An absolute basic necessity for anybody who likes to curl up in a boldly knit woolen yard of comfort. Gift one in the person’s favorite color with playful patterns and textures as a sign of added inspiration.
Shin-length, woolen and warm. Instead of indulging in the solid whites and blacks, go for bright colors and some perky graphics too. Anything to disturb the monotonous winter grays while keeping your loved ones’ feet soft and snuggly.
A Winter Care-Pack
An assorted box of extravagant chapsticks and hand-creams to defeat the one nemesis that winter presents us with- chapped lips and dry hands, with panache. The idea suggests you care and the variety will suggest you care enough to splurge. Raspberry, Coconut, Pina Colada, Virgin Mojito are the various fun-flavors that chapsticks and creams are now available in at various bath and body shops!
Old Monk to an old college friend or an exorbitant Malibu to impress your in-laws, a bottle of Rum is a classic gift to present to your host when attending a dinner party.
Humidifier (amazing for skin)
If Diwali is about gifting pressure cookers and induction-ware, then Christmas holiday should be about humidifiers. It’s a great way to regulate your home’s temperature and also promote improved health for you and your family. Apart from that, using a humidifier is a blessing for winter-inflicted dry skin as it helps retain the moisture in your cells.
A pair of fur-lined sheepskin boots. They are a fashion statement, super-comfy and keep your feet well protected from the cold winter winds. They also make a fabulous gift for your best girls, cousins and even your daughter.
Movie marathon DVD pack
The intense 007 movies, the magical Harry Potter films, Lord of the Rings trilogy or the all-time favorite ‘Koffee with Karan’ episodes. This winter season, gift your friends and family a marathon experience (one they can enjoy in the comfort of their homes) because who wouldn’t love binging on the latest season of Game of Thrones while quietly sipping on some hot soup.
A Snow Globe
An ideal gift for the ones who desperately crave for a ‘snowy’ christmas but have to settle for the bone- chilling but snowless winters. This charming present is reflective of the thought that you are care about their smallest whims and fantasies.
A box of teas
A self prepared assortment of various exotic teas from all over the world, all put together in a fancy mahogany box will prove to be an impressive winter-season gift on any given day. The jasmine infused teas from the gardens of China, a classic english breakfast tea, the olive tea from the land of Rajasthan or the Assamese black tea. An ornate tea leaf diffuser could be a nice accompaniment to your mahogany box of liquid tranquility.
Homemade Eggnog and Cookies
Whip out Martha Stewart’s famous eggnog recipe and Nigella’s Cookie crumb technique and gift your friends and relatives a culinary masterpiece. The gooey chocolate cookies will prove to be absolutely dunk-worthy in the brilliantly balanced eggnog. The eggnog can be spiked with a little bit of brandy to increase the fun quotient of their winter-party.