9 stores on the Eglinton Way to shop for Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner and finding a gift in Toronto for your mom can be a difficult task. These local shops along The Eglinton Way are making it easier for you to treat your mom this year to something special.

Hotel Gelato


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Iconic Toronto gelato institution Hotel Gelato is offering a massive Mother’s Day brunch special. All of their classic dishes will be available, including eggs Benedict on their homemade potato cakes (back for the first time since the pandemic started), smoked salmon, quiche, waffles, frittatas, fresh baked croissants, scones and their famous maple bacon. And it gets better. Spend $60 or more on brunch, and Hotel Gelato will send you home with a free half litre of gelato/sorbetto.

Jewellery by Varouj

If you’re in the market for some bling, look no further than master craftsman and goldsmith Varouj Tabakian at Jewellery by Varouj. A veteran of 43 years on the Toronto jewellery scene, Varouj brings award-winning service and an impeccable coast-to-coast reputation to the table. New for this Mother’s Day, Jewellery by Varouj is introducing gift cards. These cards can be used towards any jewellery purchase, custom order, or redesign makeover. More importantly, it’ll let Mom choose. Also, any purchase made using a gift card will have the tax paid for by the shop.

The Abbot

Coming in hot with a special Mother’s Day menu, picking up a meal from The Abbot is a sure-fire way to make Mom happy. Featuring everything from a 48-day dry-aged ribeye steak to pan fried halibut to coconut cream pie served in a mason jar, The Abbot is ready to provide your Mother’s Day feast. They haven’t forgotten about drink options either. They love to prepare their food with cocktails to-go, that are available to create and take home with your order, as a way to bring the pub home to you.

Vicky’s Jewellery

You can never go wrong with some jewellery for mom. From vintage to modern to downright unique, Vicky’s Jewellery has the right piece, regardless of what your Mom might be in to. Celebrating 25 years, Vicky’s has been serving the Forest Hill community since 1972. If you’re looking for something nobody else will be wearing this summer, Vicky’s Jewellery is the place to find it.

Shelley’s Hairstyling 

A Master hairstylist trained in Paris, Shelley has both taught and practiced hairstyling all over North America. For Mother’s Day, Shelley’s is offering a promotion that will slash prices in half for many hair-colour services for new clients over the months of May and June. For more info call 416 489-0555.

Soul Sound Wellness

If you’re looking to provide Mom with a truly unforgettable experience this Mother’s Day, a trip to Soul Sound Wellness might just be that perfect outside the box gift. Experts in sound healing, sound baths, meditation and massage, Soul Sound Wellness is Toronto’s finest sound healing studio. Their one-on-one treatment option offers relief from stress and anxiety, as well as the option for a family sound bath. Feel free to visit their website to learn a little more about them and browse their gift card options.

eMbody Fitness

This boutique fitness club is ready to get you back into tip top shape in time for the summer. Their Mother’s Day special offers newcomers three virtual classes for $25 plus HST. If you’re hooked, single, five and 10 packs of classes are available with eMbody’s amazing instructors!

The Healthy Butcher

One of Toronto’s most famous butchers, The Healthy Butcher is putting on a sale for the ages this Mother’s Day. The Healthy Butcher is giving you the opportunity to serve Mom something special, as their organic maple cranberry pork breakfast sausages, big ben breakfast sausage patties and locally raised signature pork bacon (from Perth, Ont.) will be 20 per cent off from April 30 to May 13, online and in-store. With the meat element of breakfast covered, why not add in some fresh bread and jams from Mabel’s Bakery? From baguettes to challah to signature jams, every corner of your Mother’s Day breakfast is handled.

Di Moda European Lingerie

Di Moda European Lingerie is having a Mother’s Day special! Everything from comfortable PJ’s to elegant and luxury sleepwear made from the highest quality fabrics are up to 50 per cent off. All products are certified STANDARD 100 by OEKO-TEX®, which guarantees that all textiles are made without the use of harmful substances. From Egyptian cotton to Italian silk to merino wool, Di Moda European Lingerie is sure to have what you’re looking for this Mother’s Day.

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