Diptyque x Pierre Frey Leather & Violet duo set.
Photo: Courtesy of Diptyque

10 Great Gifts to Show Affection with Style This Mother’s Day

These art and design pieces from the Guggenheim to Louis Vuitton are the perfect tokens of devotion

Bunny Williams: Love Affairs with Houses. Photo: Courtesy of Abrams

Bunny Williams: Love Affairs with Houses, $60

Prepare to fall in love with these exquisitely decorated properties in interior designer Bunny Williams‘s new tome, Love Affairs with Houses, which takes readers through 15 new projects by the venerable New York talent. abramsbooks.com

L’Objet Haas Djuna Coffee + Tea Pot. Photo: Courtesy of L'OBJET

L’Objet Haas Djuna Coffee + Tea Pot, $395

This whimsical monster from the Haas Brothers’ collection for L’Objet is made from white porcelain with hand-carved waves of fur; 24K gold lips and feet add a fantastical element to serving beverages. l-objet.com

Mapplethorpe Arum plate by Ligne Blanche. Photo: Courtesy of the Guggenheim Store

Mapplethorpe Arum Plate by Ligne Blanche, $99

Robert Mapplethorpe’s 1988 work Calla Lily is reimagined as dinnerware in a collaboration between the Robert Mapplethorpe Foundation and Ligne Blanche. The photographer’s elegant black-and-white images of florals explored the concepts of femininity and masculinity by focusing on the organic shapes of the blooms. guggenheimstore.org

Solari cluster ring in 18K yellow gold with a pink opal and diamonds by David Yurman. Photo: Courtesy of David Yurman

David Yurman Solari Cluster Ring in 18K Yellow Gold with Pink Opal and Diamonds, $2,000

David Yurman’s Solari cluster ring is a stunning, galactic-inspired piece of jewelry that is reminiscent of artist Alicja Kwade‘s installation on the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Cantor Rooftop. Made from 18K gold with a pink opal and diamonds, it will definitely make a statement on the wearer. The ring is available in other colors and metals. davidyurman.com

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Modern Women: Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art hardcover. Photo: Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art

Modern Women: Women Artists at the Museum of Modern Art Hardcover, $65

The Museum of Modern Art’s esteemed collection of female talents is spotlighted in this publication following early modernism, midcentury, and contemporary periods and featuring 50 illustrated essays. store.moma.org

John Derian and Astier de Villatte Blue Butterfly vase. Photo: Courtesy of John Derian

John Derian Blue Butterfly Vase, $646

Dotted with 19th-century imagery of blue morpho butterflies, this glazed terra-cotta vase by John Derian and Astier de Villatte adds a playful flair to any tablescape. johnderian.com

Louis Vuitton bottle holder. Photo: Courtesy of Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Bottle Holder, $1,360

The perfect accessory for dining alfresco, the Louis Vuitton bottle holder features the Damier Azur canvas and an isothermal interior to keep beverages cool. An adjustable strap makes it easy for transportation, keeping in mind the brand’s travel heritage. us.louisvuitton.com

Diptyque x Pierre Frey Leather & Violet duo set. Photo: Courtesy of Diptyque

Pierre Frey x Diptyque Leather & Violet Duo Set, $130

Diptyque’s collaboration with the French design house Pierre Frey includes five limited-edition candle duos with elegant prints matched to the candles within each box. The Leather & Violet duo set was inspired by an artist’s drawing pouch, referencing the landscapes Diptyque’s founders sketched during their travels. diptyqueparis.com

Mini Marina clutch in Golden Shadow & Satin by Atelier Swarovski. Photo: Courtesy of Atelier Swarovski

Atelier Swarovski Mini Marina Clutch in Golden Shadow & Satin, $999

Atelier Swarovski’s Mini Marina clutch takes the form of a literal crystal for its design. Featuring fine crystal mesh, contrasting sides of satin and velvet, and a Swarovski crystal stone clasp closure, this clutch exudes glamour. atelierswarovski.com

Valentina embroidered raffia vanity tray. Photo: Courtesy of AERIN

Aerin Valentina Embroidered Raffia Vanity Tray, $350

This woven raffia tray by Aerin includes embroidered floral patterns and brass edging that brings both tropical style and function to any woman’s dressing table. aerin.com


Cover: Diptyque x Pierre Frey Leather & Violet duo set.
Photo: Courtesy of Diptyque


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