How To Celebrate Mother's Day In New York City

Ella Chakarian | April 30, 2021 | Lifestyle Feature

With Mother's Day closely approaching, it's time to get prepared with flowers, gifts, sweet treats and more. From 6 foot tall Flower Flashes to a fine-dining experience at a secret Manhattan location, these are the best ways to celebrate Mother's Day in unique, meaningful and luxe fashion.

For Flowers

Winston Flowers Design Studio


Sourcing straight from the most exceptional local farmers and global producers, Winston creates floral designs that are compassionate and irresistibly ravishing. With a range of bouquets, centerpieces and gifts to choose from, you'll be sure to know that your flowers are only of the most exquisite quality. Winston's Spring Collection features enchantingly dawn-tinted, light and pastel tones perfect for the occasion, while the Luxe Collection consists of vibrant and idyllic long-stemmed roses.

Lewis Miller Design


This Mother's Day, Flower Flashes give you the option to go big or go home. What began in 2016 as Lewis Miller Design's gift to New Yorkers can now be a striking, thoughtful gift for your loved one. With limited edition prints available, the lavish and large Flower Flash designs include the signature Heart Flower Flash, a carefully conceptualized and curated symbol for love. The Heart Flower Flash is six feet tall and filled with over 2,000 ombré blossoms, proposing a bold and beautiful way to celebrate the occasion.

For Brunch

Osteria Morini


For Bellini's, skirt steak & eggs and a creamy burrata dish, Osteria Morini's menu is your go-to for a quintessential Mother's Day brunch. With soulful cuisine inspired by northern Italy, the eatery specializes in well-known flavors from the region, like prosciutto, mortadella and balsamic vinegar. Osteria Morini's weekend brunch menu also features cured sliced meats and a selection of cheeses, from Gorgonzola Dolce to a Parmigiano "Gelato" Spread.

Pardon My French

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Brunch is the name of the game at Brooklyn-based restaurant Pardon My French. On their regular brunch menu, they offer a bottomless horseradish vodka infusion bloody mary or a mimosa paired with a food item, like the Fruit Buttermilk Pancakes with maple syrup and sweetened cream, or a Croque Monsieur or Croque Madame. Look to their brunch a la carte menu for a beef tartare or Steak Frites, or try the Assiette de Fromage or the Assiette de Charcuterie for shareable options.

For Jewels


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With a large selection of fine watches, jewelry and accessories to scour through, Wempe is the destination for all your Mother's Day gift needs. Stop by their New York showroom to discover their splendid Rolex collection, or choose a pair of diamond Spotlight earrings from Wempe's Statement collection. No matter the treasure, be sure to request that it is wrapped in a decorative gift box before taking it home.

Tiffany & Co.


For an iconic, timeless gift, you can't go wrong with a gem from Tiffany. With a vast collection of jewelry, watches and home accessories to choose from, Tiffany & Co. undoubtedly carries a piece that your loved one will fully admire on Mother's Day. The Diamond and Mother-of-pearl Circle Pendant is a delicate piece that can act as a reminder of warmth and love, especially if you choose to get the necklace ingrained with a special message.

See also: The Ultimate Mother's Day Gift Guide For Every Type of Mom

An Unforgettable Dinner

Maison Sun


A fine-dining, lowkey speakeasy in Soho, Maison Sun is offering a French menu for this year's Mother's Day. The 8-course tasting menu can be experienced at any of Maison Sun's secret, refined and high-end locations throughout Manhattan. For $300 per guest, a night at Maison Sun is sure to be filled with unforgettable hospitality, a distinctive ambiance and spectacular food and cocktails.

For Delectable Desserts

Jaqcues Torres Chocolate


Better known as “Mr. Chocolate,” French-inspired Jacques Torres Chocolate and his signature truffles have earned his moniker, covering the full span from praline and caramel to nouveau tastes such as Earl Grey and saffron. Other goodies include chocolate-chip cookies and “wicked” spiced hot chocolate, which are truly heavenly.

Dominique Ansel Bakery


The birthplace of the "half croissant, half donut" pastry, most commonly known as the Cronut, Dominique Ansel Bakery serves refined confections that are now available for delivery throughout the city. Stop by their original Soho location to taste the Blossoming Hot Chocolate, a marshmallow flower that forms when placed in the cup of a Chef's Hot Chocolate. There's no going wrong with a legendary Cronut, either. The flavor changes each month, but past flavors include Strawberry Hojicha and Rhubarb Toasted Oat.

Photography by: Zoe Schaeffer/Unsplash


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