This weekend is Mother’s Day, if you haven’t already booked a brunch reservation, tied a bow on a package or ordered what she’s wishing for … here are fab gifts you can buy this weekend.
Birks Muse® Yellow Gold Medallion Pendant
For those who love the extraordinary, this medallion pendant made of 18kt yellow gold is designed with the Birks signature monogram motif. $2,850, available at select Maison Birks boutiques and maisonbirks.com
OMEGA Seamaster Ladies Aqua Terra 150M Co-Axial Master Chronometer
The Seamaster Aqua Terra is a colourful watch distinguished by its pale pink dial that includes a wave-embossed pattern and 11 ruby hour markers. The 34 mm case is crafted in stainless steel and 18K Sedna™ Gold and is presented on a shimmering red leather strap. This Master Chronometer watch is a timeless Mother’s Day gift that can be passed on through the generations. $12,800, available at omegawatches.com or OMEGA Boutique Vancouver.
David Yurman Angelika Earrings
A special piece from David Yurman would be appreciated by any jewellery lover. David Yurman Angelika™ Four Point Stud Earrings in 18K Yellow Gold with Pavé Diamonds. $3,900, available at David Yurman boutiques and online.
Beautycounter Flawless in Five Bundle
From clean beauty leader Beautycounter, a bundle of best-sellers including Skin Twin Featherweight Foundation or Dew Skin Tinted Moisturizer, Color Define Brow Pencil or Brilliant Brow Gel, Think Big All-In-One Mascara, Cheeky Clean Cream Blush and Beyond Gloss. $178 ($227 value).
Women’s Fragrance Discovery Collection
A great way to discover 12 popular fragrances, and then select the scent you like best. Enjoy the sample sizes and then submit your scent certificate for a full-size bottle of your favourite one. The box includes samples of: Viva La Juicy 50ml, Valentino Voce Viva EDP 50ml, Black Opium EDP 50ml, Light Blue EDT EDT 50ml, Her EDP 50ml, Daisy Love EDT 50ml, Gucci Flora Gorgeous Gardenia EDP 50ml, La Vie Est Belle 30ml, Idôle 50ml, Good Girl Supreme 50ml, Terra Di Gioia EDP 50ml, Azzaro Wanted Girl and By Night EDP 50ml. $95, available exclusively at Shoppers Drug Mart in store and online.
L’Occitane Almond Collection
Make memories with a classic she is sure to appreciate. The Almond Collection from L’Occitane is perfect for gifting on Mother’s Day and beyond. This gift set includes: Almond Milk Concentrate 100ml, Almond Shower Oil 250ml, Almond 2-in-1 Exfoliating Soap 125g and Almond Delicious Hands 75ml packaged in a L’Occitane Gift Box. $94 (value $122).
Coach leather sandals
In honour of Mother’s Day, global fashion house Coach introduced their “I Got It From My Mom” campaign, starring Coach Family members Jennifer Lopez, Noah Beck, Tommy Dorfman, and Jessica Kelly, along with their loved ones. Made of nappa leather, these ultra-soft signature styles in huggable hues are the perfect gift to show gratitude to mother figures everywhere. Shown: Coach Kellie Leather Sandal, $225; see the collection here.
Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I
If Mom’s been watching The Julia Child Challenge on The Food Network, she’ll want a copy of the ubiquitous book that started it all: Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1. For 60 years, this has been the definitive cookbook on French cuisine for American readers and deserves a place of honour in every kitchen. Featuring 524 delicious recipes and more than 100 instructive illustrations to guide readers every step of the way, Mastering the Art of French Cooking offers something for everyone, from seasoned experts to beginners who love good food and long to reproduce the savoury delights of French cuisine. $60, available at Indigo.
Henry of Pelham Cuveé Catharine Rosé Brut
Celebrate all the Moms in your life with an Ontario sparkling that is sure to please. This sparkling rosé from Henry of Pelham has tasting notes that include “red berries, citrus and brioche toast; with flavours of strawberry rhubarb pie.” Find this one at your local LCBO. For an extra special bottle, check for stock of Henry of Pelham Centenary Cuvée Catharine Blanc de Blancs ($125), available in limited quantities.
Silver Swallow Luxury Kombucha
For those looking for a non-alcoholic toast, Silver Swallow’s non-alcoholic sparkling rosé features notes of strawberry, matcha and brioche, offering a rich yet refreshing bubbly beverage. Also available in Blanc, they are brewed in Canada using a premium, organically grown kamairicha tea from Kyushu Island in Japan. $19 per bottle, available at Whole Foods Market in Ontario as well as other fine food stores. Visit silverswallow.co for retailers.