South Floridians love glamour and indulgence so Mother’s Day is a huge day for spoiling deserving moms. The possibilities for gift shopping locally from Fort Lauderdale to South Miami include art and design books, luxurious beauty products, home accessories, jewelry, high end flowers, chocolates and more. These exceptional gift shops offer products that are difficult to find and even one-of-a-kind items. Services are also available at some of the locations including beauty and aesthetician sessions.


The Bazaar Project
4308 N.E. 2 Ave.
Miami, FL 33137
(786) 703-6153

The Miami Design District is home to one very special gift shop for your mother. The Bazaar Project offers a variety of items including jewelry, clothing, accessories and books. The selection is unique and features high quality goods including Assouline editions, printed makeup bags, beautifully-designed jewelry and more. The gifts are incredibly luxurious but surprisingly accessible with items ranging from journals for less than $20 to elegant resort wear tunics for a few hundred dollars.

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Flowers From The Rainflorist
3801 North University Drive, Suite 202
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33351
(954) 741-8900

Flowers are always appropriate for Mother’s Day and this florist shop offers so much more. Flowers ranging from orchids to exotic-looking house plants are joined by numerous gift items including balloons, Godiva chocolate and fine wine and champagne. Extravagantly designed cakes are also on offer in flavors that include rum cake and German chocolate cake. Gift baskets are also available including fruit baskets and one particularly luxurious basket of Dom Perignon and Belgian chocolate.

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale
1 East Las Olas Boulevard
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 962-0255

NSU Art Museum Fort Lauderdale is the newly branded name for the long-adored art museum in Broward County. The museum store offers Mother’s Day gift possibilities such as fashion, home and office accessories and creatively designed, handmade jewelry. The shop is replete with great art books including special collector’s editions as well as spectacular coffee table tomes. A 10 percent discount is offered for museum members. Museum membership is tax deductible and includes such benefits as free admission to performances, invitations to members-only events and exclusive access to Art Basel events according to membership levels.

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Elemental At The Bass Museum
2100 Collins Avenue
Miami Beach, FL 33139
(305) 673-7530

Elemental at The Bass Museum is one of the most enjoyable shops in Miami Beach and it happens to sit right inside of a museum. Elemental offers high design products at great prices with an ever changing selection of creative items. In store Mother’s Day gift ideas include colorful tote bags, funky home accessories and design books. The store has the look and feel of an art gallery and rightfully so has another Miami location in the Wynwood Arts District.

5731 S.W. 73 St.
Miami, FL 33143
(305) 669-9220

Cream is a luxury beauty boutique in South Miami offering products from such loved brands as Bliss, Bond No. 9, Sonya Dakar and Elemis. The beauty products include everything from perfume to high end skin care lines. Cream also offers equally appealing jewelry and fashion accessories including fabulous handbags featuring the latest trends such as python prints, suede and fringe. Custom gift baskets are available and it may even be a good idea to bring mom along because beauty services are also offered including makeup, manicures and pedicures to get her glam for her big day.

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