Love Vintage? Check Out This Shayara's Gifting Guide For Old-School Souls

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    Are you an old-school soul who does not like a fast-paced lifestyle? This piece is just for you. We talked to Chandan Kashyap who is popularly known as Taabeeraa. An Urdu poetry enthusiast/ Hindustani writer, she is known for her poetry readings, panel discussions, and Hindi/Punjabi/Urdu book reviews on her page Main Taabeera. Being an old-school soul herself, she tells us what gifts she would love to gift her similar-minded friends. Everything she chose has a retro/vintage vibe and can be shopped on LBB. Take a look! 

    Banarasi Saree Pocket Notebooks

    Banarasi Saree Pocket Notebooks

    220

    If you are an old soul, notebooks are an intergral part of your life. Chandan recommends these vibrant and regal Banarasi saree pocket notebooks from AEON Overseas. These thread-bound notebooks are available in solid shades, have a vintage aesthetic, and are completely eco-friendly.

    Price: INR 220

    Pearl Embellished Gold Peacock Earrings

    Pearl Embellished Gold Peacock Earrings

    349

    Do you love jewellery with intricate handwork? She picked these pearl embellished gold peacock earrings from Prathaz. The design is a mix of ethnic and contemporary motifs but has a very vintage feel. Pair them up with handloom outfits and you are ready to slay. 

    Price: INR 349

    Resin Art Coaster Set

    Resin Art Coaster Set

    499

    Chai  is every old soul's love. So are handmade things. Chandan wants to get her chai lover friends these beautiful resin art coasters from The Mohraj. They are retro, handmade, and have a beautiful abstract design. Everything the brand makes is sustainable.

    Price: INR 499

    Lavender Essential Oil

    Lavender Essential Oil

    465

    Essential oils are an important part of a self-care regimen. Chandan always adds some lavender oil from Divine Aroma in her diffuser and also loves to rub it on her wrists while enjoying a nice book. Get soothing lavender oil from the brand that is known for its pleasing fragrance and healing properties.

    Price: INR 465

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    Pressed Ivory Queen Annes Lace Ring

    Pressed Ivory Queen Annes Lace Ring

    700

    Vintage jewellery is back in vogue and Chandan loves the pressed flower vintage accessories from Alankaara that slays with its pressed flower pendants, rings, earrings, etc. The ring she picked has pressed Ivory Queen Anne flower and it looks retro and chic. It also has a brass band that gives it an old-style aesthetic.

    Price: INR 700

    The Persian Round Platter

    The Persian Round Platter

    728

    Love old-style platters and dishes? She picked this old-school Persian round collectible platter from The Sister's Co, a brand that handcrafts products that tell a story. Authentic, vintage, and crafted to perfection, this ceramic platter has native Persian designs. Use it for plating, as a jewellery holder, or also as a decor prop.

    Price: INR 728

    Madhubani Wooden Earrings

    Madhubani Wooden Earrings

    750

    Hailing from Bihar, Madhubani art is vibrant and not just limited to apparel. Chandan loves these vintage wooden Madhubani earrings that are handcrafted by Fudakti, an online brand known for their quirky, vintage, and handpainted jewellery. The piece is vibrant and would go with a handloom saree and also Indo-fusion outfits.

    Price: INR 750