A box of mithai and a bedsheet. Do you know what that is? It’s the Indian Standard Diwali Gift Idea, which we have been receiving and ‘forwarding’ to other people since ages. When was the last time you remember putting in some thought in Diwali gifts? The usual dry fruits, goodies basket, bedsheets and tea sets have always been our standard favourites. But when it comes to your friends, don't you want to put in some extra efforts and spend your money buying them something they'll actually like? We think it's time you did away with the mindless stuff and buy these thoughtful gifts to light up your friends' festive season.
We're certain your friends will love these well-thought-out diwali gift ideas! Here are the list of some diwali gift ideas for friends.
We all have that one friend who has an alarming amount of caffeine in his/her bloodstream. Gift them this French Press so that they stop spending all that extra money on Starbucks and make quality coffee at home!
Gift this tongue-in-cheek wall clock to your always-running-late friends to playfully help them keep better track of their time!
If it's always wine-o'-clock at your friend's place and they're always resorting to creative ways to open the bottle owing to the lack of a cork-screw--this gift will make them thank you a million times over!
Most of us tend to cheat on our beauty routines while travelling. If you have a friend who follows their routine come what may--they deserve your respect! This prized travel kit from the Korean skincare brand 'belif' that features a moisturiser, an essence, an eye cream, a cleanser and a toner should be your pick.
Is your friend all about slogans and the coolest new slangs? Do they love to speak their mind? This set of graphic t-shirts from POPxo will be perfect for them! Eye-catching and versatile, they can be worn with ripped jeans for a casual look and can be paired with an A-line skirt for a night out.
There are people who enjoy collecting perfumes and there are people who are straight-up perfume hoarders! If your friend falls under the latter category, this everyday favourite will be the perfect addition to her collection.
If your friend is someone who carries a board game to every get-together, she will absolutely love this one--it involves strategy, building and is super fun!
If your friend loves to mask and chill, this might be the most perfect Diwali gift for her. This face pack by POPxo contains the soothing goodness of Aloe Vera, along with the hydrating properties of Glycerine, Vitamin E, Jojoba Oil and Argan Oil. Buy one for her and one for yourself?
Diwali is the festival of lights, so this one makes sense. You can even replace a few diyas in your house with these delightful-smelling candles by POPxo.
This Diwali, we urge you to ditch the crakers and convince all your little nieces and nephews to do the same. This gorgeous potted plant goes hand-in-hand with that message.
If your friend has a dog, chances are they are already pretty nervous about Diwali because their furry friends probably won't have the best time. Make them feel better by gifting them this adorbs cushion cover. Their pet will love it too!
If you have a friend who loves to do up her room with unique decor pieces, this trendy decor item should be on your shopping list. It'll add a retro vibe and a positive thought to her home.
If your friend can't go even a minute without checking her phone, a phone cover is probably a good gift idea--not only will it protect her precious gadget from scratches and falls, this sushi print will make it look cute AF!
We've all got an old-school friend who goes on and on about how she loves the 'feel' of 'real' books. Tell her it's 2019, climate change is real and paper needs to be saved. Follow up on that tough love by presenting her with a Kindle. She can't be mad at you for long, can she?
Yes, we get it. It's important to take care of and pamper your skin on a daily basis. But who said you need to spend a good chunk of your salary on it every month, when you have affordable products that are just as good? Buy your facial-addicted friend this brightening clay mask with honey and oat milk. Her skin and her wallet will thank you!
What's better than capturing memories in the form of photographs? Photographs that you can immediately touch and feel and pin up on your wall. Channel those retro vibes with this Instax camera, and gift it to that friend who can't stop snapping away every moment of their life.
The stress-monster will chase you at some point in your life. Especially if you're a millennial who's trying to juggle a full-time job and eating healthy and getting enough sleep and exercising and having a social life and nurturing a hobby and...sigh, this list has already stressed me out. Gift your favourite pal this jade roller that will not only tone her facial muscles but also feel suuuuper relaxing after a long and hard day. Pop it in your fridge for some extra coolness!
If you have a friend who turns every quiet get together into a raging party, we've finally found a present that will up her party-meter. These Bluetooth speakers will be the life of every party and thanks to the amazing sound quality, no one will even mind!
One can never have enough pairs of sunglasses. For the style diva in your girl squad, get these dark-as-the-night sunglasses. Club up with another accessory of her choice and she'll be excited to receive such an unexpected and thoughtful Diwali gift.
If you have a friend who loves trying out new cuisines and experimenting in the kitchen, this sushi-making kit will have them squealing with joy! What's better than making your own sushi and eating it too?
If you see your friend scribbling away on random scraps of paper whenever inspiration strikes, show them your support by giving them this set of five cute notebooks. This way, they can leave one in each bag, and never be notebook-free!
Ever wondered if there was a way to bust stress AND create art? The answer my friends is a colouring book for adults. Buy it for that artistic friend who's going through a creative block and just wants to get back into the groove.
If you have a friend who is always trying a new treatment for shinier, bouncier and healthier hair, this will be the perfect Diwali gift for them. Not only will it soothe frizzy hair, but it will also feel super luxurious to sleep on!
This gift is perfect for your friend who likes to catch flights, not feelings. Plus it will keep their passport safe and scratch-free!
Be it office or Antartica, you will always find this friend shivering away. Gift them this sweatshirt so that they can feel warmer.
We hope we've sorted your Diwali gift shopping. Don't forget to add some goodies for yourself too!
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