Must Buy Diwali Gifts from 6 Women-led Businesses

Must Buy Diwali Gifts from 6 Women-led Businesses

Being a small but proud business ourselves, we understand what goes behind curating gifting options during the festive season. We personally believe that supporting small businesses is a win-win for both the buyer & the seller. 

The customers (you) play a huge role in supporting a small business by giving a shout out & throwing light on otherwise unnoticed, good brands. And the seller (us) get recognised for our good & ethical work, that would otherwise be difficult to make a mark at a national market. 

So we give you 6 small businesses that you can buy from, to gift your loved ones a Diwali that’s more meaningful:

1. Illustrations by Rina Maria 

A software engineer by profession and an artist at heart, Rina Maria started showcasing her illustrations to the world when her colleagues at work started appreciarting her work. Her illustrations are a mood in themselves! From calendars to wall paintings to stickers, they’re going to be a unique & special gift for any of your loved ones, this Diwali. Why we love her is spirit is because, she loves spreading her creative energy and bringing joy into others lives with colors and her paintings!

2. Thrifted Clothes - EcoDhaga

EcoDhaga took roots in 2020 when they decided to tackle the fashion waste problem one garment at a time. It’s now more then ever, the time to be conscious consumers.  Educate your loved ones about preloved clothes with EcoDhaga. They’ve got branded, chic and affordable clothes that make for the perfect gift for your best friends! All the more for you’ll be doing your part in saving the environment during Diwali!

3. Flower Baskets from Raksha Cotha 

We for one can vouch for these one of a kind beautifully curated flower baskets by Raksha Cotha! Her exquisite & chic baskets are full of joy & freshness. From flowers, to candles, to coffee, the basket is a great gift for celebrating the festival of lights with your dear ones!

4. Premium Sustainable Hamper by Dream a Dozen

If you’ve made it a habit to gift sweets to family and friends and don’t plan to change that anytime soon, this is for you! Let your loved ones know you think about them often by gifting them our premium sustainable hamper. With unique products like choco-dipped Oreos, Ashwagandha tea, soy-wax candles and wheat straw cups, along with traditional confectioneries, it is the perfect gift if you’re planning to expand your options :)

5. Diwali Trays by Women Aura

A perfect blend of minimalism and elegance. These consists of a hand poured resin base with a hand made marble candle holder. Both are reusable as individual pieces post the festivities! Womenaura also makes some beautiful illustrations, rakhis and more! Check out their collection & choose your perfect Diwali gift

 6. Soapisty

The quality of ingredients, the fragrance, the overall effect on your skin — The brand aces everything. Clearly as you can see, the products come with a little disclaimer “soaps cannot be eaten”, because they look & smell that good! Icing on the cake — it’s a women-led business! Soapistry has our vote for their Premium Diwali hamper!

 "Empower Women, Empower Women" 

At Dream a Dozen we believe in empowering women from all workforces! And what better way to celebrate the festival of lights than to see the brightest smiles on the faces of your loved ones, by letting them create a social impact. 

Let us know in the comments below, which of these women-led brands did you buy from. :)

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