Don't forget to treat Mom to something darling for Mother's Day. She deserves everything, and if you need shopping ideas we have several fun gifts for mommy dearest:
In honor of Aura, Swarovski's fragrance launch, the European luxury house has created a trio of Bijou Maquillage Crystal Goss pendants. Nestled in a precious jeweled case, the sparkling lip gloss can be worn as a necklace or hidden in a clutch ($75 each). Sold exclusively at Swarovski stores.
For a guilt-free treat, Laura Mercier's La Petite Patisserie Trio in Fresh Fig ($45) fits the bill. Fresh Celeste figs are blended with apricot nectar and ylang ylang to create a luxurious scent. The trio includes a Crème Body Wash, Soufflé Body Crème and Eau de Toilette spray. www.lauramercier.com
Recchiuti Confections is offering a deluxe Mother's Day Gift Box ($120). Filled with tea party accoutrements, the set includes their fabulous Candied Orange Peel, Lord Bergamot tea from Steven Smith Teamaker, and two porcelain tea cups by Bay Area ceramist Rae Dunn. For extra brownie points, be sure to include a box of the addictive Malted Dark Milk Revolution ($19). www.recchiuti.com
Filled with cozy warmth, the Linnea's Lights Luxe Gift Set ($34) features three natural soy candles with a long burning time. Elegant scents of Cashmere, Belgian Linen, and Amber will brighten up the entire home. Available at www.numberfoureleven.com.
Curated by an architect specializing in historic preservation, Arquiste Infanta en Flor ($175) tells the story of Maria Teresa, the Infanta of Spain, at her fateful first meeting with Louis XIV. Delicate floral notes include orange flower water, Spanish leather, cistus resin, and immortelle. arquist.com
If Mom is a Francophile, get her Forever Paris ($14.95), a collection of walking adventures. Follow in the footsteps of more than 25 of the city’s iconic former residents including Édith Piaf’s, Napoléon, Hemmingway, Chanel, and more. ChronicleBooks.com
For a pampering at-home spa treatment, the Votre Vu Color Her World gift set ($70) features the popular Tout Le Monde Antioxidant Eye Gelée, the citrusy SnapDragon Body Drench body crème, and the Bébé Duette Framboise lip balm and hand crème combo tube. votrevu.com
For editorial consideration, review samples were provided by the brand's PR representative.