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Trend-Setting Gifting Ideas for your Best Friend’s Big Day

BY The WMG Bride | 02 Mar, 2016 | 350 views | 5 min read

With wedding return gifts getting more and more plush each day, it has become increasingly difficult to find exciting and appropriate gifts to give your close friend’s on their wedding day. Gone are the days of silver plates and recycled gifts, this season it’s all about keeping it fresh and exclusive. Which is why we feel that you need to point out the new-age wedding gift registry “For My Shaadi” to all your friends and family since it has such a wide variety of amazingly curated gifts, ideas and experiences. In a sentence: money well spent, for the ones who gift and definitely the ones who receive. Besides, you get to choose from great labels and interesting brands in the luxury and lifestyle segment. As a result we decided to pick out 6 amazing gifts that you must try or gift your best friends on their Big Day.

A Holiday: Ananda In The Himalayas

top_pic_spa Known for its picturesque locales and couples spa - Ananda in the Himalayas is an experience in itself. Some of their unique packages on offer are for wellness, yoga, couples spa along with a golf course, full-fledged cooking classes and unparalleled nature walks. Ananda is a great choice if you are looking to spend some quiet time with your better-half while taking a spa vacation together. And for those interested, the Ananda spa not only features ancient Ayurvedic treatments but also several other new-age treatments all the way from Tibet. Ananda still is the only place where Himalayan water is used in a treatment called Hydrotherapy. All in all a perfect gifting idea for those friends who you feel deserve a much-needed break.   Buy The Experience:  Ananda in the Himalayas

Haagen Dazs: 4 Course Meal At Home

1_0010s_0000_chocolate_waffle_tile_copy There's nothing quite like enjoying a lavish 4-course meal in the comfort of your own home! Here's how this works: two to three butlers will arrive at your apartment or office with ice cream, ingredients and crockery. The one hour long party will start with welcome drinks – Fizzy Sorbets made from raspberry sorbet - and macaroons, moving on to the actual sundaes (choose from an Eiffel Tower or Brooklyn Bridge or the Iconic Fondue) that they will assemble in your kitchen and will end with freshly brewed tea. We know you always wanted to gift a unique experience to your friends that have a big sweet tooth, well then rest assured that they will not only get premium home delivery but a sweet, sweet once in a lifetime icy experience!   Buy the experience: Haagen Dazs 4 course Meal

Cook for Love Experience, Tres

1_0002_2_1 Are your friends one of those couples who are unrealistically passionate about food? Here's an awesome idea for a gift. With the help of Tres, you can now give them an opportunity to learn new and interesting recipes to cook along with their famous in-house chef. Either the bride or the groom would get the opportunity to interact and get a chance to cook a full blown three course vegetarian or non-vegetarian meal while using their lavish kitchen and the chef’s secret ingredients, once completed you get to enjoy the meal in a romantic setting at Tres, Lodhi Colony! And the best thing? You get to choose your own menu! Buy the experience: Cook for Love PCO – 1st SpeakEasy Bar of the Country 0_0002_img_0350 Playing on the concept of a Phone Booth in its décor and ambience, PCO is the first SpeakEasy Bar of the country. A secret Pass Code is required to enter the establishment, hence taking on its second manifest as 'Pass Code Only'. So why make your friends wait to try this ultimate drinking experience, here's a chance for you to gift the luxury of innovative cocktails, comfort food, and international bartenders at PCO that creates the perfectly relaxed yet bustling experience for any couple. Buy the experience:  PCO Date  

Spa & Salon: L'occitane

1_0011_khyber_spa_massage_03 The funny thing is that every experience or gift that guests give basically revolves around the bride. True story. But what does the boy get? In this case, we concentrate on him and get him a present that both the bride (coz thank God, he will finally get groomed YOUR way!) and groom are happy about. So enter: the luxury of Spa la Vie by L’Occitane indulgence that offers you the choice of revitalizing massages, rejuvenating facials, and scrub and wrap services nurtured by the land, ingredients and rituals of the Mediterranean.   Buy the experience: L'occitane Spa & Salon  


3.1 Fit and fine - two words every newly married couple should live by. A FitBit is a welcome (and honestly, no-fuss) idea because it’s unique and now that it’s paid for - you’ll use it. The good thing about giving Fitbit as a gift is that it is an investment for the couple and an essential one at that. Phew, good to know that someone has taken it off your shoulders and given you no more excuses to get out and get fit. Buy the experience:  Fitbit    
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