By Pratishtha Rana and Husein Haveliwala
The gifting season is officially here. Explore an exclusive range of Rakshabandhan gifts from the best of luxury brands, for your dear brother and beloved sister.
For your brother
Corneliani Beige Bomber Jacket
If your brother is looking for a wardrobe upgrade, Corneliani’s bomber jacket makes for a perfect gift. Woven ii Italy with 100 per cent pure silk, its earthy beige palette and matte finish flaunts a classy appeal; an ideal choice to make any outfit stylish.
Available: In-store (Delhi & Bangalore)
Favre-Leuba Raider Sea King
Ironically, watches have always been a timeless gift; a display of admiration for someone you care about. And Favre-Leuba’s Sea King timepiece from its Raider collection is a style statement, featuring sapphire crystal, blue antelope leather strap and a luminous blue dial, which stands out the most.
Truefitt & Hill
Surprise your sibling with luxury grooming essentials from Truefitt & Hill. Their latest edit comes with a mix of fragrances, creams and gels, but what stands out is the Trafalgar Bath & Shower Gel, packed with a spicy woody scent for a robust start to every day.
Available– In stores and online
Jimmy Choo Wixon Crackled Canvas Backpack
For brothers with wanderlust or just those who want to elevate their everyday ensemble, Jimmy Choo’s trendy new backpack is up for grabs (at the right price, of course). Straight off Jimmy Choo’s latest A/W ’19 collection, this fresh white bag packs red and blue accents in the form of straps and zippers.
Price: On request
Available: In-store (Official retailers in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata)
For your sister
Fizzy Goblet x Payal Singhal Jutti
How much glitter is too much glitter? A pair of ‘glitterbomb’, the rakshabandhan special edit from Fizzy Goblet and Payal Singhal is a match for every attire. A delicate craft of embroidery silk and leather, this silver crusted jutti is a perfect reason to step out and celebrate.
Available: In stores and online
Ancestry + Tribe Amrapali
Take the idea of gifting a notch higher with gorgeous white silk linen and organza Anarkali from Ancestry, which gives a contemporary spin to festivities coupled with striking gold-silver plated turquoise chandbalis from Tribe Amrapali. A perfect reason for your dear sister to dress up and celebrate.
Price: Anarkali- Rs6,990; Chandbalis- Rs4,500
Available: Ancestry: In-store (New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata & Chennai), Tribe Amrapali: Online
Hidesign Ashes sling bag
Make the most of the gifting occasion and delight your partner in crime with the latest Hidesign collection Ashes. Pick their Mantra sling bag for a very easy and flexible style, detailed with traditional and modern Indian scriptures on the leather canvas.
Estee Lauder Daywear Anti-Oxidant 72h-Hydration Sorbet Crème
For sisters who love all things beauty, Estee Lauder’s new day-wear sorbet crème is the ultimate pick for you. Packed with hydration and SPF 15, the crème’s ultra-light whipped texture is indulgent and gives an oil-free finish from am to pm, bursting with scents of aqua, florals and musk. You can’t go wrong with this one.
Price: Rs3,500 for 50 ml
For you and your sibling
A colorful dessert gift box from Toshin makes for a must on Rakshabandhan. Handcrafted with love, 12 assorted pralines and macarons by chocolatier Toshin Shetty will definitely fetch you your sibling’s love and extra sweet points.
Gucci Ace sneakers with Interlocking G
What better than to twin on Raksha Bandhan? Twin with your siblings in style and don a pair of ‘Gucci Ace sneakers with Interlocking G’. Gucci’s Ace sneakers have been a classic and this edition comes with a vintage Gucci print in their iconic green and red colours.
Price: Rs56,000 approximate
Available: In-store (Mumbai, New Delhi & Kolkata)
Sheaffer Sagaris 9482 Chrome