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Cards are cool, and brunch is even better, but why not treat the mom in your life to something outside the box this weekend? If you're still searching for a way to celebrate a special supermom, we've rounded up some of the most fun, indulgent, and interactive events LA has to offer this Saturday and Sunday.
From whipping up your own natural beauty products to mimosa-spiked shopping sprees, this list is chock full of offerings that will reward those hard-working ladies for all their efforts. And isn't that what the holiday is all about?
Saturday, May 7th
What: Vrai and Oro and Trunk Club invite you—and mom!—by their new DTLA showroom to shop the affordable luxe jewelry line (the Solitaire Diamond Bracelet with monogram is a perfect gift, btw) during this pop-up. Verve coffee, mimosas, and light snacks will be on hand and guests can enter to win $100 gifts cards and gorgeous bouquet of flowers. 731 S. Spring St., Suite 502, Los Angeles, CA 90014. 10:30am to 2:30pm. Free to attend. RSVP here.
What: Hillhurst Avenue's shopping fashionable alliance of Vamp, Panty Raid, and Carol Young Undesigned is offering a spree-worthy scenario with their Mother's Day Block Party. In addition to enjoying champagne while perusing the indie label shoes, pretty and/or practical underthings and loungewear, and contemporary clothing and jewelry, moms will leave with a complimentary mini bouquet when you make a purchase. And if you want more substantial blooms, Arrange Floral will be setting up a pop-up inside Vamp. 1951 Hillhurst Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027. 11am to 7pm Saturday and 11am to 6pm Sunday. Free to attend.
What: Cristophe Salon invites you to treat yourself alongside mom when you stop in for the renowned spot's primping services. Book a blowout or cut for yourself, and you'll earn the same for her, free of charge. Additionally, the two of you can bond over complimentary champagne while getting totally taken care of. 348 N Beverly Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210. Friday and Saturday, 8am to 7pm. Make your appointment by calling 310-274-0851. Blowouts start at $75, cuts at $175 for master stylists.
What: Atwater's indie brand-loving boutique Individual Medley is bringing back flower whisperer Yasmine Khatib (our former Style Crush, btw) for an in-store pop-up where you and mom can pick up pre-made or customized bundles of her ethereal, inspired arrangements. Additionally, Poem Store's Jacqueline Suskin will be whipping up original poetry for pay (you pick the topic and price, she makes the magic happen). 3176 Glendale Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90039. Saturday and Sunday, 11am-6pm. Free to attend, prices for poems/flowers vary.
What: Celeb-faved flower shop, Eric Buterbaugh Florals is hosting a Garden Party where ladies can mingle while sipping champagne, snacking on sweets, and learning the florist's insider tips for flawless blooms, and dudes can pick up last-minute gifts. 8271 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048. 12pm to 2pm. RSVP to email@example.com.
Sunday, May 8th
What: Rolling Greens and Stir partner up for a two-part event that kicks off with brunch and a complimentary mimosa at the European-style food hall (lemon pancakes and avocado toast? Yes please!) then moves into a botanical beauty workshop where you and your mama du jour will create a body scrub and mist, and even pot your own little lavender plant to take home. 7505 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036
Brunch served 8am to 3pm, workshop goes from 1pm to 2pm. $65 per person, $120 for two (price includes one free mimosa ticket, and all materials for the workshop. To sign-up, call Rolling Greens at 323.934.4500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
What: Air's aerial fitness classes get a fun twist with this Mother's Day Workshop that's target toward mamas and their wee ones (ages 6 to 13, specifically), which makes it a great gift for your gym-loving sis, wife, or BFF who would love to flip, twirl, and tumble in mid-air with their tots—while also getting in their cardio and core workout. 8474 W 3rd St. #200, Los Angeles, CA 90048. 2pm to 3pm. Class fee is $30. Reserve a spot here, space is limited.
What: Take brunch plans to the next level at Mr. C Beverly Hills where in addition to indulging in a Venetian-style buffet (think fresh seafood, made-to-order omelets, sushi, and decadent, housemade sweets) and Bellinis, you and mother dearest can get mini beauty treatments courtesy of Glamsquad and chill to live music on the yacht-inspired pool deck. 1224 Beverwil Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90035. 11am to 4pm. $115 per person ($49 for kids between 4 and 12), $30 for bottomless Bellinis. RSVP by calling 310-226-6245 or emailing email@example.com.
What: Los Angeles County Store once again teams up with Silver Lake kitty rescue organization Luxe Paws for an adoption mingle and benefit bake sale featuring sweet treats by Matchbox Kitchen. Snuggle with the sweet fur babies, shop the assortment of locally designed goods, and treat yourselves a beautifully decorated cupcake (or seven—it's for a good cause!). 4333 W Sunset Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90029. 12pm to 2pm. Free to attend.
What: Jessica Biel's star-faved restaurant Au Fudge is already notorious as a family-friendly venue, but for Mother's Day the attention is focused squarely on moms as the hot spot's creative space (which regularly offers fun workshops and events) is transformed into a spa-like sanctuary. NiteSpa will be providing moms and little ones with mini makeovers, hand and foot massages, petite pedicures, a braid bar, face painting, and DIY facials. 9010 Melrose Ave., West Hollywood, CA 90069. Time Slots: 9-10:30am, 11am-12:30pm, 1pm-2:30pm, 3pm-4:30pm. $75 for moms, $40 for kids. Tickets available here.