The ultimate gift guide for Mother's Day, brimming with treats to make her look, smell and feel wonderful
Dedicating a day to your mother's heroic efforts is really the least you can do, so make it count by showering her in beautiful gifts. Peruse our gallery of Mother’s Day delights, including soft leather accessories, cashmere scarves, evocative candles and the latest beauty and skincare releases.
For a more activity-driven present, we have rounded up our favourite events taking place this weekend.
The Goodwood Estate
Enjoy a less traditional Mother’s Day at the Goodwood Estate. Swap roses for racing and book a Spin & Slide session on the Goodwood Motor Circuit in a BMW, or embark on an off-road journey across the estate’s 12,000 acres of woodland terrane. You can also take to the skies in Cessna plane, followed by lunch at the Goodwood Hotel.
From £99 per person, Goodwood, Chichester, PO18 0PH, www.goodwood.com
Burberry in Bloom
Order a very special Burberry bouquet this week at the 121 Regent Street flagship in London. The dedicated “Burberry in Bloom” flower stall will feature a collection of exclusive floral arrangements wrapped with hand-tied ribbon in the iconic honey trench coat colour. The flower stall plans to then travel to Burberry stores globally, starting with locations in Moscow and Beijing and subsequently Paris, Barcelona, Hong Kong, Los Angeles, New York, and Dubai.
Bouquets from £25, 121 Regent Street, W1B, 020 7806 8904
Daphne’s, South Kensington
Treat your mother to an afternoon of florentine flower arranging, Italian tile painting, Limoncello and a three-course lunch at Daphne’s in South Kensington, a Chelsea institution known for its dapper clientele, old-world glamour and, of course, fine Italian cuisine.
Tickets cost £75.00 per person for the entire day, but must be purchased in pairs; Daphne's, 112 Draycott Avenue, SW3, 020 7589 4257
Bobbi Brown Afternoon Tea at Balthazar
To celebrate Bobbi Brown's 25th anniversary, the cosmetics brand has joined forces with Balthazar for a beauty-themed afternoon tea. Inventive treats include the praline and mango-passion ‘Foundation Stick’, champagne-infused rhubarb ‘Shimmer Brick’ and redcurrant ‘Pot Rouge’ macaroon with lemon, chocolate and blackberry. Wash your cakes down with a ‘Bobbi’s Party’ cocktail or a glass of Champagne.
Diners are also invited to experience a complimentary Instant Lip Makeup Lesson with one of Bobbi’s professional makeup artists at the Covent Garden Studio, just a stone’s throw away from Balthazar.
The Bobbi Brown Afternoon tea at Balthazar will run every day between 3-5pm from 29 February to 29 September 2016, and is priced at £25.00 or £35.00 with a cocktail or glass of Champagne; 4-6 Russell Street, WC2B, 020 3301 1155