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HOT TICKETS by Jennifer Lanter Winkler

Looking for the empirical Mother's Day gift? It's Elemental.
What precious return is equal in value to a mother's titanium love? Scientifically speaking, absolute zero - there is nothing to which it can compare. There are, however, a select few prominent pickings whose properties prove the Playbill Principle: For every extraordinary selection, you're assured an equally extraordinary reaction!

CHANEL NO5 EAU PREMIÈRE
Encased in the iconic bottle, this legendary scent is the calling card of "The Woman Who Everyone Wants to Be." This delicate interpretation of the original features of May rose and Jasmine- and the rave reviews prove Chanel's eternal magnetism. Pair with the scented hair mist. Available at select department and specialty stores and on chanel.com.
Eau Premiere = $98-$130
N05 Hair Mist = $65

MOVADO CERENA 
36 mm stainless steel case with 120 diamonds, white three-hand dial and matching Movado flat dot, ten diamond markers, silver-toned dauphine hands, minute track and round date display, white ceramic and stainless steel bracelet, sapphire crystal, Swiss quartz movement, and water resistance to 30 meters. In a word: stunning!
Available at movado.com
$2,495

SAKS STERLING SIVLER CHARM NECKLACE
A treasure trove of memories are waiting to be strung to this ethereal silver, oval 36-inch chain, twisted wire charm holder, with an eclectic collection of inspired charms. Available at the jewelry department, Saks Fifth Avenue stores.
Prices vary.

PLEASURES FLOWER
Carefree and youthful, Estée Lauder's sparkling scent captures the spirit of spring. The colorful silk-screened bottle speaks to the Flower Girl in every woman. Available for a limited time at all Estée Lauder counters and at esteelauder.com.
$62-$85

CLINIQUE CALYX
This cult favorite fragrance, recently reintroduced, is blooming with lush greens, a floral heart, and a burst of citrus. It's likely to produce feelings of both nostalgia and euphoria. 
Available at Clinique counters nationwide, and clinique.com.
$52-$69

EILEEN FISHER SCARF
Soft, sweet, feminine, and flattering, this stylish accessory is an easy, go-to style setter. The color combination moves gracefully from day to night in cozy comfort. Location: At fine stores and eileenfisher.com. Prices and styles vary.

BULGARI OMNIA GARNET
Fiery and magical as a sunset; sprinkled with nuances of osmanthus, saffron, and tuberose; red, the color of passion; and bottled in Bulgari's latest liquid jewel, Omnia Garnet is as breathtaking to behold as to breathe. Available at fragrance counters nationwide. Prices and sizes vary. 

DOLCE & GABBANA THE MAKEUP
Whether aiming for the perfect natural look, or as a base for full out glamor, products make the perfect face. D&G has recreated its unflinching style in an eyebrow pencil and pressed powder. A flawless face, a crafted brow—these are the hallmarks of effortless beauty. 
Available at Saks Fifth Avenue and at saksfifthavenue.com. 
Shaping Eyebrow Pencil = $45
Perfection Veil Pressed Powder = $60

TORY BURCH LIP COLOR COLLECTION
From Tory's signature pinky-nude lip color, "Pas de Tout," to her bright bolds, and feminine pinks, this sheer, vibrant color collection is subtly scented with cassis, grapefruit and mandarin—with style to spare. 
Available at Nordstrom and Tory Burch boutiques nationwide, and at toryburch.com. 
$32

FEMME BY VINCE CAMUTO
The delicate lavender scent may stir feelings of well-being, confidence, and joy. The signature bottle, with the elaborate crest medallion, an object d'art, recalls a bygone glamour. 
Available at Macy's and macys.com.
$45-78

TALBOTS NECKLACE
Flowers are always a nice choice, but this everlasting bouquet of multi-colored, enamel flowers will upgrade any outfit for any occasion. While it speaks of spring, it will never go out of season. 
Available at talbots.com.
$79.50

COZY BY DKNY
Glamorous and flattering, it is a thousand gifts in one. Can be knotted, belted, pinned, draped, and reinvented for limitless creative expression. Available in assorted colors and textures. Look online for detailed video guides, or invent your own!
Available at DKNY.com.
$195

VACHERON CONSTANTIN PATRIMONY LADY
Crafted of 18K rose gold and 117 glittering diamonds, this master timepiece is designed for the lady who appreciates both internal and external beauty. A genuine treasure. 
Available at Valcheron Constantin boutiques. For more information, call (877)701-1755, or visit valcheron-constantin.com
Price available upon request.
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