You may have waited until the last minute to buy your mother her gift but she doesn’t have to know that. In fact, we have some Mother’s Day gift ideas that are so haute, moms will think you planned for a while exactly what to buy her. For some of them, you can order with the click of a button.
Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry
Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry is renowned for their extraordinary ability to procure, design and handcraft the world’s finest jewelry and gemstones, marrying old world attention to detail with a cosmopolitan eye on the world. In honor of Mother’s Day, Stephen Silver Fine Jewelry is ready to adorn the wrists, fingers and ears of the one who raised you to be the fabulous individual you are today with original pieces from their timeless collections. And, for all fathers-to-be searching for a significant “push present” to mark the occasion of their loved one giving birth, look no further than Stephen Silver’s custom designs as the perfect “thank you for all you’ve gone through to bring our baby into the world.” From the vault to the glass cases of the exquisite boutique located in the Rosewood Sand Hill, curated gems and dazzling designs await. For more information, please call (650) 292-0612 or visit www.stephensilverfinejewelry.com.
Gardenia Vine and Bloom Box
Gardenia Vine and Bloom Box – Picked and shipped on the day of the order, this unique arrangement from High Camp Supply comes in a white keepsake box. Inside, mom will find to her delight a beautifully packaged nest of loose gardenia blooms surrounded by budding vines. Float the blooms in a bowl and add dark, glossy foliage to cover the water surface. The flower buds will blossom in two to three days and fill her home with a sumptuous fragrance. ($119; deluxe box $189). Available on IfOnly.com
Mother’s Day Trio of Delicate Floral Wines
Mother’s Day Trio of Delicate Floral Wines – Oenophile moms will love the trio of wines handpicked by Debbie Zachareas, a wine expert who is highly influential in shaping trends in the Bay Area as the buyer at the Ferry Plaza Wine Merchant in SF’s Ferry Building and at the Oxbow Wine and Cheese Merchant in Napa. Selections include Allez Santé Branco, a delicate white blend from Portugal’s Douro region, featuring an aroma that is crisply mineral with fresh fruit and spring flower notes; a 2013 bottle of pinot noir from Head High featuring a very drinkable blend from multiple vineyards including Durell Vineyard, Wildcat Vineyard, and the Sangiacomo family; and lastly, a bubbly, a brut rosé from producer La Perle de Ma Mère in Burgundy, which Debbie includes for its deep pink hue and complex notes of red fruits, ripe apricots, currant and raspberries ($175). Available on IfOnly.com
Epi Center MedSpa
Sure the Epi Center MedSpa Gift Card is just that—a gift card—but with this one you’ll receive a bonus. Give your mother a Mommy Make Over to freshen her up and put her on the way to clear, youthful skin by San Francisco’s top-rated medical spa. Purchase a gift card of $100 or more and they’ll add a percentage value to that card.
10% on $100 = $110
10% on $250 = $275
15% on $500 = $575
20% on $1000 = $1200
Since 1998, Epi Center MedSpa and Medical Associates, located at the prestigious 450 Sutter Medical Building, has been a refuge for skin rejuvenation and renewal, providing a luxurious guest experience as well. Call (415) 362-4754 to purchase your gift card. Also, while at the medspa, learn about the new seasonal skin care line REPLETE! www.repleteskincare.com
Pilates ProWorks is offering to offer the chance to reach mom at her core this Mother’s Day with the Pilates ProWorks Certification. Perfect for moms interested in pursuing their passion for fitness, this program is uniquely open to the public. Plus, rather than taking years to complete as most Pilates certifications do (and what mom has time for that?!), it models Pilates ProWorks’ twist on traditional methods and is held over only three days. The ProWorks School gives participants all the tools necessary along with practice teaching mock classes so they will be able to exercise like an expert and perform in the best way possible, integrating music and energy to ensure a kick-ass, quality experience. Trust us, your mother will thank you and come back toned, trained and enlightened with unbeatable dinner party conversation. The Pilates ProWorks Certification is available starting at $1,200 for a three-day session at the ProWorks School at locations across the Bay Area.
Cleopatra’s Milk Global Ritual Package
Riviera Palm Springs’ SpaTerre is offering a decadent treatment fit for a queen and the perfect mini-scape for mom this Mother’s Day as Palm Springs is only a quick hour and a half flight from the Bay Area. The Cleopatra’s Milk Global Ritual Package will make your ruler feel like a reincarnated goddess and give her a much needed break from the hustle and bustle of her kingdom. The Cleopatra Milk Ritual will start off with a soothing yet invigorating body exfoliation designed to remove dry, dull skin cells, paving the way for a velvety smooth, radiant glow. Next, a relaxing Serenity Bath awaits, complete with revitalizing milk extracts that have been added to the water to make you feel like Cleopatra, leaving your supple skin silky to the touch. The Ritual continues with a full body nurturing relaxation massage. And, to finish the experience, a private 30 minute steam in the Zen room. The package also includes a fortifying eye, lip, and neck treatment, use of the resort’s signature pool for a day and a refreshing, celebratory glass of champagne. 160 min., $250. The Cleopatra’s Milk Global Ritual Mother’s Day special is available every day until May 31, 2015. To schedule an appointment, or for more information about couples massages, please contact Spa Terre’s concierge at (760) 778-6690. To make reservations at the hotel for an overnight stay, please visit www.psriviera.com.