Finding the Perfect Mother’s Day Gift: Island Shops Have Great Selections

There are plenty of places on the island to find the perfect and well-deserved Mother’s Day gift,

Black Cat Books — (631) 725-8654 — Owners Michael Kinsey and Dawn Hedberg have an eclectic and extensive collection of books, records, and vintage art on Route 114; a fun place to browse mom’s favorite author.

Bliss Department Store — (631) 749-0041 — On Bridge St. has hostess gifts, as well as island apparel.

Cornucopia — (631) 749-0171 — One of the island’s best gift curators is owner Mary Lou Eichhorn, who offers handmade cards, chocolates and clothing, as well as unique gifts from island artists. 27 West Neck Rd.

Dandy Alcohols — (631) 749-3302 — Au Center offers a selection of wines and spirits to celebrate Mom.

Dirty beauty — (310) 980-7798 — On Grand Ave. is a unique place to buy art, gemstones and crystals.

Fred Bernstein — (917) 318-1239 — Her interior design boutique helps customers decorate their homes. Unique art and furnishings make thoughtful gifts. Luxurious robes, throws and pillows will surround mom in comfort and elegance. 36 North Ferry Road.

Geo Jo Video — (516) 532-8785 — Not only can you always find videos at this cheery shop at 57 N. Ferry Rd., but candles and incense to lift your spirits.

Jack Navy — (631) 749-0114 — On Bridge St. is a great source for sporting goods, especially for moms who love the outdoors.

Marika’s Eclectic Boutique — (401) 862-6607 — Browsing through this collection of vintage and gently used furniture on Route 114 is always a fun way to find something special.

Moussa Drama — (631) 749-0799 — At the Dering Harbor Inn offers tennis and fitness lessons, always accompanied by a thoughtful gift certificate.

Shelter Island Florist — (631) 749-2264 — Always has beautiful orchids and fresh flowers. Owner Becky Smith also recommends gift certificates so mom can pick out a floral item that suits her. 57A N. Ferry Rd.

Shelter Island Hardware — (631) 749-0097 — Can help you find a nifty gadget, as well as gardening supplies for Mom’s green thumb. 4 Grand Ave.

Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy – (631) 749-0445 — Served generations of islanders looking for a special card or gift for their moms. From island-themed clothes to relaxing lotions and scented candles, you can find them here. 19 Grand Ave.

Shelter Island Pilates & Barre — (631) 749-5042 — Offers gift certificates for private and group Pilates sessions, and Barre class packs if you want to give wellness as a gift. 8 Grand Ave.

Shelter Island Wines and Spirits — (631) 749-0305 — Is always helpful in selecting a wine or champagne for a Mother’s Day brunch. Bridge St.SIMM — (631) 786-0747 — By appointment, on Bridge Street offers a selection of unique gifts, including many by Island artists. by Marie Eiffel clothing creations share the shop.

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