Bling from Bond No. 9: Scent of Peace, Chelsea Flowers and Nuits de Noho in 'Swarovski Stars' limited editions. The 50 ml bottles run $550 — oops, make that $500! — each and can be purchased from the Bond No. 9 website.
From Annick Goutal, a (bargain!) gift set in Les Nuits d'Hadrien. Includes 50 ml Eau de Toilette Spray + Body Cream and Shower Gel; $59.90 at Beautyencounter.
From Jo Malone, Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Bathing Soak: "Created as a modern interpretation of Kohdo, an ancient Japanese incense ceremony, Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Bathing Soak is a sensual and calming blend that encourages a sense of tranquility. Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Bathing Soak encourages harmony. This effervescent soak relaxes and pampers the skin." $75 for 285 g at the Jo Malone website.
For a personal touch, candles from Le Labo with your mother's name right on the label. Available from Luckyscent (allow 2 extra days for the personalized label) in Anis 24, Figue 15, Pin 12, Santal 26, Petit Grain 21 or Calone 17, $70 each.
From Givenchy, Ange ou Démon Scented Diamond Body Dust: "For its Diamantissime edition, Ange ou Démon comes in a new solid perfume form. With beautifully sparkling glitter particles, this scented wax will lend a subtly flattering sheen to the skin surface." £38 at Harrods in the UK.
More gift ideas coming soon, and if you missed it, see Fragrance gifts for Mother's Day 2009, part 1.