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A Lazy {But Loving} Brother's Guide To Rakhi Gifting Options For Sisters

Nitya posted on 03 August

To all the brothers out there who have no clue about what they’re giving to their sister{s} for Raksha Bandhan, we’ve compiled a list of gifts and websites that will be your saving grace. Rejoice all you lazy brothers because you can buy all of these gifts online with minimum efforts. Ladies, make sure that you share this list with your brothers too {to avoid getting anything you don’t want}.


Show some love by splurging a little on a classy watch that makes for a thoughtful Rakhi gift for your sister. While watches might be expensive, it is definitely an investment worth making.

The Timex Stainless Steel watch, Skagen Leather watch and the Titan watch are just some of the chic gifting options.


Notebit  and Letternote have a collection of pretty stationery that are not just useful but are affordable too. If your sister’s a GOT fan, loves Dead Poets Society or just needs some motivation, Notebit has got your back.

Also check out Letternote’s inspiring vivid notebooks and their classy combos with intricate bookmarks that demand admiration. They also have clocks, mugs, planners and art prints, but no matter what you choose, your sister will definitely appreciate your taste!

Subscription Boxes

Plenty of thoughtful items in just one box, each having a character of its own and surprise goodies that get one excited are what subscription boxes are all about. Check out the gift boxes by The Style Salad {starting at INR 2,000} or the Bake Box subscription that sends yummy baked goodies every month for INR 850.

If your sister’s a bibliophile, sign her up for The Big Book Box subscription. Starting at INR 999 {one month}, each box has a newly released book, printables and four-five goodies that are delivered every month. Know more about it here.

From one sibling to another, your sister will love it!


People rarely ever say that they have too many clothes, which is exactly why clothes are a great gifting option. Check out Fabindia and Biba for ethnic wear in beautiful, simple prints that last for ages. We also love Ajio for its vast collection of affordable dresses, tops and T-shirts and of course, its prompt delivery service.

If you’re too confused about the kind of clothes your sister would like, Lifestyle giftcards starting at INR 500 or Shopper’s Stop gift vouchers could be an option. While it’s not a very personalised gift, it is nonetheless a safe bet.

Bath & Beauty Products

Most women swear by The Body Shop and Kama Ayurveda products and would be more than happy to receive their gift baskets as Rakhi gift. Also check out BathItUp‘s irresistible range of cupcake shaped soaps and cherry pie bath bombs that are just too pretty to be used.

With these gifts, your sister might stay in the shower for a little longer but anything to make her happy, right?

Chocolate Bouquets

No list of gifting options is complete without chocolates and Ferns n Petals is getting chocolate bouquets so very right. Starting at INR 519, you can choose from chocolate jars, choco pie bouquets, two-storeyed chocolate treats, Kit-Kat bouquets and even Ferrero Rocher trees. Another option is Con Affetto – their elaborate chocolate bouquets are to die for.

We believe that there’s no such thing as too much chocolate and if your sister is anything like us, she’s going to appreciate this gesture for sure.

USBs & Gadget Accessories

Check out the burger USB, beer mug USB, chocolate ice cream pendrive and more such useful and super cool USB drives on Giveter. Who knew pendrives could look so trendy!

Daily Objects is another one of our favourite websites that sells stunning mobile covers and Macbook sleeves that don’t just look pretty but have a great finish too.