MOTHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE
Mothers deserve only the best! They pour their love in everything they do to take care of their family, day after day. For this year’s Mother’s Day we put together a list of gifts that can delight her, inspire her, make her feel that you also care for her. A curated guide, edited in categories, from beauty to fashion, wellness and lifestyle, to celebrate Mom… with love.
A HARMONIOUS LIFESTYLE
Left: Rizzoli publishing house launched this Spring two books by two celebrated floral artists, The Artistry of Flowers: Floral Designs by La Musa de las Flores which brings beauty in the form of nature into your home (and life) inspiring artful floral arrangements, as well as indoor and outdoor flowering plants as selected by the author Gabriela Salazar, encourages everyone to live with florals and to appreciate their beauty as we appreciate art. Gabriela teaches us how to look at flowers and understand their characteristics from an artist’s perspective. By exploring different shapes, colours, and textures, she shows us how to understand flowers and their living, transitory nature. The book French Blooms by Sandra Sigman, gives ideas about floral design in Paris and beyond: it guides readers through French floral design principles, where to source antique containers and how to use them, and floral arranging recipes. This book is both inspirational and practical, with lush photographs of Paris, Normandy, and Provence. Sandra divulges all her secret spaces from the best floral shops in Paris, to her favorite vintage markets, and the most inspiring gardens. It is a love letter to France—from Parisian sophistication to the simple grace of provincial life.
A high tea is part of every woman entertainment vision with her closest friends and for many it is a daily ritual, Tiffany & Co. celebrates the art of enjoying the aromas of tea with Tiffany Audubon porcelain tea set.
Roses are the classic favourite flower that every woman loves, Aerin Beauty offers a wide range of scented candles, Rose de Grasse is part of the collection celebrating the brand’s 10th anniversary, scented with the rare, hundred-petaled Rose Centifolia, will make the room smell like a rose garden in full bloom.
SKINCARE BEAUTY STARTS WITH QUALITY PRODUCTS
The investment is 100% worth it on any of these selections
Le Domaine contains a high concentration of GSM10 and ProGR3, two exclusive patented active compounds that slowdown the signs of skin’s aging. The formula is made with 98.1% of naturally derived ingredients, including moisturizing grape water and nourish olive oil and shea butter, ayurvedic plant extract that combats the appearance of tiredness. A highly recommended collection tested by our own Beauty Editor!
Guerlain completes the coveted Abeille Royale skincare range with the Double R Eye Serum! the dual performance allows renewal: Enriched with white honey, a real “beehive champion” with extraordinary radiance-restoring properties, the Renew formula combines the stimulating action of an anti-fatigue complex composed of a subtle blend of fragmented hyaluronic acid acting on the quality of the epidermis1, and a peptide accelerating recovery from the signs of fatigue. Repairs: Black Bee honey from Ouessant Island, three other honeys from islands with unspoilt environments + tensing power of bio-polyfermented Ouessant and Ikaria honeys. PRO TIP special fortifying action on the lashes.
Enhance the shape’s beauty of your body with Clarins New Expert Silhouette care that helps to fight stubborn cellulite and achieve a slimmer figure and harmonious curves. Formulated with 2 new active ingredients sourced responsibly: the Arctic ferment extract, postbiotic 100% natural origin in fermentation and the extract of organic cryptomeria from a plantation managed by the ONF with manual harvest. The Masvelt Advanced body creme firms the skin keeping it moisturized and soft. The Super Restoraative Balm for the Abdomen and Waist reshapes and helps redefine these areas.
La Mer‘s newest advanced formula, the new Moisturizing Soft Cream, features a powerful new delivery system that helps build youthful softness into skin and resists signs of aging from the inside out. Multi-Sized Moisture Spheres give the Soft Cream its sumptuously smooth texture. Each jar contains graduated size millions of spheres that fill skin in layer-by-layer transporting Miracle Broth™ exactly where skin needs it most. The result is healing moisture longevity that lasts to help skin resist the appearance of fine, dry lines.
Estée Lauder Revitalizing Supreme + Youth Power Creme, targets 3 facials zones delivering lifting: the cheeks, the smile line and the jawline formulated with Hibiscus Morning Bloom extract to encourage high level of collagen activity, Moringa extract for delivering anti-aging protein, Cactus Stem cell extract and Hyaluronic acid gives the skin hydration all combined with Collagen boosting technology will help reignite the skin’s power to look and feel lifted.
AFTER GETTING A GLOWING, HEALTHY SKIN SHE DESERVES THE ULTRA-LUXURY MAKE UP
Guerlain introduces a fashion forward inspired makeu-up, The Floral Denim collection, the French house’s creative director Violette designed a luminous and vibrant palette that includes the iconic Rouge G lipsticks in 6 shades, an Ombres G eyeshadow palette with satin and metallic finish and a Kiss Kiss Bee Glow Tinted Balm in 1 new shade of tender rosewood . The collection showcases the work of Canadian painter Laura Gulshani well know for her vibrant illustrations, her designs are embroidered on denim as the first look to every case! For a complete make-up application add to the complexion, the limited edition of Guerlain’s Terracota Flower Blossom, a glow powder compact that is engraved with Laura’s florals motifs.
Estée Lauder revamps the Pure Color Envy icons: The Luxe Eye Shadow Quad delivers in one stroke rich pigmentation to the eyes. Available in matte, satin and sparkle, no-pearl to high-pearl finishes in 6 different harmonies and designed to flatter a wide variety of skin tones. The formula promises to not smudge or crease, it is also safe if wearing contact lens, free of parabens, phthalates, sulfite, sulfates and mineral oil. The Pure Color Envy Sculpting Blush with an exquisite formulation of spherical smooth powders and pigments, silky soft texture blends easily adding an ethereal luminosity. The updated range comprises an array of shades offered in two beautiful finishes and textures that leave a sophisticated, radiant sheen. From soft satin to soft shimmer, there’s a shade designed to flatter a wide variety of skin tones. Formulated with luminous optics, each shimmer finish blush creates subtle glowing colour, while the satin finish features finely milled powdered pigments that deliver beautiful vibrancy and dimension on cheekbones.
THE SUSTAINABILITY ASPECT Available in a new luxurious navy compact with gold detailing, each compact is designed to be refilled by simply removing the powder pan and replacing it with a new one (sold separately).
The Pure Color Envy lipstick new formula is the most long-wearing (up to 10 hrs), offering 55 shades with matte, creme and lustre finishes. The plus? it has a moisture lock complex with skin care ingredients: potent oils, marine plant Salicornia Herbacea that helps keeping the lips moisture and plump. The luxurious packaging is a fluted bulle, an homage to the original Estée Lauder lipstick from the 1960’s,t with the signature EL cartouche embossed on the oval teardrop-shaped face.
The ultimate touch of luxurious beauty ritual is an exquisite fragrance, Guerlain Aqua Allegoria fruity and floral scent, the gift set includes an Eau de Toillet 125 ml (the bottle can be engraved!), a mini bottle (perfect to keep it in her purse) and a body lotion. Aerin Rose de Grasse Joyful Bloom beauty essentials set: the essence of happiness in a bottle, Rose de Grasse Joyful Bloom’s lush pink vibrance comes together with luxurious Rose Hand & Body Cream and Rose Lip Conditioner for a trifecta of AERIN blooms. The set includes: Joyful Bloom Eau de Parfum, deluxe travel size, 30ml, Rose Lip Conditioner, full-size, 10ml and Rose Hand & Body Cream, deluxe travel size, 30ml.
Pinks and greens are the key colours of the season, something fashionable specially curated for Mom! From left clockwise: A statement Gucci GG Maromont small shoulder bag, layers of crystals with Swarovski assortment of necklaces from the Matrix collection, keeping her favourite memories close to her heart with Monica Rich Kosann Yellow Gold Viv Locket at Birks, let the inner barbie channel through the Christian Louboutin ‘Me Dolly’ pink patent leather mule. An ultra-chic accessory Tiffany & Co. new edition of Elsa Peretti’s bone cuff with white finish over copper.