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DATE: 4/11/2002

CONTACT: Jane Gillespie Public Relations - 949/733-2198

Mom's special day is right around the corner, on Sunday, May 12, so now is the time to think of unique gifts and places to dine to celebrate all that she's done for you. Fashion Island has a list of suggested Mother's Day gifts, as well as restaurants for a Mother's Day dinner and upcoming events that are sure to make her day one to remember.

According to various stores at Fashion Island, hot trends this spring that make ideal Mother's Day gifts include coordinating shoes and a handbag, or a Tote It All handbag that includes an umbrella, eyeglass case, day planner and wallet from Aerosoles; toile clutch and coin purses from Alegria; rhinestone studded tees, shorts, skirts, pants and jackets from Allen Allen; new silk Starington Blouses or Cutter & Buck coordinates from At-Ease Women's Store; ultra suede and terry cloth jogging suits from Bebe; floral chiffon slip dresses from Betsey Johnson; silk hostess/ lounge sets and hand-dyed silk scares from Cheri; Italian charm bracelets from H.U.G.; eveningwear from Icara; Astra UV protection skirts, capris, pants and shorts, and Golfino ladies golf apparel from Lady Golf; one-of-a-kind hand-woven jackets from Tempo; Blue Willis sweaters from Willington & Seaworthy; or a USA flag bag from The Sak Elliott Lucca. If you want to indulge your mom in a treat for herself, consider a gift basket of French bath products from L'Occitane; KAI fragrance, body lotion, oil or candles in a gardenia scent at Priorities; a gift certificate for a facial or massage from The Greenhouse Spa; Baska jeweled baby shoes from Traditional Jewelers; a decorative spring flower box filled with truffles from Teuscher Chocolate; or popular Jo Malone perfume from Neiman Marcus.

If your mom would prefer something for the home, she's sure to appreciate a glass heart frame from Alegria; a Fira collage frame in stainless steel from Chiasso; silk flower arrangements from At-Ease Women's Store; mother and child Shona statues from The Museum Co., Tiffany lamp replicas from Willington & Seaworthy; or decorative garden lanterns from Shabby Chic.

For dining out, Fashion Island has numerous options, including the casual Hard Rock Café, California Pizza Kitchen, Wolfgang Puck Café, Chimayo Grill, PF Chang's China Bistro, Daily Grill, Cheesecake Factory and El Torito Grill, to the fine dining choices of Roy's Pacific Rim Cuisine, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Tutto Mare.

Fashion Island is also sponsoring two upcoming fashion show benefits that your mom might enjoy. On Saturday, May 11, the annual PADRE (Pediatric, Adolescent Diabetes Research & Education Foundation) Fashion Show will feature fashions from Robinsons-May, cocktails, dinner, a raffle and silent auction. Fashion Island is donating a $1,000 shopping spree for a raffle prize for the event, held at the Hyatt Newporter. For more information or to purchase a ticket, contact the PADRE Foundation at (714) 532-8330.

On Wednesday, May 15, The Gentleman's Haberdashery will take place at the Newport Beach Marriott Hotel. Another popular annual fashion show, this event benefits the Heart of Jesus Retreat Center and the work of The Sisters of the Society Devoted to the Sacred Heart. For more information on this men's fashion show, call (714) 557-4538.