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The GRAZIA Editor’s Gift Guide For Eid Al Adha 2024

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Eid al Adha is almost amongst us—a joyous time for friends and family to gather in the name of faith and community.

Alongside the nationwide celebrations, this divine time is also known for exchanging gifts among loved ones.

From that special someone to your loving parents, GRAZIA editors are here to bring you all the best pieces to secure, in this comprehensive Eid gift guide.

Complete with fashion staples, beauty finds, tech-savvy pieces, stunning jewellery and more, sort out all your Eid shopping ahead of time with these unrivalled options.

Oozing in Elegance

LOEWE SMALL SQUEEZE BAG IN NAPPA LAMBSKIN DHS15,250 SHOP NOW

Forgiving in size and regal in material the Loewe Squeeze bag is the kind of purse that lingers on your mind days after you lay eyes on it. Made from velvet like Nappa leather, the new Abyss colourway indulges in the summer mindset without overtly claiming it. Complete with a silver pebbled chain, the cool-toned piece stands out, while remaining subdued and elegant.

Versatile Opulence

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VAN CLEEF & ARPELS ALHAMBRA CARNELIAN NECKLACE DHS100,279 SHOP NOW

For a region that loves a frequent splurge, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that Van Cleef & Arpels is a go-to jewellery house is a go-to. For that reason alone, this 20-clover 18k gold piece earned its spot on this GRAZIA Eid gift guide. Wearable as a long chain that dangles past the chest, or as a layered necklace that wraps around twice, the bold carnelian hues contrast stunningly with the vivid gold body. A forever piece that will remain haloed, invest in timeless jewellery for a special person in your life, this holy season (even if that person is you).

New It Sneaker Alert

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PUMA PALERMO COBALT GLAZE DHS449 SHOP NOW

While the Adidas Samba reign continues, the celebrity-approved Puma Palermos are returning to the spotlight as the cool vintage trainers of the season. Coming in endlessly playful colourways, the cobalt blue hue quickly caught our attention. An archive piece in the athleisure brand’s lineage, for the bloke-core Y2k outfits, or the simple everyday denim and t-shirt looks, these sneakers will be on everyone’s shopping list soon.

Bringing Vibrance

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JACQUEMUS LE BOB SOLI LE MARIAGE DHS1600 SHOP NOW

The woven raffia texture sometimes gets pigeon-holed for the mature elevated folks. And while the classic beachy style does add some seaside chicness to any outfit, Jacquemus brings a lively twist to it with this orange Le Bob Soli.  Embellished with a bright leather tag, the avant-garde French brand has long been praised for its viral bucket hats. And we predict this earthy yet spirited pice will be next line.

Denim For Outerwear

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SALFA OVERSIZED FLARED DENIM DHS2,380 SHOP NOW

The GRAZIA team can’t make it too far into a trend-forward round-up without mentioning some denim, and this time one of the region’s favourite abaya brands Salfa, supplies that need. As part of its Zest For Life collection, which had an immersive pop-up in Dubai, the oversized flared jean abaya brings slouchy edgy to any look. With low-cut pockets and relaxed shoulders, this dark-wash piece breathes effortless ease and elevation.

Palestinian Shimmer

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NAFSIKA SKOURTI SEQUIN MIDI SKIRT DHS1,266 SHOP NOW

While the likes of minimalism and quiet luxury seem to continue their grasp on the conversation, nothing quite does it for us in the Arab world like shine and shimmer. Supplying us with ample glamour, the Jordanian-Greek designer of Palestinian origin, Nafsika Skourti shines through with the baby pink pencil skirt. Somehow still muted, the bandless tulle piece brings a subtle yet undeniable present sheen to your look.

Functional Beauty

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SIMI HAZE BEAUTY VELVET BLUR DHS132 SHOP NOW

Another Palestinian brand that seems to be cementing its footprint globally is SIMIHAZE Beauty. Offering skincare-infused makeup, the comprehensive line includes skin tints, setting powders, dewy primers, and more. With a growing list of sold-out items, the soft matte balm is a rising best-seller for many reasons. Its unique formula allows it to function like a matte lipstick and a pigmented balm. Its 16 shade offerings and user-friendly packing make it versatile and easy to carry around for replication.

Dainty Sunnies

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FENDI FIRST CRYSTAL EMBELLISHED SUNGLASSES DHS1,500 SHOP NOW

Of course, you could mark your summer wardrobe with some simple straightforward eyewear – or you could enter a new realm of style with these lavender-lensed oval Fendi sunnies. Free of frames, these sunglasses toe the line between feminine and easy while pandering to the animated and playful arena at the same time.

Statement sandals

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GUCCI INTERLOCKING G SLIDE SANDALS DHS2,700 SHOP NOW

Another statement orange piece appears on this GRAZIA Eid gift guide, except this time it moves down to your feet with these interlocking GG Gucci flats. Made from canvas material the standout sandals make some energetic noise with its vibrant colourway. With new maxi cut-out detailing, the Italian brand revived its ’70s staple, for your 2024 summer look.

Everlasting Timepieces

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CARTIER BAIGNOIRE WATCH DHS71,500 SHOP NOW

Nothing communicates untouchable chic like a dainty timepiece. And while the Cartier Panthere is the one with every it-girls stamp of approval, the fashion girls know that the Baugnoire is not to be underestimated. With a deeper emerald alligator-skin band and bedazzled gold frame, this yellow gold watch is a glimmering embodiment of untouchable chicness.

Halter Staples

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PRADA CHECKED COTTON HALTER TOP DHS5,100 SHOP NOW

Blending smart wear with a summer outlook, this Prada halter top is lightweight and breezy without compromising any sophistication. With a tied neck, the sky blue top features plaid detailing, a mid-length hemline and a bare upper back. Contemporary in essence, embrace the hot summer months with a sense of refined ease in fine Italian craftsmanship.

Forever Replenished

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CHANEL LE LIFT REPLENISHING HAND CREAM DHS310 SHOP NOW

While we’re constantly focussing on facial skincare, don’t forget your hands. LE LIFT La Crème Main is Chanel Beauty’s secret to everlasting nourishment for the palms. From its refreshing zesty notes to its sleek pebble-shaped packaging, the lavish restorative experience transcends past the ingredients, into the entire experience of using the botanical alfalfa concentrate hand cream.

Travel Holy Grail

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RIMOWA ESSENTIAL CABIN DHS3,290 SHOP NOW

Whether you’re preparing for Eid travels or simply looking to upgrade your airport ensemble, this gift guide would not be complete without some Rimowa staples. Meticulously manufactured to have an impenetrable hard shell while being weightless and movable, this glossy dark green colourway is a summer must-have.

Crimson Statement

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SELF-PORTRAIT BURGUNDY LEATHER BAGUETTE BAG DHS1,634 SHOP NOW

Made from burgundy leather, this sleek rectangular shoulder bag balances a sweet and feminine aura while being sophisticated and elegant. Complete with a bedazzled bow front and centre, this Self Portrait leather bag is the perfect accessory for a multitude of styles and aesthetics. For ultra-cute dressers or the unconventional street style fanatic, this leather purse is a versatile gift.

Transcending Tunes

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SONOS ACE DHS1,970 SHOP NOW

Whether you’re an avid podcast consumer or simply love to soundtrack your days with some tunes, this Eid gift guide would not be complete without the Sonos Aces headphones. Taking noise cancellation to the next level, these minimalistic earpieces bring home theatre audio to you, on a personal level. With up to 30 hours of battery life, Bluetooth or wired connection and four differing audio settings, these Dolby Atmos pair set out to musically transport you. 

Caviar Hydration

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LA PRAIRIE SKIN CAVIAR LIQUID LIFT DHS3,067 SHOP NOW

There is only one brand that can deliver a hydrating mist with caviar infused into each spritz and that’s the lavish skincare leader – La Prairie. To be used in the morning or evenings, the Skin Caviar Liquid Lift promises to rejuvenate and hydrate even the dullest and dehydrated of skins. In a sleek metal tube, the lavish mist is also perfect for an on-the-go refresh especially when you start to feel the summer heat bite at your moisture.

Crystalised Perfection

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DUNE LONDON ELECTRIFY SILVER DHS159 SHOP NOW

Whoever still thinks slouchy bags can’t be elevated chic pieces hasn’t seen this Dune London piece. Bedazzled in its entirety, the triangular purse is simultaneously bold and glamorous without giving up any of its easy relaxed attitude. Complete with two knotted detailings and a metallic internal clasp, the chunky purse is the perfect way to spice up a muted outfit.

Middle Eastern Roots

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LA COLLECTION PRIVÉE CHRISTIAN DIOR BOIS CANNAGE CASE – EXCLUSIVE EDITION X NADA DEBS

Though we already mentioned this collaborated piece in our weekend guide, the Christian Dior and Nada Debs partnership brings us Arab luxury like never before. Not only through the oud-infused scents but also the intricate reinterpretations of the Dior Cannage motif into Islamic-inspired geometric shapes. A gift to the region, we end this Eid round-up with an ode to the Arab world.

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