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EXQUISITE HANDMADE PAPER BAGS
Nepal Woman Crafts have introduced a new range of handmade Nepali paper wine bags, gift bags and boxes for the New Year. In different textures, sizes, colours, and patterns, the bags add a touch of elegant style to your gift.
Nepal Women Crafts also specialises in custom designed cards and gift boxes for wedding and other special occasions. The products are available at Bhatbhateni Supermarket in Naxal and Boudha.
Price point: Rs 85 onwards
A Nepalese vodka that tastes as pure as the morning dew, 8848 vodka is crafted from imported grain spirits, distilled from soft French winter wheat and blended in small batches with pure spring water from the Himalayas. 8848 is quickly gaining reputation as the best vodka in Kathmandu. Have you tried it yet?
Price Point: Rs 1,250
AAMO BY AAYUSHA SHRESTHA
Designer Aayusha Shrestha draws inspiration from traditional Nepali art and culture for her jewellery. The collection of handcrafted 22 carat plated and double gold plated brass jewelleries include earrings, cuffs, neckpieces, and rings. Captivating designs fusing age old technique with modernity makes for very noticeable pieces.
AAMO is currently available for sale only through the designer’s Instagram account @aamo_nepal.
Price Point: Rs 1,250
Be stylish and do your bit in saving the environment, choose Paila footwear. The fully handcrafted shoes with recycled plastic soles are not only comfortable but trendy too. The combination of allo and dhaka prints give the shoes an authentic Nepali touch. “We have tried to use as much Nepali raw materials as possible to make the shoes”, explains designer Mingma Diki Sherpa. The eco-friendly Paila shoes, currently for ladies are available online through Facebook.
Price point: Rs 3,500 onwards
An amazing cake can make anybody day delicious. Be it birthdays, anniversaries or weddings, a great cake can be the highlight of any celebration. Lakuri Cafe is a local favourite for its awesome cakes and cupcakes, besides a variety of muffins, brownies, pastries and other bakery items. Of the many items that Lakuri serves every day, vanilla cupcake, lemon pound cupcake and devils chocolate cake are highly in demand.
Price point: Starting from Rs 120
Location: Baluwatar (opposite Russian Embassy)
Opening time: 7am to 8pm