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Treat Your Mom: EH Mother’s Day Gift Guide 2018

Moms. They really deserves everything. This Mother’s Day, if you can’t give her the world, here are a few alternative options.

Officine Buly Candle

A reivew of the luxurious french beauty brand Buly 1803.
Photo: Courtesy of Jamie Beck.

Whoever said candles were a lazy gift clearly never had a whiff of one from Officine. The Buly candles are exquisitely packaged, with a light but bold scent that will enhance any environment.

Floraïku Perfume, $350

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Inspired by Japanese tradition, Floraïku’s fragrance bottles each come replete with a haiku on the back of the label. Perfect for sharing with your mother what you can’t put into words.

Hermes Sous le Soleil Beach Towel, $600

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This pastel colored Hermès towel is the best accessory for the chicest beach vacation.

Rescue Spa Treatment BIO-Lift Facial (Voted New York’s Best 2018 Facial)starts at $200

Photo: Courtesy of Rescue Spa.

Rescue Spa is the only place stateside to use Parisian famed Biologique Recherche treatment that is actually extremely affective — let mom enjoy some time away from the fam.

Naked Cashmere Puff Slippers, $90

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Softer than softer cashmere slippers with a fur pom-pom are an upgrade from any traditional sock gift giving.

The BOUQS Co. Flowers

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Flowers are always a good idea but The Bouqs Co. ensures that their flowers are locally sourced and will actually stay alive long after delivery.

Sapphire East Gin and Cocktail 

Sapphire East Gin & Tonic Reimagined
Photo: Courtesy of Sapphire.

Treat your mother by making her a cocktail .This gin and tonic reimagined for today’s modern era. Here’s how to do it:


  • 1 ½ oz Bombay Sapphire EAST Gin
  • 3 oz Fevertree tonic
  • Lime wedge OR different garnish (lemongrass, juniper, coriander, cassia bark, etc)

Method: Press lemongrass stem and lime wedge into base of glass. Fill with ice and build.

Jacquemus La Bomba Straw Hat, $360

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Give her a super-oversized Jacquemus hat. Perfect for the Veuve Clicquot Polo game or any summer celebration; this floppy hat will be an attention grabber.

KAN I Fendi Small Bag in Pink, $1,980

Photo: Courtesy of Fendi.

In a powdery-pink and with the Fendi F logo, this is a must-have staple of the season.

Versace Beverly Palm Silk-Twill Foulard, $350

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A Versace foulard is a classic. This one is an update with palm trees, summer rides, and some classic Versace flash.