So you haven’t gotten a gift yet? Maybe some of these special events and sales will prove inspirational for Mother’s big day.
Join the festivities as new boutique Sandwich at Westfield Montgomery Mall celebrates its grand opening Saturday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres, drinks and gift bags. Signing up for the store’s VIP email list saves you 20 percent of your purchase.
The store will also kick off its “Women Who Care” contest. Nominate a special woman you think may qualify (for their contributions at work, being a great mother, volunteer) with a short essay. The winner will receive a personally styled weekend wardrobe and a day of beauty.
Neiman Marcus in Mazza Gallerie is holding a mother-daughter event on Saturday featuring with fashion illustrator Inslee Haynes, who is appearing with her own mother. Haynes will give one-of-a-kind fashion illustrations of mothers and daughters as a free gift with purchase to the first 10 customers.
A limited edition print will be available as a gift with purchase for additional customers. The event, which goes from noon to 4 p.m., also features slippers and shoes by designer Jacques Levine.
There will also be mimosas and mini-makeovers. RSVP to 202-966-9700, ext. 2411
Amethyst jewelry store in Bethesda Row is holding a Stephanie Albertson trunk show Friday and Saturday. Albertson has been crafting jewelry by hand since she was a youngster. Think delicate, classic pieces with a contemporary edge.
South Moon Under in Wildwood Shopping Center is offering 20 percent off Marc by Marc Jacobs handbags. The store is also running a Mother’s Day sweepstakes for a $500 shopping spree for two. Enter the contest here.