Happy Mother’s Day! Shower Your Mom With Gifts And Praise
It’s almost 11 a.m. — have you hugged your mom yet? If not, you better run, skip and hop to it!
Those of you who won’t see Mom for a few days, live in another state and plan on mailing her a belated Mother’s Day gift, or have aunts, grandmas, stepmoms, and in-laws left on your shopping list, check out more gift options for the Superwomen in your life below.
As for my fellow mothers, some of you are probably in a similar predicament as me, where your child is just a bit too young to grasp the concept of Mother’s Day. With no handmade cards, flowers, or even macaroni necklaces in sight, your day might look like it will be a bit anemic on the gift front. But hey, there’s nothing wrong with celebrating yourself — you’ve been doing a fantastic job an you deserve some kudos, so why not pat yourself on the back today and indulge in a little retail therapy? Add some sunshine to your day with one of these great buys!
Most of all, enjoy your Mother’s Day!
Nissa Slip Knot Bracelets, $238 each. Available at NissaJewelry.com
These snake chain slip knot earrings from Nissa give new meaning to the phrase “tie the knot.” The snake chains used give each piece a ’70s disco feel, while the slip knot detail adds a nautical twist — literally.
Moleskin Doodles Large Journals in Red or Black, $17.95 each; and Moleskin Doodles Pocket Journals in Red or Black, $12 each. Available at Target stores and Target.com
Whether she’s jotting down grocery lists, keeping a diary, or writing poetry, Mom needs a journal that will make her handwritten notes feel all the more precious. These printed notebooks, available at Target, will do the trick.
Carolina Bucci (PRODUCT) RED Bracelets, $650 for each Lucky Bracelet and $9500 for Couture Bracelet. Available at NetAPorter.com
Rumpelstitskin would have gone mad for the new Carolina Bucci (PRODUCT) RED Lucky bracelets, made of silk thread woven with fine 18-karat gold or sterling silver chains. Talk about spinning something into gold! The playful fringe ends are adorned with charms bearing smiley faces an flower motifs, tokens that are meant to bring good fortune to those who wrap these bracelets around their wrists. The Lucky bracelets come in red silk and red silver, red silver and white silk, or black silver and red silk. If you’d rather opt for a true splurge item, check out the Couture bracelet, a 24-strand piece of 18k red and black gold interwoven with silk. Half of the proceeds from the sale of each bracelet will benefit the Global Fund.
Alex Woo 14K Gold Horn Sweni Earrings, $2578. Available at Endless.com
When designing her Sweni collection, jewelry guru Alex Woo turned to the natural wonders of Africa. These open hoop earrings, measuring 2″ in height and 30mm in width, curve like teardrops while the twisted gold metal evokes the beauty of African wildlife, channeling the look of Roan antelope and Grant’s gazelle horns. The kicker: Woo is donating a portion of the proceeds to the African Wildlife Foundation.
Judith Ripka Romance Rings, $3400 each. Available at JudithRipka.com
Give Mom your heart with one of these stunning Judith Ripka earrings, featuring faceted gemstones weighing 27.24 ct. shaped like hearts and featuring pave-set diamonds along the 18k gold periphery.
Roberta Freymann Tapestry Tote, $225. Available at RobertaFreymann.com
The 1970s are back in a big way, and this Roberta Freymann bag manages to capture the vibrancy, cheer, and exuberance of the folklore-inspired, Boho fashions of the time.It also draws from Mexican iconography, with floral motifs and exotic birds worthy of an embroidered peasant blouse. Each bag, measuring 14.5″ in height and 20″ in width, is handmade using vintage fabrics, so that the resulting design is one-of-a-kind.
Alexander McQueen AMQ4178/S Sunglasses, $325. Available at Bergdorf Goodman.
Let mom show her dazzling style sense with these new butterfly-shaped shades from Alexander McQueen, which feature textured, two-toned sides in purple and a luminous green, with etchings that resemble peacock feathers and slightly rounded top edges.
Trina Turk Branch Ring, $120. Available at TrinaTurk.com
With summer around the corner, any mom will appreciate a piece that conjured up a beachy feel. This Trina Turk ring features an oval resin stone in a turquoise hue with an eight-prong setting and a thick gold-plated band mae to resemble a dense path of branches.
Aside from the gorgeous espadrilles an wedges in the Theodora & Callum for Stuart Weitzman collection, you’ll find a handful of purse options, including this Ikat print clutch in a Pueblo-worthy turquoise and red colorway.