May 7th, 2012
From aromatic teas to chic vintage scarves, herewith, a few ways to spoil mommy dearest this weekend.
Find a penny pick it up, all good day she’ll have good luck. A pair of metallic G.H. Bass & co. loafers ($145) is sure to put a skip in mama’s step. At Pink Tartan, 77 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, 416-967-7700, www.pinktartan.com
Perfect for ceviche or grilled sardines, you won’t need to fish for compliments if you give mummy one of these charming little plates ($8 each). At Anthropologie, 80 Yorkville Ave., Toronto, 416-964-9700, www.anthropologie.com
Pretty packaging and wonderful flavours (bourbon vanilla, almond lavender) make this Russian style tea (125 g tin $20) the prefect gift for your teaophile mom. At Good Egg, 267 Augusta Ave., Toronto, 416-593-4663, www.goodegg.ca
For the new mom, Virginia’s Johnson’s beautifully illustrated book ($8.95) is something she’ll always hold dear. Online at Virginia Johnson.
Help Maman find her inner Frenchwoman with a vintage Hermès scarf or two. The Cat’s Meow always carries them, and these ones (price on request) from the 80s are fabulous, and never worn. At the Cat’s Meow, 180 Avenue Rd., Toronto, 647-435-5875, www.thecatsmeowcouture.com —Athena Tsavliris