Raksha Bandhan is today, i.e. on August 7 this year and is a day to celebrate the lovely bond that brothers and sisters share. The festival involves the sister tying a rakhi around her brother’s wrist and he giving her a gift along with the promise of protecting her. If you however, haven’t had the time to get something for your sister yet, here are a few gifts you can buy today before the rituals start. Take a look. Also Read - After Failing to Fulfil Promise of Gifting a Bicycle to His Sister, Kanpur Man Jumps In Front of Moving Train
While flowers are often considered to be something that a man gives his wife or girlfriend, they are a lovely gift for a woman who loves bouquets and flowers in general. And the good thing is, it will take your sister by surprise because she will not be expecting it from you. So, this Raksha Bandhan, if you haven’t bought her a gift yet, get her a nice bouquet of her favorite flowers with a sweet message along. (ALSO SEE Budget-friendly gifts for your sister this Raksha Bandhan) Also Read - Raksha Bandhan 2020: This Hyderabad Shop Sells ‘Corona Rakhi’ Made Of Cow Dung, Becomes Huge Hit
If your sister loves to shop, this is the perfect Raksha Bandhan gift for her. You can buy a gift card of her favorite brand that she can use any time she wants. She will be pretty happy with this gift and you wouldn’t have to take too much efforts to select a dress that she will like. Just load up the card if an amount that you want and then gift it to her. Also Read - Bizarre! People of This UP Village Are Scared of 'Rakhi', Haven't Celebrated Raksha Bandhan Since 1955; Here's Why
Most brands have a gift set for special occasions where they already pack a few things together in a pretty packaging and all you have to do is pick one, pay and then present it to your sister. Hit the mall and you will find several stores selling gift sets and hampers that you can choose from. It will hardly take you 10 minutes to buy something for her this way. (ALSO SEE How to make a DIY rakhi for Raksha Bandhan)
This one is an easy buy as all you need to do is find out which phone model your sister uses and then go and buy a phone cover for it. Obviously, pick something according to her taste. For instance, if she likes bling and shiny stuff, pick one with stones and sparkle and if she is into something quirky, choose something that is offbeat. But the good thing, you just have to go to one mobile store to find this gift.
If none of the above gifts are apt for your sister, you can give her cash this Raksha Bandhan. This will probably not be the most exciting thing but sometimes, it is the best gift someone can get as they can spend it however they want. You can also promise her to take her shopping to buy something with that money. (ALSO SEE 5 reasons why your sister is your true BFF)
So hurry and buy any of these last-minute gifts before the day is over.