ONE HUMAN BEING ABOVE all deserves the best: Mother. A mother’s season of celebration should be 365-24/7. No token can compete with the love, support and affection of women who cherish and bear the torch of motherhood, but we come pretty darn close with our spoils. Make Mom sparkle, shimmer and glow with a gift from our medley of luxury staples this Mother’s Day.
Dazzle your mother on a day designed uniquely for her. The Audemars Piguet Millenary Hand-Wound is the ultimate Mother’s Day spoil. Its 18-carat pink gold casing paired with a shimmering alligator band exudes exquisite craftsmanship. The 116 brilliant-cut diamonds will surely provide the sparkle so befitting a matriarch. $28,400.
Dynamite comes in small packages. Mercedes Brunelli takes embellishment to a new level. Champagne Bubble is the title of this clutch gem, so let the festivities begin. Happy Mother’s Day. $595.
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The perfect summer tote has arrived. Seamless integration of genuine python and a jute rope base make The Ellis bag a must-have for the next island excursion or just bopping around Manhattan. Luxury, versatility and function make this tote unique and a mainstay for the global woman. $1,825.
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Give Mom a burst of peony. A refined blend of black pepper and notes of raspberry makes this scent perfect for any occasion. Mother will adore this signature waft. Peonia Nobile Eau de Parfum, 50ml /1.7 oz., $138.
Warmed or chilled? Mom deserves a choice: Either way, this brilliant brand is 100 percent organic fortified wine. Hints of cinnamon, brandy and invigorating mixed spices make for a delicious indulgence. From $20.
A mother’s glow is unrivaled. But the sun can be unbearable. Help your No. 1 avoid the glare with a pair of Perverse Toni Bologni aviators. Lightly tinted to perfection, the classic design and silhouette exude quiet style. No need to prove you are a star when you illuminate from within. From $60.
A ring should be regal. Need we say more? Treat your favorite person in the world like an empress. Birds of paradise floral design elements and unique custom craftsmanship make the Empress collection by designer Melánie D a showstopper. One look at the brilliant mixing of 18k green gold and tourmaline will make Mom the talk of the town. Available on request, starting at $35,000.
Trans-Atlantic commutes can be grueling; why not make the journey effortless and chic? Couture Cashmere is our culprit in designing the perfect tissue-soft, fur-trimmed shawl that mom will adore. The neutral leopard print lends functionality from day to evening attire. You may want to buy two, as this garment is a signature spoil — there is safety in numbers. From $495.
The Hamilton Hotel, located steps from the White House, was the perfect place for a relaxing weekend getaway. Upon arrival, the staff was extremely friendly and helpful with a quick check-in process. The lobby was immaculate with shining marble flooring, velvet couches and an arched ceiling design that brought a sense of sophistication. For added security, the elevators are only accessible to those who have a key card to a guestroom.
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