Aliya Ladhabhoy and Pratishtha Rana
This year, has been tough for everyone so spreading some good old Christmas cheer is a must.
The festive day is less than two weeks away and everyone is already channeling the Christmas spirit. The lights come out of the closet and so does the sturdy old Christmas tree. And when there is a tree, there have to be gifts close by.
If you are still scrolling through websites to find gifts for your upcoming Secret Santa game with friends and family or just want to be the Santa in your group, then we’ve curated a list of options to make your search a little easier.
Kund Daar shawl by Andraab
Andraab brings fresh ideas, design and color to the Kashmiri Pashmina. This 100 per cent hand woven cashmere dual toned shawl in hot pink and red will keep your friend/family cosy and warm through winter. It is also available in shades of blue, green, black and white.
Grey Embroidered Clutch by Ritu Kumar
This clutch from Ritu Kumar’s latest collection is versatile and can easily transition from day-to-night, making it a great addition to your friend/family member’s closet.
Rosantica Django Gold-Tone Brass Crystal Clutch, Available at AiSPi
This bejewelled handbag by Rosantica, an Italian accessories brand, combines founder Michela Panero’s love for jewellery architecture. The multi-coloured gem baubles with a green lining embody a Christmas vibe.
Men’s ‘Seed Packet’ Print ‘Hassler’ Sneakers by Paul Smith
This pair of sneakers from is from the brand’s 50th anniversary capsule collection. The prints are inspired by Paul Smith’s 1988 to 2002 archive. These graphic sneakers can brighten up even the dullest of outfits.
A+P LUNA ROSSA 21 Silhouette Sneakers
For those who can’t have enough of white sneakers, the latest one from Prada’s collaboration with Adidas hit the Indian market on December 9. Grab it while it is still hot on the shelves. It costs Rs.39,900.
Satin Silk scarf by Dots & Doodles
A chic, versatile accessory to one’s outfit, this satin silk scarf in a bright-hued wild wood print is a wise gift if your giftee loves dolling up.
Gyan earrings, AS by Akansha Sethi, Available at AiSpi
The watermelon carved Fluroite and tourmaline earrings with a detachable red enamel stud are inspired by the vibrant colours of Udaipur’s City Palace.
Chopard Happy Hearts Wings bracelet
Two hearts, set like a butterfly’s wings, point towards a rose gold heart set with a dancing diamond. The bracelet is delicate enough to wear daily or can be layered for a bolder style statement.
Gold Bumble Bee Bracelet by Ted Baker, Available at The Collective
The delicate gold-plated bracelet features honeycomb links with one bumblebee in the centre. Perfect to flaunt daily.
Platinum Evara Ring
An example of stunning craftsmanship, this rare platinum ring embellished with diamonds and a classic touch of rose gold makes for a perfect surprise gift for your discerning dear one.
Soulflower Secret Santa Beauty
A vegan and handmade brand that offers premium products for hair and skin, Soulflower’s Christmas-special gift sets are a perfect pick to pamper your dear santee. From fragrant essential oils and masks to bath salts and moisturisers, there’s a lot to explore!
Charlotte Tilbury Luxury Palette Of Pops – Dazzling Diamonds eye shadow
If your santee loves to indulge in beauty and makeup, then Charlotte Tilbury exclusively available on Nykaa.com is a must-buy! The British brand which recently entered India has revealed its limited-edition Luxury Palette of Pops in Dazzling Diamonds, which packs in four glimmery hues with translucent, jewel-inspired finish to make your eyes pop.
Face masks by Enn’s Closet
Surprise your Santee with a curated set of luxurious, natural masks by Enn’s Closet. From overnight sleeping mask, berry mask, chocolate mask to activated charcoal and sculpt French red clay mask, every variety comes packed in an-all black, travel-friendly tub.
Highlighters by Arem Beauty
Gift your loved ones the luxury of vegan and slow beauty with Arem Beauty’s range of dew stick highlighters, a perfect addition to one’s Christmas and New Year glowy makeup collection.
Finishing Touch Flawless Facial Hair Remover & Brows
If you have a friend who has moved over from salons to DIY beauty regimes, this facial and brows hair remover set is apt for home use as well as for while travelling. With an 18k gold-plated head and built-in LED light, it is hypo-allergenic, gentle enough to use every day.
Amara Bath Ritual Box, The Tribe Concepts
This beauty brand relies on old-age Ayurvedic traditions to formulate their skin care range. This box is the ultimate pampering kit as it has something for the face, body and hair. It includes 90 day miracle hair oil, extra virgin coconut oil, 24-k Kumkumadi Thailam, face brightening daily cleanser, Ubtan body cleanser, organic hair cleanser and a coconut bowl.
Toy’s Delight La Boule by Villeroy & Boch
Villeroy & Boch personify Christmas with a crockery collection that doubles up as a home decor accessory. The two bowls, flat bowls, universal plates and a serving plate accented with Christmas graphics can be piled up to create a stunning decorative accessory.
Jessamine dinnerware by Good Earth
Good Earth’s new dinnerware brings the celebratory mood to the table with its grand, exquisite pieces crafted from fine bone china and contoured with 24k gold highlights. This collection is accompanied with luxe glassware and vases for bright, beautiful blooms.
Tableware by Ikai Asai
Artistic and luxurious, Ikai Asai’s curated objects include serveware, dinnerware, barware, table linen and décor. Every piece is delicately handcrafted and echoes expressions of warmth and sophistication; essentials for a fitting holiday gifting.
If you are wondering why there are no food mentions on this list, that’s because we are dedicating a separate piece to it tomorrow, so watch out for it.