Rakhi is inching close and we’re absolutely bored of the usual thread and beaded rakhis available every year. Time to liven things up, we say. Check out our picks of fun, quirky, elegant and luxurious rakhis to get you in the spirit.

Crochet Rakhi

Photo source: Fabindia

Photo source: Fabindia

Bright colours and crochet! We’re talking fun, quirky rakhis for the little ones {or adults} to add a hint of brightness to add to this already special day.

Where: Shop here

Price: Starting at INR 90

Check out the website here and follow them on Facebook here.

24 Carat Gold Plated Rakhi

Go to the other end of the spectrum with these sophisticated bands. Opt for the 24 carat gold-plated and Swarovski-studded rakhis with free delivery in Delhi & Gurgaon. {With COD!}.

Where: Shop here

Price: Starting at INR 399

Follow them on Facebook here.

Silver Rakhi

Photo source: Tribe By Amrapali

Photo source: Tribe By Amrapali

Nothing too expensive? Want to keep it simple but elegant? Go for these silver rakhis which will add that bit of shine to your brother’s wrist. We recommend you order through their Facebook page.

In fact, we hear that Amrapali and Zariin are also doing these pretty bands, and hope that you check them out.

Where: Shop here

Price : Starting at INR 299

Follow them on Facebook here.

Bracelet Rakhi

Photo source: FNP

Photo source: FNP

Rakshabandhan is over and have a bunch of leftover rakhis? We recommend you get these and continue wearing them till the end of time, since these can easily classify as jewellery. They’re also available in pairs, if you’re making this a BFF tradition.

Where: Ferns and Petals, Shop No. SG- 47, Ground Floor, DLF Galleria Phase IV, Gurgaon

Prices: Starting at INR 399

Check out their website here and follow them on Facebook here.

Leather Rakhi

Photo source: Nappa Dori

Photo source: Nappa Dori

Go the unconventional route with Nappa Dori Wristbands by tying them as rakhis. We can assure you that brothers wouldn’t want to take these off.

Where: Shop here

Prices: Starting at INR 990

Check out their website here and follow them on Facebook here.

Featured photo source: Nappa Dori