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Are you panicking and wondering what gifts to get your friends and family this Eid? It’s almost here, and you can’t go out due to stores closing at 9:00 PM, so where can you go to shop? Well, don’t fret, take a deep breath, and take a look at seven places where you can get a gift for your loved ones without leaving the house.
If you have a bookworm friend, then do not hesitate to shop at Diwan Bookstore. Yes, we know we said you can shop online, and we didn’t lie, because Diwan has its online shopping website! You can find any book you’re looking for by searching by price or author, that is, if you don’t already have something in mind to get. Or you can just scroll through books and make your pick!
Are your friends’ newlyweds? Do they need specific furniture to make their home warmer, cosier, and more classy? Did your significant other mention they need a particular item for your home, and they just can’t find the time to go out and get it? Why don’t you be their hero and get them that thing they’ve been obsessing over from Zara Home. They have everything from home clothing and footwear, fragrances to furniture, doorknobs, vases and blankets. We can’t tell you enough how fancy their products are, and they would make dazzling gifts.
Egyptian culture always had the idea of “Eid clothing”. All of us are programmed that Eid means new clothes, which isn’t a bad excuse for a wardrobe makeover! What is more fitting for an Eid gift than trendy and chic clothes from the ever so stylish Mango? They serve everyone, men, women, and kids. You can enjoy free delivery if your order surpasses 599 LE. Also, they have easy returns for up to 60 days after purchase. Keep your eye out for swimwear and their stunning “dress and jumpsuit” section.
Looking for a cool gadget? A statement that you won’t hesitate and get a more expensive gift? Tradeline is where you can find Apple gadgets, laptops, and phones. Everything from iMacs to iPhones, and accessories like phone and iPad covers, speakers, printers, and even backpacks are up for grabs.
Cairopolitan sells desk and stationery products, tableware, T-shirts, bags, and more, designed in a unique artistic style. From notebooks that look like street signs to pouches that look like baladi bread, the brand truly reflects the essence of the capital. It is a place where you will keep browsing for hours, waiting to be surprised by the next creative idea for a product, while chuckling every time you see something familiar like coasters designed to look like old qahwa seats.
We finally have an Egyptian outlet for everything geeky! Khan Al-Awam has everything from toys, action figures, and clothing, all inspired by comic books. If you know a friend or a family member obsessed with Marvel, or a fan of Star Wars, getting them something that fits their obsession would be a dream come true. Keep an eye out for their sales and deals section, where you can get pretty nice discounts. May the force be with you.
Of course, if all is lost, you can never go wrong with dessert, and when it comes to desserts, you can never go wrong with Nola. Their online store is very versatile. You can choose either delivery, or pick up, where you reserve whatever you want, pay for it online, and on your way to the family gathering, pick it up from the store. They have cakes, tiny pots, glass pans, cupcakes, and sweets galore.