Raksha Bandhan: Impress your brother with cool silver rakhis & a lavish brunch date
If you wish to surprise your brother this Raksha Bandhan, tie a cool bracelet in place of a rakhi.
Traditionally, sisters pick colouful rakhis for her brother. This year, take the road less travelled by and go for something quirky and classy, like a bracelet.
Here's a round-up of some stylish, offbeat rakhis.
Swarovski’s bright and unique collection
If you wish to surprise your brother this Raksha Bandhan, tie a cool bracelet in place of a rakhi. Swarovski's collection brings a range of cool bracelets like the evil eye cord which sports lucky talisman symbols. It also features an attractive stone in the centre and a colourful band. A unique trinket like this will surely make your brother happy.
Price: Rs 2990 onwards
Trendy silver rakhis by Frazer and Haws
For a brother who has a soft corner for the precious things, silver rakhis by Frazer and Haws would be ideal. The elegantly rakhis with an intricately-designed pendant on top will surely leave him impressed.
Price: Rs 1000 onwards
A gift to complement the cool rakhi
An offbeat rakhi is a good way to please your brother on Raksha Bandhan. However, you can always make it more special with a present to complement it. A sweet treat, perhaps.
If your brother is a fan of cookies and cakes, look no further than a gift hamper from Honey & Dough. From dark chocolate popcorn to Danish cookies, and from French Hearts to Blueberry Teacakes, the hampers bring tongue-tickling treats come in a packing that's pleasing to the eye.
Price: Rs 480 - Rs 2300
A memorable meal
Another way of impressing your brother this Raksha Bandhan is a luxurious lunch, brunch or dinner date. As the festival coincides with Independence Day, chefs at the Taj City Centre Gurugram will curate culinary marvels and present a lavish buffet for its guests. If your brother is a fan of Thai food, Thai Pavilion is the place to go. And if desserts are his favourite course, then stop at La Patisserie. A meal as special as this will be one he remembers for long.
Price: Rs 2000 - Rs 3999