Our childhood memories of Diwali are replete with sweet memories of ladoos and mithai, exchange of gifts between family and friends; the incessant chatter of family get-togethers, and the calm of colors, diyas, and lanterns. A lot may have changed this year but a few good things remain unchanged even today- Diwali gifts! As much as it is fun to see your loved ones smile from ear to ear on receiving their present, planning and deciding is a very tedious ballgame. Lucky for you, we have rounded up a very comprehensive Diwali Gift Guide especially for ‘her’ so you don’t fret over what’s worthy. Listed below are some of our favorite picks.
Hermes Kelly Pocket compact wallet:
Did you know the Kelly bag was named in 1956 when Princess Grace Kelly of Monaco unveiled it to the world? This compact wallet brings to the woman in your life a combination of history, uncompromised levels of quality and craftsmanship, and unbeatable style. She will thank you for years to come as anybody who knows anything about fashion realizes if you are looking to invest in a piece of history, or high fashion, just lock your eyes on the Kelly. The compact wallet comes in Madame calfskin with a central pocket, back pocket, and palladium plated zip closure and is a dainty thing measuring 5.2″ long x 3.9″ high. Comes in a lot of bright hues perfect for the Diwali season.
[Available for Rs 100,000 at the Hermes store]
Dior Book Tote:
Everyone with a good fashion sense wants to own at least one Dior in a lifetime. Then there are the ones not afraid to tread the unpredictable fashion scene that wins them the title of ‘fashionistas’. The Dior Book Tote is an original style introduced by Creative Director Maria Grazia Chiuri, that’s got to be flaunted by you this Diwali! Make it your first Dior tote or it could fit right in as the most stylish of them all; the tote is winning hearts with the House’s hallmark Tie & Dior motif in the season’s soft tones. The tote can’t be confused with anything else owing to the ‘Christian Dior’ signature emblazoned on the front. Carry it in your hand or wear over the shoulder either way heads are turning at that Diwali party.
[Available for Rs 285,000 at Dior Mumbai]
Acqua Di Parma Yuzu:
The bittersweet tones of the precious Japanese citrus fruit, Yuzu, will turn your Diwali into a sweet memory. The fragrance packs quite a punch with the freshness of Yuzu coupled with notes of bergamot, lotus, mimosa, violet leaves, and jasmine. It’s a time to be in good spirits and the citrusy notes certainly set a good mood after the first spray itself. Yuzu Eau de Parfum by Acqua di Parma is a citrus aromatic fragrance for women and men both; can’t think of a better way to love and share this festive season. The scent comes in 100ml and 180 ml sizes.
[Available for Rs 12,000 onwards at Maison Des Parfums]
A good gift is not just one that looks good but one that makes life easier too. That’s what the Dyson AirWrap does and more. It makes hair styling a breeze which means you can ditch the tiring salon blowouts before every special occasion and event because you own a better machine right at home. Create and set voluminous curls or waves so that you look stunning during your next Diwali party. Keeping the celebratory mood in mind, Dyson is currently offering great deals and also a complimentary long barrel set.
[Available for Rs 36,900 at Dyson]
Gucci Marmont Bag:
Gucci stores around India are spreading a message of positivity and celebration, with the installation ‘the wishing tree’ and spreading some much needed Diwali bling are the sequined variety of the much loved Gucci Marmont bags. These shimmering beauties are exclusively offered in an array of rich colors including gold, silver, black, blue, and soft pink. These darling bags come in two sizes, small and mini, both equally attractive as they are practical and beautifully transition from am to pm, making you quite the showstopper.
[Available for Rs 110,000 at Gucci stores]