The onset of August marks the festival of Rakshabandhan celebrating the eternal love and affection between brothers and sisters. Since this festive occasion is just few days away, we bring you 10 best labels to shop rakhi this season.
Few intricately detailed,
Few crafted with fabrics,
These 12 hand-picked labels by Ciceroni offer an exquisite range of Rakhis that go hand in hand with brother’s traits.
FOR THE FOLLOWER OF TRADITIONAL CUSTOMS
Traditional in their making, Torani’s Rakhis for this festive season are handcrafted in regal Chanderi with hand embroidered and embellished signature Torani details like zari and bead work. The rakhis are packed in Torani’s special Uphaar Dabaas that feature Sindoori Airavata, sikka rakhi embroidered with a thread border and hand tucked motis.
From the ones in 92.5 sterling silver to those crafted with brass, Tjori’s Rakhi collection called “Bandhan” showcases a stunning range of traditional rakhis for the brother who loves Indian aesthetics with a hint of modern hues.
FOR THE LOVER OF INDIAN TEXTILES
Made intricately with fabrics like silk, linen and organza, Anavila’s Rakhi collection for 2020 encapsulates the essence of Indian textiles. Available in soft pastel hues like powder blue and blush pink along with those in bright hues of mustard and red, the rakhis by Anavila come in a linen wallet that include Rakhi, mouli, cardamom, cloves, rolli and akshat.
2. Vraj: Bhoomi
Vrajbhoomi’s rakhis are created with a goal to ensure zero waste and support artisans. Crafted with jute, beads and ajrakh, these rakhis are classy and long lasting with simple aesthetics and minimal design.
Shop at : https://www.instagram.com/p/CBpUcYcJDEm/?utm_source=ig_embed
FOR THE ONE WITH MODERN SENSIBILITIES
Available in 3 different collections named Shoon, Ekah and Lumba, the rakhis at Raw are handcrafted with polished concrete in an array of geometrical designs bringing tradition and modern aesthetics in one product.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCyCF9XBRUV/
2. Suhani Pitte
Let your brother make a hippie impression this Rakshabandhan with Suhani Pittie’s collection of Rakhis that are handmade with 22k gold plated copper, shells and tulsi beads.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CC-z-bmBb5b/
FOR THE ONE WITH AN EYE FOR DETAIL
1. Hyperbole Accessories
From rakhis with evil eye to the ones intricately detailed with shells, if your brother adores minute details in everything, these statement-making rakhis by Hyperbole Accessories are a must pick.
Shop at: https://www.hyperboleaccessories.com/product-category/rakhi-collection/
2. Sartorial by Swati
Upcycled and mindfully created, the rakhis by Sartorial by Swati are one of a kind and sleek in their designs. If your brother prefers subtle and minimalistic designs, these rakhis will for sure earn you brownie points.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/sartorialbyswati/
FOR THE ONE WITH WIT AND QUIRK
1. House of Miiiniii
From ice golas and Maggie Box to macaroons and dhoklas, this Rakshabandhan gift your brother the gift of food with quirky miniature food rakhis by House of Miiiniii that can be converted later into fridge magnets.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCqNCsHpCqZ/
2. Mango People Shop
Your brother might be your midnight Maggie partner or your very own ATM! This Rakshabandhan why not gift him a Rakhi that truly defines your bond. Browse through Mango People Shop’s collection of trendy Rakhis and pick the one that truly defines your brother.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/shopmangopeople/
FOR THE ENVIRONMENT CONSCIOUS
Eco-friendly rakhis from ScrapShala are handcrafted by the local artisans of Varanasi. The rakhis are made of traditional cotton thread (mauli) and cork at the back of which there is a seed of basil/marigold. Post Rakshabandhan the seeds can be sown in the soil. Celebrate your festivals without polluting the environment.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCTXGgBJZc_/
Designed with plantable seeds, these exceptional rakhis by Seedit are made for the environment conscious. They are eco-friendly, bio-degradable and customizable too. Opting for plantable seed rakhi will help you and your sibling see your bond “Growing” in a real sense.
Shop at: https://www.instagram.com/p/CCnGBkWjgkU/
From sustainable staples to the ones filled with quirk, keep this list handy as you scout the best rakhis for your dear brother!