Spring is here, flowers are blooming, trees are turning green, warmer weather approaches and that means
Mother's Day is just around the corner. This is the day we take to celebrate the person or mother figure in our lives that gave us the ultimate gift of life and love and we celebrate her and all her endeavors into making us the humans beings we have evolved into.
Patent of Heart this year not only has a few recommendations for Mother's Day gifts from our brand but we are also adding to our gift guide gift ideas from woman owned companies in various categories. These women followed their dreams and now operate small growing businesses whilst contributing locally and globally to their society. So we have selected some of our favorite items from their brands as possible gift ideas for mom.
PATENT OF HEART
These colorful pouches are made from soft leather with a contrast fun color zipper closure, they are perfect for storing little essentials. Fits credit cards and folded cash, earphones, small makeup products such as lipsticks and many other miscellaneous things. They have a clean chic style with a smooth texture and luxurious feel. All pouches are beautifully lined and have a durable -easy to use- zipper to open and close it at your leisure. Available in Pink with Yellow zipper, Yellow with Pink zipper and Green with Fuchsia zipper. Dimensions: 5 1/4 " W x 4 1/8 " H. Fully lined.
Don't let the size deceive you: mini Bella wallet has room for all your credit cards and cash. plus, you can fit it in your tiny bag. It is designed with high-quality leather & finished with a contrasting vibrant zipper. The interior includes: 6 credit card slots, center compartment and dual gussets. A zip closure and the dimensions are 3.8"H x 4.11"W x 0.9"D. Available in Silver with Blue zipper, Gold with Pink zipper, Yellow with Pink zipper, Pink with Yellow zipper, Tan with Green zipper, Green with Fuchsia zipper and Red with Red zipper. Fully lined.
Fill everyday with a bright and beautiful touch! Victoria Wallet is designed with high-quality leather & finished with a contrasting vibrant zipper to add a fun touch to every day. It features 5 card slots, a billfold, and a snap closure coin pouch to enable elegant functional organization within a secure zippered construction. Dimension: 4"H x 4.5"W x 0.9"D. Fully lined. Available in Red with Red zipper, Pink with Yellow zipper and Tan with Green zipper.
Some people wear their hearts on their sleeves, and now you can carry an open heart with you. Let it serve as a daily reminder of the Queen that you are, and to embody self-love every day. Each Regal Self-Love bag is made with love and consciously crafted and ethically hand sewn by a skillful team of female artisans in Beirut. The high-quality finish is thanks to their meticulous attention to detail, including the traditional method of hand tambour beading the shining heart motif. This versatile bag features a removable gold chain and hand-strap, and can be used day or night, and also enjoyed as a clutch. Its made with 100% natural upcycled leather outer with beaded embroidered eye. Our Regal Self Love bag is perfect for anyone who does all things with love and ready to level up your outfit with an eye catching, colorful addition. Dimensions are 10.75" L x 7.25" H x 0.75"W. Available in Moss and Ruby.
Desideri Designs is a jewelry brand based in New York City and founded by Roman expat Claudia Desideri. Originally known for her Swarovski crystal jewelry designs, Desideri's brand has evolved to include many more exquisite raw materials and for Mother's Day may we suggest her Fresh Water Pearls Hook Earrings. What mother would not like pearls for Mother's Day? These beautiful, delicate pearl earrings can come in either 14k gold filled or Sterling Silver and 40mm in total hook length.
Marianella is a Bath and Body brand founded Marianella Febres-Cordero and her son David to bring forth products she learned to make from her Argentinian grandmother for natural skin products. We particularly love her bath bombs especially the Ruby Red grapefruit and Tangerine which bring a zest to heady orange blossom and pineapple nectar. These fun bath bombs have the benefits of avocado oil which is excellent for dry skin. In addition to the helpful vitamins present it also possesses nutrients like potassium and lecithin, both important to new skin growth and keeping skin soft and supple. Each bath bomb is 5.5 ounces and a fun and affordable Mother's Day gift.
Drawing on years of study and work in Japan and other areas of Asia, South East Asia and Europe, Mary Jaeger has created interior accessory collections inspired by her passions for color, texture and pattern. She specializes in woven and knit natural fibers such as cotton, linen, silk, wool, alpaca and cashmere. The luxurious hand-woven and dyed FEATHERWEIGHT CASHMERE SHAWL: THIRD EYE - is an heirloom wrap. The wrap is 100% fine lightweight cashmere, hand-woven, individually hand dyed using shaped-resist techniques. The palette is one of a kind natural+blues+lavender with soft fringed edges on all sides. Dimensions are 86" x 40" and can be hand washed or dry cleaned.
Kim Seybert transitioned from working as a women's fashion designer to designing table and barware adapting her fashion skills and developing a brand that has inspired and transformed the tableware industry. We love these cocktail napkins as a Mother's Day gift especially for the mother who loves to travel the world. Now that travel is again on the horizon, these beautiful cocktail napkins feature images of fantastical places. Reminiscent of famous destinations, these linen napkins are embroidered with charming and whimsical details. Made of 100% linen they are 6" x 6" and machine washable.
ROOT & RESIN
Root and Resin is a fragrance brand founded by Camilla Lee who creates scents influenced by her Chinese heritage and long standing work in the healing arts and field expeditions to Sedona, Arizona. Using the natural elements of incense, spices and dried herbs Root and Resin provide scents that help set intentions with rituals. A great affordable gift for Mother's Day is "Dream Ritual Blend", which will help quiet the mind, body and spirit so that she may drop into her body’s natural circadian rhythm of deeper rest and relaxation. The scent has soft, delicate notes of floral, sweet-warm fruity pear-like notes with a gentle herbaceous-woody pleasant undertone to lull your senses into a dimension of pure bliss and calm. Just roll onto pulse points, inside wrists, on temples, heart center and soles of feet. Then breathe in and surrender to sleep. The ingredients are Lavender (Lavandula angustifolia), Mugwort (Artemisia alba), Marjoram (Origanum majorana), Roman chamomile (Anthemis nobilis) in Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis) oil base. The packaging is eco friendly 10 ml/.33 oz. green glass bottle with stainless steel roll-on tip in Root and Resin’s reusable drawstring pouch made of 100% cotton.
Élan Flowers is a specialty florist co founded by Christine Hall and her husband Patrick. For over three decades, ÉLAN FLOWERS has served as an inspired standard in an ever changing floral industry. As an established design house with long standing relationships, Élan's bespoke services communicate to the personal taste and vision of each of our clients. Élan floral studio in Soho also serves as a beautifully curated retail boutique, which allows for a truly delightful experience for the senses that we hope to share with you. The Violette Floral Arrangement is Élan's newest palette - a dreamy collection of soft violet stock and clematis with purple flowering mint and oregano accented with white hydrangea and silvery dusty miller. It's both romantic and celebratory making it a perfect arrangement for any occasion but especially for Mother's Day.
THE HAT SHOP
The Hat Shop is a milliner boutique based in the Historic District of Soho founded by Linda Pagan who transitioned from finance to bartending to following her passion and becoming a milliner. The Hat Shop combines the wide selection found in department stores with the custom service of a millinery shop. The shop's collection features its own label as well as the work of up to 15 local milliners. Linda and her staff provides personal attention and is sensitive to the concerns of both the first time hat buyer and the self-confessed "hat addict". The hats can be ordered in a variety of colors and trim and are made to each customer's size. When matching you with the perfect hat Linda takes into account your facial type, life style and occasion. We recommend the Ava Hat which can be made in Tagalene ($298) or Italian Straw ($398). The silhouette is a classic for both old and young moms that will make any occasion a special one. The dimensions are 3 1/2” square crown, 4 1/2” deep downward brim.
Lido World is a fashion and home brand founded by Heidi Kelso who was inspired with her global travels whenever she wasn't in New York City producing world wide events (she's in charge of the ball dropping and being televised from Times Square on New Year's Eve). She became inspired to start her own brand and curate a collection of fashion and home with global artisans she met along her travels. Her St Trop Dresses are eco friendly and sustainable as they are made entirely from scrap fabric remnants. Not only does this minimize waste, but it also allows Lido World to create one of a kind dresses, and it's the reason no two dresses are alike. The dresses are soft and comfortable with beautiful prints all women would love especially your mother and the fact that no two are alike and eco friendly should show your mother how thoughtful you are when choosing her gifts.
ESSENCE OF ASE
Essence of Ase is a candle and home fragrance brand founded by Camille Gordon-Fanfair. After experiencing health issues, Camille became aware that aromatherapy was benefitting her serious bout with Lupus. This inspired creating a product in which scents can be intentionally infused with a scented candle. Camille has created this beautiful candle that is for intention of Joy. The Elegant Intentions candles serve to invoke powerful energies in an elegant pineapple vessel. The pineapple has long been a symbol of self-assurance, success, friendship, generosity and hospitality. For the intention of Joy the scent Aroma Otto Rose, Blood Orange, lemon and other essential oils are used to help bring your mother joy. This gift is affordable, aesthetically and aromatically pleasing and the fragrance is delectable.
Patent of Heart has always supported women's businesses and are proud and happy of our selections for Mother's Day gifts this year from all these wonderful female owned brands in so many different categories and price ranges. What better way to celebrate your mother than with a gift from a female owned business that highlights the power of women in the workplace as women and mothers are the ultimate creators.
Happy Mother's Day to all the wonderful, kind and loving mothers around the world from Patent of Heart!