What Moms Really Want 11

SW Lake Lifestyle contributors huddled up and put together a list of local must-haves for anyone shopping for Mom this year… whether she’s looking for stylish attire, accessories, jewelry across the spectrum from tres affordable to custom designed, to the most dependable (not to mention stylish) rides to move the family forward, just check out the following pages to make her Mother’s Day dreams come true!

1: Bonnie Conte, Owner of Avalon Salon & Spa in Deer Park, wearing a floral printed tank top by Hem & Thread ($36) accessorized with a blue, double zip clutch ($22) from Threads Boutique.

2: Carey Lynch, General Sales Manager of Marquardt Buick GMC, looking stylish in her tye-dye poncho from Threads ($54), with this Buick Cascada convertible from Marquardt of Barrington Buick GMC ($37,385).

3: Emily Riggs of Timothy Grant Jewelry, wearing some fine Threads including a blue and white floral tunic by She & Sky ($44), layered with a Blu Pepper white camisole ($12), white one-sized jeggings by M. Rena ($48), with a white Vegan leather fringe purse ($46), and a necklace by Timothy Grant: Marahlago Larimar Necklace with Blue Topaz ($1650). Emily’s jewelry includes Marahlago Larimar Ring with Blue Topaz ($225), and Marahlago Larimar Bracelet with Blue Spinel ($495), from Timothy Grant. Her Lizzy James wrap bracelets are available in many styles and colors at Epilogue ($64 and $79). Red Buick Lacrosse ($43,125) from Marquardt.

4: Carey’s accessories include from Timothy Grant: Frederic Duclos Bamboo Cuff ($419) and Bora Sterling Silver Rose Gold Plated Ring with Smokey Topaz ($579); and from Epilogue: Handmade Ava Austin hearts cuff, available in a variety of colors ($65).

5: Julianna Somers, Manager of Threads Boutique, wearing Venetti 14k Yellow In/Out Hoop earrings from Timothy Grant ($2999), handmade Ava Austin cuffs ($95-$145) from Epilogue, and a white flared-sleeve blouse by She & Sky ($36).

6: Patricia Pipkin, Owner/Broker of Pipkin Allstate Agency in Volo, sporting a Bassali 14k Ruby and Diamond Necklace ($3060) and Bassali 14k Two-Tone Bangle with Diamond & Pink Sapphire ($2700) from Timothy Grant, and brightly colored stackable cuff bracelets handmade by Ava Austin ranging in price from $65 to $95 at Epilogue, happily laying claim to this GMC Acadia Denali ($51,655) from Marquardt. Her stylish outfit: Elephant patterned tank top by Yak ‘n Yeti ($32), accessorized with a Madison West purse ($28), both from Threads.

7: Erin Aschom, Store Manager at Epilogue, staking claim to this Buick Lacrosse ($43,125) from Marquardt, in a light blue and white tunic by She & Sky ($42), paired with white crop leggings with lace detailing ($34). This look is accessorized with a David Jones purse ($36), all from Threads. Her Lizzy James wrap bracelets are available in variety of styles and prices ($56 to $129) at Epilogue. Her feather earrings ($72) are cast from actual feathers; bronze and mixed metal wash by Michael Michaud Design also at Epilogue. The Frederic Duclos Sterling Silver Bangle bracelet with Black & White Mother of Pearl ($219) and Marahlago Larimar Ring with Blue Spinel ($294) are from Timothy Grant.

8: Our models, L to R: Carey Lynch, Marquardt of Barrington; Patricia Pipkin, Allstate; Julianna Somers, Threads; Erin Aschom, Epilogue; Bonnie Conte, Avalon; Emily Riggs, Timothy Grant.

9 L: Bonnie’s jewelry is from Epilogue, including cast from real gingko leaves: bronze & gold wash Gingko leaf necklace ($125); and bronze and gold wash Gingko leaf suite by Michael Michaud Designs (pieces from $82 to $138).

10: Emily’s jewelry includes a Marahlago Larimar Ring with Blue Topaz ($225), and Marahlago Larimar Bracelet with Blue Spinel ($495), from Timothy Grant. Her Lizzy James wrap bracelets are available in many styles and colors at Epilogue ($64 and $79).



Threads Boutique
118 Main Street, Wauconda.

Phone 847.526.2058. | threadsforall.com


Marquardt of Barrington Buick GMC

1421 Barrington Rd, Barrington.

Phone 847.381.2100. | marquardtbuick.com


Timothy Grant Jewelry

155 N Rand, Lake Zurich.

Phone 847.726.1556 | timothygrantjewelry.com



130 Old McHenry Rd., Long Grove.

Phone 847.383.5912 | epilogueart.com


Avalon Salon and Day Spa

20530 N Rand Suite 346, Deer Park.

Phone 847.726.8855 | avalondeerpark.com