Courtesy the big Indian family {here’s looking at you first, second and third cousins}, brother or no brother, most of us get to celebrate Rakhi {and make some money}. LBB presents a list of gifting ideas, so you have an added incentive for not killing each other. {Just kidding!}

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Eye Candy

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Eye Candy specialises in stationery and on-request customisation. They have a ready line of stationery you can choose from, but we strongly recommend the customised leather diaries. They also have exciting totes, sleeves and wallets.

Price: INR 150 onwards

Timings: 11am – 11pm

Contact:  080 40960695

Follow their website here.

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Socks at Happy Feet

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Go all out with the argyle collection, switch it up with a paisley, floral or Zebra print, or play it safe with bold stripes in pop colours, all available at happysocks.in.

Price: INR 224 per pair onwards

Shop them here.

Project Over Night

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PON does unisex bowties from waste material. They have 10 different shapes and four yummy colours that have us bowled over. For all you bros and sisters, these bow ties as gifts can add that extra edge. After all, they are cute and super environmentally-friendly.

Where: Check them out here.

Price: INR 500 per piece

Contact:  Email them at seubinaymalhotra@gmail.com and pallavchaudhary06@gmail.com

Mooch Oil at Ustraa

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For all the boys {ahem, men} out there, Ustraa by Happily Unmarried is doing mooch oils, beard wax, aftershave balm and so much more to help you suit up for Rakshabandhan. The dapper brother needs his pampering, and the Brain Freeze body wash and face wash are right up his alley. Tip: Women seem to love the body washes too.

Where: Find the online catalogue here.

Price: INR 200 onwards

Contact: 011 41042266, +91 8800896678

Mugs from Two Gud

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Having the most adorable mugs, Two Gud does two of everything; perfect for a brother-sister duo. Sibling love is exemplified in their Rakhi collection, which has art prints and cutesy sayings for two. All the more love to share! We recommend their ‘partners-in-crime’ and ‘Super Sibling’ mugs.

Shop at their website here.

All Things Yummy

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How can we forget food in a Rakhi gift list? All Things Yummy has cutesy customised gooey cupcakes in flavours like Lemon-Y-Lemon, Mint-To-Be, Vanilla Affair and lots more. They are also doing Cakes-in-a-Jar {Gooey Chocolate, Liquor Love et al}. We recommend their Lemon Berry cupcakes. They also home deliver to South Delhi locations.

Price: INR 110 onwards

Contact: +91-8130212567, or email at nimisha@allthingsyummy.in

Letternote

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Giving a 10% rebate on all their products on use of the code RAKHI, Letternote has a large range of things to choose from. We would recommend their Best Bro and Sis Ever mugs {set of 2}. They are made of ceramic and are microwave proof. If you’re into typographic prints, then this is your key to the best Rakhi gift ever.

Where: Find stores here. 

Price: INR 590

Contact:  +91 9811349985, +91 981018932, or email at info@letternote.com

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Personalised posters from Giftease

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This time round, Giftease has a collection of stuff you can browse through. Doing a variety of brother and sister related stuff, Giftease is the most convenient online store to turn to. They even have personalised posters where you can add your images. They are doing recording Rakhis too, which read out your message to your beloved brother!

Price: INR 199 onwards

Shop online here.

Gourmet Hampers from Nature’s Basket

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If you’re looking to gift entire hampers and be done with the hassle of shopping, Nature’s Basket is doing assorted Rakhi hampers. They deliver overnight, if time is a concern for you. We recommend the Gourmet Rakhi Treats and the Sibling Love D’lite.

Price: INR 1180 onwards

Shop online here.

Nizam-e-Nazakat at Courtyard by Marriott

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To celebrate sibling love as well as rivalry, Courtyard has a special sweetmeat just for the brother-sister duo. The dessert Nizam-e-Nazakat is a mix of rabri, gulab jamun and boondi, and is just enough to make any relationship even sweeter. They also have a tempting buffet going on at MoMo Cafe, which will have a 30% rebate for siblings. The buffet will constitute Rara Gosht, Murgh Wazid Ali, Palak Paneer, Kaju Matar Makhana Korma, Bharwan Aloo Dum Kashmiri, Zaffrani Pulao, Murgh Bori Biryani plus an added attraction of live counters.

Where: MoMo Café, Courtyard by Marriott, Gurgaon

Nearest Metro Station: MG Road

Timings: 12.30pm – 3.30pm

Contact:  +91 124 488 8444 / Ext 8245

{With inputs from Rashi Wadhera}