With Rakshabandhan around the corner, most of us are hoping that our dear brothers have started their quest for our gifts. Heck, some of us have even started dropping hints! And brothers being the way they are, may pretend to not care, not bother, but at the end of the day, they are going to put in their best efforts to find something that is thoughtful and wonderful.
When they put in so much thought, why should we be far behind? The very basic thing we can do is give them a break from all the frilly, beady rakhis and present them with some truly unique rakhis this year.
Don’t know where to pick them up? We give you a list:
Taking rakhi personalization to a whole new level, this site allows you to put a picture on the rakhi! Priced at Rs.399, you can order this rakhi online, submit the image you would like on it, choose a thread and you’re done! Now that really is a rakhi your brother would never want to lose.
You want to go down the traditional route with rakhis but in a much simpler way. Let Turmeric Hands come to your rescue. A venture started by two NID alumni, they are out with a stunning rakhi collection this year. Silver a gold charms with simple threads, they are well crafted, exquisite with a great attention to detail. And the best part? They are the best of both the worlds – traditional and modern!
Floral artist Parul Gupta has come with a truly fresh concept (okay, apologies for pun). Made from flowers, these rakhis are simple, beautiful and fragrant! Floral, is also completely in these days and while we know the brother won’t care much about the fashion, he will be delighted nonetheless!
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Subtle and classy, these are truly unique rakhis for all the brothers who dislike the endless frills, beads, colours. Silver and minimal, these can be kept even after the festival is over. Just remove the string and use the the charm as a clip tie, bookmark or a pendent, depending upon the kind you choose.
So there you have it, four wonderful places where you can pick up some very innovative rachis from. Because brothers don’t deserve any less!