For last-minute Mother's Day shopping, Australian brand Leif has you sorted with its "Love you Ma" gift packages. Featured here is the Body Double Wild Rosella package, which includes a native botanical cleanser and body lotion. It comes in stunning packaging along with a Mother's Day card.
Body Double Wild Rosella Mother's Day Limited Edition, $99 leifproducts.com
There's an ongoing hunt for the scissors in our household. One family member thinks they belong in the third drawer, another tosses them in with the cutlery, and the neatest of us opts for the stationery tray. If we owned these brass geometrical scissors, however, they could happily be displayed on the coffee table next to the vase and stack of design books – never to be misplaced again.
Doiy "Hex" scissors, $20 market.myer.com.au
Perfect for the change of seasons, this linen jacket is breathable in the heat and complements a jumper when it's chilly. The French designer Pierre Mahéo prides himself on what he calls "beautiful normality" – clothes fit for both work and smart casual occasions. His fabrics are carefully chosen from Italy, Britain and Japan.
Officine Generale blazer, $610 mrporter.com
Following its successful debut last year, Australia's largest beauty event, Meccaland, will be held in Sydney from May 17 to 19. The event by Melbourne-based retailer Mecca will feature booths by 40 brands from around the globe, and host influencers such as Rosie Huntington-Whiteley, Zoë Foster Blake and Chloe Morello. Tickets include goodies valued up to $200. Meccaland Fun Pass, $75; Mecca Max 5 Minute Pocket Palette, $28 Mecca.com.au
You'll be grinning from ear to ear when shooting hoops with the delightfully expressive Smiley basketball. This regulation-sized ball is designed by New York-born, LA-based streetwear designer Michael Cherman in an official collaboration with heritage brand Smiley. Already a collector’s item, the ball is made from premium composite leather and 100 per cent nylon windings. It also comes in a frown version – but that one’s fittingly sold out.
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