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If all the sentimental Mother’s Day talk is causing you to tear up, we have the perfect *sniff-sniff* plan.

Call your mom, tell her you love her and bring her down to SCENTIDO niche perfumery, a stunning art deco store in Fort where rare perfumes are handpicked from around the world and sold. Some of the most prestigious brands can be found in this ultra-luxe store, including Roja Parfums, Escentric Molecules, Berdoues, Aedes De Venustas, Ormonde Jayne, Jovoy, Jeroboamand more.

The experiential Mother’s Day event at Scentido will begin with an interactive blind sniffing of unlabeled perfumes across brands, so you two can really discover your favourite scent sans brand bias. FYI: bpb favourites include Jovoy from France and Ormonde Jayne from UK. Owner and curator Shishir Mehta says, "Here, art and elegance come together to create an extravagant destination where one can embark on a journey of self-discovery and indulge in an experience that truly captures all your senses. Scentido is for those who enjoy a taste of the finer things in life." Sounds a lot like your mom.

If all this scent exploration makes you heady, a high-tea awaits you with macarons and cookies to savor, while a reflexologist pampers moms (and kids) who are always on their feet.

Event on May 12 and 13, 11 am to 8 pm at the Fort store.

Us, we're going to use Mother's Day as an opportunity to visit this gem hidden in the heart of Bombay. Because macarons or not, Scentido needs to be sniffed out.

Getting there: SCENTIDO Niche Perfumery, Unit no.1, Ground Floor, Kermani Building,Sir P.M.Road, Fort, call 67479600.

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