Ok, kids, it’s time. Yes, time to start shopping and planning for Mother’s Day this year. But what to give Mom, your Grandmom, your Mother-in-law, your Godmother, or that special person who has been like a mother to you? Our correspondent Jillian Tangen has come up with a variety of gift ideas and options for Mother’s Day – from micro-luxuries to grand gestures, we’ve got the ultimate gift guide for Mom. These are the best luxury gifts for Mother’s Day this year.
A gift of flowers is de rigueur for Valentine’s Day. And a red rose is traditionally the go-to bloom. Why give red roses on Valentine’s Day? Well, no sweetheart would be disappointed with a dozen long-stemmed red roses. It’s a very safe choice. But what if you want to do something new? Something bold, different, creative and more personal? We asked our expert ace floral artist Miko Akasaka for help. And she’s given us some fresh fun new ways to give flowers for Valentine’s Day this year. There are, in fact, beautiful and romantic alternatives to roses!
The Year of the Pig is almost upon us! Have you gotten your shopping done for Chinese New Year (CNY) yet? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy is sharing how to give a great Chinese New Year gift to friends and professional associates. And she’s rounded up some of the best luxury gifts for Chinese New Year this year for everyone on your list.
Valentine’s Day is drawing near. Looking for the perfect romantic gift for her? We’ve rounded up lots of ideas to help you win the day with something she’ll love that’s just a little bit unexpected. No cliches this Valentine’s Day! Here are our top picks for the best luxury Valentine’s Day gifts for her this year.
In the depths of winter, what could be better than curling up with a good book on a cold grey day? If you’re lucky enough to have a snow day, or a vacation day, and you want to surround yourself with the perfect conditions for a marathon winter’s read, you need a comfortable sofa or chair, a soft blanket and some thick socks. And how about adding a scented candle that smells like a library into the mix? We went in search of scented candles perfect for book lovers – fragrances ideal for a library, den, or cozy reading spot. Here are the luxury scented candles perfect for bibliophiles right now.