If you want to show someone you appreciate them, or if you want to express your love, or even if you want to simply bid farewell to your work bestie who’s leaving - all of this leads to one thing - gifting. Gifting is an art, a form of love and expression that is capable of bringing a smile to just about anyone's face. So, for the next time, you want to gift someone something to express your love, head on over to these gift stores in Delhi.
Present Perfect: 12 Of The Best Gift Shops In Delhi We Keep Going Back To
No matter what your budget is for gifting, Chumbak has a variety of things you can choose from. From keychains and fridge magnets to owl bobbleheads and colourful coffee mugs, finding a gift here should be easy peasy.
Price: Starting at INR 95
We love the design sensibility at Playclan, so whether it’s a simple coaster (or gorgeous leather ones), notebooks and journals (featuring autos and our beloved Ambassador car), colourful cushion covers, wallets, or T-shirts, everything here is worth considering for a potential gift.
Price: Starting at INR 395
Accessorize sells…well, accessories, no prizes for guessing there. Stocked up with gorgeous backpacks, satchels and totes, pretty neckpieces and earrings, and beachy sandals & flip flops, Accessorize is a great pick if you have a decent budget and a picky lady to please.
Price: Starting at INR 400
If you have a friend who likes stationery and has a love for recycling, Rickshaw Recycle is right up their alley. Pen stands, pretty tea light holders, wall art, notebooks or even stunningly intricate coffee tables (made of paper!)—no matter what you pick from here, your friend is sure to like it.
Price: Starting at INR 100
The Wishing Chair
This shop is one fantasy land, if you ask us. We love the cute teapots and tea-sets, faux flowers and plants to put on your bathroom shelves, candles, decorative lights, and tea light holders. We say there’s no need to even wait for a friend’s birthday to visit this place—head there and buy yourself lots of things and walk out with a big smile plastered on your face.
Price: Starting at INR 250
We all have a friend who loves lighting scented candles around the house (or even the bathroom, for a spa-like scene). For them, Fragrance People’s got plenty of aromatic goods to choose from—candles, diffusers, incense, potpourri, and more. The range of fragrances available here includes Fresh Cut Roses, Lavender Fields, Green Tea, Lemongrass, Sandalwood, Midnight Jasmine, Sea Breeze, Christmas Collection, and Citronella. We are slightly biased towards the Midnight Jasmine range for its soothing floral notes.
Price: Starting at INR 199
Tatsat is bursting with an array of handicrafts and knick-knacks from different artisans across the country. There’s something for everyone here—from preset gift hampers and cutesy bird earrings for teens to silk saris and incense sticks (they have a coffee dhoop batti to make your room smell divine) to home items such as lamps, trays, coasters, frames and platters. It’s, however, equally useful for when you want to treat yourself to some retail therapy. Plus, they're available on LBB!
Price: Starting at INR 20 for a handmade bookmark, INR 1,500 (approx.) for a stole
Gifts Of Love
Picking out a perfect gift is a tricky task but Gifts Of Love is making life easier for those of us who are not very good at it. It's a quaint shop that offers stationery, home decor and thoughtful presents. Think beautiful notebooks, organisers, rubber stamps, wall art, recipe organisers, wrapping paper and more. They have stores in Galleria, Gurgaon and in Saket, New Delhi.
Price: Starting at INR 100
Located in one of Delhi's favourite spots, Champa Gali - Jugaad is a good-hearted venture that started in 1997. With an aim to minimize our environmental footprint, they only work with recycled raw materials such as cotton, newspapers, jute, wool, glass and more. You'll be able to find a lot of cool stuff here like accessories, apparel, stationery, bags and other quirky items.
Price: Starting at INR 150
A nostalgic staple across India, Archies was undoubtedly one of the first gift stores that revolutionized the concept of gifting. Their first store in India was founded in Kamla Nagar, Delhi. What’s great about them is that they still have a hold over the gifting culture, with everything from quirky mugs, stationery, cards (for literally every occasion,) to even plushies!
Price: Starting at INR 25
People Tree emerged 30 years ago in Delhi’s Connaught Place with a vision to bring together newer notions to craft, design, and art in the market. They are all about originality, sustainability, collaboration and creativity. Their other store is located in Assagao, Goa. Their stores are packed with handmade art that is refreshing, quirky, and out of the ordinary all at once. And if you know someone who has the same three qualities (because we bet you do) then do get them something from here! They have an impressive collection of products from cushions, statement pieces, scarves, hair accessories, women, kids, and men’s clothing too!
Price: Starting at INR 280 (approx.)
GALI-E-KHAS is Delhi’s well-loved, Dastkar's permanent exhibit that features traditional and innovative crafts, textiles and natural products at Nature Bazaar, that’s located at Anuvrat Marg, New Delhi. It is open all year round, except for every Wednesday. Now, you need not wait months for Dastkaar’s bazaars, you can easily pop in here and pick up gorgeous handicrafts, homegrown and woven clothes, cane and jute products, to even kitchen and serve ware.
Price: Starting at INR 500 (approx.)