Mark your calendars for Mother’s Day on May 14. Celebrate all the mothers who have helped you become the person you are with our special holiday guide for luxury gifts, lavish meals, sweet bonding experiences and a home organizing service near and dear to us that will truly simplify her life. Let’s show our moms how much we care. Happy Mother’s Day!
Gucci was in full force at the Met Gala on celebs from Serena Williams to Julia Garner. First Coast fashion plates can now shop the Italian luxury label’s new St John’s Town Center location. Discover coveted accessories like the Bamboo 1947 pictured, plus a Mother’s Day edit featuring Horsebit 1955 and GG Marmont bags, the Blondie thin belt and Bloom eau de parfum.
Jacksonville, the largest city geographically in the contiguous U.S., boasts an incredible variety of green spaces and beaches, as well as prime waterfront from the Atlantic Ocean to St. Johns River with its iconic bridges. The city’s vast network of neighborhoods and islands further invites nonstop adventure. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
The historic Addison takes care of mom by entertaining the kids, so she can relax over delicious cuisine complemented with bottomless bubbles, among libations, and live music. Another option is to bring your pooch to Moms & Pups x Bark & Brunch benefiting Tri-County Animal Rescue a week earlier on May 7. The Boca Raton resort also goes big for the holiday.
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Perhaps most famous for its destination mall and namesake luxury resort, Boca Raton also delights snowbirds and locals alike for its arts, entertainment venues and proximity to down-home Delray Beach. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following link.
Candle crafting makes a great mom’s day out. Gather a group or enjoy one-on-one bonding time at Candle Land’s workshops with locations in Fort Lauderdale, Coral Gables and Wynwood. Select vessels and scents, including new additions like Hibiscus Palm and Mahogany Resort, and pour your own candles. The first two branches also host candle + floral arrangement workshops throughout May.
Fort Lauderdale, the Venice of America, is a boater’s and beachgoer’s paradise. But it’s also home to a burgeoning art scene that spills over into art-centric neighborhoods and annual events. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Lauderdale by the Sea | Lighthouse Point
From Mediterranean-Revival architecture to the iconic Biltmore Hotel to lush greenery, the historic Coral Gables neighborhood has so much to offer. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Coral Gables | Cocoplum | Gables Estates
It’s amazing what a coat of paint can do. Graffiti and street art-adorned façades transformed this warehouse district into a flourishing lifestyle destination visited by tourists from around the world. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Many fine jewelry wearers loaded up on designer Karina Brez’s namesake line at her Jeweled Barn mobile pop up during this year’s Winter Equestrian Festival. The first-generation Ukrainian-American, former Miss Florida USA specializes in equestrian motifs such as horseshoes, tack and anatomy (Huggable Hooves), as well as whimsical collections including Coastal Cowgirl, Horse LUV and Horsea.
The equestrian world’s winter capital, the bucolic village of Wellington abuts the Florida Everglades in Palm Beach County. Local life revolves around the Palm Beach International Equestrian Center, home of the Winter Equestrian Festival, and the International Polo Club Palm Beach. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Lake Worth | Royal Palm Beach
Whether mom’s a clutterbug or neat freak, she’ll appreciate a consultation from Tidify founder and home organizer extraordinaire Clélia Maufroy. (If her name sounds familiar, she’s also a ONE Sotheby’s International Realty associate.) Rather than cookie-cutter systems, each project—luxury walk-in closets, playrooms, pantries, arts and crafts storage, garages, fishing tackle, home staging and more—is tailored to the individual for maximum convenience and personal expression.
Known as the gateway to Latin America, the dynamic city of Miami is constantly evolving with the influx of new residents, visitors, businesses and brands from all over the world. There’s always something new and exciting to try, whether a starchitect-designed space, museum exhibit or hot restaurant. Fancy living here? Discover more local details and property listings with the following links.
Brickell | Upper East Side
The Breakers x Tata Harper
The Spa at the Breakers offers its region’s resort exclusive for Tata Harper treatments. The Tata Harper Ultimate Facial, which stars its Supernaturals products, includes customized cleansing, multiple masks and serums, and hand, scalp, décolleté and signature facial massages (80 minutes; $375). For the Tata Harper Custom Facial, aestheticians determine a unique service based on a skin analysis (50 minutes; $275).
The iconic luxury island of Palm Beach is shaking up its staid past. Young families who live here year-round and the next generation of snowbirds and visitors are inspiring a new wave of chic shops, restaurants and art galleries.