It’s that time again — time to shower the people you love with gifts! May and June bring so many opportunities to celebrate the special people around you, whether it’s your mother, your father or your favorite graduate. We scoured the streets of Memphis and rounded up the best local FINDS for all of these special occasions and more. From gorgeous jewelry to fine foods to everything in between, we have a gift for every person on your list.
MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS
Les Georgettes bracelets
These amazing bracelets came to the Bluff City from Paris — ooh, la la! Available in both silver and gold, you can swap out the colorful leather or flip them over for different looks. Find a small bracelet for $79, a medium for $99 and a large for $119 at Dazzle.
White ceramic watch
It’s impossible to go wrong with jewelry on Mother’s Day, and this beautiful ceramic watch is no exception. If you’re looking to splurge on Mom, this is the item for you! Find it for $525 at Mednikow Jewelers.
Mom will enjoy something cozy to wear when you take her a well-deserved breakfast in bed! These pajamas are super soft and as cute as can be. They also come in the most darling tied-up pink and blue sets. Find these for $128 at Coming Attractions.
Everyone needs to know how great your mom is, and what better — or more fun — way to show it than these adorable nameplates? They come with several titles and can be found for $28 at City & State.
Custom bed pillows
Let’s face it … moms work hard. They need something cute and cozy to rest their heads on after a long day. These adorable, decorative bed pillows can be customized to perfectly fit Mom’s style. Find them, ranging from $150 to $200, at Kelly’s Designer Drapes.
Mother’s Day caramels
Everyone loves a sweet little bite – especially moms. Show your mom some love with these hand-stamped Mother’s Day boxes of Shotwell Candy’s artisan caramels. Each box contains 35 individually wrapped pieces of caramel in your choice of flavors. From hand-crushed espresso caramels to bourbon maple pecan caramels to lemon & rosemary caramels and more, Mom will love each one more than the last. Find them online at Shotwell Candy for $19.75 a box. You can also find Shotwell Candy at local retailers Social, City & State, Buster’s Liquors & Wines, City Silo Table + Pantry, Stock & Belle, On a Whim, La Maison Antiques and Doc’s Wine, Spirits & More.
Florists to the Field coffee table book
You always give your mom flowers, so why not give her a whole book of flowers this year? Florists to the Field, a gorgeous coffee table book by Memphis’ own Garden District floral experts, is full of beauty that all moms are sure to enjoy. Find it for $50 at Garden District.
FATHER’S DAY GIFTS
Baxter of California products
Sometimes dads need some self-care help. Show him you love him by giving him this thoughtfully curated collection of superior hair, skin and shaving essentials. Find them, ranging from $16 to $33, at Oak Hall.
Humphrey’s Gold Pack
Dads love grilling! Give your dad something extra special that’s both fun to cook and delicious to eat! Humphrey’s Gold Pack includes two 12-ounce New York strip steaks and two 16-ounce ribeye steaks. Can you say ‘yum’? Find the Gold Pack for $140 at Humphrey’s Prime Cut Shoppe.
Rendezvous gift bag
Barbecue and Dad … like peanut butter and jelly or beer and pizza, they’re a match made in heaven. Rendezvous is offering a gift bag perfect for Dad that includes a jar of mild barbecue sauce, a jar of hot barbecue sauce, Rendezvous seasoning and a bag of Rendezvous popcorn all in a reusable tote! Find them for $30 at Charlie Vergos’ Rendezvous.
Travel tie case
Have a dad who travels a lot? Look no further! Social has just what he needs: a travel tie case. These cases are made by Boulevard Leather Goods and will have your dad looking dapper wherever he goes! Find one for $78 at Social.
RegiMEN skin care kit
Dad needs healthy, good-looking skin too! Help your dad take control of his skin care with this amazing RegiMEN kit. Find it for $225 at The Skin Clinics.
Olga King necklace
What better way to say congrats than with this delicate gold necklace with pearl details? Your grad is sure to treasure it throughout her college years and beyond. Find it for $60 at Palladio.
Just what every graduate needs — a bag that can go from the beach to a college stadium! New graduates are sure to love this cute and versatile bag. Find it for $46 at Spruce.
This leather notebook that comes in a fabulous canvas sack takes the ol’ high school notebook to the next level. Plus, it’s easy to order replacement Moleskines when the pages are all filled with musings about post-grad life. Find the notebook for $30 and the Moleskine replacements for $19.95 at Ménage.
“You Are Loved” sign
Send your graduate off with a new piece of dorm decor that reminds them exactly how you feel about them. This hip and adorable sign is surely the piece of home that graduates will want. Find it for $22 at First Fruit Collection.
FROM SB SHOP
South of Hampton waffle-weave robe
A monogrammed waffle-weave robe is perfect for a graduate. Lightweight and cozy, this robe will ensure many hard-earned relaxing mornings ahead. Find it for $60 in SB Shop.
Henry Dry Goods “Ollie” tote
You can never have too many bags, especially when they’re as cute as this one! This monogrammed tote from Henry Dry Goods is perfect as a grocery tote, weekender bag, everyday bag or even a diaper bag for new moms! Find it for $88.50 in SB Shop.
Here’s to a sunny, fun-filled May celebrating the ones you love!
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