To Mom, With Love: The Haute 5 Mother’s Day Gifts in Phoenix

This Mother’s Day, surround her with beauty in all its many forms.

Mother’s Day Spa Party at Valley Ho Spa

On May 9, treat your mom to a one-day spa event in the tranquil settingsĀ  VH Spa, which will include four mini-treatments and one 60-minute treatment, as well as Tea Forte cocktails and complimentary yoga, belly dancing and hula dancing lessons throughout the party. For mom’s mini-treatments, she can choose a Deep Six Lower Back Massage, Tibetan Yoginic Chair Massage, Eye Contour Treatment, Aromatherapy Hand Treatment, Fingernail Polish Change, Foot Scrub and Massage, or Quantum Biofeedback Stress Buster. And for her longer treatment, she can select a Full Body Massage, Being TRUE Facial, Ultimate Pedicure, or Quantum Biofeedback. See the spa’s site for more details.

Valley Ho Spa is located at 6850 E. Main Street in Downtown Scottsdale

Bambas Handbag at Stefan Mann Boutique

Stefan Mann boutique carries a number of exotic leather goods, such as handbags, wallets, luggage, belts, and more. Some of the most sought-after items the store carries, however, include the “art bags” by world-famous handbag designer Bambas. Known for creating bags that are just as beautiful as they are functional, Bambas designs handbags and other goods that are handcrafted and hand-painted in the Czech Republic using Italian leather, meaning each one is utterly gorgeous and absolutely unique. Give mom a piece of art that she can wear on her shoulder and that’s sure to garner plenty of “oohs” and “aahs” everywhere she goes.

Stefan Mann is located at 34505 N. Scottsdale Road, Suite J-6, in Scottsdale

Dior 60th Anniversary Book at Neiman Marcus

In 2007, the Maison Dior celebrated its 60th anniversary, and to continue the theme, Assouline published a 400-page tome recounting the history of this fashion powerhouse that has left such a beautiful and fascinating legacy to the industry. Style-savvy mothers will appreciate this retrospect of Dior’s impact on haute couture throughout the ages, as well as the plentiful photographs of some of the brand’s most stunning dresses and ensembles of all time.

Available online or at Neiman Marcus, located at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Rwanda Basket at Macy’s

As part of Macy’s “Shop for a Better World” collection, the Rwanda Baskets are just one example of some of the artful masterpieces available that will not only add beauty to your home, but also support individuals in countries with struggling economies. These stunning, boldly colored baskets and bowls are hand-woven in Rwanda in partnership with Fair Winds Trading Inc. Made with plant-based fibers and dyes, sans chemical processing, each one is unique and sure to be a conversation-starter. Moms who love to entertain will enjoy setting this out filled with treats for guests, or using it as a colorful centerpiece.

Macy’s is located at Scottsdale Fashion Square

Gail Morris Painting at Bonner David Galleries

Gail Morris’ creates simple, eye-pleasing nature scenes filled with vibrant yet relaxing colors. Surprise mom with one of these soothing Western landscapes in her favorite colors, and every time she looks at it she’ll think of you. A selection of her works is available at the sophisticated Bonner David Galleries, one of the most respected art purveyors in Scottsdale.

The Bonner David Galleries are located at 7040 E. Main Street in Downtown Scottsdale