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Published on Friday, 10 May 2013 14:37
Written by Elaine Ing
With Mother's Day just around the corner, the Accessories Council, in conjunction with stylist Alison Lang, helps you to choose affordable gifts for fashion-forward to eco-friendly to tech-savvy moms.
Bling it On
Everyone loves a little bling in her life. One piece alone can totally transform an outfit from ordinary to extra-ordinary. With these stand-out and versatile pieces, your mother will always feel extra-ordinary.
- Armitron 3689 Watch series: Keep time with the stylish and classic piece with gold accent accents, Swaroviski crystals, mother of pearl dials, luminous hands and sweep second hands. MSRP: $80 on Amazon
- Caroline Rocha Hand-Painted Signature Cuff Bracelets: Unique, one-of-a-kind cool leather cuff bracelets embellished with Swarovski crystals. MSRP: $159-219 www.carolinerocha.com
- Eric Javits Mini Squishee Star Handbag: Always lightweight and durable, Eric Javit's handbags are always eye-catching. The mini Squishee Star, the smallest version of the popular Squishee shopper, is accented by a gold-tone chain, protective brass and cute starfish logo. MSRP: $335 www.ericjavits.com
- John Wind Maximal Neon Initial Bracelets and Neon & Pearl Necklace: Neon brights continue to be a fashion trend, so why not incorporate it with traditional pieces like silver and pearls? The Initial Bracelet with a mixture of neon glass beads weaved into a chunky silver-plate chain and a personalized initial charm. How cute!! The Pop of Neon Necklace is a versatile 48" long jewelry piece consisting of pearls intermixed with pops of neon glass-based beads - can be worn as a necklace or a multi-strand bracelet! MSRP: $128 www.maximalart.com
- MCM Armour Double Bracelet: MCM is known for their luxury leather goods, handbags, apparel, and accessories. The 2013 Armour Collection is highlighted by a snake-embossed pattern giving it an air of exoticism and protection. The bracelet is a double-wrap leather cuff bracelet decorated with 24 gold plate and gunmetal studs. MSRP: $220 www.mcmworldwide.com
- Roman & Sunstone Python Buckle Bracelet: More snakeskin print! A textured python print inlay set in gold-tone metal, set in a functional buckle closure MSRP: $20 www.romansunstone.com
- Sprout Eco-friendly Watch: Well known for their high-quality, affordable and eco-friendly line, Sprout watches has something for everyone. MSRP: $40-80 www.sproutwatches.com
The Finishing Touches
Sometimes it's the little things that make all the difference. These gifts are for the mother looking for something less flashy, but still high in quality.
- BCBGeneration Striped Fedora: Add a splash of dash! Keep cool in this classic fedora set in au-courant stripes with color-blocking bands. MSRP: $32
- Bishop Aprons: For the culinary artist, Bishop Aprons are a perfect fit. 100% cotton in body-shaping silhouettes. MSRP: $25.95 www.bishopaprons.com
- Echo Design Group Geo Circles Plastic Beach Set: These eye-catching vinyl/ plastic iPad/tablet holders allows tech-savvy moms to use the gadgets on the beach while keeping them sand-free & water-free. Genius! Set includes a case for your digital tablet/reader (11"x 9.5") and a smaller one for your smartphone (6.5"x 4.5"). MSRP: $42 www.echodesign.com
- Francesca's Tuileries Eau de Parfum: Tuileries is a fresh floral fragrance evoking the air of Paris' famous formal gardens. Crisp top notes of sparkling citron and apple, and mixtures of soft white amber and musk. MSRP: $28 (2oz) www.francescas.com