Scouring shops for last-minute gifts? This list can be of some help. From gift boxes full of delicious grub to stunning stuff for the house – we’ve got you covered.

Gourmia Dry Fruits

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Photo source: Gourmiaindia

What’s Diwali without some good old dry fruit dabbas? You can add an interesting touch to it with Gourmia’s boxes. From flavoured and roasted nuts seasoned with spices, to exotic dried fruits such as cranberries and prunes, this is the one to choose for your health-conscious pals.

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 470 for combo packs

Diwali Hampers By Café Pluck

For presents on the go, it might be a good idea to pick up one of the cool hampers from Café Pluck, Aerocity. With a curated collection of hampers that have everything from assorted condiments and beverages, cookies and baked goods to beauty products and miniature Diwali souvenirs, which are compact yet perfect for the last-minute shopper.

Where: Café Pluck, Pullman New Delhi Aerocity

Price: Starting at INR 2,500

Gift Baskets By I Say Organic

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Photo source: isayorganic

Speaking of healthy, these organic baskets for the kitchen are also brilliant for calorie-aware peeps. Ditch the sugary sweets and go for their Super Diwali Basket which comes loaded with oils, spices, tea, nuts and health-bars.

Where: Shop online here

Price: Starting at INR 950

Dharmsala Tea Boxes

Dharmsala Tea Company is offering both pre-set and customised boxes of their handcrafted teas that have been plucked fresh from their verdant estates in Dharmsala. Although their most favoured blends are the organic Bulgarian rose and the Kashmiri saffron ones, you can pick and choose for yourself from their extensive range.

Plus, the Kangra art inspired designer tins and brocade potlis make them perfect for the festive season.

Contact: Write to them at team@dharmsala.com or Whatsapp them at +91 9910370732, +91 9418055182

Price: Starting at INR 645

L’Opera Gift Boxes

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Photo source: L’opera India

Diwali is all about muh-meetha and L’Opera’s La Boïte Gourmande is a box of sweet baked delights. If caramels, preserves, pâte de fruits, and fresh biscuits in tiny jars wrapped with ribbons and packed in bright red boxes sounds Diwali-worthy to you, then go ahead and get a few of these.

Where: L’Opera outlets in Select City Walk, Khan Market, Hauz Khas Village, Nehru Place, and Horizon Center, Gurgaon

Price: Starting at INR 740

Chandon Sparkling Wines

Let’s face it – the end of the year is basically a string of parties, kicked off by Diwali, extending right up to New Year’s Eve. And in recognition of this perpetual festivity, Chandon India has introduced two limited edition ‘Party Starter’ bottles for its Brut and Rosé. Pick one up on your way to that cards party and your gifting needs are sorted.

Where: Available at wine boutiques, hotels, and restaurants around town

Price: INR 1,300 – INR 1,500

Home Furnishings By Idam

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Photo source: idamstore

This one’s for artsy friends who will jump with joy at the sight of hand-illustrated fabrics and aesthetically-pleasing prints. Gift the screen-printed ikat durrie or the gold Aztec mat set to make someone’s Diwali dinner party even more festive.

Where: Shop online here

Price: INR 1400 onwards

Diwali Hampers By Addicted

Cranberry white chocolate biscotti, Nutella and sea salt brownies, cheese croissants, and spiced carrot walnut cake – these are just a few things up for grabs, which perfectly complement the fall-winter and Diwali vibes.

If you like things fresh from the bakery, then grab a few of these hampers from Addicted.

Contact:  +91 9953393808

Price: Starting at INR 600

Forest Essentials Gift Boxes

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Photo source: Forest Essentials India

The gorgeous Mughal-themed jewel-toned gift packs by Forest Essentials are sure to impress those who love their share of luxury when it comes to beauty basics. With products such as their distilled rosewater facial mist and green tea-based shower wash, the gift boxes are going to make its recipients feel like royalty.

Where: For a complete list of stores, click here. You can shop online here.

Price: Boxes starting at INR 750

Parriez Chocolates

Be it for the fam, friends, or the workplace, you can never go wrong with chocolates. Parriez offers gourmet chocolates {handpicked by their master chocolatier} which can even be personalised with logos and other insignia. From Very Vanilla to Chilli Challenge, the assortment of chocolates is sure to make it among the best Diwali gifts someone can receive this year.

Contact: Write to them at contact@parriez.com or call +91 9811177177, +91 9810116837

Price: Starting at INR 200

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