Updated: Oct 20
There is a nip in the air, and the festive cheer is being embraced with zest and zeal after two long years. With festivities in full swing, getting dressed, shopping and presenting your loved one with a precious token are just some of the perks. Hectic social calendars and serving in style with candles, and diyas illuminating your home, there's something truly delightful about the festive season in India.
With merely 10 days to go for Diwali, festive gifts are flowing into your homes. So make your loved ones feel special as you send to their home a festive cheer. TSL has handpicked some of the best food hampers (healthy and junkie), beauty, fashion and home decor items that will be keepsakes.
When in doubt a food hamper does the trick. Here's our edit of the best hampers that won't disappoint.
The ideal gift for all chocolate lovers. An assortment of divine chocolates from Artisanté is just what you need this festive season.
The perfect curation of sweet and savoury, Pullman's festive season hamper is sure to put a smile on everyone's face.
The festive cheer isn't complete without sweet indulgences, so if you're looking for a great gifting choice in Hyderabad Sheraton has you covered.
Californian American Pistachios
It doesn't get better than dry fruits for the festive season, and when they're American Pistachios it almost always makes us drool. Healthy and nutritious, these are the ideal gift for every health conscious individual.
Hyatt Centric MG Road Bangalore
Unbox happiness in the city of Bengaluru with Hyatt-centric MG Road's Diwali delight box. Filled with nuts, macaroon and a hint of savoury it doesn't get any better.
Roastery Coffee House Diwali Hamper
The perfect gift for all coffee lovers, the Roastery Coffee House includes a selection of special edition coffee beans including bags of freshly roasted Monsoon Malabar beans, Bean to Bar, Jar of handmade Granola and Roastery embossed rose gold metal candle along with two bars of handcrafted chocolates from Colossal Chocolates.
Pocket pinch: From Rs1,200
It might be winter in Delhi, but ice-cream is a perfect gift for those in tropical regions. And a scoop (or two, or three) of Coppetto works as the perfect pick-me-up this festive season.
Cupcakes or flowers? For a sensorial delight, your loved ones deserve these gorgeous-looking cupcakes by Essange that are almost too pretty to eat!
The Bombay Sweet Shop
Authentic flavours, festive packaging and an absolute treat to the palette. This festive season let Bombay Sweet Shop's delicious treat take over the festivities.
When the beauty of flowers and baklava come together, it's time to give in! Put a smile on your special ones' faces as you gift them this elaborate hamper.
A delicious blend of teas, this festive season sip on some unusual flavours and add to the festive fun with Vahdam India's special Diwali tea hamper. Choose from an array of teas including Vanilla chai, Rose Hibiscus, Turmeric blend and more.
As the wind gets coolers, sipping on hot heat is a pleasure. So why not gift a tea making set just like this one by Isvara.
A beautifully curated hamper, that isn't just visually appealing but also worth every penny is the hamper by Cafe 49. From yoghurts to preserves and savoury tarts, gift a feast to all those foodie friends.
It doesn't get better than a freshly brewed cup of coffee for all coffee lovers. And when Araku coffee is paired with coloured coffee mugs, it elevates the experience.
Luscious tresses, a dash of shimmer, dewy skin and a scintillating fragrance are just a few things you need for the festive season. This beauty guide ensures your loved ones are more than ready to be a pataka!
Lovechild by Masaba
Whether they like a winged liner or simply want their eyes to pop, nothing does it better than a classic black liner like this one by LoveChild by Masaba. The colour adds to the festive cheer for your special one.
iS Clinical Smooth & Soothe at home facial kit
Let your loved one pamper themselves with an at-home facial kit. Get smooth, soft and glowing skin, with iS Clinical's at-home 2-step facial kit. Begin by using the Exfoliating Masque gently helps provide gentle physical for refreshed and visibly brighter complexion. And then use the cooling hydra intensive mask for a burst of hydration. Dry skin
Give your loved one the gift of luscious locks and make every day a great hair day for them this festive season with the Schwarzkopf Shampoo, conditioner and masque set.
Let them glow this festive season! Kama Ayurveda's beauty hamper is replete with all that anyone would need to get their glow on.
The Body Shop
Beauty is not limited just to her, let your man be well-groomed this season with The Body Shop's shaving kit for me. A fantastic fragrance that will only make for great manners.
Give the gift of natural beauty to your loved one this season with Nat Habit's carefully curated hamper. Let them discover fantastic age-old formulations for usage in daily life, which are made perfectly to get them that festive glow.
The festivities can lead to dry, dull and dehydrated skin. So this season your loved one deserves some extra love with Clinique's moisture surge range.
Shine, shimmer and dazzle is the memo for the festive season and for those who are makeup mavericks. KIKO Milano has the ideal picks for the festive. From lipsticks to bronzers and eyeshadow palettes, let your loved one dress up.
Anastasia Beverly Hills
Shimmery eyeshadow palettes are the ultimate gift for beauty lovers. Anastasia Beverly Hills palette is the ideal gift for those who have a hectic festive season.
An ideal gift for those who need to give their skin some extra TLC. LÓccitane's gift hamper promises a radiant, luminous glow!
Who wouldn't have a smile on their face if they received a hamper that look like this? We'd say no one! Forest Essentials goes the extra route for a lit-from-within look this season.
Home and Living
Dressing up your home and illuminating it with light has its own charm during Diwali. And nothing gets better than a gift for the house. These are some of our favourites.
A statement-decor piece is the perfect gifting choice this season, and this one by Vaaree adds immensely to a tablescape.
Finely crafted leather goods are always a great idea and this Poker Gift Set is just what you need for the festivities. Accompanied by other versatile products, for the special people in your life. This Hamper Contains:Mini F Tray – Ivory, Poker Card case, Pebble Tray, Medium Pillar Candle - Woodspice.
Dots and Doodles
The perfect gift to illuminate every home and add a divine fragrance, Dots and Doodles soy wax candles never fail to impress.
Earthy and contemporary crockery is always a well-appreciated Diwali gift. This season embrace the idea of less is more with this gorgeous colour-blocked crockery by Thevasa. Pick from an array of contrasting hues of pastel pink, blue and earthy orange.
Let your loved one dress their bedroom with new linen that's bright and playful just like this from Kyoona.
For those who love to cook, and who even love Pizza it doesn't get better than gifting them a Pizza Pro oven to make some delicious pizzas at home. And it's the perfect season too!
A dining set is always useful, and if you're looking for Diwlai gifts for newly weds, look no further than this set by India Circus.
Villeroy & Boch
Luxury, opulence and finesse, if you wish to give someone a token that makes them go WOW, Villeroy and Boch's crockery is the ideal fit. Boasting with exquisite craftsmanship, it is a treasure for a home.
The House of Things
Jars and matching photo frames add to the vibe of a living room. These gorgeous ones by The House of Things will surely make an impressive statement in any home.
Lladro on TataCliq
Looking for a splurge-worthy option for someone special? Then turn towards Lladro's collection on TataCliq. An eye-catching luxury piece, this will be appreciated by the receiver.
Go the ethnic route, and gift your loved one something special for their mandir just like this gold lamp from Fab India.
Brass crockery is always appreciated during the festival season, and one are finely crafted as Ikai Asai is sure to loved by all.
The Artemist Bagicha
Add some art to your loved ones' home with these paintings by The Artemist Bagicha. making for great wall hangings these instantly spruce up the space.
Yet another statement-making gift is one that is made with silver. Auspicious, precious and treasured, this set by Rezon Silverware will be a keepsake.
Impressive crockery brings out the beauty of a home. So when looking for gifting options for your family, Elvy's set of gold plates and gold-rimmed glasses is an opulent pick.
Lit it up! (literally) with Logam's stunning candle holders. These multipurpose candles can be used for the dining table or simply as a centrepiece.
Let your guest serve in style as you gift them this sophisticated two-tire stand from Arttd'inox. An impressive gifting choice, this will always be valued.
It's the festive season, so help your loved one get dressed in vibrant colours this year because it's also fun to wear a new ensemble or new jewellery!
Versatile footwear is just what your loved ones need for the festive season. CAI's kitten heels look good, feel good, and make your celebrations comfortable. The perfect fuss-free shoes to enjoy Diwali.
It may be the season to don India attire, but this Indo-western pick by Ritu Kumar will make your loved one stand out from the crowd.
Gift your loved one a new outfit on a special occasion and brighten up their festive glam. This off-beat indo-western outfit with printed sharara pants and an intricately embellished blouse by Saritoria will surely be a favourite.
House of Quadri
Elegant, delicate and versatile, if you wish to gift your loved one jewellery, House of Quadri has the ideal picks.
Looking for a gift that can be treasured beyond just the festive season? Chopard's diamond-encrusted bracelets add poise and finesse to every look.
For those who dislike heels, Birkenstocks are here to save the day. Because your loved one deserves some respite from high heels and foot aches.
Prioritise comfort this festive season as you pick out a comfortable pair of crocs. Choose from an array of colours to match your ensemble.
A bright-coloured scarf can often add seamlessly to festive wear. And this cashmere scarf by Lemonade drapes seamlessly! A thoughtful and ideal gift for all
What's the festive season without raising a toast?
Packaged in a slick box with a glass for cocktails, this box by Smoke Vodka is an impressive gift at first sight.
For those who enjoy G&T, it's time to make them try DOJA and we promise they'd love it every bit.
Who wouldn't love to be presented with a bottle of Belvedere Vodka. Play it safe and give a gift that everyone will use during the season.
Whether they like it on the rock, diluted or neat, this bottle of finely aged Macallan whiskey will make every gleam with joy. The Macallan Double Cask 18 Years Old, is a perfectly balanced single malt whisky matured for 18 years with the warmness of the Oak Spice, rich raisins and sultanas.
A delicious tipple to channel your feminine side, X-Rated brightens up the festive cheer with a vibrant coloured tippled. Known for its unique bottle shape, bold pink liquid, sweet and delicious flavour, this popular fusion liqueur ‘X-Rated’ by Campari Group is famous among young, trend-seeking females as one of the finest celebratory drink. A blend of ultra-premium French vodka and tropical fruit, X -Rated is sure to be loved.
Moet and Chandon
Nothing evokes the excitement of a celebration more than a bottle of bubbly. Spread the spirit and let your loved ones enjoy the moment.