It’s that time of the year again, when sibling revelry is at its peak and your kitchens are stacked with generous amount of sweets. It’s also the time of the year when your sister is likely to be nicer to you, than ever. And it’s mostly because Raksha Bandhan is just around the corner – this Thursday, August 18. All the brothers around the country are ready to empty their wallets but most of you are still wondering what you should get for your sister. The last thing you would like to give your sister is a clichéd chocolate box, or a boring cash envelope. Well, we have some thoughtful gift suggestions to match your sister’s choice, and these definitely won’t disappoint her.
For the fitness freak sister
If your sister has an undying love for fitness, then this Raksha Bandhan gift her something that not only keeps a track of her fitness but also looks elegantly stylish. Move over the cliché analogue and digital watches and gift your sister something that is more chic. Pebble Smartwatches come in 4 different models offering wide array of features. They offer an always-on, easy-to-read, color e-paper display; they work with Android and iPhone smartphones. Users can also enjoy the in-built Pebble app store to browse a selection of over 13,000 free apps and watchfaces. For the health conscious lot, Pebble’s recent software update – Pebble Health, enables non-stop activity tracking and sleep monitoring in all its smartwatches. The Pebble smartwatch comes in different price range ensuring that it fits well into your budget. Get it here.
For the Fashionista
Karbonn Fashion Eye & Fashion Eye 2.0
Your sibling adores all things fashion? Grab the Karbonn Fashion Eye and Fashion Eye 2.0 so that they are always on top of the trend game. Karbonn’s all new Artificial Intelligence powered Fashion Eye range comes integrated with a Fashion app which allows users to search for an outfit by simply clicking its picture. The AI engine of the app automatically recognizes the print, patterns and colours of the outfit to give relevant results aggregated from over 4 million fashion products. It also allows users to compare prices and pick up the best deals available on outfits and accessories of their choice. The app also helps you keep upto date with the latest fashion trends basis users’ past searches and ongoing trends in the market. Flowing anarkalis sported by your sexy cousin or that sultry chiffon sari which Kareena Kapoor rocked in her latest flick, whatever be the outfit of your choice, simply get clicking with Fashion Eye and get your Rakhi look on point. In addition to the Fashion app, both the devices are equipped with 1.3 Ghz Quad Core processor and 5MP rear and 3.2 front camera. Get Fashion Eye here.
For the Techie Diva
Belkin MIXIT Lightning to USB Leather Tassel
For the style-freak sister who likes to be up-tothe-minute with her clothes and accessories, the Belkin MIXIT Lightning to USB Leather Tassel is the perfect gift for her. It is a lightning to USB charging accessory that has been designed to complement your purse and your sense of style. Available in 4 shades of black, pink, gold and grey, it is a perfect blend of fashion and technology and is the most ideal gift for the fashionista in your house. Hidden in plain sight as a chic accessory on the purse or overnight bag, the cable stays tidy and is ready to charge, share music and pictures, or simply connect, wherever life takes her. Made of leather, Belkin gives you a perfect trendy accessory to gift to your sister this Raksha Bandhan. Get it here.
For the Workaholic Sister
If you have a sister, who is ‘All about the work’ and always managing multiple responsibilities at a time. We have the perfect gift to help make her life easy and organized. An Evernote Premium subscription will be an ideal companion for your workaholic sister that will help her capture all of kinds of information under one place. The app will not only make her life easy by making all the to-dos, reminder and notes readily available, anytime-anywhere but will also allow her to easily share notes with office colleagues and family. While Evernote will be her personal assistant in organizing her work life, she will certainly have more time for you and family. Get it here.
For the prim and proper sister
For the sister who is a cleanliness freak and gets too conscious with even the tiniest of stains on her clothes, then Haier CODO is the perfect gift you can give her on this Raksha Bandhan. Weighing just 200 grams and being the world’s smallest washing machine CODO is one of the most reasonable and purposeful gift for a sister. The handy washer is an ideal everyday companion for users to carry with them and not worry about getting embarrassing stains on the move or while eating. It’s portable design lets users carry it on the go to take care of anything from dirt outdoors to dreaded red wine stains in a party. It is the perfect solution for mid-meal emergencies with its capability to remove embarrassing stains of tea/coffee, ketchup, or curry/pickle, at office lunch hours or on the go. It precisely cleans the stains, in no time and saves the embarrassment of wearing stained clothes. The newly designed Haier CODO is equivalent to size of an electric shaver or a deodorant bottle and weighs just 200gm, thus making it convenient to carry in your purse, laptop-bag, brief-case, pocket or your car. Get it here.
For the Health conscious sister
Atlanta Air Purifier
Does your sister keep complaining about high levels of pollution in the city and how much she hates it? Well, you can do your bit by getting her an indoor air purifier by Atlanta Healthcare. Their latest Beta 350 model is an affordable device that works like wonders in keeping the air around you fresh and purified. . The best part is the ultra-silent feature, which makes it ideal for bed-room, a small office or study room. Besides, the air-purifier is also fitted with a negative ion generator that can be helpful if you have allergy from dust particles. Get it here.