La Folie is offering two Types of Coated Nuts with One Eco-Friendly Plantable Rakhi. Patrons can choose from coated nut flavours such as Vanilla Caramelised Hazelnuts; Butterscotch Nuggets; Peanut Butter and Brittle; Orange Peel Marzipan; Sugar-free Almonds; Cocoa Caramelised Almonds; Salted Caramelised Pistachios; and Blueberry Cream Cheese. Packaged in a pretty net wrap, this option is priced at ₹916 plus taxes.

Two Chocolate Bars with One Eco-Friendly Plantable Rakhi. Flavours include Vanilla & Cookies; Chunky Almond Butter; Smoked Pink Sea Salt; Caramelised Cocoa Nibs; Aztec Strawberry Cheesecake; Nutty Rocher Praline; and Salted Caramel Fudge & Pretzels. Packaged in a pretty net wrap, this option is priced at ₹974 plus taxes.

Those looking for more elaborate gifting options can choose from two hampers: the first is the Raksha Bandhan Hat Box Hamper which is filled with nine ganaches; one Bar of Smoked Pink Sea Salt Chocolate; or Caramelised Cocoa Nibs, and one Box of Butterscotch Nuggets. The hat box is priced at ₹2300 plus taxes, and an eco-friendly rakhi can be added on for ₹225.

The second hamper includes a box of six ganaches; one pack of Hazelnut & Milk Chocolate Cookies; and one Box of Blueberry Cream Cheese Coated Nuts. The gift box is priced at ₹1600 plus taxes and an eco-friendly rakhi can be added on for ₹225.

2) Raksha Bandhan with Jimmy Choo

Raksha Bandhan comes knocking on the doors, It is that time of the year when you commemorate the love, care, trust, fights, affection and everything they shared. The bond siblings share is not only pious but is probably beyond words to define.

Celebrate this day by gifting your sibling luxurious range of gifts from Jimmy Choo's AW'19 Collection that outlines a new idea of a contemporary heroine, a woman of ambition, drive, and passion.

One can select from a substantial array of footwear and bags from the collection where the sexiness intrinsic to Jimmy Choo is balanced with a sense of utility, Available at all Jimmy Choo stores across India.

3) Bespoke Hampers from Foodhall

Everyone is a foodie at heart, and this Rakhi, that means there is a hamper available to suit every palate. Choose the Voyager Italy hamper (priced at ₹4400 plus taxes) which includes all the ingredients for a delicious Italian meal. Featuring a mix of olives, basil pesto, herb cheese, tartufo pasta, Italian rosemary-infused olive oil and cherry tomatoes, this hamper is truly a taste of Italy in a box.

Those who like to spice things up will enjoy receiving the Voyager Mexico hamper (priced at ₹3800 plus taxes). This fiesta in a box includes a fajita dinner kit, Santa Maria salsa, refried beans, Sprig mole sauce, baked nachos, Santa Maria green jalapenos, and even a Foodhall apron!

Traditionalists will enjoy the Legacy of India hamper (prices starting from ₹1800 upwards). This opulent offering features an assortment of fresh, handcrafted mithai such as motichoor ladoo, badam barfi, kaju katli and many more. The box can be entirely customized, with the customer’s choice of choice mithais.

Caffeine lovers will enjoy the Evening Brew hamper (priced at ₹4000 plus taxes)which features a cold brew coffee kit, dark roast coffee, churros with Nutella in a jar, Sprig vanilla extract, and hazelnut syrup.

The sweet toothed will appreciate the Duet hamper (priced at ₹2600 plus taxes) which features decadent delights like Belgian chocolate waffles, Belgian vanilla truffles, Lindt Excellence Roasted Hazelnut chocolate, Brookside chocolate, and much more.

All hampers are available at Foodhall stores across the city, and via Scootsy. Complete customization can be done at any Foodhall store, with the help of a Blue Ribbon gifting expert.

4) Fashionista gift with Ancestry

Raksha Bandhan is around the corner and the hunt must have begun for the perfect outfit for the day. To help you pick the best outfit, Ancestry - the Indian Contemporary clothing brand from the Future Style Lab launches its festive collection just in time for Raksha Bandhan. 

Celebrate the special bond of the brother-sister by choosing an outfit which is a great mix of Indian and modern. Ancestry popularly known for taking Indian tradition in a contemporary format across the country at affordable price points, making Indian craft easily accessible to women makes for the best choice for festive occasions.  

The collection is a fun mix of Shibori Styles, florals and timeless classics in white. The colour palette ranges from Natural Indigo to watermelon hues, Pure whites and Florals in pastel blues and peach. 

Floral prints on silhouettes like chanderi, cotton and linen in pastels like evoke all the lightness and ease of the season. 

The collection is available at all Ancestry stores across the country - Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai.

5) Tech Savvy Gift

This Raksha Bandhan, cherish this bond of love and friendship by gifting amazing gifts like the latest in technology to your tech savvy brother/sister. 

Renor audio, a High Fidelity (HiFi) Bluetooth speaker brand with high quality audio, powerful bass and sonic design which is priced moderately. It is one of a kind in market, best suited as home speaker and party speaker. The speaker comes with a state-of-the-art 8” subwoofer, 1” precision tweeter and dual ports to ensure that it produces sound with the highest level of clarity possible. This results in a powerful punchy-yet-musical bass, with sparkling Highs and roaring Mids, thus creating a crystal clear texture which is wide-open and warm. It has the ability to up the energy at any house party, gym or dance studio.

So pick your pick and celebrate Raksha Bandhan with your beloved sibling. Happy Raksha Bandhan, Mumbai! 

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