If you need a reminder: Mother’s Day is on May 8. If you’re still trying to decide on a special gift for your mother, here are five great stores where you’re sure to find a gift that your mother will enjoy!
New York, NY 10002
If you’re looking to give your mother a flower arrangement with flair, look no further than Ovando at Vandal. Ovando is a dazzling celebration of form, function and flowers with prestigious clients like Hermes, Donna Karan, The MoMA and Saks Fifth Avenue, among many others. Ovando also specializes in floral installations, custom props, mood lighting, as well as full-scale construction of breathtaking displays and environments. The shop provides stunning floral arrangements inspired by exotic flowers, plants and fruits from around the globe.
Maille Boutique New York
185 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10023
If your mother enjoys food, cooking, entertaining, or all three, look no further than Maille’s to inspire her culinary creations. The store, located on Columbus Avenue, may be mistaken for an upscale salon or accessory shop when quickly passing by. However, Maillie offers gourmet mustard that’s quite delicious. A great gift offering would be the limited-edition trio set (beet, carrot and olive mustards) that’s perfectly themed for the Spring, called “Les Jardins Secrets des Chefs.”
Fragrance Shop New York
65 E. 4th St.
New York, NY 10003
Since 1992, this miniature fragrance shop has been offering one-of-a-kind perfumes. In addition to perfumes and fragrances, the shop also carries quality hard-to-find bath and body products, candles, incense and more. Fragrance Shop is perfect if you’re seeking to give a personalized gift for your mother. At the Fragrance Shop, you can walk in and leave with your own scent designed by you!
353 Columbus Ave.
New York, NY 10024
BABETTE, founded by native New Yorker Babette Pinsky, has been in business since 1968 and specializes in art-inspired designs for modern women. Babette’s has grown a reputation for intricate hand-pleating techniques, as well as for being exceptionally flattering and travel-friendly. BABETTE have gifts to fit budgets ranging from $85 to $950, including leather handbags from Barcelona and various chic scarves for the spring.
152 W 36th St
New York, NY 10018
No one cannot resist the taste of a macaron, so this tasty treat makes a perfect gift for Mother’s Day, or really any occasion. Macaron Café was established to pay homage to the delicate French confectionery, the macaron. Macaron Café can make your gift of macarons Mother’s Day presentation ready with various gift boxes. Macaron Café has also partnered with Ode á la Rose; give your mom a French style Mother’s Day gift with the Ode á la Rose Parisian gift box. The gift box includes a 24-stem bouquet of two dozen pastel wildflowers and lavender roses, a mason jar and a carefully selected assortment of savory macarons.