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Diwali Edit: Gifts for Guys

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The last minute gift guide for the lazy shopper

By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe

November 14, 2020 (IANSlife) Conventional festivities and large get-togethers are off the table this year, but there’s nothing more celebratory than showering gifts on your loved ones. So go ahead pick from this curated list of goodies for Diwali!

 

 

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1. ‘el Love’- man collection by Desigual
Loaded with sporty looks featuring contemporary, casual and comfortable touches this collection features items with strong personality. Outer garments with perfect PU (synthetic leather) with detachable plush, denim jackets, parkas help prepare for the change of season. Embroidered or printed, tropical- and Hawaii-inspired prints screams I’m the perfect for festivals!
Price: INR 2390 onwards
Availability: Myntra


2. Puma RS-2K Internet Exploring 1
Sports giant PUMA releases the new RS-2K shoe with a design that blends early 2000s influence with afuturistic aesthetic. The sneaker features a richly layered upper and disruptive new tooling inspired by Y2K and the prevalence of the internet in our lives. It is made for those who are inspired by reinvention and always moving forward. Design features include a mesh upper with a mix of suede, leather, and synthetic overlays, a bulky silhouette, clear cut outs, and bright colours.
Price on request 
Available at PUMA.com, PUMA Stores, and selected retailers


3. Tan leather suede loafers from Numero Uno
 India’s only Indigenously manufactured denim label has come up with the footwear collection of loafers titled ‘Flow-fers’. The idea is to introduce the most lightweight loafers that gives comfort like home and style like ramp. With the concept of minimal is more, the collection features designs and colours that blend perfect with the new normal fashion.
Price INR 3799
Available at https://www.numerounojeanswear.com and Numero Uno stores in Delhi/NCR, U.P, J &K, Punjab 


4. Black Loafers by Von Wellx Germany
Offering varied styles from dual colour to buckles, the collection is available in hues of tans and black with a focus on comfort and style.  
Price on request.
Available at  www.vonwellx.com 

 

5. Be #TyoharReady with Bombay Shaving Company
With the festive season kicking in, make yourself and your loved ones #TyoharReady with the range of superfoods enriched grooming products from the chic brand.
Price: INR 855 onwards
Available at www.bombayshavingcompany.com and on Amazon, Flipkart and Myntra


6. Genes Lecoanet Hemant
With "Love in Black And White", Lecoanet Hemant bring you a ray of optimism, a new way of building a wardrobe that is modern and respectful of our shared resources. The special edition collection has been designed to give fashion-enthusiasts a glimpse into a sartorial world not tagged by seasons and trends.
Price on request 
Available at https://www.geneslecoanethemant.com/black-white.html and in stores 

 

 

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7. Clear Whey Peach Ice Tea
If one maintains good health only then one can do and achieve anything in life. So invest in your health first, wealth will follow. Myprotein’s hugely popular Clear Whey will now be available in a Peach Iced Tea flavour. This light and refreshing health drink has absolutely no milky taste or texture, and is very low in sugar.
Priced at Rs 3250
Available at https://www.myprotein.co.in/s


8. SCITRON
Advance Whey / Essential whey in flavours of milk chocolate and cafe latte compliment your fitness and health routine. 
Priced at 2299 for 1kg Advance Whey (Flavour: Milk Chocolate)
Priced at 4639 for 2kg Essential whey (Flavour: Cafe Latte
Available at website- www.scitron.com; Amazon.in, Flipkart.com, Offline stores


9. Amazon Audible
Amazon Audible is a subscription-driven audiobook service with a catalogue of over 200,000 audiobooks and 1000 Audible-exclusive titles which are a mix of bestselling Indian and international authors. Whatever your passion, your interests, or favourite authors, there’s a perfect audiobook for you. You can listen to celebrities narrate their favourite stories, original & exclusive audiobooks, and more. Audible also has a wide variety of Audible Original audiobooks, podcasts, essays, audio plays and shows. Users can sign up for a 30-day free trial for Audible.in, which extends to a 90-day free trial for Amazon Prime members. Post the trial, it is available at INR 199/month with varying plans for longer periods.


10. ASICS  GEL-QUANTUM 360TM 6
Engineered for everyday this sneaker is centred around transparency, with a breathable mesh on the upper and the iconic 360 shear deformation on the sole. It boasts a clean, tri-color scheme with a rugged GELTM technology sole for an aesthetically pleasing, yet ergonomic silhouette.
Priced ay INR 13,999
Availability: ASICS stores in India and www.asics.com



11. Emporio Armani eyewear
The Iconic brand features eyewear styles which include a pair of sunglasses and a pair of optics, in black matte rectangular frames with gold detailing, with the sunglass lens available in warm canary yellow. The words ‘Celebrating India’ and ‘Special Edition’ have been engraved on the inner temple tips to highlight the exclusive theme for this collection. For the very first time, the iconic Emporio Armani logo has been imprinted in Gold Metal on the outer temple tips to add a touch of sparkle to the design.
Sunglass priced at INR11,990
Optics priced atINR 9,790
Available at select optical stores across India 


12. KOOVS for men
All over golden sequin embellished loafers work with both Western and Indian silhouettes for the party season.
Priced at  Rs 2499
Available online

 

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13. Woods Footwear
This festive season ignite your fashion instinct with the newly introduced trendsetting footwear collection from Woods. The chic range for promises to add an extra zing to the closet and attire;  a must have in every wardrobe.
Price Range: INR 6,796/-
Availability: Across all WOODS stores.


 

14. Alberto Torresi
Keeping up with the spirit of this festive season, Alberto Torresi's latest collection has launched progressive designs and an exploration of production methods & technical fabrics.
Price Range: INR 5,995
Availability: http://www.albertotorresi.com

 

15. Panerai Luminor Due
Substantially thinner while completely respecting the classic design. A perfect historic compromise, the elegant proportions of the Luminor Due now appear in three striking new models, which confirm their innovative identity through an iconic dial on which only the Panerai logo appears. With the clear message of its unequivocal personality, its formal sophistication and its eclectic Italian style, the Luminor Due is continuing its bold exploration of unknown territories.
Prices are on request
Available at Panerai Boutiques in Delhi & Mumbai


16. ‘Sparkling Lights’ from Swatch
For the upcoming festive season in India, Swatch launches the ‘Sparkling Lights’ collection featuring watched perfect for the season. 
Prices: INR 5750 onwards
Availability: Myntra https://www.myntra.com/swatch-watches



17. Sleek Pens
Truly said, personalisation has the power to transform ‘any product’ into a special one. You can opt for a wide range of pens including customized, sleek, matte, or roller pens from the platform. Top the gift box with an interesting gift tag and present it to your loved ones for indelible memories that they’ll cherish forever.
Available at https://www.vistaprint.in/

 

18. The Handler by Monkey Shoulder
The Handler is an exciting limited-edition gift pack across select markets in India ahead of the festive season. A one stop solution to help unwind after a long day of working from home, it is the transformation tool that turns any surrounding into an after-work station, highlighted with its inimitable ability to hold ice cubes while you enjoy your drinks with your tribe, virtually or otherwise. The Handler adds ease for consumers as they do not need to make rounds to their freezers for uninterrupted chill and is the ideal gifting option for whisky lovers.
The limited-edition pack will be available across select markets in Goa, Delhi, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Mumbai 
 

19. Fitspire Men Multivitamin Festive Gift Combo
India's premium vegan & vegetarian health and wellness brand Fitspire has introduced multivitamin festive gift combos. A perfectly balanced emulsion of 42 most essential nutrients, especially made with ingredients that improve your mood and stamina, multiply your energy, increase muscle and bone strength, and upgrade your immunity. Its 42 vitamins and minerals come together to make up the initial nutritional allowance for the body.
Priced at 1399
Available at -Fitspire.fit

 

 

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N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe can be contacted at lothungbeni.h@ians.in