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Ramadan Gifts: 15 Thoughtful Ideas To Indulge Your Family, Friends And Loved Ones

Ramadan is often considered as a period of fasting and feasting, but it is also a period of sharing and generosity. Which is where our round-up of Ramadan gifts comes in: personalized, thoughtful gifting ideas that are tailored for every person and occasion.

Kayali perfume Ramadan gifts

Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato | 33 Eau de Parfum Intense

Are gifts exchanged during Ramadan?

  • The holy month of Ramadan is an opportunity to show your appreciation for the blessings in your life. 
  • This means showering your loved ones with tokens and gestures that let them know you are thinking of them. 
  • But what is an appropriate gift for Ramadan? When to give Ramadan gifts? The answers to all these questions lies in taking a personalized approach for the person you are gifting and the value they hold in your life. 
  • From Ramadan gifts for home to exciting food hampers and beauty calendars: let’s get started, shall we?

Ramadan gifts for family

The gifting etiquette:

  • The good news is that you have an intimate knowledge of what your loved ones will love, what they will hate and what they already have way too much of. 
  • However, the bad news is that you can often get stuck in the rut of repeating the same gifts every year because they liked it that one time. 
  • If you are looking to take your Ramadan gifts to the next level this year, it helps to look beyond the usual suspects. 

Can’t find new ideas? Ask yourself: Are there any Ramadan gifting ideas that might tie into one of your favorite childhood memories?

The gift guide:

    • Armed with these answers, you are ready to put together a Ramadan gift that will earn you the title of the best gift-giver in the fam. 
  • For a family of gourmands, Ramadan food gifts will never go unappreciated. Look no further than the limited-edition Ramadan hampers by Margaux. Designed by Emirati artist Abdullah Lufti, the eco-friendly box features heartwarming illustrations—will you be the first one from the fam to spot the Burj Al Arab Jumeirah?
Margaux Ramadan gifts

Margaux x Abdullah Lufti limited-edition Ramadan hamper

  • Your choices don’t end there, though. If you are looking to dive deeper into the spirituality of the season, THAT Concept Store’s beautiful tome on Hajj captures the power of pilgrimage.
Ramadan gifts Hajj book

Hajj The Arts Of Pilgrimage, Assouline | THAT Concept Store


  • Or maybe you like to linger at the iftar table with your loved ones? The Versace Medusa Gala Set with its gold-toned Medusa print will add some sparkle to your evenings. 
Versace cups Ramadan gifts

Set of 6 Medusa gala tall espresso set in porcelain, Versace

Ramadan gifts for him

The gifting etiquette:

  • What is a good gift to give for Ramadan to a special someone, your father or your brother? You probably have the best intentions at heart but it is a universally known fact that men aren’t the easiest to shop for.
  • Your female besties can furnish you with a precise wishlist of what they have their eye on. Try putting the same question to the men in your life and you’ll be fobbed off with a vague, “I don’t really need anything.”
  • If you are looking to make an impression, it helps to delve deeper beyond the obvious Ramadan gift hamper ideas. Forget what they say they need and consider what they will truly want for themselves.

Want to level up your gifting game? Ask yourself: What kind of emotion do you want your gift to elicit? Is it something to remember you by or something to brighten up his day?

The gift guide:

  • Now that you have a roadmap in place, let’s explore your options. 
  • If you want to leave a little reminder of your time together even when you are not around, Ralph Lauren’s silver-plated jar candle will make for a worthy addition to the most spartan bookshelf. 
Ralph Lauren candle Ramadan gifts

888 madison flagship single-wick candle, Ralph Lauren Home

  • Alternatively, you can also consider the mood-enhancing virtues of classic oudh fragrance sticks.
Riutal oudh sticks

The ritual of black oudh fragrance sticks, Rituals

  • Or maybe you want to give him the gift of some downtime this Ramadan? Bang & Olufsen’s noise-canceling headphones will transform his everyday commute to work. 
Bang & Olufsen headphones

Beoplay H95 headphones in navy, Bang & Olufsen

Ramadan gifts for friends 

The gifting etiquette:

  • The problem with trying to give gifts to your closest friends is that you want to do everything all at once. 
  • You are looking for unique Ramadan gifts that touch their hearts, make them smile and even make them tear up a little. 
  • Attempting to reconcile all of these emotions within one gift can be a difficult ask. Instead, consider a Ramadan care pack or other gifting ideas that will help you’ll make some new memories together. 

Tired of the same-old, same-old? Ask yourself: Does your bestie have any specific hobbies she likes? Bonus points if it gets her to put her phone away and treat herself to some TLC.

The gift guide:

  • When looking for Ramadan gifting ideas for friends, you sometimes need to acknowledge the wide breadth of friends you are looking to find something special for.
  • It could be a long-distance buddy or it could be your A1 since day 1. The most common denominator that you will likely find is that your friend needs to take some much-needed downtime amidst the bustle of the holy month. 
  • Ramadan beauty calendars serve as a failsafe option to encourage her to opt for some face, body and haircare to emerge feeling new and refreshed. 
L'Occitane Ramadan gifts

L’Occitane Ramadan beauty calendar

Lush Ramadan gifts

LUSH new moon gift


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Ramadan gifts for neighbors

The gifting etiquette:

  • You see them more often than you see some members of your own family. So you definitely don’t want to fumble the ball with an impractical memento. 
  • But how do you shop for someone you pass by in the elevator a few times each week? The easy way out is to look for Ramadan gift basket ideas that connect over mutual hobbies, such as sports or gardening. 

Don’t want to show up with a bouquet of flowers yet again? Ask yourself: How about a party starter that can get the conversation going and help you know them on a deeper level?

The gift guide:

  • If you are ready to step into your role as the best neighbor of all time, head right this way for the covet-worthy Ramadan gift ideas you’ll want up your sleeve. 
  • A traditional Arabesque teapot from THAT Concept Store can help make shared meals more enjoyable.
Arab teapot Ramadan gifts

Zarina Arabesque dallah brass shiny tea pot with 6 cups, THAT Concept Store

  • For some scintillating brews to go with it, TWG Teas’ flavor profile extends from Moroccan mint teas to Marrakech-inspired blends. 
TWG Teas Ramadan gifts

TWG Tea Ramadan collection

  • Top it off with some gourmet liquorice from LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW that makes for the perfect post-iftar treat. 

LAKRIDS BY BÜLOW love selection box

Ramadan gifts for coworkers

The gifting etiquette:

  • If you are anything like us, chances are that you spend more time with your work wife than your actual spouse. 
  • Whether you are Slack buddies or each other’s free therapists on hectic days, you will want to guide your search by gifts that feel practical and yet personal. 

Don’t want your gift to look like a last-minute impulse buy? Ask yourself: How about a meaningful token that can serve as a de-stressing work ritual on days when you can’t even?

The gift guide:

  • So, you are planning on going the DIY route by putting together a Ramadan gift box? A handcrafted bracelet customised with their initial in Arabic is topping everyone’s list of Ramadan personalised gifts. 
Hiba Jaber bracelets

Diamond Arabic initial thread bracelet in 18kt rose gold, Hiba Jaber

  • Next, look for Ramadan gift perfumes, like the Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato Eau de Parfum, that will help them waft into work everyday on a cloud. 
Kayali perfume Ramadan gifts

Kayali Yum Pistachio Gelato | 33 Eau de Parfum Intense

  • Top it off with some sweet treats from Ladurée that are best enjoyed as you and your work wifey spill the tea.
Ladurée's Ramadan gifts

Ladurée Ramadan Eugénies

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