2 Moms, 2 Kids On What They’d Like (And What They’ll Give) On Sunday-------
DVF’s not the only one with Mother’s Day on the brain. Here at Style.com, we’ve also noticed that the big day is coming fast. Below, two of our resident moms weigh in on what they’re hoping for (husbands, take note), plus what we’re getting our moms—which will, in a pinch, work for yours, too.
Nicole Phelps, executive editor/mom (Nikolas, 2): “I’m hoping for brunch at Pulino’s in my neighborhood. But I’d also love a handmade card from Nikolas along with lots of hugs, and a gift certificate for a manicure/pedicure.”
Pulino’s Bar and Pizzeria, 282 Bowery, NYC, (212) 226-1966.
Marina Larroude, senior market editor/mom (Gloria, 10 months): “I’ve heard the facials at the La Prairie Spa in NYC are amazing. I would love to get a few hours to relax and feel rejuvenated afterwards. It would be an amazing treat!”
Deep Cleansing Detoxifying Facial, $210 for 60 minutes, at La Prairie Spa, NYC, (212) 308-9100.
Romney Leader, fashion features editor/daughter: “You might be surprised to hear that some of the best mozzarella I’ve ever tasted comes from my hometown of Dallas. I’m not just biased—the curds from Paula Lambert’s Mozzarella Company have taken top prize in some of the most esteemed cheese competitions (yes, they exist) worldwide. My mom is quite the foodie, so I’ll be giving her a day of cheesemaking for Mother’s Day—she’ll learn to craft her own mozzarella and ricotta at Lambert’s Deep Ellum factory.”
Hands-on cheesemaking class, $75 per person, at Mozzarella Company, 2944 Elm Street, Dallas, www.mozzco.com.
Matthew Schneier, news editor/son: “Mom’s not an easy woman to shop for, and she took the wind out of my sails a bit by swooping in and buying herself what I was hoping to get for her—one of Dana Lorenz’s new Fenton/Fallon for J.Crew bracelets. (Thanks for reading, at least, Mom.) So I’m planning to revisit a successful gift of years past: one of Marc by Marc Jacobs’ makeup bags. Thanks to Marc’s cheeky wit, they’re a lot more fun than the usual blah options, and they’re the perfect size for toting around not just cosmetics, but also her never-seen-without sunglasses. The one I got for her a few years back is looking a little threadbare, so I’m glad to bring her up to speed with this season’s funky, tribal-ish chevron version.”
Marc by Marc Jacobs cosmetic bag, $98, available at Barneys New York, www.barneys.com.