A Hindu festival traditionally celebrated by married women, Karva Chauth is essentially a celebration of love. Mostly observed by women across states like Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and parts of Uttar Pradesh, this festival also attracts women who reach the marriageable age. While the married ones pray for the long life of their husband, the latter pray for a good husband, as they all fasting from sunrise to moonrise.
Most men pamper the love of their life on this special day by keeping a fast together, taking time off from work or going out for a lavish sergi. Exchange of gifts also holds a place of significance. To make this day, even more special, we bring you a few gifting ideas you can choose from.
The latest collection from Mirari jewellery, ‘To Bee or Not To Bee’, exhibits the natural brilliance of nature. The innate attraction of bees towards flowers is beautifully illustrated with yellow and pink sapphire stones studded in yellow, rose and white gold. Adding an extra hint of exclusivity, the use of authentic criss cut diamonds, patented by Lili Diamonds, Israel, is flaunted in the collection. Your partner is going to love it.
Where: Mirari Boutique, 2nd Floor, DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi
Price on request
Gift your spouse a wellness therapy session this Karva Chauth. Choose from places that provide an effective combination of superior technology with the science of Ayurveda. You fill find ample of places as per your requirement.
If your wife is an adrenaline and fitness freak, then there’s nothing better than gifting her Scott Contessa Speedster 45. It is the first road bike to be launched with women’s specific features like a shorter effective top tube which translates into a shorter reach for women. The frames also have a lower top tube which means a greater stand over clearance for the riders and offer perfect fit for female road cyclist. In addition, these bikes have women’s specific saddle and ergonomic handlebars.
Where : Available at all Scott authorised dealers in India
Price : Rs 51,300
ORRA introduces new and classic designs such as ORRA Platinum Couple Bracelets, the popular gold Ghungroo Bangles and a stunning diamond collection set in pink gold, as the brand has it sights set on being one of the most popular gifting options during the upcoming season! You will be spoiled for choice here!
Where: Available at all ORRA outlets in India
Go for some smart western wear from Corneliani – the Italian men’s wear luxury brand. You can choose from a plush collection of jackets, silk scarves, ties and cufflinks that evoke a luxe appeal.
Where: Corneliani boutiques
Delhi: DLF Emporio, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi (011- 46040711/22)
Bengaluru: No 18 & 19, The Collection, No 24 UB City Mall, Vittal Mallya Road, Bangalore. (080 – 41738170)
Price range: Rs 6000 onwards
If you and your spouse are big time foodies and are crazy about street food, then you should make a day plan and visit all the special spots in your city. If not today, then you can keep it for the weekend, but make sure that you follow it through. A happy meal equals to a happy heart.
Give your wife some luxury at home by booking her a mehendi service. It could be the neighbourhood parlour person or anyone from those online services, what matters is the effort. This way she can choose from different mehendi designs and avoid the maddening crowd.
Diwali is right around the corner. Gift your man some traditional wear like kurta churidars and hand tailored Nehru jackets from Wedding Lounge by Arjun.
Where: E-22, Lower Ground Floor, South Extension Part 2, Main Market. New Delhi (Phone: 87500 88050)
This Karva Chauth, gift your wife the special Editi Piñita Colada range from The Body Shop. Bursting with fresh fruitiness, it is a match made in tropical paradise. From palm treetops to ochre sunsets, this is where skin-quenching, body buffing, winter loving begins.
If you are looking for gifting options from luxury brands then ‘LuxuryStation’ is the place to visit. From brands like Céline, Chloé, Coach, Prada and Dolce & Gabbana, this online shopping site deal in discounted and pre-loved handbags, accessories, shoes and more.
You can also visit ‘Once upon a trunk’, an online shopping portal. With names like Shantanu & Nikhil in their collection list, you won’t be disappointed!