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By Ashley Soo | May 4th, 2022

Mother’s Day is just a few days away. Take this as an opportunity to support local businesses and impress the most momma by showering her with the gifts and surprises that she deserves. From a dainty addition to her jewellery edits, bouquets that would immediately elevate any homescape, to the best meal in town, this guide is all you need to spoil her on this very special day.

TRINKETS

AS29

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One of the most successful local jewelry brands in Hong Kong, AS29 is known for its impeccable design that presents diamonds while flaunting a timelessly elegant flair. Loved by A-listers such as Bella Hadid, Gal Gadot, Jennifer Lopez and many more, AS29’s pieces are a sophisticated elevation to any vanity case.

Where to get AS29: Lane Crawford, AS29 Online Store

Whatsapp: +852 6775 2736.

Verdandi House

Image: Verdandi House

Known for its watchbands bedazzled with precious stones, Verdandi House would be your pick for mothers who love exploring new technology without compromising style. Handpicking the earth’s finest gems, the brand celebrates Mother Nature with wearable art that serves as the perfect finishing touch to both day and evening fits.

Where to get Verdandi House: Belife online store, Vernandi House online store

Tel: +852 9681 4608

BOUQUETS

Bydeau

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And you know nothing brings about a good mood more than a fresh bouquet or a box of flowers that comes with a bottle of rosé. Carefully curated bouquet of roses, orchids, ranunculus, tulips and hyacinths, Bydeau’s bouquet will not only fill her heart with warmth but also liven up the room with a refreshing fragrance.

Where to get Bydeau: Bydeau online store

Tel: +852 2525 5550

Gingermite

Image: Gingermite

And what’s a better symbolism for Mother’s Day than a bouquet from Gingermite, a local florist founded by a mother-and-son duo? Bringing together Ginger’s aesthetic as an artist and Mite’s instinct as a designer, each of their floral curations blooms in nature’s colors and bring joy to any special day.

Where to get Gingermite: Gingermite online store

Tel: +852 9606 0418

Flannel Flowers

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Experienced in providing bespoke premium floristry service, Flannel Flowers presents bouquets with only the freshest flowers sourced from Japan, Europe and America. With storefronts located in ifc in Central and Times Square in Causeway Bay, a bouquet from Flannel Flowers will also make for a great last-minute Mother’s Day gift.

Where to get Flannel Flowers: Shop 1040B, P1 ifc mall, Central; B1 Times Square, Causeway Bay

Tel: +852 2234 7002 (ifc Mall), +852 2528 1211 (Times Square)

FANCY MEALS

Clarence

Image: Clarence

Treating mom to a nice meal is always a good idea. Opening this year, Clarence by Olivier Elzer has already swept foodies off their feet with the chef’s “Yakifrenchy” menu and other modern French dishes with a modern twist. This Mother’s Day weekend, treat her with a Michelin-star-worthy 4-course lunch at only HK$698 per person.

Location: 25/F, H Code, 45 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong

Tel: +852 3568 1397

La Rambla by Catalunya

Image: La Rambla by Catalunya

Pay La Rambla by Catalunya a visit for its Mother’s Day menu to try its tapas that ranges from refreshing seafood to a greasy meat dish. Sitting inside ifc in Central, the restaurant serves the most authentic Spanish and Catalan foods in town, with the best view of the beautiful Victoria Harbour, easily making for an unforgettable dining experience.

Location: 3071 – 73 Level 3, ifc mall, Central

Tel: +852 2661 1161

Ask for Alonzo

Image: Ask for Alonzo

Found in the new CBDs in the city, namely Quarry Bay, Soho and Happy Valley, Ask for Alonzo will serves delectable and authentic Italian dishes. Come for the homemade Burrata Cheese, Italian Roasted Suckling Pig, Spaghetti Carbonara, and Red Snapper Fillet, or vegetarian alternatives such as Truffle & Mushroom Ragout Linguine, Pan-Roasted Primavera Salad, and the Ravioli Fiorentina — you name it.

Locations: 18 Hoi Kwong Street, Quarry Bay; 11 Lin Fa Kung Street West, Tai Hang; 17-19 Wong Nai Chung Road, Shop 19, G/F Hang Fung Mansions, Happy Valley; 1G/F, Grandview Garden, 18 Bridges Street, Soho

Tel: +852 2856 2911 (Quarry Bay), +852 3101 8045 (Tai Hang), +852 2891 2236 (Happy Valley), +852 8489 7847 (Soho)

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