If you haven’t thought of anything for your mother for Egypt's Mother’s Day on Monday, March 21, have no fear — it seems the entire city has been a little distracted — (revolutions and referendums, anyone?) In any case, check out our top five Mother’s Day picks for that last minute gift or treat that reminds your mom of your undying gratitude and love.
Pass by The Little Shop to check out a special selection of in-store favorites in celebration of Mothers Day! With weekender bags (model Giselle Bunchen’s choice), the latest collection by Bebe au Lait, fun picnic blankets and lots more, you’re likely to make your mommy feel special tomorrow. Opening hours from 10am to 9pm Monday to Saturday.
11 el Gezira el Wosta st. Zamalek.
Cairo, Egypt (same street as Flamenco Hotel)
Tel.: +202 2736 2063 / +2010 106 0492
Stop by Crumbs Cupcakes to get cupcakes and flowers for your Mom. Crumbs has a set of freshly baked customized cupcakes and gift boxes especially for Mother's Day. Find the selection at Bellisimo Flower Boutique accompanied by beautiful flower bouquets. Crumbs' Mother's Day cupcakes and gift boxes will also be available in Maadi for that one day at Bellisimo Flower Boutique (24 Rd 200 Degla, Maadi) — and Bellisimo Flower arrangements will be available at Crumbs! Cupcakes and flowers unite!
5 Ibn Nabih St. Zamalek (Street parallel to Abou al-Feda St., behind coffee bean)
Joud Galleryis in the second day of its 2-day Mothers Day offering a wide selection of candles, runners and bedding from Luxury Linens, J's special Jewelry Collection, Hoda Sami's Unique Jewelry, Yasmine Elshishiny Fashionable Jewelry Pieces, Marwa Moharam's Funky Bags Belts and more. For finishing touches, get your gift wrapped for free and add on a free hand-made Yasmine al-Mehairy Mother’s Day card.
Above Picasso Gallery, Hassan Assem St. 2nd left from Brazil St., Zamalek
Bring your mom to Fairmont Nile City’s signature Napa Grill for a bite or try their new ‘all you can eat’ sushi at the Alabaster Bar this Mother’s Day. One mother in each party will eat for free! Otherwise, pick up a gift certificate for your mom at the Fairmont’s new Willow Stream Spa — LE 400 includes a one-hour massage and body scrub. The Fairmont can even deliver the voucher to your home.
for spa call 02 24619636, for dinner call 16694
Dina Maghawry's showroom, located on the first right off Brazil street in Zamalek offers a huge collection of Dina’s latest styles — pretty and new while not too modern for mom. Find Mother’s Day cards by Yasmine al-Mehairy on display to add that personal touch to your gift. Preview jewelry designs at dinamaghawry.com.
16, al-Sayyed al-Bakri st. 2nd floor, Zamalek
Other great ideas…
Samia Allouba offers 25% on a one year gym membership for your mother on Mother’s Day this year. Call for rates or pass by your nearest branch in Maadi, Mohandiseen or now, 6 October city.
Cookies ‘N Moreoffers 20% off any baked goods you order for the 20 and 21 March!! Call them at 019 14 33 740!
Stop by Azza Fahmy for their Mother’s Day collection.
Styletreasure.comoffers a number of special Mother’s Day bags by Nihal Basha that sport slogans like ‘Set al-Kol’
Check the Divine Spa packages on their Facebook group for an alternative massage/facial option.