By N. Lothungbeni Humtsoe
November 11, 2020 (IANSlife) While festivities may not be the due to the pandemic, celebrations and gifting are still important to us all. This year upgrade your home and interiors as intimate gatherings replace parties and restaurants. Make this festive season a celebration of design, art, luxury and colours in your homes.
1 & 2 Firdaus Collection & Rekhta Collection
Gorgeous rugs in rich colours and traditional motifs constitute the Firdaus collection The designs are intricate and the pile is sheared low to enhance their beauty. Fine quality wool is given a high luster wash to create carpets that are as luminous as spun gold. The Rekhta Collection is a step forward towards sustainability, curtailing waste while generating a one of a kind ambience. It is a humble tribute to regal architectural carvings from the Mughal era structures depicting the royal patronage of great Indian majesties and the fibres used are Wool & Recycled Saree Silk.
Firdaus Collection Priced at 1.9 lakhs for a 5x7 ft
Rekhta Collection Priced starting 3 lakhs for an 6x9 ft.
Available at Obeetee
3. Vistaprint’s Mugs
Send high-quality personalised mugs to your buddies with Vistaprint’s full-colour printing which allows you to design your coffee mug by adding a special message, fun graphics, or both on its surface. If you have an inclination for customised heartfelt products this one-stop personalised platform makes for great gifts for for individuals, businesses, and corporates. From photo albums, calendars, invitations, welcome signs, and more, add a personal touch to every giveaway.
Wrap up the look and get ready for the gifting season from https://www.vistaprint.in/
4. 100 Piper
This season when you gift a bottle of Scotch, you can also buy the gift of life for dying traditional textile communities of India.For the second edition of its Legacy Project, Seagram’s 100 Pipers, India’s leading blended Scotch whisky, has launched limited edition packs featuring traditional Indian handwoven textiles from five regions of the country. These packs are designed by five renowned and celebrated artists as their renditions what ‘goodness’ means to them as an extension of brand’s philosophy of ‘Be Remembered for Good’. The vibrant packs make exquisite gifts for the art enthusiast and the Scotch connoisseurs alike. Harinder Singh and Kirandeep Kaur, award winning artists have designed this pack with Phulkari Weave. The artist has embroidered wheat flower motifs which is a popular design in Phulkari embroidery. Wheat is an important crop for the country and with the design is homage to the farmers who nurture the society. They have titled this design ‘Food For Thought.
5. Suryaasta Collection
Eliteearth offers a variety of sustainable lifestyle products i.e Jewellery, Home decor, Furniture, Planters, Organisers, Accessory holder, Lamps & many more. Spread the love for eco-friendly art in the world; gift these amazing products to your family & friends this festive season. Price on Request.
Available at http://eliteearth.in/
6. Chokhat Bird Cage Basket
An affordable luxury home décor brand offers an eclectic collection of items with which the patrons can dress their spaces. For the festive season, Chokhat introduces its collection of exquisite home decor accents & serveware products, inspired by the effortlessly beautiful oriental decor styles, this collection will rejuvenate your decor space.
Available at http://chokhat.in/
7. Kohler's Neo Classical Range
Whether you wish to make a bold statement with your bathroom or give it an eclectic makeover, Kohler’s range of coloured products and vibrant faucet finishes surely add the festive spirit. Pair the charming and chic rose gold faucet with some of the most exquisite vessels sinks from Kohler. If you are looking for an unconventional glam bathroom makeover, explore the new colours such as Peacock, Thunder grey, Truffle, Cashmere and Black. Kohler Peacock vessel with brushed bronze faucet, enveloped by Indigo blue velvety walls adds a tactile element to the room. The NeoClassical theme breaks the normal codes and welcomes colours to your bathspaces!
8. Book Gift Box
Experience the magic of Hogwarts in this brand-new collection. The Harry Potter socks weave a tale of their own, rendering comfort and charisma, both at once. They are a slice of personalised passion — a bit of Pottermania! The reinforced heel and toe, along with the high-quality combed cotton yarn, ensure that the socks are not only incredibly soft but also extremely durable.
Prices starting at Rs. 199
Available at Balenzia’s brand stores in Delhi, Mumbai, Chandigarh, Kanpur, Ludhiana, or www.balenzia.com
9. Decowood Veneers
Earth tones are subdued hues rooted in nature tend to be soothing and quite versatile. Neutral tones can work in a variety of spaces and enliven your living room. Place a white sofa set against the exotic grain texture of this Veneer and watch its light brown colour work as a balancing factor. You can also opt for traditional artefacts, handmade wall hangings or earthen pots to infuse some elements of Indian culture.
10. Spaces launches the Rangana collection
Relive the magic of folkloric designs, Kashida, inspired by the elegant embroidery art of Kashida, which thrives in Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Bihar and Karnataka. The motifs are crafted using chain stitch and are based on the natural elements of the region, such as vines, birds, leaves and flowers.
Available online and instore.
11. Good Earth
This festive season, Good Earth unfolds stories that draw inspiration from sacred rituals and ceremonies of flowers to present – Puspanjali. The Home collection features three special edits inspired by evocative ways in which flowers add delight to our lives as a universal source of wonder, joy and solace.
Bahar Cheent Cushion Cover Rs 2400
Available at all Good Earth stores and web boutique www.goodearth.in
12. Pieced Together
Pieced Together is a set of three Belgium designed, distinctly shaped, similar in design planters that are great when you want to showcase them together in a corner to draw all the attention, or display them individually across your space.
Priced at Rs. 10,870 (set of 3 )
Available at https://curiocasa.com/
13. Thomas Goode & Co
London’s oldest luxury retailers with a 200 year legacy of contributing to the weddings of UK’s, Europe’s and India’s most royal and oldest families, announced its partnership in with Sabyasachi Mukherjee in September 2019 to define a wedding trousseau and cater to the luxury gifting market. The made to order collections ‘Sanctuary Coromandel Red’ and ‘East Of Calcutta’ include a bespoke dinner service range comprising main dinner plates, side plates, dessert plate, bowls, platters, tea/coffee cup and saucer set, tea post, creamer and sugar box. The wedding trousseau will be delivered in Thomas Goode’s hand-crafted luxury shipping case for a bride to embark on a new journey with treasured possessions.
Prices on request
Orders can be placed online at www.thomasgoode.com with worldwide shipping with lead time of approximately twelve weeks or in stores in Mumbai The Oberoi, Nariman Point, Mumbai
14. The Rug Republic
The Upcycled Charm collection was created with one idea--sustainability. Home fashion or anything really, cannot come at the cost of the environment. When we build homes, we often envision being there for life and growing old which makes it important to make sure they are built with strong foundations. Similarly, the foundations of Mother Earth, our one common home, need to be strong.
The Rug Republic-Charlee Stool, Rs 5500; Gunray Rug. Rs 24,900 ; Marlboro Pouf, RS 12,500
Available at www.therugrepublic.in
15. The Infused Kettle
This Festive season why not try from "The Infused Kettle's" (Darjeeling tea brand) new offering its immunity booster tea Range. Their blend of tea has a mix of ingredients that help strengthen the immunity, maintain and uplift health and an amazing scintillating taste for each during these times and for every mood and occasion. Each blend is specially curated thoughtfully to give has its own value which helps to improve the immunity of a person and brighten up their day as well.
Priced at Rs 499 for 100gm
Available at https://www.instagram.com/theinfusedkettle/
17. Swarovski’s accessories
A season of celebration and light, Diwali brings with it the comfort and love of being surrounded by family and friends. Adding shine to the festivities, Swarovski welcomes the occasion of gratitude with their eclectic capsule collection for home; each piece has been crafted with brilliance, artistic innovation and timeless beauty; ideal for gifting or accentuating. An intimate selection of classic accessories, the living range is carefully handpicked to add to moments that bring you joy.
Prices on request
Available in Swarovski stores and on the web boutique www.swarovski.com
18. Equator Advanced Appliances
Bring home or gift your dear ones the innovative Super Combo EZ 5000 CV washing machine for a healthy in-home laundry chores. It helps with multitasking while contributing to the overall hygiene and safety. The machine helps sanitise clothes through its in-built Sanitise cycle while ensuring a better energy efficiency for a healthy washing experience. Relief from the physical effort is a complimentary feature! All in all, it makes for a handy addition to a modern Indian household, and definitely a thoughtful gift for close friends and family this Diwali.
Priced at Rs 39,995
Available at Amazon, Flipkart, Paytm Mall, Equator Website (India)
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