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A thought for every gift

A thought for every gift
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First Published: Fri, Oct 21 2011. 12 22 AM IST

Luxury smartphone in red carbon leather, by Tag Heuer, at Johnson Watch Co. and other luxury watch stores countrywide, Rs3.9 lakh.
Luxury smartphone in red carbon leather, by Tag Heuer, at Johnson Watch Co. and other luxury watch stores countrywide, Rs3.9 lakh.
Updated: Fri, Nov 11 2011. 10 30 PM IST
Luxury smartphone in red carbon leather, by Tag Heuer, at Johnson Watch Co. and other luxury watch stores countrywide, Rs3.9 lakh.
What will be the perfect gift for my boss? Does my mother really care about the trendy new wine cooler in the market? Would my best friend rather have me look at her ever-expanding wish list first? How much should I spend on whom? The questions must have piled up.
Like every year, we make it easy for you to choose your Diwali gifts. From cutlery and action-hero toys to the quirky and most innovative diyas to Madhubala cushion covers and lamps with tribal and ethnic motifs—we shopped for days to find something to suit every taste and budget.
There’s no better time to tell your near and dear ones that you thought of them while buying their Diwali gift. Go ahead, indulge.
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Above Rs50,000
Philips HTS9520, at most leading electronics stores, Rs70,990.
Also See | More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
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Rs15,001-Rs50,000
Bal Ganpati, at Frazer and Haws, Main market, Lodhi Colony, New Delhi,Rs32,400.
Also See | | More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
Also See | More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
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Rs5,001-Rs15,000
Hourglass (Rs2,250), cork shade table lamp (Rs1,950) and clock (Rs1,050)set, at Renovation Factory, Khan Market, New Delhi.
Also See| More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
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Rs2,501-Rs5,000
Hand-blown candle holder, by Klove, at DLF Emporio mall, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi,Rs2,600.
Also See| More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
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Rs1,001-Rs2,500
Madhubala and Glee printed cushions, at Silk Road and Beyond, N-Block Market, Greater Kailash-1, New Delhi, Rs810 and Rs750 respectively.
Also See| More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
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Under Rs1,000
The Ramayan Kit (a set of seven puppets—Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman, Ravan, Surpanakha and Golden Deer), at Hamara Nischay, Sir Pochkhanwala Road, Worli Sea Face, Mumbai,Rs560 per kit.
Also See| More Gifting Ideas (PDF)
Photographs: Divya Babu, Priyanka Parashar, Abhijit Bhatlekar, Pradeep Gaur & Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint; Product sourcing: Seema Chowdhry, Komal Sharma, Gopal Sathe, Gayatri Jayaraman, Pavitra Jayaraman and Sanjukta Sharma/Mint.
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First Published: Fri, Oct 21 2011. 12 22 AM IST
More Topics: Giving Issue 2011 | Diwali | Gift | Festival | Diyas |