Desire May 2017

Mother's Day

Mom always has a mint, a safety pin and Kleenex. Give her something to carry those emergency necessities. Crafted of cream and multicolored watercolor-floral-print smooth leather, Fendi’s Kan I shoulder bag is detailed with a border of multicolored leather flowers. $5,000. Barneys New York, Grand Canal Shoppes, 3377 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-629-4200.

Give her a vacation with a dreamy scallop shell as the focal point. The Tassel Shell Necklace by Tommy Bahama is a layered necklace that shines with golden chains, enameled charms, and petite tassels. $58. Tommy Bahama, Town Square, 6635 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-948-8006.

This perfume is more like a piece of home decor than a beauty product. But the scent inside is equally surprising. The blend of jasmine and cocoa heats up the skin and takes you from office to party. Carolina Herrera Good Girl. $115. Macy’s Fashion Show, 3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-731-5111.

Fornasetti’s Ortensia lidded candle is crafted of natural vegetable wax poured into a glazed ceramic vessel featuring the lithographic image of house muse Lina Cavalieri peeking out from behind flowers. The candle’s lush Flora di Fornasetti fragrance is a musky floral scent created by master perfumer Emmanuel Philip. $195. Barneys Las Vegas, Grand Canal Shoppes, 3377 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-629-4200.

She said it on her birthday, you heard it at Christmas, and Mother’s Day is no different. If mom wants for nothing except quality time here are a few ways to put a smile on her face. A custom basket of pampering necessities should do the trick, then start her bath. Prices vary. LUSH, Downtown Summerlin, 2120 Festival Plaza Dr., Las Vegas. 702-869-1118.

Miu Miu’s sumptous coral mohair eco-shearling slide sandals are embellished at the vamp with imitation pearls. $950. Nordstrom, Fashion Show, 3200 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-862-2525.

From the fiercely feminine original Hardware collection by Tiffany & Co., the utilitarian design and name draws inspiration from the urban New York City soul, where the modern rebel mixes high fashion with street style. The look is classic, edgy and inspired by a unisex bracelet from 1971. Lady Gaga, a women who is fiercely feminine and original, is the face of the new collection. $975. Tiffany & Co., Shops at Crystals, 3720 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-545-9090.

For the true chocolate connoisseur, Nevada’s first bean-to-bar chocolates present flavors from profiles representative of Madagascar, Tanzania, Peru, Venezuela and the Dominican Republic, the five countries from which the cocoa beans are harvested. HEXX Chocolate + Confexxions offers various gift boxes, like the Alexx Volume 2, which holds 10 chocolate bars, for Mother’s Day. $64.95. Hexx Chocolate + Confexxions, Paris Las Vegas, 3655 S. Las Vegas Blvd., Las Vegas. 702-331-5100.

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