Gift Shops In The City You Can Always Rely On For The Perfect Gift

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    Whelp.. It's happened again. You're awfully late for buying that perfect gift or holiday gift- plus, it's suddenly much more overwhelming to think of what to get. If you're running dry on ideas, don't stress - you've come to the right place. We've rounded up a list of gift shops in the city you can always turn to and be everybody's favourite person. Never again will you have to go through the awkward I-didn't-get-you-a-gift moment that all mortals fear. 

    Asiatic Arts And Crafts

    Asiatic Arts & Crafts

    Shivaji Nagar, Bangalore

    Looking like it's straight out of Diagon Alley in Harry Potter, Asiatic Arts And Crafts in Commercial Street is crammed with antiques that seem like they're from a history book. For that friend with spy-level instincts or your self-proclaimed history buff sibling, you'll find magnifying glasses that look like they once belonged to Sherlock Holmes, vintage telescopes perfect for stargazing, and old-school cameras with leather bags.

    Gift My Plants

    Gift My Plants

    Whitefield, Bangalore

    Have a friend with a green thumb? Shop from Gift My Plants and surprise them with plants in all shapes and forms including cutesy terrariums (there are cows, cats, garden gnomes, and dogs), mini planters, and succulents and wallflowers in colourful pots. Not only do they make for perfect gifts and brighten up any space, but you'd also be doing your bit in reducing the carbon footprint. P.S. They make great return gifts, too!

    Jute Pragnya

    Jute Pragnya

    Malleswaram, Bangalore

    This small space in Malleshwaram is packed with jute everything, including a wide range of bags, accessories, and knick-knacks. Available in all kinds of colours and patterns, the bags are the biggest draw here. Surprise your friends with bags that feature Aztec prints, light embroidery, or portraits of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe or Michael Jackson. If you're over the jute bags, check out some of their offbeat jute jewellery (INR 50 upwards) and choose from bangles, earrings, and necklaces.

    Studio Orenda

    Studio Orenda

    Whitefield, Bangalore

    Explore the bylanes of Koramangala 6th block and find yourself in Studio Orenda - a beautiful space that houses an art gallery as well as a studio space, where you'll find curated gifts. Head to the studio and check out the cutesy pieces that work as great gifting options (or to make their way home). We discovered everything from keychain holders, crochet badges and bowties to planters, fragrances and body care. For that discerning (aka fussy) friend, you have options like artsy decor pieces, a whole lot of stationery and vases by Yelling Yellow.

    The Entertainment Store

    The Entertainment Store is the Mecca for comic nerds and pop culture enthusiasts in the city. Make sure to set aside a budget before you go in here, or risk emptying your bank account because the store has everything from The Godfather posters, lightsabers, Marvel and DC stuff (bobbleheads, t-shirts and more) and even comic books that you and your friends have probably spent years tracking down! The top floor houses music from iconic artistes like The Beatles, Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix. For your gamer buddies, apart from old favourites including Mario, and Call of Warfare, there’s FIFA and God of War’s latest editions too.

    Quirq Station

    Quirq Station

    Ashok Nagar, Bangalore

    A one-stop-shop for all things quirky and happy, The Quirq Station in Indiranagar is perfect for all things cute, and definitely worth stocking up on for gifting. Find here Apaulogy's posters on Bangalore in the 70s, cute sock toys made by Footsy, and a lot of tees from the Wear Your Opinion. Scented candles, posters, wall hangings, terrariums - there's a whole lot of things to add to your shopping bag from here!

    Zilpakala

    Zilpakala

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    Plants and planters are simple, thoughtful, and generally a good gifting option and works great for someone who loves everything green. When in doubt, head to Zilpakala. It is a garden decor brand that stocks up planters, terrariums, and garden accessories, These are your go-to guys when it comes to indoor plants and gardens. They specialise in creating eco-friendly products only using mediums like terracotta, glass, and metal that works not only as a gifting option but also helps in adding some natural charm to your space. From cute animal planters to handpainted ceramic planters, there's something for everyone here. Find home decor pieces such as handpainted bullhead, wall plates, and more here as well.

    Oriri Studio

    Oriri Studio

    RMV 2nd Stage, Bangalore

    Know someone who thinks there is no such thing as too much ceramics? Pick up the perfect gift for them and for yourself from Oriri Studio. Oriri Studio is a ceramic and pottery studio located in RMV 2nd Stage that not only teaches clay pottery but also has a wide collection of tableware and home decor for you to choose from. Find ramen bowls, salad servers, serving platters, wall mural pieces, ceramic bells, and even paintings that you can gift someone special or add to your living space. 

    Shop On LBB's Curated Gift Shop

    ShopOnLBB

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    LBB's Gift Shop has a curated collection of gifting options for every reason, season, celebration and budget and this too across categories (think clothing, stationery, accessories, snacks, decor and more)! So, whether you need to gift specifically based on  Zodiac Sign or need gift ideas for Book Lovers, or for Mommies-To-Be, you know where to head! If there is a holiday or festive occasion soon approaching, don't forget to browse through our Ultimate Holiday Gifting for some stellar options.