May 29, 2024


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Mother’s Day gifts: 10 stylish, soothing and sparkling finds

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From jewelry design to self-care items here are 10 stylish, soothing and sparkling gifts to consider wrapping up for Mother’s Day.

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Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate any and all maternal figures in one’s life. Shower a special someone this May 14 with a delightful gift that is sure to dazzle — and show some well-deserved appreciation. From jewelry design to self-care items, here are 10 stylish, soothing and sparkling gifts to consider wrapping up.

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The gift: Pandora Timeless Pavé Single-row Bar Stud Earrings

The goods: A sweet pair of stud earrings are a fashionable, fail-safe gift. These 14-karat gold-plated earrings from Pandora offer understated elegance that would look great worn alone or with an existing earring stack. Cubic Zirconia pavé-set stones give these slightly squared studs a touch of sparkle.

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$80 | Pandora,

The gift: Ba&sh Meredith Jacket

The goods: An elegant topper that will work overtime in mom’s closet, this Meredith jacket from the French brand Ba&sh is poised to become a forever favourite. The cotton wool-blend design features a slightly boxy fit and gold buttons for a day-to-night piece that will pair perfectly with everything from jeans and a T-shirt to a chic slip dress.

$495 | Ba&sh,

The gift: Lover’s Tempo Birthstone Fluted Necklace

The goods: A customized piece that could be aligned with either a mother figure’s own birthday, or the birth dates of a child. This dainty design from the Canadian jewelry brand Lover’s Tempo features 14-karat gold plating over recycled sterling silver, along with a gemstone pendant for a stylish, sustainable spin.

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$135 | Lover’s Tempo,

The gift: Okoko Cosmétiques Diamant Bleu clarifying cream

The goods: From the Vancouver-headquartered skin care brand Okoko Cosmétiques, this soothing face cream is the perfect salve to soothe mom’s tired skin. The formula features Terminalia Chebula extract and upcycled blueberry extract to help address skin concerns such as redness, dark spots and dullness. Mom will be glowing.

$170 |

The gift: Paper Label Mimi Pleated Dress

The goods: Help mom get dressed up for date night with this timeless dress design from the Vancouver-based brand Paper Label. The Mimi Pleated Wrap Dress features a flattering fit with a lightweight pleated fabric that will look good while feeling cool. Available in three colours, including a sunny yellow dubbed Pineapple Slice, the design is sized XS to XL.

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$180 |

The gift: Armani/Privé Santal Dan Sha eau de toilette

The goods: Spice up mom’s fragrance collection with this Armani/Privé Santal Dān Shā eau de toilette. Featuring notes of Italian bergamot, cardamom and sandalwood, the woody-spicy scent is said to be “an uplifting tribute to the serenity of Chinese imperial palaces and their contemplative gardens.” It’s alluringly fresh and aromatic.

$190 for 50 mL | Holt Renfrew,

The gift: Tea Horse Tea Company

The goods: Perfect for the tea lover on your list, Tea Horse teas offer artisanal wild rice blends along with dried camellia sinensis leaves. Co-founded by Ojibwe entrepreneur Denise Atkinson from the Red Rock Indian Band in Ontario, the company’s teas are said to be inspired by the strong matriarchs in Atkinson’s community.

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$14-$20 |

The gift: David Yurman Crossover Ring in Sterling Silver with 14-Karat Yellow Gold

The goods: Art meets jewelry with this multi-wrapped ring from New York City-based brand David Yurman. Featuring sterling silver and 14-karat yellow gold, the bold ring design boasts layers of interwoven cabled cords — a signature of Yurman’s designs — for a statement-making, three-dimensional accessory style.

$1,000-$1,100 | Holt Renfrew,

The gift: L’Occitane Immortelle Shea Body Balm

The goods: Smooth skin and self-care are two gifts that never go out of style. This rich body balm from the French brand L’Occitane offers a dose of both. Formulated with 100 per cent organic Immortelle essential oil, organic shea butter, and pea peptides to boost skin’s elasticity, hydration and reduce the appearance of dark spots and crepiness. It’s the perfect post-bath treat for mom.

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$85 | Sephora,

The gift: Gucci GG Marmont Matelassé Mini Bag

The goods: A fashion accessory that could also be considered a stylish family heirloom, this petite purse from the Italian brand Gucci boasts a cool crescent shape, as well as an alluring sage green hue that’s said to be inspired by nature’s primary tones. Crafted from a smooth, soft leather with chevron stitching detail, the design is part of the brand’s iconic GG Marmont collection. It’s sure to be a piece you’ll want to borrow from mom’s closet.

$1,815 | Gucci,

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