Best gifts for Eid-ul-Fitr: presents for your friends and family

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 (Best gifts for Eid)
(Best gifts for Eid)

The end of Ramadan - the Muslim holy month of fasting - is almost here, which means Eid is on the horizon.

It’s the first ‘normal’ Ramadan since the start of the pandemic meaning there’s more cause than ever to celebrate.

While you may be planning a major feast with your household and friends and family, it’s also a chance to send gifts to the ones you hold dear.

To that end, we’ve put together an edit of the nicest presents around right now. While money is traditional for children, we’ve added some thoughtful options to really spoil the ones you love, especially if you haven’t seen them in a while.

From new fragrances to luxury confectionery, there’s something for everyone in our Eid gift list.

See our favourites below

Eid gifts for children

Personalised Eid Mubarak Babygrow

Baby’s first Eid is a landmark occasion. Make sure your little one is suitably attired in a bespoke babygrow printed with their name. It comes in a presentation box that’s perfect for gifting.

Buy now £17.50, NOTHS

Fujifilm Instax Mini 40 Instant Camera - Black and Silver

Kids of a certain age may look at this gadget in wonder - after all, nearly all pictures are taken (and remain) on phones these days. Remind them of the joys of a proper snap with Fujifilm’s new analog instant camera which boasts a classic design and key features such as automatic exposure and selfie mode. Once they take their hot shot, it takes just 90 seconds for the image to develop.

Buy now £89.99, Argos

Eid gifts for women

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 5G

Samsung’s book-style phone is the next step in mobile tech, transforming from handset to tablet with one quick flip. If they’ve been dropping heavy hints for a new phone this Eid, the Fold2 is one of coolest and highest specs around. See all buying options on the link below.

Buy now, Samsung

Byredo Vanille Antique

In a limited edition box crafted especially for Eid, Byredo's Vanille Antique is the perfect gift for celebrating the occasion. Designed for eveningwear, the long-lasting fragrance is made to signal the start of the night and is formulated with raw ingredients with vanilla bean at its beating heart.

If you're feeling really flush, get the full the full Night Veils collection which includes Tobacco Mandarin, Casablanca Lily, Reine de Nuit and Sellier as well as Vanille Antique in a printed wooden box (£1230, Harrods).

Buy now £235.00, Space NK

SLIP Pure Silk Queen Pillowcase - Dusk

Sleep like a Queen on Slip’s luxurious silk pillowcase, which reduces friction on your hair so you wake up frizz and static-free. It also helps with the absorption of your night-time beauty products.

Buy now £85.00, Harvey Nichols

Rituals The Ritual of Ayurveda Scented Candle

A party is more about the food and decor; calming fragrance can really help set the scene. Rituals’ Ayurveda candle features Indian rose and sweet almond oil, offering a luxurious scent that will fill the whole home. Best of all, the 290g candle last 50 hours, so will see them well through the celebrations to use in the future.

Buy now £19.90, Boots

Eid gifts for men

Tom Ford Oud Wood Eau de Parfum Spray

Deep and rich oud scents make the perfect gift for the man who appreciates the finer things in life, and this fragrance from Tom Ford is amongst the most luxurious. The 100ml volume is perfect for taking on trips away once we get the green light.

Buy now £228.00, Lookfantastic

John Lewis & Partners Kainoosh Hammered Stainless Steel Balti Serving Dishes

Upgrade their Eid feast with a set of serving dishes made with hammered steel and a gold-coloured finish. The set of two come with a pair of handles each, which make passing them around the table easy. If your recipient loves hosting, this pair of dishes will make a welcome addition to their tableware collection.

Buy now £15.00, John Lewis

Personalised Eid Mubarak Sundial Compass

A beautifully elegant keepsake perfect for fathers, grandads and uncles, this personalised Eid Mubarak sundial and compass can be engraved with a special message. It’s fully operational too, making it of much more use than simply admiring it on a shelf.

Buy now £85.00, NOTHS

Eid gifts for the whole family

Personalised Eid Mubarak Sweet Treat Hamper

This hamper is full of beautifully decorated cookies with a heavy Arab influence. The biscuits include vanilla sugar cookies, a cake slice and coated Oreos. Whether you buy to share with your household or send to family far away, they make the perfect Eid offering.

Buy now £30.00, NOTHS

Biscuiteers Eid biscuit tin

Enjoy a sweet treat in the form of Biscuiteers’ beautifully iced biscuits. The company has created a new collection for anyone celebrating Eid, with nine themed treats to enjoy in a special limited edition tin.

Buy now £38.00, Biscuiteers

Maison Samadi Crescent Ramadan & Eid Chocolate & Truffles Box

A sweet treat to share with your household, Maison Samadi’s Crescent Chocolate & Truffles Box is packed with heavenly salted caramel truffles and hazelnut chocolates. A special box for a special occasion.

Buy now £69.00, Harvey Nichols

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