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Mother's Day 2024

The ultimate gift guide for every Mom in your life

Mother’s Day is fast approaching! Don’t be left without the perfect gift for all of the incredible Moms in your life. Here are a few of our favorites, mainly from local businesses, for your review and consideration. Happy shopping and Happy Mother’s Day to the Moms of the Greenwich community!

CMS Custom, Greenwich: Founded in 2020, CMS Custom brings bespoke fine jewelry to your fingertips. With exception attention to detail and only the highest standards of care, their proven streamlined process brings transparency and ease to the custom fine jewelry retail journey. Encompassing connection, communication and collaboration, founder Christina Settanni efficiently navigates the bespoke process, while keeping her client’s involvement effortless. As a private jeweler, Christina leverages her expertise and industry connections within the NYC Diamond District to efficiently turn her clients dreams into a reality. This year, treat your Mom to a classic diamond tennis bracelet available in 2, 3 or 4 carat and 14k yellow, white or rose gold with round brilliant diamonds in a four-prong basket. The tennis bracelet shown here is a 2-carat white gold piece priced at $2,625. Another super popular piece for Moms is the Chubby Heart necklace with custom engraving and diamond spacers available in 14k yellow, white or rose gold and 1-3 diamonds on a 16 or 18-inch chain for $750.

Squeeze De Citron, Old Greenwich: The Squeeze De Citron brand made its formal debut after founder Lila Limon hosted many home nonprofit events to raise money for children’s causes beginning in 2015. The demand for these vibrant handcrafted bags and totes, skillfully brought to life by Mexican and Guatemalan artisans, grew to the point where Lila realized it was time to turn her passion project into a business. The accessories are meant to bring joy and happiness through intense colors, and interesting patterns and many of the collections are made of 100% recycled plastic. Each core bag takes an entire week to create, with an additional three days dedicated to creating the handles. You’ve likely seen these gorgeous bags decorated with beautiful poms around town, particularly at the beach, pool and strolling down Greenwich Avenue. Featured here is the Coastal Net Citron Tote in Medium priced at $190 – perfect for your everyday lifestyle – as well as various colors and styles of the new Espadrilles available for $170 a pair.

Rowayton Seafood, Norwalk: A new hardcover coffee table cookbook – A Touch of Salt – shares the history of Rowayton Seafood, highlighting anglers and harvesters, the species they catch and simple recipes. This book is rich in family, history, community and seafood – the pillars that anchor a family-owned seafood restaurant and market. Throughout the pages you will travel from sea to restaurant table where the art of serving is explored, meet the hard working and passionate fisherman who provide these delicious gifts of the sea and discover what it takes to get their products into markets, restaurants and kitchens, and glimpse the pristine waters these species are found in to see them in their natural habitats. Discover ten chapters and nearly 150 breathtaking images in this perfect gift for Mom priced at $96. Pick up available locally at The Market or through the Rowayton Seafood online shop.

Sucré, New Orleans: Sucré is a New Orleans founded luxury brand patisserie, renowned for its macarons, gelato and unique handmade, French inspired desserts and sweets. If you’re looking for a loving, mouthwatering gift – Sucré is that moment. Most importantly, Sucré delivers nationwide via Goldbelly with free shipping, making it easy as pie to get their sweetest treats delivered right to your door, wherever you are. The Signature Macaron Collection includes a variety of flavors, including Vanilla, Chocolate, Blackberry Honey, Café Au Lait, Almond, Salted Caramel, Pistachio and more. Sucré macarons are the absolute best I have ever had the pleasure of tasting. They are worth the trip from New Orleans!

Greenwich Moms x Monogram Mary, Greenwich: The ultimate ‘Greenwich Mom’ uniform is here – a jogger set available by Greenwich Moms and the Local Moms Network embroidered by our favorite, Monogram Mary. For moms by moms, this set includes a lightweight sweatshirt and drawstring pant in classic, navy blue that is designed to feel and look good with and without a coat. Think refined cozy for everyday Mom life. The set is available for $140 online in size XS to 2XL.

The Cocktail Collection, Nationwide: Simply open, pour and serve. Don’t make Mom spend her Mother’s Day shaking up drinks behind the bar – instead, if you’re on the hunt for perfectly pre-mixed classic cocktails in a convenient, elevated format – look no further. The Cocktail Collection is a line of ready to serve premium cocktails available in two large sized formats: 350ml (SRP: $13.99) and 750ml (SRP: $25.99), serving four and eight cocktails per glass bottle, respectively. Included in the lineup of The Cocktail Collection are the following: Ketel One Expresso Martini, Ketel One Vodka Cosmopolitan, Astral Margarita, Tanqueray Gin Negroni, Bulleit Manhattan and Bulleit Old Fashioned. The Ketel One Cosmopolitan is perfect and pink for Mother’s Day – a refined cocktail for a refined palate. It’s perfectly balanced with the smooth taste of Ketel One Vodka and premium triple sec liquor for a slightly sweet flavor and just a touch of tang.

  • Photography by: Morgan Ione Yeager
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  • Photography by: CMS Custom
  • Photography by: CMS Custom
  • Photography by: Michaela Todaro
  • Photography by: Michaela Todaro
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  • Photography by: Greenwich Moms