Epicure Gourmet Market soy candle collection. (Courtesy Epicure Gourmet Market)
Celebrate the amazing mothers and mother figures in your life on Mother’s Day and year-round, with the perfect holiday gift. From statement jewelry to wardrobe staples, it’s time to spoil mom with our chic gift ideas.
Tiffany & Co. Paloma Picasso Melody Collection
Inspired by the wonder and beauty of everyday surroundings, Paloma Picasso, the French designer and daughter of the famed artist Pablo Picasso, designed the Melody Collection for Tiffany & Co. to celebrate a life well lived. After a two-decade hiatus, Picasso returned to Miami for Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 and to commemorate her 35th anniversary with Tiffany & Co.
The intricately designed bands, made of striking 18-karat rose gold or 18-karat yellow and white gold designs adorned with a flash of brilliant diamonds, shift as you move and can represent positive memories for the wearer. Choose from bangles, earrings or rings to add timeless elegance to any outfit. Miami Design District, 114 NE 39th St., 305.428.1390; Shops at Merrick Park, 342 San Lorenzo Ave., Coral Gables, 305.529.4390
Anne Fontaine, Leather Top Handle Bag
Renowned designer Anne Fontaine, known for her iconic white shirts, recently introduced Aventura Mall shoppers to her luxury lifestyle brand located on the second level in the Nordstrom Wing. Fontaine showcases French elegance throughout her ready-to-wear women’s line, handbags, shoes, collars, cufflinks, jewelry and more.
The BEN leather bowling bag is a perfect pick for Mother's Day due to its practicality with an elegant touch. Whether for the office or running around the city, add this bag to the must-have list. With convenient features like an inside zip pocket, inside patch pocket and zipped pocket, this bag has room for all of your essentials. Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd., Aventura, 305.935.1110
Epicure Gourmet Market, Organic Soy Candle
Boost your health and save on the wallet with organic soy-blend candles from Miami Beach-based Epicure Gourmet Market. With a smokeless wick that lasts twice as long as regular candles, its heavenly scent of balsam, fizz pine and thyme, Cuban vanilla, spiced and evergreen, or lemon biscotti, will linger endlessly. 1656 Alton Road, Miami Beach, 305.672.1861; 171900 Collins Ave., Sunny Isles Beach, 305.947.4581
Melissa, Pump It Flats
This Brazilian import will make you stand out from the "beach" crowd with the on-trend Melissa flats. Its attention to detail, from a voluminous bow to its rounded shape, make it a one-of-a-kind shoe. And we bet you didn’t even notice they were made from recycled plastic. Who knew you could be eco-conscious, fashionable and comfortable all at once with a pair of Melissas! 821 Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, 305.534.1366; 216 Miracle Mile, Coral Gables, 786.803.8581
Nudo Adopt: The Original Olive Tree Adoption Program
For the mom who has it all—how about an olive tree from the Italian countryside? It's not very Miami, but the heart-healthy ingredient sure fits nicely with the city's active lifestyle. Everyone knows olive oil does a body good, right? The adoption program also helps to protect artisanal farming. A standard gift includes a welcome pack and certificate, a year's tree adoption and three tins of premium extra virgin olive oil. Gifts start at $79 and you won't have to brave the mall crowds for this one, it's all done online.
Hermès, République Française 1789 Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité Silk Scarf
All eyes will be on her with this Joachim Metz-designed scarf to commemorate the bicentennial of France’s revolution of 1789, available from the luxury vintage retailer, What Goes Around Comes Around, which recently opened its stylish boutique in South Beach. Tie it around the neck, wear over the shoulders or even around the strap of your favorite handbag and you’ll have style for miles. 1800 Bay Road, Miami Beach, 305.271.6200
Canvas Club Painting + Wine
Bring mom to Miami's first ice bar to unleash her inner Picasso and paint her interpretation of Miami, with this step-by-step art class. Because art always looks better the more cocktails you drink, the Mother's Day $100 special includes two glasses of wine as well as admission to the Ice Bar for complimentary cocktails. 1672 Collins Ave., Miami Beach, 305.534.2423