The spring flowers are in bloom, and there’s plenty to celebrate and be grateful for this May. From Mother’s Day to virtual graduations and the arrival of summer, these FINDS support local businesses and have you covered for any upcoming occasion. Happy shopping, Nashville!
MOTHER’S DAY GIFTS
This graphic frame bag from Gus Mayer is a chic addition to any mom’s handbag collection. The contrast of leather and canvas is so very springtime, and the leather handle ensures it’s easy to grab and go. All Gus Mayer orders over $50 receive free shipping, and almost everything is 30% off. This bag is on sale for $201.60 (originally $288), and you can shop it online here.
Gold threader hoops
An elegant pair of hoops is a gift Mom will love. These dainty earrings are lightweight and highly versatile — dress them up or down. Available in 1-, 1.5- and 2-inch hoops, find them for $180, $210 and $240 respectively at Yearly.
The scrunchie just elevated itself to luxe fashion with this 100% buttery silk variety by Camilla. It’s made for snag-free styles out of gorgeous, perfectly placed, printed silk fabric. Who knew the elastic scrunchie could be this great?! And, to bring it over-the-top, it’s normally $49, but right now is on sale for just $24.50 and can be shopped online at Oak Hall.
Thin twisted chain
Gift Mom something she’ll cherish for years to come with this thin, twisted chain from Cindi Earl Fine Jewelry. The 20-inch twisted chain, crafted from 18-karat gold, offers a subtle sparkle ideal for any ensemble. This $590 necklace is perfect for those splitting with the siblings and surprising Mom with something spectacular. Shop this necklace online.
Customized recipe gift set
Bring your family recipes to life with the Maizie Clark & The Gift of Today’s customized recipe gift set. The set includes one customized recipe platter from Maizie Clarke and one customized recipe dish towel by The Gift of Today. Orders must be placed by today — Tuesday, May 5 — for an on-time Mother’s Day delivery. Order yours from SB Shop for $183.
Hugs and kisses, earring style
If you can’t hug and kiss Mom this Mother’s Day, or if you just want to emphasize how much you love her, we think these earrings tell the story! While the hugs and kisses interpretation may be our own, we think you’ll agree that these made-in-Nashville beauties by Margaret Ellis Jewelry convey that message! The x design is the kiss and the wrapped wire is the hug and is there anything more calming than pearls? AND, they are currently 25% off with free shipping, or personal delivery, or store pick up! Normally $225 – $300, now $168.75 – $225 (price depends on if you pick bronze or silver metal). See them online.
LOOKING TO SUMMER FINDS
This cabana tote from Epergne will easily become your favorite summer companion. Just throw in your favorite book and sunscreen (maybe even some wine), and you’ll be ready for a day of lounging by the water. Find yours in either Paloma or marlin on Epergne’s online shop for $165. Additionally, they’re offering free delivery within a five-mile radius of the store.
Keep all your favorite drinks cool with this copper bucket from GasLamp Antiques. This antique bucket found in England can be used in a variety of ways and will be a one-of-a-kind piece you’ll cherish for years. Find it at GasLamp Antiques’ online store for $128.
Warm weather calls for a new pair of sunnies. This stylish beige pair will match any ensemble while adding a touch of on-trend interest. Find these at Vignette’s online store for $20.
GIFTS FOR THE GRADUATE
Monogram sunglasses strap
This is the accessory he didn’t know he needed. The Clayton & Crume monogrammed sunglasses strap features lightweight, yet tough leather straps complete with a personalized touch. Find them for $32 on the SB Shop here.
Honor a graduate’s hard work and accomplishments with a gift that will last a lifetime. This rosa purse is ideal for those taking on their freshman year of college in the fall, keeping all of their necessities in one place. Find one in their favorite color from black to nutmeg on Nisolo‘s online store for $41 (regularly priced at $48). Receive an additional 15% off using code ‘NotAlone’ at checkout.
Mini stone necklace
The one-stone mini rock necklace from Judith Bright is perfect for any recent grad. Find out which stone fits your graduate best by using Judith Bright’s gemstone guide, here. Once you find the ideal fit, get yours online, starting at $63. Additionally, receive free shipping and complimentary wrapping on all online orders.
Laundry hamper tote
As the high school graduate prepares for their next chapter, set them up for success with this chic laundry hamper tote from South of Hampton. With sturdy handles and a convenient collapsable structure, the graduate will easily be able to tote their laundry from their dorm to the laundry room with ease. Customize their hamper on SB Shop for $55.
As they enter their first day on the job, a sturdy, reliable bag from Ceri Hoover is a must. Available in a variety of colors and fabrics, find one that fits the graduate’s style on Ceri Hoover’s online shop starting at $225 (plus, receive an additional 25% off on all stock items using code ‘Stock25’).
The Koji-Pads from Nashville Cosmetic Surgery are one of our favorite products in our daily skincare routine. Free of fragrance and ideal for pigmentation, skin tone and photoaging, you’ll easily love them too. (SB Tip: Cut the pads in half to make the supply last longer!) These daily-use pads have a cult following and are available on their online shop for $150 and ship for free!
Bring the spa treatment to your home this Mother’s Day with the super antioxidant facial treatment from The Cosmetic Market. Containing extracts of green tea, grape seed, mushroom and aloe vera, this at-home treatment aims to protect the skin from daily environmental exposure. All Therapy Systems products on The Cosmetic Market site are currently on sale, including this facial treatment. Find it for $101.25 (regularly $135) and get free shipping. See it online here.
Whether you’re lounging by the pool to doing work in your garden, it’s important to protect your skin with sunscreen. Facial Rejuvenation Center offers a medical-grade sunscreen from EltaMD on their online store for $25. The specific brand is ideal for those working up a sweat outside or hopping in the nearest pool, as its water-resistant for up to 80 minutes. Get your bottle (or two) for their online store.
Tennessee summers leave us hot and sticky. Give yourself an instant refresh, no matter where you are with these Colorscience cleansing cloths from SLK Clinic. They’re perfect to keep in the car or your summer tote — you’ll want a pack of these on hand no matter where your days take you. Get yours starting at $19 here. Plus, save 15% now through May 15 using the code ‘SLK15’.
Hydrating overnight masque
Enjoy a night of self-care and relaxation with the Vital C hydrating overnight masque from Wax Pot Studio. The overnight treatment energizes and provides a renewed radiance for stressed skin, leaving the face hydrated. Get this masque for $58 online.
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